Who are the Uighurs and why is China being accused of genocide?

By Frank Chung
Feb 20, 2021

China has been accused of genocide and shocking human rights abuses over its treatment of the Uighurs.

Human rights groups and international observers allege that around one million men and women from the mostly Muslim ethnic minority group have been detained in a sprawling network of “re-education” camps in the northwestern Xinjiang province.

The Chinese Communist Party has come under increasing pressure from the global community this month after a BBC report detailed horrific, first-hand accounts of systematic rape, sexual abuse and torture of female detainees.

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