Mirror of Justice

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Tuesday, September 3, 2019

China’s Prisons Swell After Deluge of Arrests Engulfs Muslims

The Chinese government has built a vast network of re-education camps and a pervasive system of surveillance to monitor and subdue millions from Muslim minorities in the Xinjiang region.

Now China is also turning to an older, harsher method of control: filling prisons in Xinjiang.

The region in northwest China has experienced a record surge in arrests, trials and prison sentences in the past two years, according to a New York Times analysis of previously unreported official data.

Full article from The New York Times

https://mirrorofjustice.blogs.com/mirrorofjustice/2019/09/chinas-prisons-swell-after-deluge-of-arrests-engulfs-muslims.html

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