Chinese authorities ‘punish and control’ ethnic minorities in Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch says in new report

Chinese authorities punish and control ethnic minorities in Xinjiang because of their identities, NGO Human Rights Watch said in a new report released on Monday. The organisation described Chinese authorities’ systematic detention and surveillance of the region’s predominantly Turkic Muslim population through “fine-grained” restrictions on movement and religious practices. This includes holding ethnic minorities incommunicado in […]