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Report: New detention camps for Uighur in China detected - number 40% higher than estimated

According to a report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute China has 380 facilities in the Xinjiang region that are suspected to serve as detention centers for the Uighur minority in China.

The number is around 40% higher than previously estimated and contradicts claims by China that the system that they claim is for "re-education" is being scaled back.

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Report: China allegedly forces Tibetians into military-style training centers
Report: China allegedly forces Tibetians into military-style training centers
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According to a report by the Jamestown Foundation, the Chinese authorities are allegedly forcing Tibetans into military-style training centers that are similar to labor camps. 500,000 people have been trained by the Chinese authorities and based on quotas relocated within Tibet and into different parts of China.

The report has been compiled from satellite images, policy documents and state media reports.