The Guardian: China has built 380 internment camps in Xinjiang, study finds

The Guardian: China has built 380 internment camps in Xinjiang, study finds. “China has built nearly 400 internment camps in Xinjiang region, with construction on dozens continuing over the last two years, even as Chinese authorities said their ‘re-education’ system was winding down, an Australian thinktank has found…. The information has been made public, including the coordinates for individual camps, in a database that can be accessed online, the Xinjiang Data Project.”

BuzzFeed News: Blanked-Out Spots On China’s Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang’s Camps

BuzzFeed News: Blanked-Out Spots On China’s Maps Helped Us Uncover Xinjiang’s Camps. “China’s Baidu blanked out parts of its mapping platform. We used those locations to find a network of buildings bearing the hallmarks of prisons and internment camps in Xinjiang. Here’s how we did it.”

New York Times: China’s Genetic Research on Ethnic Minorities Sets Off Science Backlash

New York Times: China’s Genetic Research on Ethnic Minorities Sets Off Science Backlash. “China’s efforts to study the DNA of the country’s ethnic minorities have incited a growing backlash from the global scientific community, as a number of scientists warn that Beijing could use its growing knowledge to spy on and oppress its people.”

Reuters: Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google’s findings

Reuters: Apple says Uighurs targeted in iPhone attack but disputes Google’s findings. “Apple Inc on Friday confirmed that Uighurs, a minority mostly Muslim group considered a security threat by Beijing, had been the target of attacks due to a set of iPhone security flaws, but disputed its rival Alphabet Inc’s description of the effort to track users of the smartphone in real time.”

BuzzFeed News: These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great

BuzzFeed News: These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great. “Extending the reach of its propaganda beyond its borders, Chinese state-owned media is running ads on Facebook seemingly designed to cast doubt on human rights violations occurring under the government’s mass incarceration of Muslim minorities in the country’s northwest Xinjiang region.”

The Guardian: Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions

The Guardian: Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions. “Uighurs are sending out messages on social media video app Tiktok showing family members who have gone missing, in their latest attempt to raise awareness about the estimated 1 million Uighurs who have been detained in camps that have sprung up across China’s Xinjiang region.”

France24: China’s social media troll ‘army’ wages war on Uighurs

France24: China’s social media troll ‘army’ wages war on Uighurs. “The Chinese troll army suddenly struck one evening, bombarding the Facebook pages of two pro-Uighur groups with an array of verbal grenades and offensive images. The social media onslaught was the handiwork of the self-styled Diba Central Army, a Chinese patriotic group that has targeted other pages in the past to defend Beijing.”