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Thousands of documents and photographs shed new light on China’s abuses in the region of Xinjiang, where it is accused of detaining some 1m Uyghurs and other minorities. The cache includes mugshots of detainees, some as young as 14, and security protocols that describe a shoot-to-kill policy (after a warning shot) for anyone trying to escape from the government’s “re-education” camps. The files, which date from 2018, were reportedly hacked from police computer servers and released by the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation in Washington. The leak came as Michelle Bachelet, the un’s human-rights chief, began a highly choreographed tour of Xinjiang.

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Images from the Tekes County Detention Center: Both male and female detainees are guarded by police as they stand in line, apparently to sing or recite
Images from the Tekes County Detention Center: Both male and female detainees are guarded by police as they stand in line, apparently to sing or recite
These photos reportedly show Uyghurs being “re-educated’‘ or taking part in indoctrination sessions inside the detention centre.
热伊莱·吾马尔Rahile OmerAge in 2018: 15Internment status: Re-educationLocation interned: Industrial citySentence length:Blood type:Reason for internment: Integrated push staff | 14 years old, underage studentsReason for internment (Chinese):
The cache of files includes thousands of mugshots of detainees. This is Rahile Omer, who was in her mid-teens at the time of her detention.
图尔贡·阿卜杜拉Turghun AbdullaAge in 2018: 55Internment status: Re-educationLocation interned: Industrial ParkSentence length: UnknownBlood type: UnknownReason for internment: Looking Back at Detainees | Under the influence of religious extremism, grew a beard from October 2008 to August 2016.Reason for internment (Chinese): 回头看收押人员|在宗教极端思想的影响下,从2008年10月至2016年8月期间留胡须。
Some have been detained for preaching illegally or simply travelling to Muslim countires. Outward displays of Islamic faith, such as growing a beard, were seen as signs of being “under the influence of religious extremism”.
Religious items confiscated by police as “illegal” contraband include prayer rugs, religious texts, handwritten verses from the Quran, hijabs, long dresses, and an elementary school notebook containing Uyghur language exercises.
Religious items confiscated by police as “illegal” contraband include prayer rugs, religious texts, handwritten verses from the Quran, hijabs, long dresses, and an elementary school notebook containing Uyghur language exercises.
The police confiscated religious items, considered contraband, such as prayer rugs, hijabs, religious texts and an elementary-school notebook containing Uyghur language exercises.

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