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China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

China currently holding Muslims in “re-education camps”

Zara Iqbal, Opinion editor

January 19, 2019


Filed under Editorial, OPINION

“For four days, they strung me up. My toes barely brushed the ground. For four days, they didn’t let me sleep. Tormenting me, torturing me.” This is only a fraction of the intense torture Omar Bekali went through when he was detained. Bekali is a Kazakh citizen who was born in China and lived there for 30 years. He was in Kazakhstan when Chinese officials escalated the separatism; the day after he came back to Xinjiang ...