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Diplomats to Tour 'Re-Education Camps' as Pressure Builds Over Mass Detention of Uighurs
Witness credibility, December 28-30, 2018: Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Malaysia, Afghanistan, Thailand, and Kuwait
Diplomats from 12 countries with large Muslim populations ["mostly Muslim countries"] visited Xinjiang, after months of silence by governments across the Islamic world in the face of China's crackdown on minority Muslim Uighurs in its far western region.
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Dilxat Raxit, spokesman for the Munich-based exile group the World Uyghur Congress, said the Chinese government was using extremism as an excuse to lock people up.
China defends Xinjiang camps as it takes reporters on tour
China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer people will be sent through, officials said last week in allowing rare media access there.
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Dilxat Raxit, spokesman for the Munich-based exile group the World Uyghur Congress, said the Chinese government was using extremism as an excuse to lock people up.
That's odd. There are no extremists, political prisoners, or police surveillance in Europe, the UK, North America, or the 'Greater Middle East'.
Pakistan lauds growing peace, stability in Xinjiang
Sayed, the diplomat from the Afghanistan Embassy in China, who has visited Xinjiang many times, was surprised to find during this visit that residents in southern Xinjiang, who used to idle around, now are busy studying and working, which is a good phenomenon. He said that training for vocational skills would help enhance many people's lives and what he saw in Xinjiang is opposite to many reports of the Western media.
hmmm, I had a similar reaction when visiting just Shanghai, Ho Chi Min City, and Singapore 20 years ago, well before 'curated' social media 'went viral'.

archived 'integration'
Global Detention Projcect
How will EU member-states prevent or avoid replicating the caste/class system of integration, typified by US custody of American black d.o.s.?
Inside French Prisons, A Struggle To Combat Radicalization - NPR
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Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Jan 20th, 2019 at 08:40:16 PM EST
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