Beijing launches campaign against human rights abuse ‘lies’

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    The Chinese government has launched a campaign to counter what it calls lies and disinformation about suspected human rights abuses against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.

    This comes as rights groups are calling on governments to boycott next year’s Winter Olympics in Beijing.

    A l Jazeera’s Katrina Yu reports from Beijing, China.

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