Chinese official defends Uighur ‘training’ camps

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    Four Chinese officials will be sanctioned by the UK over ‘appalling violations’ of human rights against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, the foreign secretary has announced.

    Sanctions have also been placed on an official body – Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps Public Security Bureau.

    Chinese official Minister Yang Xiaoguang from the Chinese Embassy in London is opposed to the sanctions.

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    The Uyghurs, alternately Uygurs, Uighurs or Uigurs, are a Turkic-speaking minority ethnic group originating from and culturally affiliated with the general region of Central and East Asia. The Uyghurs are recognized as native to the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in Northwest China. (Source Wikipedia).

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