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DW News published this video item, entitled “Xinjiang: New reports on detention and forced labor of China’s ethnic minorities | DW News” – below is their description.
New revelations on China’s coercive control over Uighur, Kazakh and other ethnic minorities in Xinjiang province. A US think tank finds evidence of forced labor at Xinjiang cotton farms. DW meets a former inmate forced to work at a so-called ‘re-education’ camp. And a leading authority on China’s Xinjiang policy calls practices there modern day slavery, linked to genocide.DW News YouTube Channel
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