A woman walks in an ethnic Uygur neighbourhood in Aksu in Xinjiang in September. Photo: AFP

Mike Pompeo urges NBA to stand up to China, saying Orwell’s 1984 is ‘coming to life’ in Xinjiang

  • Basketball association is facing criticism for backing down in row over Rockets GM Daryl Morey’s tweet supporting Hong Kong protesters
  • Comparing situation to Orwell’s dystopian novel, US secretary of state says he wishes NBA had acknowledged detainment of Uygurs in internment camps
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A woman walks in an ethnic Uygur neighbourhood in Aksu in Xinjiang in September. Photo: AFP
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