Mihrigul Tursun (right) said in Washington she had been tortured while detained in Xinjiang. Photo: AP

China ‘will retaliate’ if US sanctions it over Xinjiang human rights

  • US law allows it to sanction rights violators abroad, but ambassador Cui Tiankai compares China’s ‘re-education’ camps to US fighting Islamic State
  • Uygur woman tells US briefing that while in camp she was electrocuted strapped to a chair, her baby died without explanation and she saw nine women die in three months
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Mihrigul Tursun (right) said in Washington she had been tortured while detained in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
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