A protester in Istanbul draws attention to the treatment of Uygurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. Photo: EPA-EFE

US lawmakers aren’t buying what Beijing is selling about reality of Xinjiang detention camps

  • Senate will consider a bolstered version of legislation targeting China, called the UIGHUR Act, that the House of Representatives approved by a 407-to-1 vote
  • Despite China’s claims, Uygurs living overseas point to silence from relatives in Xinjiang as proof they are either still detained or their freedom is limited
Topic |   Human rights in China

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A protester in Istanbul draws attention to the treatment of Uygurs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Owen Churchill

Owen Churchill

Owen joined the Post as US correspondent in 2018 after several years working as a reporter and editor in China. He covers US-China relations, trade, and wider issues concerning China's global presence. A co-founder of the Shanghai-based news outlet Sixth Tone, he is an alumnus of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and Fudan University in Shanghai.