Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

China defends its ‘vocational training centres’ in Xinjiang white paper

  • It claims regional government organised ‘employment-oriented training’ and labour skills for nearly 1.3 million workers a year from 2014 to 2019
  • Beijing faces mounting criticism from Western countries and human rights groups over its policies in the far western region

Topic |   Xinjiang
Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
Chinese flags line a road leading to a facility believed to be a re-education camp where Muslim ethnic minorities are detained on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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