China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP
China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP

Xinjiang ‘internment camps’: research institute got it wrong, official says

  • 343 of 380 buildings named by Canberra-based Xinjiang Data Project as detention centres were schools, government buildings, hospitals, residential blocks or shops, Xinjiang government spokesman says
  • So-called Xinjiang-related databases are funded and run by anti-China organisations and forces, including the US, he says

China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP
China has been aggressively defending its Xinjiang policies in the face of rising global criticism. Photo: AFP
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