Zumrat Dawut, Imran Muhammad, and their son Danish, 13, prepare to dine at home in Dale City, Virginia, in July. Photo: Washington Post photo by Marlena Sloss

She survived a Chinese internment camp and made it to Virginia – will the US let her stay?

  • Zumrat Dawut, her husband, Imran Muhammad, and their three children fled to the US after she was allegedly interrogated and sterilised
  • Dawut’s case was noted by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, but she and her family are still waiting to see if they will receive asylum
Topic |   Xinjiang

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Zumrat Dawut, Imran Muhammad, and their son Danish, 13, prepare to dine at home in Dale City, Virginia, in July. Photo: Washington Post photo by Marlena Sloss
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A watchtower and high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim minorities are detained, near Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

China detaining Uygurs in nearly 500 camps and prisons, researchers say

  • Activist group gives geographic coordinates of facilities in Xinjiang, many of which had not been identified before
  • It says there could be ‘far greater numbers’ than the one million people usually cited as held
Topic |   Xinjiang

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A watchtower and high-security facility near what is believed to be a re-education camp where mostly Muslim minorities are detained, near Hotan in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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