Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil posted pictures on Twitter and Instagram on Friday, accusing Muslims of staying silent over the mistreatment of the Uygur Muslim minority in China. Photo: Reuters

Arsenal star Mesut Ozil deceived by ‘fake news’ on Xinjiang, China says

  • Football star’s comments on mistreatment of Uygurs ‘affected by falsehoods’
  • Foreign ministry invites Ozil to see the region’s ‘stable political situation’ for himself
Topic |   China Society

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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil posted pictures on Twitter and Instagram on Friday, accusing Muslims of staying silent over the mistreatment of the Uygur Muslim minority in China. Photo: Reuters
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Linda Lew

Linda Lew

Born in China and raised in New Zealand, Linda joined the Post as a reporter in 2018. Previously, she freelanced for Chinese technology media site TechNode. She holds bachelor's degrees in arts and commerce from the University of Auckland, and has a master's in global business journalism from Tsinghua University.