Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
Xinjiang

China’s big data policing platform ‘arbitrarily’ targets Uygurs in Xinjiang based on age, family relations, HRW says

  • A Human Rights Watch report says China’s police surveillance platform flagged Uygurs for legal, everyday activities like travel and personal relationships
  • Predictive policing technologies are widely criticised, and HRW’s Maya Wang calls it a ‘pseudoscientific fig leaf’ for repression

Topic |   Xinjiang
Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
Chinese authorities have been accused of arbitrarily detaining members of the Uygur minority in detention camps officially known as “vocational skills education centres” in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: Reuters
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