Video of Blindfolded Prisoners in Xinjiang Adds to Fears of Mass Human Rights Abuses Against Uyghurs

HeadlineSep 24, 2019

In China, drone footage posted on YouTube appears to show police leading hundreds of blindfolded and shackled Uyghur or other minority prisoners at a train station in Xinjiang. The disturbing video shows blindfolded men with shaved heads sitting in rows on the ground before being led away by police. China has been accused of cultural genocide against the Uyghur population. Over 1 million ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslim minorities are believed to be imprisoned in internment camps, and countless children separated from their families.

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