Some detainees reported being beaten by guards, going hungry or being deprived of medical treatment

Lawyers across the country filled in questionnaires after speaking to their clients, with 90 per cent saying they slept in cramped quarters

Senate will consider a bolstered version of legislation targeting China, called the UIGHUR Act, that the House of Representatives approved by a 407-to-1 vote

Despite China’s claims, Uygurs living overseas point to silence from relatives in Xinjiang as proof they are either still detained or their freedom is limited


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