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U.S. Weighs Sanctions Against Chinese Officials Over Muslim Detention Camps

posted on September 11, 2018

The New York Times’s Edward Wong reports, “The Trump administration is considering sanctions against Chinese senior officials and companies to punish Beijing’s detention of hundreds of thousands of ethnic Uighurs and other minority Muslims in large internment camps, according to current and former American officials.” Wong writes that Chinese officials call the process “transformation through education” or “counter-extremism education.” Senator Marco Rubio said, “It involves not only intimidating people on political speech, but also a desire to strip people of their identity — ethnic identity, religious identity — on a scale that I’m not sure we’ve seen in the modern era.”

Read at The New York Times