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By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
More than 1 million Uighurs, an ethnic-Muslim minority in China, are being detained in hundreds of Chinese detention facilities and camps, where there are reports of widespread torture and detentions that have evolved into forced labor. The Department of Homeland…
By Malcolm Brabant
The U.S. says more than a million Uighur Muslims are in detention or camps in China’s vast northwest Xinjiang province. The Chinese government counters that it is focused on the “re-education” of extremists. But in her first television interview, a…
Sunday’s Hong Kong election proved grassroots protesters there have overwhelming support. Although the positions pro-democracy forces won have little power, Chief Executive Carrie Lam vowed to “seriously reflect” on the results. Meanwhile, leaked Communist Party documents shed new light on…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn
Uighurs are Muslims who trace their roots back thousands of years in Central Asia, most currently living in the Chinese province Xinjiang. The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls…
In our news wrap Tuesday, Cesar Sayoc, the man accused of sending pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and critics of President Trump, appeared in federal court in New York. He faces up to 48 years in prison if convicted on…
Margaret Warner talks to Marcia Coyle of the National Law Journal about former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling's appeal to the Supreme Court and the dismissal of a challenge brought by Chinese detainees at Guantanamo.
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