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Hacked Data Shows Ethnic Abuse in China’s Xinjiang Camps

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Tens of thousands of seemingly hacked files from China’s remote Xinjiang region provide fresh evidence of the abuse of mostly Muslim ethnic Uyghurs in mass detention camps there, which included a shoot-to-kill policy for escapees, according to a report from a rights group.

The “Xinjiang Police Files,” published Tuesday by the Washington-based Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation and shared with a consortium of global media outlets, detail how Uyghurs and other minorities are mistreated while held in camps that Beijing calls re-education centers.