Leaked documents suggest that Chinese President Xi Jinping encouraged China’s iron-handed approach towards the Uighur ethnic minority in Xinjiang province. He allegedly ordered officials to show ‘absolutely no mercy’ when dealing with terrorism and separatism in Xinjiang. Up to a million Uighurs are interned in detention camps, families are separated and the Uighur culture is being destroyed, with mosques and other religious heritage sites in the region being razed.
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