China Uses Pandemic For More Persecution of the Uighurs

A high-security facility on the outskirts of the city of Hotan. It is near what human rights activists and others believe is an internment camp holding Uighurs and other members of mostly Muslim ethnic groups in China.…“Uighurs have no choice but to tolerate discrimination, and they will be severely punished if they express their anger,” said Dilxat Raxit, a spokesman for the World Uyghur Congress, a group in Munich that supports self-determination for Xinjiang. “During the epidemic, China has strengthened its prevention and control tactics against Uighurs, fearing that dissatisfaction might lead to confrontation.”..more NYT