- A leaked cache of thousands of photos and official documents, titled “The Xinjiang Police Files,” reveal new information surrounding China’s detainment of its Uyghur population.
- An anonymous hacker allegedly downloaded and decrypted the secret files from a number of police computer servers in Xinjiang before handing them to U.S.-based scholar Dr. Adrian Zenz.
- The hacked files contain over 5,000 photographs of Uyghurs and other Chinese ethnic, Muslim minorities from the Xinjiang region taken by police between January and July 2018.
- Also included are images of the detention centers themselves, supporting previous reports about the conditions of the facilities.
- Despite the Chinese government’s insistence that the internment camps are “vocational schools,” records show armed officer guards are instructed with a “shoot-to-kill” policy for escapees.
- Foreign Minister Wang Yi previously stated in 2019, “The truth is the education and training centres in Xinjiang are schools that help people free themselves from extremism,” referring to the Islamic religion.
A leaked cache of thousands of photos and official documents, titled “The Xinjiang Police Files,” reveal new information surrounding China’s detainment of its Uyghur population.
An anonymous hacker allegedly downloaded and decrypted the secret files from a number of police computer servers in Xinjiang before handing them to Dr. Adrian Zenz, a U.S.-based scholar who has previously published research on Xinjiang.
A real estate mogul dubbed “China’s richest woman” before her sudden disappearance in 2017 has recently reached out to her ex-husband.
Ascent to wealth: Weihong Duan, who also goes by her English nickname “Whitney,” became a billionaire through Taihong, the real estate development firm she founded in 1996. She ran the company until she mysteriously vanished on Sept. 5, 2017.
Nigel Ng, the YouTuber behind the viral Asian uncle character Uncle Roger, has issued an apology after taking down a video that features Mike Chen, a critic of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).
The details: Ng posted a collaboration with Chen on Monday. The two YouTube stars made comments on a dumpling recipe video, according to Hong Kong Free Press.
Tencent allegedly accidentally released the real numbers of deaths and infections from the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) in China, quickly changing it back to the official figures.
The accident happened on Saturday evening, Feb. 1, when the second-largest company in China updated its “Epidemic Situation Tracker” webpage which showed skyrocketing numbers of deaths and infections, according to Taiwan News.
YouTube Channel Asian Boss took to the streets of Beijing , the capital of China, to directly ask its citizens their thoughts on the concept or democracy, freedom and ultimately what they thought of their government.
Alibaba founder Jack Ma was revealed to be a member of the Communist Party of China by People’s Daily, the party’s official mouthpiece.
Interestingly, however, while most of the Western media widely covered the disclosure as a shocking revelation, many observers in China were hardly surprised.
Sun Wenguang, a retired economics professor from Shandong University and a rights activist, reportedly went missing after police barged into his home in Jinan, the capital of eastern China’s Shandong province, during a live television phone interview.
The 84-year-old rights activist recently appeared live on a Mandarin-language show that is being funded by the United State government, “Voice of America,” according to The New York Times.