torsdag 31. januar 2019

Xinjiang Uses Citizen Informers to “Root Out” Enemies

In early 2017, authorities of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region launched a campaign to “excavate, reduce and eradicate” the so-called “three forces” (terrorism, separatism, and religious extremism) and “two-faced persons” (those who are not truly loyal to the Chinese Communist Party). The campaign encourages citizens to report on each other, and all find themselves in danger as anyone can be targeted due to “guilt by association.”