Uighurs decry Chinese ‘concentration camps,’ ‘genocide’ after documents leaked

Government documents leaked to the New York Times revealed Chinese plans to detain millions of ethnic minorities in the Xinjiang region.

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An entertainer in Angeles City. (Francesco Brembati)
An "entertainer" in Angeles City. (Francesco Brembati)

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