Chinese government officials in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region #fundie #racist #wtf thechinastory.org

(Results of interviews with members of China’s Uygur minority who had managed to escape from internment camps on the reasons they had been given for their arrest)

Owning a tent
Owning extra food
Owning a compass
[…]
Abstaining from alcohol
Abstaining from cigarettes
[…]
Wailing, publicly grieving, or otherwise acting sad when your parents die
Performing a traditional funeral
[…]
Wearing a scarf in the presence of the Chinese flag
Wearing a hijab (if you are under 45)
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Arguing with an official
Sending a petition that complains about local officials
Not allowing officials to sleep in your bed, eat your food, and live in your house
[…]
Having a full beard
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Speaking your native language in school
Speaking your native language in government work groups
[…]
Speaking with someone who has travelled abroad
Having travelled abroad yourself
Merely knowing someone who has travelled abroad
[…]
Not attending mandatory propaganda classes
Not attending mandatory flag-raising ceremonies
Not attending public struggle sessions
Refusing to denounce your family members or yourself in these public struggle sessions
Trying to kill yourself when detained by the police
Trying to kill yourself when in the education camps
Inviting multiple families to your house without registering with the police department
Being related to anyone who has done any of the above

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