The real issue is that "Uyghurs are being tortured, and Uyghurs are the victims of human rights violations by the Chinese," Linda Thomas-Greenfield said.
“Hell is not hot enough for Chamath Palihapitiya,” one Uyghur refugee, Salih Hudayar, offered in response.
While “black sites” are common in China, Wu Huan's account is the only testimony known to experts that Beijing has set one up in another country.
China is shifting from detaining Uighurs in makeshift public buildings to constructing permanent mass detention facilities, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute alleges.
China is trying to slash birth rates among its Muslim population, even as it encourages some of the country's Han majority to have more children.
OFILM, a tech supplier that employs Uighurs under highly restrictive conditions, touts customers like Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Dell, HP, LG and Huawei.
The country has been heavily criticized for its program of detaining Uighur Muslims and other ethnic minorities in "reeducation" camps.
TikTok, the popular Chinese-owned app, apologized to 17-year-old Feroza Aziz for suspending her account. But Aziz says she's unconvinced by their apology.
The classified documents lay out the Chinese government’s deliberate strategy to lock up ethnic minorities even before they commit a crime.
A bipartisan group of lawmakers has urged the Trump administration to hold Beijing "accountable" for their alleged persecution of Uighurs.