China claims 1.3 million Xinjiang residents given ‘vocational training’ each year

//China claims 1.3 million Xinjiang residents given ‘vocational training’ each year

China claims 1.3 million Xinjiang residents given ‘vocational training’ each year

China released a white paper on Thursday claiming that its far western Xinjiang region has provided “vocational training” to nearly 1.3 million workers every year on average from 2014 to 2019.It comes as Beijing is facing mounting criticism from Western countries and human rights groups over its policies in the region, where it is believed to have detained at least 1 million Uygurs and other ethnic Muslim minorities in internment camps.China has been accused of subjecting detainees to political…

Article by [author-name] (c) South China Morning Post - Read full story here.

By | 2020-09-17T14:30:32+00:00 September 17th, 2020|Headlines|Comments Off on China claims 1.3 million Xinjiang residents given ‘vocational training’ each year