China’s big data policing platform ‘arbitrarily’ targets Uygurs in Xinjiang based on age, family relations, HRW says

//China’s big data policing platform ‘arbitrarily’ targets Uygurs in Xinjiang based on age, family relations, HRW says

China’s big data policing platform ‘arbitrarily’ targets Uygurs in Xinjiang based on age, family relations, HRW says

Members of China’s Uygur minority are being targeted by a predictive policing system for a number of different legal activities and characteristics, according to a new report from the NGO Human Rights Watch (HRW).The report, published on Wednesday, offers new details on the workings of the big data-based Integrated Joint Operations Platform (IJOP) that is used to monitor potential threats in the country’s western Xinjiang region. Officials have used seemingly innocuous details – including being…

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