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Leaked documents detail Uighur persecution

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/18/19, 11:10 am

Chinese leader Xi Jinping ordered officials in the Xinjiang region of China to show “absolutely no mercy” in cracking down on Muslims, a new report revealed. The New York Times published hundreds of leaked documents contradicting China’s repeated denials that it imprisoned about 1 million Uighurs, Kazakhs, and other Muslim minorities in reeducation camps in the region.

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Hong Kong protesters caught in police standoff

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/18/19, 10:46 am

Police in Hong Kong continued to surround the Hong Kong Polytechnic University late on Monday as hundreds of protesters remained trapped on campus. The demonstrators, fearing arrest, have refused to come out since last week. A few hundred of them ran back to the campus on Monday morning after police fired tear gas as they tried to flee via ropes attached to a footbridge.

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Lost in another world

Family | China tackles gaming addiction with regulations, while a U.S. group equips parents to fight it
by Kiley Crossland
Posted 11/15/19, 04:59 pm

The Chinese government announced six measures this week aimed at cracking down on young people’s video gaming habits.

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