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Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty: U.S. ‘Deeply Disturbed’ By Reports Of Rape At Camps In China’s Xinjiang Region


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The United States is “deeply disturbed” by reports of systematic rape and sexual abuse against women in internment camps for ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region, the U.S. State Department said on February 3.

“These atrocities shock the conscience and must be met with serious consequences,” a State Department spokesperson said in an e-mail to RFE/RL.

The statement comes after a news report earlier on February 3 quoted women who fled Xinjiang…

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