Trump keeps wanting to subordinate China's abysmal human rights record to his trade war but the US Congress keeps getting in the way, legislating about Beijing's suppression of democracy in Hong Kong and against the detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang.
Even the people of China are showing qualms about their government's mass detention of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang. People aren't allowed to express themselves openly but many are voting with their feet by leaving the region.
US House approves bill denouncing China’s crackdown of Uighur Muslims
"You support pulling fingernails out? You support electric shocks? You support people being sterilized?" I challenged pro-Chinese government commentator Victor Gao on the mass detention of Uighur Muslims. #ChinaCables Show: Clip:
If you're following the Erik Prince controversy, you'll enjoy a new highlight clip from my interview with him, in which I ask why he's building 'training facilities' in Xinjiang, where a million Uighur Muslims are in camps, and he tries & fails to deny it:
China is separating Muslim children from their families, systematically removing them from their roots, reports the BBC. This is happening in Xinjiang, where the UN says China is holding 1M ethnic Uighur Muslims in internment camps and forcing them to renounce their religion.
Ramadan in China is difficult for Uighur Muslims as authorities restrict them from fasting during the holy month.