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Letter to the EU on Turkic Asylum Seekers

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Related Content Download Letter (PDF) Dear Ministers, We write regarding the status of ethnic Turkic refugees and asylum seekers from China in your country. Over the past year, Human Rights Watch has extensively documented gross human rights violations in Xinjiang, a region of northwestern China with a population of approximately 11 million ethnic Turkic Muslims. We have detailed the authorities’ arbitrary collection of Xinjiang residents’ biodata without their consent, and highly intrusive surveillance tactics including having local officials “home stay” with ethnic minority families and placing…

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