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HRW: 'Mass Surveillance App' Used to Target Muslims in China's Xinjiang

The Chinese authorities are using a “mass surveillance” app to profile, investigate, and detain Muslims in the northwestern region of Xinjiang, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says. The New York-based watchdog said on May 2 that the mobile app is being used to "collect a wide array of information from ordinary people in Xinjiang," ranging from their blood type and height to their “religious atmosphere” and political affiliation. The tool monitors people’s movements by tracing...

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