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China: New Evidence of Mass DNA Collection in Tibet

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image Police collecting DNA samples from residents in Dritoe county, Yushu municipality, Qinghai province. ("Zhahe police station caries out DNA blood sample collection," Zhidoi County Public Security, WeChat, September 10, 2021)  (New York) – Chinese authorities are significantly increasing policing, including arbitrary collection of DNA from residents in many towns and villages throughout the Tibet Autonomous Region (TAR), Human Rights Watch said today. The available information indicates that people cannot decline providing their DNA and that police do not need credible…

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