The Uyghur ethnic minority in Xinjiang were forced to become Muslim and have been an integral part of China for thousands of years, Beijing says in a new report.
Software extracts emails, texts and contacts and could be used to track movements
Beijing has rejected US accusations of operating "concentration camps" in the western Chinese region of Xinjiang, with a government spokesman telling Washington Monday to "stop interfering in Chinese domestic affairs."
In a highly charged attack, the Pentagon says up to 3m people could be imprisoned in detention centres
The detainees were delivered in more than a dozen buses, escorted by police under the cover of night.
Beijing launches propaganda campaign to counter abuse claims by human rights groups
Criticism is mounting over reports of mass camps in the western territory of Xinjiang
Party officials also urged government officers to speak Mandarin at work and in public
Laws revised in Xinjiang region to permit 'education centres' for 'people influenced by extremism'
An official says she is one of seven or eight people from Jam Bazar to have died in the camps.
An estimated 1 million Muslims are being held in re-education camps in Xinjiang. Across the border in Kazakhstan, there's a desperate wait for news of Uighurs, Kazakhs and other minorities