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Gordon Chang: Muslim ‘Concentration Camps’ Prove China ‘Not a Legitimate State’

Gordon Chang, author of The Coming Collapse of China, said on Monday’s edition of Breitbart News Daily that China has lost all legitimacy as a nation-state by forming a cult of personality around President Xi Jinping, who intends to rule for life but may be suffering from health issues concealed by his authoritarian government.

Two ethnic Uighur women pass Chinese paramilitary policemen standing guard outside the Grand Bazaar in the Uighur district of the city of Urumqi in China's Xinjiang region on July 14, 2009. A mosque was closed and many businesses were shuttered a day after police shot dead two Muslim Uighurs, as …

China Puts On a Show for Media at Muslim Re-Education Camps

China reluctantly began allowing select foreign journalists to visit the massive re-education camps of Xinjiang province last month, staging performances to reinforce the Communist Party line that the hundreds of thousands of Muslims consigned to the camps for reprogramming are actually the happy voluntary residents of “vocational schools.”

Uighur men in Kashgar make bread under a poster of Chinese leaders, including Mao Zedong and Xi Jinping, in 2017. Detainees are reportedly forced to chant patriotic songs about Xi in order to get food in detention camps.Kevin Frayer/Getty Images

Chinese Nationalists Swarm Uighur Websites to Defend Mass Detention of Muslims

A user group of Chinese nationalists invaded the Facebook page of the World Uighur Congress (WUC) on Wednesday, blanketing it with nationalist messages, pledges of loyalty to the Chinese Communist Party, and justifications for the mass detention of Muslims in the re-education camps of Xinjiang province.

China data leak exposes mass surveillance in Xinjiang

China Calls Concentration Camps for Uighur Muslims ‘Boarding Schools’

Chinese officials on Tuesday referred to the massive detention camps holding roughly a million Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang province as “vocational education centers,” and even “boarding schools,” and suggested the camps might “gradually disappear” once society “no longer needs them.”

A woman takes part in a protest march of Ethnic Uighurs asking for the European Union to call upon China to respect human rights in the Chinese Xinjiang region and asking for the closure of 're-education center' where some Uighurs are detained, during a demonstration around the EU institutions in …