Turkey Urges China to End Mass Detention of Uighurs
Turkey has called on the Chinese government to shut down its mass detention and reeducation camps currently estimated to hold over a million Uighur Muslims in the country. The internment camps have been in operation in China's Xinjiang, an autonomous region, since 2014 but have intensified.
Mathieu Duchâtel, Director of the Asia Programme at the Montaigne Institute in Paris, discusses the origin of the camps, the Turkish response, and the international consequences China may face. (~11 minutes)
[ 0:17] Introduction
[ 0:41 ] Origin of the camps
[ 3:16] Why Turkey has urged the closure now
[ 5:00 ] International costs China faces
[ 8:23 ] China's options