How China keeps a close eye on Uighur diaspora in France


"Re-education camps"' have exposed China's programme aimed at brainwashing Uighurs in Xinjiang province. But the government has also crafted a surveillance system to keep a close eye on Uighurs living abroad. By threatening their families back in China, Beijing aims to prevent the diaspora from speaking out. FRANCE 24's Baptiste Fallevoz, Jonathan Walsh and George Yazbeck report from Paris.


A programme prepared by Yong Chim and James Vasina

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