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  • Sudan.

  • Isa is married with five Children.

  • She hasn't seen her husband, Osman, in nearly two years.

  • She is one of many weaker people from Xinjiang province in China who live in exile.

  • She says she cannot go home, and she fears being detained in one of the notorious reeducation camps there, a fate already befall in her husband, Osman.

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  • Has no solid information about where her husband, Osman, is.

  • But we've learned he's just one of a number of cases off apparent deportations off weaker Muslims in Saudi Arabia and other countries in the Middle East.

  • Back to China, this hotel, the like, the Yasha.

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  • True, According to Sudanese, Issa Osman was first detained for three months in a crackdown on weaker people in China in 2000 and 14.

  • It was then that China began its strike hard on terrorism campaign following a series of violent events in Xinjiang province.

  • Critics say the campaign has indiscriminately abused the rights of weaker people in their homeland on the pretext off fighting terrorism.

  • Listen, there's no identities in his year part guilty, fearing further detention, Osman and Sudanese, a sought refuge in Turkey and began to move their Children over from China.

  • Let them get, I mean, is that I get when I get around, I get adoption that searched all day.

  • In 2018 Osmond visited Saudi Arabia to make an armory pilgrimage.

  • But two days before traveling back, he discovered he was being hunted by Saudi police.

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  • Since 2000 and nine, China has launched a people's war on terror in Xinjiang.

  • To tackle so called religious extremism, government began to suppress weaker identity and human rights, claiming that violent incidents like the bombing of a train station in a room key in 2014 was evidence of widespread Islamist separatism.

  • Today it's believed over a million ethnic week Er's and other Muslim groups are detained in camps across the region effectively prisons that the Chinese state defines his re education camps they say tackle terrorism on alleviate poverty in the region.

  • Former detainees allege that those inside have faced torture if they refused to renounce their language and religion, a claim which China denies.

  • She was no desire to learn all the rush Carnival, British.

  • I'm never gonna located in the baby get Human rights organizations have called the pursuit of leakers abroad a major concern.

  • Very few of the people to whom we've spoken outside the country, who have tried to contact family members who were forcibly returned or who returned under duress, are able toe have much contact.

  • And we now know people who have gone two and three and four in some cases mawr years with no information about what's happened to their family members, which is a terrifying phenomenon, and it's a very effective way of controlling people inside and outside the country.

  • Osmond's deportation from Saudi Arabia has never been reported before.

  • We have discovered even more cases of weakest targeted in this most sacred of places for Muslims we got before the coronavirus outbreak.

  • Saudi Arabia welcomed over two million pilgrims each year.

  • Undertaking the hajj and umrah pilgrimage is a religious duties for Muslims bringing worshippers from around the world to Islam's most holy sites.

  • This male, not his real name, was a weaker student who left from Saudi after feeling that he and his family were in danger.

  • My mom wants me to call her.

  • Then I called her and she said the police visited her and want me to come back immediately in three days, she said.

  • She just wants us to study two weeks in cash car in my hometown.

  • But my mother her last word to me.

  • Waas never call me again.

  • So we lost our parents and lost contact with them.

  • We all the students, we were really, really te refund.

  • I I realize that I cannot go back anymore.

  • I cried when I was praying.

  • I cried.

  • I lost my parents.

  • I lost my brothers.

  • E couldn't stop my tears.

  • It's a time I asked help from our school from our teachers.

  • Can you protect us if the Saudi government wants us to go back to China?

  • Marty just told me they cannot protect us.

  • They're helpless.

  • Is that so?

  • I decided to leave from Saudi Arabia.

  • In our school, no one was involved with in kind of extremist activism or any kind off terrorist actions.

  • Never, ever thes China cables.

  • Leaks last year contain Chinese government instructions on how they run internment camps on enforce Must surveillance in Xinjiang.

  • One directive identifies nearly 6000 leaders who were abroad or have papers to travel for surveillance by security officials.

  • The order is to track those for whom suspected terrorism cannot be ruled out.

  • Individuals who should be arrested the moment they cross the border Andi placed into concentrated education and training China rejected the cables is fake news.

  • For more than a year, I've been speaking with weaker Muslims who have identified a pattern of week is in the Middle East who they say have been targeted by local authorities in collaboration with the Chinese government in Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the A on other countries, we've heard stories of weaker students and pilgrims arrested on deported.

  • They say they've committed no crimes, whether in those countries or back in China.

  • I have seen in Saudia Andi I stayed there 15 days on the study.

  • Bigger community.

  • Andi, I have visited the Egypt on Guy said.

  • There also a week and study with her community.

  • I haven't seen anything extreme, but I have seen that they are afraid off me because I have done human rights activity in China.

  • Abdel Welli Au is a human rights activist who has been documenting the weaker Muslims who've been targeted throughout the Middle East.

  • Depend on my study.

  • Five wigger deported to China from Saudi Arabia and among them I know three off them.

  • I know presently I had there I be car I have there like the resident's permit, and I have a copy off their passport.

  • Abdiweli has also found that Chinese authorities frequently put pressure on families back home in order to get people to return to China, hundreds of whom and then imprisoned because the local authority asked them to come back.

  • Without that, their parents under pressure and without that, their parents tend to re education camp concentration camp from Saudi Arabia.

  • They have 67 Onda from Egypt.

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  • It's very hard to confirm because people afraid people afraid s So why are these Muslim led countries apparently collaborating in China's crackdown on the weaker people.

  • In February of last year, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman made a visit to his country's biggest trading partner, China.

  • There he signed $28 billion worth of agreements, including a $10 billion deal to build an oil refinery complex in China.

  • During the trip, bin Salman was reported by Chinese state media to have told his hosts China has the right to carry out anti terrorism and D extremism work for its national security.

  • Then, in July, 50 nations defended China's policy in Xinjiang in a letter that claimed people there now enjoy a stronger sense of happiness, fulfillment and security here.

  • The Saudi ambassador to the U.

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  • Defend signing the letter flanked by diplomats from the Bahrain Yemen on the Arab League.

  • Nobody can be more concerned about the status of Muslims anywhere in the world than Saudi Arabia on these countries out here.

  • What we have said in that letter is that we support the developmental policies off China that have lifted people out of poverty.

  • There is a sort of sense off, perhaps association, you know that that exists between authoritarians, countries that are very frightened off separatist movements, and off terrorism and off, uh, people that actually they see as threats to political stability.

  • Um, so I think there is the economic relationship, and the oil dependency is important.

  • But it's not the only thing that matters.

  • I think there is kind of a political angst there.

  • There is every likelihood that some week is living outside of China may be preparing violent or illegal resistance to the Chinese government.

  • In the course of our research, Newsnight has spoken to some who do call for active resistance.

  • But critics believe many innocents are being caught up to Beijing has shamelessly exploited fears of terrorism and Islamophobia worldwide to justify its policies in Xinjiang.

  • And to return leaders to China at this point in time is really to violate one of the most fundamental tenets of international human rights law, which is not to send people back to a place where they have a well founded fear of persecution.

  • Critics say that Xinjiang itself now represents an extensive interment camp for the 11 million weaker people living there.

  • The question for those seeking refuge outside of China is will they ever be able to see their homeland or their families again on will there ever be a safe haven for them abroad?

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Uighurs in Exile: Arrested and deported back to China – BBC Newsnight

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/10/27
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