internment camps: His Chinese Uighur wife, Malika Mamiti, was sent to a political indoctrination camp after returning to China's far west Xinjiang region in May 2017, Baig said, according to CTV. The internment camps, which have alarmed a United Nations panel and the U.S. government, are estimated to hold around 1 million Uighurs and other Muslim minorities. I am very, very unhappy, said Mirza Imran Baig, a Pakistani cosmetics trader. China denies their existence and maintains that current security measures are necessary to combat religious extremism in a region that has previously experienced ethnic unrest. There are at least 38 Pakistani men whose mostly Uighur Chinese wives are detained or unable to leave Xinjiang, according to Mian Shahid Ilyas, a Lahore-based businessman. Xinjiang's security drive has swept up and separated families and also created friction with neighbouring Kazakhstan over the internment of ethnic Kazakh Chinese nationals and even Kazakh citizens. (www.immigrantscanada.com). As reported in the news.
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