China has given foreign journalists a tour of what it calls “vocational education training centers” in the western province of Xinjiang. The tour comes amid continuing reports of mass detentions and persecutions of Uyghur, ethnic Kazakh, and other ethnic populations in the province.
Reporters across Asia faced imprisonment and violence over the past year as they sought to cover the news.
Diplomats, media, NGOs, Religions gathered in Geneva to celebrate the Universal Declaration. Bitter Winter was there, to bear witness about the struggle for human rights in China.
Recently, Bitter Winter posted exclusive videos on a large-scale “transformation through education” camp in which Uyghurs are detained, located in the Yingye’er township of Yining city in Xinjiang, and these videos have drawn general concerns internationally.
Migrants trying to enter the EU have made a growing number of attempts at the Croatian border after other Balkan routes closed down. Many say they’ve encountered a violent response from police.