Inside Wuhan’s Lockdown: The Locals

Since January 23rd, the city of Wuhan has been under lockdown. 11 million people have been subjected to unprecedented quarantine restrictions for more than a month.

As public discontent has grown, the state has clamped down and restricted communications in social media. Authorities have silenced critics and arrested citizen journalists, including Fang Bin , Chen Qiushi and Li Zehua.

Not everyone is willing to stay silent though. We spoke to some locals who have experienced heartbreaks, but determined to fight the battle.

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Good news: I’m a Nominee at 2019 Venice TV Award!

Hi all! Do you still remember my 46-min documentary “In the Prisons that Don’t Exist” covering the detention of more than one million Uyghurs and other Muslims in the “re-education camps” in Xinjiang, China?

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《新疆「再教育營」:被囚者的哭訴》

中國近年大幅收緊宗教自由,打壓穆斯林,「伊斯蘭教中國化」的政策在全國各地推行。

內地政府更以反恐及消滅極端主義為由,在新疆以「職業技能教育培訓」為名,大規模關押維吾爾族、哈薩克族及其他穆斯林。根據聯合國估計,目前被關押的人數已超過一百萬,當中包括著名的知識份子和精英。

全新一集《脈搏》中文特輯將會帶大家走訪鄰近新疆的青海和寧夏,了解當地穆斯林的情況;以及跟新疆邊境接壤的哈薩克斯坦,採訪曾被囚禁的哈薩克人和正積極尋找被囚者的家屬。

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Intellectuals in China’s Re-education Camps

In our final report, our producer reports from Almaty, Kazakhstan on how intellectuals and professionals are being sent to the re-education centres, despite hardly being in need of “vocational training”.

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Ethnic Kazakhs in China’s Re-education Camps

As we reported last week, detainees in China’s re-education camps are not only Uyghurs but also ethnic Kazakhs.

Kazakhstan shares a 660-mile border with China. Many of those lucky enough to be released from the re-education camps say they were physically and emotionally traumatised by the experiences.

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