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In China's Xinjiang province, many Uighur women face an impossible choice: marry a Han Chinese man or face imprisonment in an internment camp.
Survivors of religious persecution shared their stories at the State Department's second annual Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom in Washington.
Uighur Muslims are forced to work in factories for little or no pay as the Chinese government continues its crackdown in Xinjiang.
For years, the U.S. has helped Algeria to protect and conserve its cultural heritage. A recent bilateral agreement makes that partnership even stronger.
Over the past several years, China has built a network of orphanages for ethnic minority children whose parents are in internment camps.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo calls the re-education camps “abhorrent.” Detainees suffer beatings and torture in an effort to wipe out their culture.
Speaking at the Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom, the daughter of a Uighur scholar described her family's persecution by the Chinese government.
Uighurs and other Muslim minorities face imprisonment or state surveillance in China, which forces them to renounce their religion and culture.