News Exercise #259


1. What has happened to the people in the photos being shown to the cameras?
2. What is the connection between all thees people?
3. What is one innocent activity that can “get you held on undisclosed terrorism charges”?
4. What is the current situation of the man who was interviewed about his detention?
5. What name does the government give to these camps, and what do other people describe them as?

Answers:
1. What has happened to the people in the photos being shown to the cameras?
They have been detained by the Chinese government, or have simply disappeared.
2. What is the connection between all thees people?
They are all muslims.
3. What is one innocent activity that can “get you held on undisclosed terrorism charges”?
Attending prayers
4. What is the current situation of the man who was interviewed about his detention?
He has been released after being forced to reject his religion and worshiping communism. He is now still “looking over his shoulder”.
5. What name does the government give to these camps, and what do other people describe them as?
They are “vocational training centres”, described as prisons.

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