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Twitter Says Chinese Regime Tweets Denying ‘Forced Labor’ in Xinjiang Don’t Violate Rules

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Twitter Says Chinese Regime Tweets Denying ‘Forced Labor’ in Xinjiang Don’t Violate Rules

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A Twitter spokesperson told Fox News Thursday that recent tweets by China’s communist regime denying the existence of forced labor in Xinjiang province and accusing the United States of making up lies about the documented human rights violations there do not break the social media platform’s rules. China’s foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying posted a series of tweets on Thursday, claiming that forced labor “is the biggest lie of the century aimed to restrict and suppress the relevant Chinese authorities and companies and contain China’s development.” But according to widespread investigative reporting, China’s communist authorities have ramped up their crackdown on ethnic Uyghur minorities in the Xinjiang region. This includes mass internment of around one million people, compulsory re-education programs, highly intrusive human and digital surveillance, religious suppression, enforced sterilization of women, and forced labor. An extensive investigation by The Associated Press, which included interviews with some 30 former detainees, found …

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