China rejects United Nations panel’s allegations that 1 million Uygurs are being held in camps

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China on Monday rejected allegations raised by a UN panel that 1 million Uygurs maybe being held in internment camps in the restive Xinjiang region, but said that some people had undergone re-education after being deceived by extremists.

Hu Lianhe, deputy director general of the United Front Work Department of the Central Committee, said that authorities in the far western Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region protected the full rights of all citizens equally.

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