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China’s crimes against the Uighur population

Desperate cries haunt the international community as the Uighur population plea for aid against alleged human rights abuses in China. “We just need hope”, Jevlan Shirmemmet, whose mother has been arrested for “supporting terrorism”, tells Sky News. “My mother… our family members [are] now in hell. Not in prison… [it] is hell”. China has been…

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Racism in China

My friend recently returned to China after isolating on her own in Norwich. On her last day, she bought a burger and picnicked in the park. Only a few days later, she was dining with her parents back home in Beijing. In Britain, anyone can buy a burger regardless of race, but Black people living…

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UK universities subject to the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015

Last Friday was the deadline for universities to submit assessments of their ability to comply with the Prevent strategy, part of the government’s new anti-terrorism legislation, the Counter-Terrorism and Security Act 2015. The act has faced controversy for obliging lecturers to observe students for indications of potential radicalisation. A university spokesperson told Concrete: “UEA’s self-assessment…

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