The country is putting Muslims in internment camps—and causing real psychological damage in the process.
- Sigal Samuel
- The Atlantic
One million Muslims are being held right now in Chinese internment camps, according to estimates cited by the UN and U.S. officials.
Former inmates—most of whom are Uighurs, a largely Muslim ethnic minority—have told reporters that over the course of an indoctrination process lasting several months, they were forced to renounce Islam, criticize their own Islamic beliefs and those of fellow inmates, and recite Communist Party propaganda songs for hours each…