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Xinjiang: Large numbers of new detention camps uncovered in report

China has expanded its network of detention centres for its Uighur minority despite insisting the "re-education" system was being scaled back, a new report says.

The Australian Strategic Policy Institute says there are 380 suspected facilities in the Xinjiang region – some 40% more than previous estimates.

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China says its aim is to tackle poverty and religious extremism in Xinjiang.

But the US has likened the centres to concentration camps.

Rights groups say at least a million people have been incarcerated in the system.

  • What does the report say?

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