Thousands of detained Uyghurs pictured in leaked Xinjiang police files

Documents detailing shoot-to-kill policy for people who try to escape published as UN human rights chief visits regionA new trove of hacked Chinese police photographs and documents shedding light on the human toll of Beijing’s treatment of its Uyghur m…

Documents detailing shoot-to-kill policy for people who try to escape published as UN human rights chief visits region

A new trove of hacked Chinese police photographs and documents shedding light on the human toll of Beijing’s treatment of its Uyghur minority in Xinjiang has been published as the UN high commissioner for human rights, Michelle Bachelet, visits cities in the region.

The data trove – referred to as the Xinjiang police files and published by a consortium of media including the BBC – dates back to 2018 and was passed on by hackers to Dr Adrian Zenz, a US-based scholar and activist, who shared it with international media earlier this year. It includes thousands of photographs of detained people and details a shoot-to-kill policy for people who try to escape.

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