DALIAN -- China updated legislation this week to officially permit "re-education" camps for minority Uighur Muslims, establishing a legal basis for mass detentions condemned by much of the international community.
The addition to an "anti-radicalization" law enacted last year in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region officially lets local governments establish "vocational training centers." These facilities aim to "correct" the thoughts and actions of Uighurs deemed to be influenced by Islamic extremism.
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