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An Inside Look At China’s Internment of Muslims, with BuzzFeed News’ Megha Rajagopalan Big Technology Podcast

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China’s mass internment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region is one of the world's most under-covered stories. The country has detained one million people there, putting them through a “re-education” program meant to erase their language and culture, sometimes through forced labor and sterilization.

Though comprehensive, on-the-ground reporting from Xinjiang is sparse, BuzzFeed News reporter Megha Rajagopalan has been on the story from the beginning. She joins the podcast to discuss her reports from Xinjiang itself, and how she worked with BuzzFeed contributors to monitor the internment camps using satellite imagery, finding that they are expanding.

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China’s mass internment of Muslims in its Xinjiang region is one of the world's most under-covered stories. The country has detained one million people there, putting them through a “re-education” program meant to erase their language and culture, sometimes through forced labor and sterilization.

Though comprehensive, on-the-ground reporting from Xinjiang is sparse, BuzzFeed News reporter Megha Rajagopalan has been on the story from the beginning. She joins the podcast to discuss her reports from Xinjiang itself, and how she worked with BuzzFeed contributors to monitor the internment camps using satellite imagery, finding that they are expanding.

Support this podcast at — https://redcircle.com/big-technology-podcast/donations

Advertising Inquiries: https://redcircle.com/brands

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