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Lady Liberty and dying asylum seeker child

Piétâ de la Liberté (almost finished except for child’s face and hair) life size papier mâché

Art

BuzzFeed News: These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great

BuzzFeed News: These New Facebook Ads From Chinese State Media Want You To Believe Xinjiang’s Muslim Internment Camps Are Just Great. “Extending the reach of its propaganda beyond its borders, Chinese state-owned media is running ads on Facebook seemingly designed to cast doubt on human rights violations occurring under the government’s mass incarceration of Muslim minorities in the country’s northwest Xinjiang region.”

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The Guardian: Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions

The Guardian: Families of missing Uighurs use Tiktok video app to publicise China detentions. “Uighurs are sending out messages on social media video app Tiktok showing family members who have gone missing, in their latest attempt to raise awareness about the estimated 1 million Uighurs who have been detained in camps that have sprung up across China’s Xinjiang region.”

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Subject: What actions are you taking to address the crisis of concentration camps on American soil to detain legal immigrants?

Email to Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Joshua Hawley, and Representative Billy Long on August 5, 2019

I do not believe that the way we have treated asylum seekers, legal immigrants, or people crossing our southern border is moral or representative of American values. 273 more words

Politics

Night

The natural follow-up to The Origins of Totalitarianism.

Night, by late Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel, is a testament to the pervasive and all-encompassing evil of the Nazi machine, not just in the way it murdered untold millions with bone-chilling industrial efficiency, but also in how the totalitarian strictures and enforced privation of the concentration camps transformed the survivors of the purges, stripping them of their humanity and sentiment towards their fellow man. 521 more words

Non-fiction

Is China Really Freeing Uighurs?

Beijing continues to mislead the world on its mass internment of one of the country’s ethnic minorities, Uighur Muslims.

Published: August 15, 2019 at 05:30AM… 70 more words

NYT