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Fri Feb 22, 2019, 09:35 PM Feb 2019

China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise

China wants to make the country’s Uighurs, a predominantly Muslim ethnic group, more subservient to the Communist Party. It has detained up to a million people in what China calls “re-education” camps, drawing condemnation from human rights groups and a threat of sanctions from the Trump administration.

Collecting genetic material is a key part of China’s campaign, according to human rights groups and Uighur activists. They say a comprehensive DNA database could be used to chase down any Uighurs who resist conforming to the campaign.

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China Uses DNA to Track Its People, With the Help of American Expertise (Original Post) at140 Feb 2019 OP
Sounds Hitleresque. China needs to get rid of their dictator. democratisphere Feb 2019 #1
Very Scary Me. Feb 2019 #2
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