Everything you need to know about China’s controversial Xinjiang Muslim Camps

Xinjiang, China’s westernmost region, revised its laws in October 2018 to legitimize the use of “vocation training centers” for Muslim citizens. The stated purpose of these centers is to “educate and transform” individuals identified as potential terrorists. Officials claim that the new laws will help prevent Islamic extremism.

Since the centers were officially sanctioned, accounts from former “trainees” have…