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Patriotic songs and self-criticism: why China is ‘re-educating’ Muslims in mass detention camps

Michael Clarke, Australian National University China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs denies their existence. But extensive reporting by international media and human rights groups indicates that upwards of hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs – a Muslim-minority ethnic group – have been detained in sprawling “re-education” centres in the far-western Xinjiang region of China. The camps are not only massive, with some …

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‘AI’ is being used to profile people from their head vibrations – but is there enough evidence to support it?

Does technology more about us than we know about ourselves? Trismegist san/Shutterstock James Wright, Alan Turing Institute Digital video surveillance systems can’t just identify who someone is. They can also work out how someone is feeling and what kind of personality they have. They can even tell how they might behave in the future. And the key to unlocking this …

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