Drone footage posted anonymously on YouTube appears to shed some light on how China is treating its ethnic minority prisoners, The Guardian reported Monday. The video reportedly shows Uighur or other ethnic and religious minorities wearing blue and yellow uniforms with clean shaven heads, blindfolds, and handcuffs sitting on the ground before being led away by police. The video has not been officially verified, but experts say it appears to have been shot at a train station in the Xinjiang province, where there is a large population of Uighurs, in August 2018. China has reportedly placed as many as two million Uighurs in "re-education" camps, citing "extremist behavior." Secretary of State Mike Pompeo criticized China for its treatment of Uighurs and other minority groups Sunday.
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