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Japan Gave Intel on China’s Crackdown on Uyghurs to US, Britain

By Kyodo News 29 December 2020

TOKYO—Japan provided intelligence to the United States and Britain last year showing evidence of China’s forceful detainment of Muslim Uyghur minority people, on condition of keeping the source confidential, a person close to Japan-US relations said Monday.

Based on the information, the US stepped up criticism of China’s alleged crackdown on Uyghurs in the Xinjiang autonomous region, the source said.

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