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Not surprising that #China‘s lying about its demographic data. We can’t trust the #CCP’s numbers. Ex.: Communist authorities say #Uyghurs’ population numbers ~10M, yet #Uighurs routinely insist to me that #EastTurkistan’s (“#Xinjiang’s”) overall Turkic pop. is 2x to 3x that (!)…
… if that’s any truth to that, then the actual numbers of detained persons in #EastTurkistan could be even *higher* than estimated (as estimates that “1 out of every X number of people are detained” would be skewed if we‘re starting by underestimating the base population)…
… those types of estimates tend to come about by looking at the number of people “missing” from everyday places, like markets. The other types of estimates come from looking at the theoretical holding capacities of detention facilities, but these estimates are problematic, too…
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Today is #InternationalWomensDay. Please remember the brave women suffering in #China-Occupied #EastTurkistan. They’re facing tremendous abuses at the hands of Chinese occupation forces. There, these ethnically-Turkic women are being forced to marry Han Chinese men. Many…
… have been thrown into prisons, #ConcentrationCamps, & Bingtuan #LaborCamps., where they face brainwashing, beatings, torture, rape, forced abortions, & involuntary medication. The mothers amongst them have had their beautiful children thrown into Chinese state-run orphanages…
… & of those who’ve survived, many are unsure about the whereabouts of their husbands, children, & other loved ones.

I support #IndependenceForEastTurkistan in part because I support #WomensRights… & the rights of all people to Life, Liberty, & the pursuit of Happiness.
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