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Big data ‘turbocharged’ Xinjiang repression: NGO

Muslims in China’s Xinjiang were “arbitrarily” selected for arrest by a computer program that flagged suspicious behaviour, activists said Wednesday, in a report detailing big data’s role in repression in the restive province. The US-based NGO Human Rights Watch said leaked police data that listed over 2,000 detainees from the Aksu prefecture was further evidence […]