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The authors read from the book "China Protocols". Since 2014, the Chinese government has established a vast network of penal camps in Xinjiang for ethnic minorities, predominantly Muslim Uighurs and Kazakhs. Here, the inmates - an estimated three million people - are forced to perform forced labor, tortured, raped, abused for medical experiments, and brainwashed. They are expected to give up their identities and become willing Chinese state servants.
In the book, Alexandra Cavelius focuses on the interviews of five witnesses who were held in these camps. Sayragul Sauytbay contributes an analysis of individual thematic foci.
In addition, the authors show how the People's Republic of China is trying to extend its political and economic influence by all means to Africa and Europe.
Sayragul Sauytbay was born in 1977 in an autonomous Kazakh district in the Chinese province of Xinjiang.
She first worked as a doctor in a hospital and as a director for several preschools, later she was forced to work as an instructor in a re-education camp.
In the process, she witnessed numerous abuses of prisoners, including rape, and was also affected herself. Her family and she have since been granted asylum in Sweden. In China, she faces the death penalty because of her revelations.