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China Appears to be Using African Mass Media to Try and Sway Public Opinion on Xinjiang

China has been very effective in persuading African governments to take its side against U.S. and European-led critics of its policies and well-documented human rights violations in the western province of Xinjiang where hundreds of thousands, even millions of Uighur minorities have been detained.

Now, China is employing editorial content published in mainstream news sites to try and sway public opinion on this issue.

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