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China uses DNA to track its people. The US is helping

The Age Friday, 22 February 2019 ()
China uses DNA to track its people. The US is helpingA vast campaign of surveillance and oppression is made more powerful by the collection of DNA during "free health checks".
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News video: China using DNA to track Muslim Uighurs in Xinjiang

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XINJIANG, CHINA — Chinese authorities in Xinjiang are collecting DNA samples along with other biometric data from all residents in the region between the agesof 12 and 65, according to Human Rights Watch. According to the New York Times, China is trying to force the country's predominantly Muslim...

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