Fonte: The Guardian
Chinese authorities are collecting DNA samples, fingerprints and other biometric data from every resident in a far western region, Human Rights Watch has said.
The region is home to over 11 million Uighurs, a Muslim Turkic minority, and is occasionally hit by bouts of violence.
The data can be used for “surveillance of persons because of ethnicity, religion, opinion or other protected exercise of rights like free speech”, according to Human Rights Watch.
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