Database Entry: How China Turned a City Into a Prison
Religious Persecution Surveillance

How China Turned a City Into a Prison

April 10, 2019
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The intimidation works. We visited one of the few mosques in the city that remain open, the famed Id Kah mosque. Only a few dozen men came for the main prayers on a Friday, the main Islamic day of worship. A few years ago, thousands of worshipers gathered.

At the mosque, worshipers register and go through a security check.

Inside, they pray under surveillance cameras that the police can monitor.

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