Uyghurs who fled China describe families torn apart, separation from children

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NBC News’ Keir Simmons is reporting from Turkey, where he hears about Uyghurs, a mainly Muslim minority in China, who have fled what the US is calling a genocide by the Chinese government. China has held around a million people in so-called “re-education” camps. Many Uyghurs describe painful separations from their families and fear of punishment when trying to connect with one another.

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