May 20, 2020 - World

Read the documents: China's extradition request to Turkey

The Chinese government is trying to extradite a Uighur man living in Turkey who fled Xinjiang amid worsening repression, documents obtained by Axios show.

Why it matters: The documents from 2016 and 2017 — together with Turkey's treatment of the man after that — show how Beijing is using its growing diplomatic clout to pressure foreign governments to surveil and deport Uighurs.

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