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Exposure - Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag

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  • Episode:

    1 of 1

  • Transmission (TX):

    Mon 15 Jul 2019

  • TX Confirmed

    Yes

  • Time

    10.45pm - 11.55pm

  • Week:

    Week 29 2019 : Sat 13 Jul - Fri 19 Jul

  • Channel:

    ITV

  • Published:

    Wed 03 Jul 2019

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Exposure :

Undercover: Inside China’s Digital Gulag

 

“When I go home, if I disappear, don’t tell anyone or say anything. There are people listening everywhere. Everyone has someone following them.” - Gulgine, a Uyghur Muslim now believed to be in detention in China 

 

This new documentary for ITV’s award-winning Exposure strand goes undercover inside a secretive province in China to provide a vivid insight into how its government is holding an estimated million or more Muslims in detention camps without trial. 

 

The Chinese government’s detention of Uyghur Muslims is the largest incarceration of an ethnic group since the Second World War, and the programme explores claims that 12 million other Muslims are now living outside detention in what campaigners say is an ‘open prison’.

 

Footage taken earlier this year by an undercover Exposure journalist shows just how extensive surveillance, specifically of the Uyghur population, has become in this region.

 

This is a Hardcash Productions film for ITV