Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesman Geng Shuang said Monday the measures in Xinjiang were necessary to "crack down on ethnic separatist activities and (violence) and terrorist crimes".
In the report, HRW documents the increasing government control over the 13 million Muslims living in Xinjiang.
Asked whether or not the U.S. was considering economic sanctions against Chinese officials accused of overseeing the policies, Nauert acknowledged the State Department had received a letter from members of Congress on the issue, but declined to discuss details of any potential government action.
Chinese officials claim the camps are for "vocational education and employment training centers", or are for "criminals involved in minor offenses", according to Human Rights Watch.
Estimates about them "range from tens of thousands to upwards of a million".
As Alexander Lukin, director of the East Asian and the SCO Studies Center of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations, said in an interview with Vestnik Kavkaza, the USA doesn't care about minorities - they use Muslim theme as an excuse to put more pressure on China.
The rights watchdog said that 1 million people are being held in detention camps, where Turkic Muslims are being forced to learn Mandarin Chinese, sing praises of the Chinese Communist Party, and memorize rules applicable primarily to Turkic Muslims.
"If they resist, or officials deem they have failed their lessons, they are punished".
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Assad's forces began amassing in the areas of Idlib already under its control and on its southern and eastern flanks. Russia, Turkey and Iran have been working together as "guarantors" for a series of talks around ending Syria's war.
Detainees in these political re-education camps have not been charged with any crime, have no access to lawyers or contact with relatives.
Punishments for refusing to follow instructions in the camp could mean being denied food, being forced to stand for 24 hours or even solitary confinement, it said.
Ethnic Kazakhs are increasingly being targeted in China's "Strike Hard Campaign Against Violent Terrorism" in the far western Xinjiang region, Human Rights Watch charges in a new report.
"My understanding is the issue has been raised very diplomatically to signal the concern ... but not cause the wrath of the Chinese government", Nargis Kassenova, director of the Central Asian Studies Center at KIMEP University in Almaty, said recently.
Bachelet said a United Nations human rights panel has received credible reports that up to a million Uighurs in Xinjiang province have been detained without legal process by China and held in "re-education camps".
Amid the allegations of systematic abuse by numerous organisations in Xinjiang, the Chinese government insisted that people in China have complete freedom to choose their religion.
Michael Miller, executive chairman of News Corp Australasia, which publishes the Melbourne's Herald Sun , defended Knight. The cartoonist denied it was racist, saying he had meant to depict only the tennis player's "poor behaviour".
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In what started as an ugly, mistake-filled affair, the Bengals got great field position after Joe Flacco's poor interception. The Bengals also got off to a winning start on Sunday, and in doing so have released their new secret weapon in Joe Mixon .
Apart from snailfish, they also found various freakish creatures in the environment such as long-legged isopods or Munnopsids . The scientists believe the fish they saw are a new species of snailfish ( Liparidae ), with three color variations.
The last time it discontinued an iPhone model a year after announcing it was the iPhone 5, released in 2012 and canned in 2013. Perhaps the most shocking news to come out of the iPhone event was that Apple has chose to kill off the iPhone X .
Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. Nearly 160,000 customers already were without power in North Carolina Thursday evening - and that number is likely to rise.
Arsenal star playmaker Mesut Ozil has been linked with a move away from the north London based club following a turbulent summer. And he made it clear he wants to see more from Ozil going forward. "He is working for the team to help us with his quality.
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Forecasters expected some strengthening in the next 36 hours, as Florence marched west-northwest at 20kmh. "It's going to happen". President Donald Trump declared states of emergency for North and SC and Virginia, opening the way for federal aid.
Liverpool went into the worldwide break as the Premier League leaders after winning four games on the trot since opening day. Evans told the official Liverpool FC website : "So far this season it has been win, win, win - which is brilliant".
There are some new tools to monitor how much time you spend looking at your phone and some tweaks to how notifications display. As expected , the iPhone XS is no cheaper than last year's iPhone X , but thankfully no more expensive either.
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'Threat becomes reality': Florence begins days of rain, wind
He said all the calls for reservations were coming from either SC and North Carolina where the damage is supposed to be the worst. Benson has lived in North Carolina for more than a decade and now is headed away from the hurricane's destructive path.
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Cooper said 108 shelters are open across the state, with more than 7,000 people already staying at them, as of Thursday afternoon. The Charleston area will see winds near tropical storm strength of 40 miles per hour and somewhere between 3 to 6 inches of rain.