China denied the existence of the camps. But then, in October 2018, the government announced it had launched “a vocational education and training program” and passed a law legitimising what they termed “training centers.” Gulbahar Jalilova, 54, a Uyghur clothes retailer from Kazakhstan, spent one year, three months and 10 days in detention centers and camps in Urumqi. 
The story by Isobel Cockerell for Codastory in partnership with Wired magazine.
I made illustrations and animation.
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