In the Ultimate Crony Capitalist State, where Big Brother literally follows you on the street and watches what you buy and say, “re-education” old style seems to be making a comeback. That there are large US companies that are partnering with a government that now openly herds people into camps for the purpose of state indoctrination (If the people are “lucky”) could become an area of focus for human rights campaigners.
China’s restive far-western Xinjiang region has revised its legislation to allow local governments to “educate and transform” people influenced by extremism at “vocational training centres” – a term used by the government to describe a network of internment facilities known as “
concentrationre-education camps”, the SCMP reported.
“Governments above the county level can set up education and transformation organizations and supervising departments such as vocational training centers, to educate and transform people who have been influenced by extremism,” the revised legal clause says, which should provoke howls of fury from liberal western democracies at Beijing’s gross abuse of human rights, unless of course said crusaders for global justice are busy…