The Trump administration has been weighing sanctions against Chinese officials since late last year.
Laporan CNN memaparkan 'pusat latihan vokasional' yang dikelilingi tembok tinggi, kawat berduri dan menara pengawal.
More than a million people from Muslim minorities are being held in internment centres across Xinjiang.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo cautions corporate America on doing business with China's Xinjiang region, likening the mass incarceration of Muslims to Nazi abuses.
This is the first known example of a government intentionally using AI for racial profiling.
Nur Bekri was the regional government's chairman for seven years until 2014.
NGO Global Peace Mission Malaysia says there may be a way for the government to speak up on the issue through diplomatic ties.
Oil-rich Kazakhstan, which shares a border with the Xinjiang region, has been treading a diplomatic tightrope with major trading partner China.
The visit this month would be the first by a large group of Western diplomats since international concern about Xinjiang's security clampdown began intensifying last year.
Xinjiang is a vast region bordering central Asia that is home to millions of ethnic minority Muslims.
A statement from OIC foreign ministers earlier this month failed to reflect concern about the situation.
US ambassador for religious freedom, Sam Brownback, cautioned China it is waging a 'war with faith' that it will not win.
China is stepping up its diplomatic outreach over controversial camps in the heavily Muslim region, inviting more foreign diplomats to visit as it seeks to head off criticism.
Xinjiang is home to most of China's Uighur ethnic minority lives and has been under heavy police surveillance in recent years after violent inter-ethnic tensions.
Exposed data also shows about 6.7 million location data points linked to the people which were gathered within 24 hours.
Ethnic Uighurs start #MeTooUyghur hashtag to push China about the state of their missing relatives.
Nampak seperti ada kempen sejagat oleh China untuk melawan dakwaan pencabulan hak asasi manusia di wilayah Xinjiang.
It appears to be a global campaign by China to counter allegations of human rights violations in the Xinjiang region.
Activists say ethnic minorities can be detained for transgressions as minor has wearing long beards or face veils.
Beijing has faced an outcry over the mass detentions and strict surveillance of the mostly Muslim Uighur minority.
Actions ranging from being in contact with overseas terror groups to conservative Islamic behaviour should prompt individuals to turn themselves in.
Western countries including Canada, France, Germany, and the US have urged China to shut down camps in Xinjiang, where activists say as many as 1 million of the Uighur minority and other Muslims are being detained.
The positive image of the centres portrayed in the PR drive is belied by testimonies from former detainees who describe harsh treatment in the facilities.
Chinese citizens are theoretically free to practice any religion, but they have been subject to increasing levels of surveillance as the government tries to bring religious worship under stricter state control.