Twitter removes China embassy tweet
Topic: Violence Against Women
Source: ABC News
…referring to Uyghurs as ‘baby-making machines’. Twitter has taken down a post from the Chinese embassy in Washington that said Uyghur women in its northwest Xinjiang region had been “emancipated” by the Chinese Communist Party as part of the “process of eradicating extremism”. Having received criticism from tens of thousands of other Twitter users, the company removed the tweet over the weekend saying it had “violated the Twitter rules”, but did not provide further details.

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