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Image caption China says the camps are a necessary measure against terrorism. China has expanded its network of detention centres for its Uighur minority despite insisting the "re-education" system was being scaled back, a new report says. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute says there are 380 suspected facilities in the Xinjiang region - some 40% more than previous estimates. China says its aim is to tackle poverty and religious extremism in Xinjiang. But the US has likened the centres to concentration camps. Rights groups say at least a million people have been incarcerated in the system. WHAT DOES THE REPORT SAY? The report identifies 100 more detention sites than previous investi... Full story

24 September