'Appalled': World leaders call for action after hacked files detail Uyghur internment camps.
Show Caption Hide Caption Xinjiang police files reveal details of Uyghur internment in China Beijing's incarceration of ethnic minorities is creating a slow-motion genocide, experts say.
"We are appalled by the reports and the jarring images" of China's internment camps in Xinjiang, the spokesman, Ned Price, said at the State Department's press briefing Tuesday.
The files include more than 5,000 photos of what appear to be Uyghur people taken at police facilities – essentially mug shots – along with images from inside a detention center in Xinjiang.
The hacker then gave the files to Zenz, who analyzed them and shared them with the news organizations.
Visual story: Hacked data and photos offer unprecedented evidence of China's secret Uyghur detention system.
The new disclosures prompted outrage in other world capitals as well – and anguish among the Uyghur diaspora. »