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Twitter says it locked account of China's US embassy over Xinjiang-related tweet

Reuters

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Modified 21 Jan 2021, 3:09 am

Twitter has locked the account of China's US embassy for a tweet that defended China's policies in the Xinjiang region, which the US social media platform said violated the firm's policy against "dehumanisation".

The Chinese Embassy account, @ChineseEmbinUS, posted a tweet this month that said that Uighur women were no longer "baby-making machines," citing a study reported by state-backed newspaper China Daily...

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