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Teen uses TikTok to help Uyghurs

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Nov 27, 2019 · 4 min read

https://medium.com/adinkra/suspension-wont-silence-me-teen-speaks-out-after-embedding-message-about-xinjiang-uyghurs-in-f970e26f7d43

By Hong Kong Free Press

A teenager who spoke out about the plight of Uyghurs in Xinjiang has challenged the Chinese-owned social media app TikTok over its decision to block her from posting new content.

Feroza Aziz, 17, made headlines earlier this week after posting videos detailing the treatment of Uyghurs by the Chinese authorities. She sought to sneak through TikTok’s content moderation system by disguising the clips as “makeup tutorials.”