- June 28, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
- YouTube blocked a channel logging abuses against the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang region.
- The channel has since been reinstated, its owner told Insider.
- The videos documented testimonies from people who said their families disappeared in Xinjiang.
- See more stories on Insider’s business page.
YouTube has reinstated a channel that belongs to a group documenting abuse against the Uyghur population in China’s Xinjiang region.
The channel, Atajurt Kazakh Human Rights, is owned by Serikzhan Bilash, a prominent Kazakh activist. YouTube on June 15 blocked it for breaching its anti-harassment policy, according to a Reuters report published on Sunday.
Bilash on Sunday confirmed to Insider in a WhatsApp message that the channel was back up. YouTube confirmed it in a tweet. It did not respond…