Satellite Imagery of Xinjiang “Re-education Camp” №16 新疆再教育集中营卫星图 16

Shawn Zhang
Jul 2, 2018 · 2 min read

Re-education camp in Maralbexi 巴楚县法制教育转化学校

39°49'31.0"N 78°33'00.4"E

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A government tender notice says there is a Legal Education Conversion School (法制教育转化学校) in Maralbexi’s vocational school. The tenderee is Justice Bureau.

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In Kashgar’s Propaganda department’s official Wechat account喀什零距离, there is a news photo showing this re-education camp. 800 hundred youth attended special educational training.

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We can match the buildings in this photo with the satellite image.

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In the latest satellite image (August 5, 2018), we cannot see razor wire fences. The tender notice suggests the planned investment is 3.15 million RMB. It is a small amount of investment compared with other re-education camp. Based on these information, I tend to believe this camp is temporary.

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