Uyghurs: Prisoners of the Absurd ★★★

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This is really only the story of 3 Uyghur prisoners (those are all who are interviewed) and does not go into their personal stories, or the reasons they were in Lahore and Afghanistan (just that they had to leave China for being activists). The film also ignored the money promised to countries ($200m in the case of Palau) for resettling the prisoners.

The documentary certainly does an excellent job highlighting the absurdity of the (up to) 7 year imprisonment of these men, but there is a lot of the story left out. It could have been at least another hour longer exploring these issues.

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