On Sunday’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, the host touched on China’s deculturization efforts against the Uighur people from the northwest Xinjiang region if the country.
Oliver claims The Uighurs, along with other ethnic minorities, are forced to live in re-education camps while also undergoing forced labor.
To better articulate what’s happened to the Uighurs, Oliver summarized the plot to the 2002 film Minority Report focusing on its themes of free will.
Two of the biggest beneficiaries of Uighur labor are Nike and Volkswagen.
Last Week Tonight airs Sundays on HBO.