In a sign of the more aggressive self-policing of American social media platforms, Twitter locked the official account of the Chinese embassy in the U.S. after it posted a tweet defending China’s controversial treatment of Uighurs. The account was locked January 8 after a tweet that said that women of the Muslim minority in China’s western territory of Xinjiang were not “baby-making machines.“...
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