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Added 12-07-19 07:34:02am EST - “The international community responds to the detention of Uighurs in Xinjiang, Pope Francis's visit to indigenous communities angers right-wing Bolivians, and Russian mercenaries are on?” - Foreignpolicy.com

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In the wake of the release of leaked documents that shed light on the internal mechanics of the Chinese Communist Party’s crackdown on Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang, the conversation around the issue has shifted. The only question that remains is what the international community is prepared to do about it, Azeem Ibrahim writes.

Meanwhile, as the Roman Catholic Church grapples with a growing divide among its followers, Pope Francis’s attempts to make inroads into Bolivia’s indigenous community has rankled the country’s Catholic right.

And the recent deployment of Russian mercenaries and technology in Libya poses a major threat to the Tripoli government, raising questions about how the United States should respond.

Protesters take part in a rally in opposition to the Chinese crackdown on Uighurs in Brussels on Oct. 1.Aris Oikonomou/AFP via Getty Images

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