“Even as the number of detentions surged, the authorities pushed for more. One police chief recalled a Party member explaining, ‘You can’t uproot all the weeds hidden among the crops one by one—you need to spray chemicals to kill them all.’ In June, Zhu drafted a communiqué. ‘Stick to rounding up everyone who should be rounded up,’ it reminded. ‘If they’re there, round them up.'” Raffi Khatchadourian in The New Yorker: Surviving the Crackdown in Xinjiang. “As mass detentions and surveillance dominate the lives of China’s Uyghurs and Kazakhs, a woman struggles to free herself.”