Beijing signals a change in tack in dealing with its intractable western province, writes BRETT ELMER. Eid al-Fitr—the festival where Muslims celebrate the end of Ramadan—was marked in Xinjiang this year by bloody clashes between Chinese police and Uyghurs. On 28 July, violence broke out in Shache (in Uyghur, Yarkand) county, Kashgar province, in southern …
Uyghur resistance in Xinjiang
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