Chen Quanguo

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Xinjiang party secretary Chen Quanguo (left) gets up to leave as chairman of Xinjiang’s government Shohrat Zakir (right) applauds at the end of a meeting of the Xinjiang delegation at the National People’s Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on March 12th. Photograph: Greg Baker/AFP/Getty

Top officials in Xinjiang have hinted that the system of internment centres used to hold a million Muslim minorities may one day be phased out. Resea(...)

Islamic studies students attend a class at the Xinjiang Islamic Institute during a government organised trip in Urumqi, Xinjiang, China. Photograph: Ben Blanchard/Reuters

China will not back down on what it sees as a highly successful de-radicalisation programme in Xinjiang that has attracted global concern, but fewer p(...)

Chinese soldiers participating in an anti-terror drill in Hami, Xinjiang in July 2017. Photograph: Reuters

China has promised to retaliate if the US imposes sanctions on a provincial leader in the troubled Xinjiang region, and the country’s ambassador to Wa(...)

Uighur people walk near  Baida Mosque. Urumqi Uygur in China’s Xinjiang province. Photograph: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

Human rights activists have noted a “staggering” increase in the number of arrests among minorities in Xinjiang as the Chinese government cracks down (...)

Baida Mosque in Urumqi: Uighurs are being monitored by technology, claim watchdog groups. Photograph: Zhang Peng/LightRocket via Getty Images

China is using predictive “big data” technology to police suspects in the restive western province of Xinjiang, according to a report by the Human Rig(...)