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People mingle in the old town of Kashgar, Xinjiang region, China. Xinjiang is China’s biggest province and the source of much of its oil and gas. Photograph:  Thomas Peter/Reuters

The provincial legislature in Xinjiang in western China, home to the mostly Muslim Uighur minority, has changed its law to allow the use of re-educati(...)

Kashgar in China’s Xinjiang province: Tensions between Uighurs and the ethnic Han majority in China have intensified, and hundreds have died in terror attacks and unrest. Photograph: Gilles Sabrié/The New York Times

Social stability in Xinjiang has been “hard-won”, China’s public security minister has said, calling for greater “reform through education” for prison(...)

A resident affected by the explosions that hit a nearby chemical warehouse last week cries as she joins a protest outside the hotel where authorities are holding a press conferences in Tianjin on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Hundreds of residents displaced by huge explosions last week in the northeastern Chinese port of Tianjin took to the streets to demand compensation,(...)

People look on at a street cordoned off by police after a blast in Urumqi, Xinjiang,  on Thursday. Explosives hurled from two vehicles which ploughed into an open market in China’s troubled Xinjiang killed 31 people. Photograph: CNSphoto/Reuters

In the latest act of violence to rock the restive northwestern province of Xinjiang, assailants launched an explosive attack on a market in the provin(...)