People's Armed Police officers on patrol in Urumqi yesterday, ahead of the fourth anniversary of the deadly 2009 riots. Photo: Simon Song

Xinjiang calm ahead of anniversary of deadly riots

Despite appearances of peace over the capital just a day before July 5 anniversary of deadly violence, grievances among Uygurs still simmer

People's Armed Police officers on patrol in Urumqi yesterday, ahead of the fourth anniversary of the deadly 2009 riots. Photo: Simon Song
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