Security-related tenders invite contractors to do everything from providing police uniforms and armoured cars to building “re-education centres”. Photo: AFP

China’s hi-tech police state in fractious Xinjiang a boon for security firms

Surveillance spending in the far western region – one of the most policed places on earth – ballooned ‘nearly 100 per cent’ last year to US$8.8 billion

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Security-related tenders invite contractors to do everything from providing police uniforms and armoured cars to building “re-education centres”. Photo: AFP
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