Security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang. Photo: AP

China invites European diplomats to visit Xinjiang as backlash grows over Muslim camps

  • ‘Informal’ offer made as Beijing tries to defend its policies in region where it has been accused of locking up more than a million mainly Uygur detainees
  • Visit would be first by Western observers, but human rights campaigners sound note of caution about whether they will be given the access they want
Topic |   Xinjiang

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Security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
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