Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP
Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP
Xinjiang

Xinjiang: no family planning policy targeting Uygurs, Beijing says

  • Chinese official data shows birth rate in areas with 90 per cent indigenous population fell average 57 per cent from 2017 to 2018, Australian think tank reports
  • ‘Compelling evidence’ that Xinjiang policies ‘may constitute act of genocide’, it says – but Beijing says Uygur population grew 25 per cent from 2010 to 2018

Topic |   Xinjiang
Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP
Schoolchildren in Kashgar, Xinjiang, take part in a music class during a government-organised visit for foreign journalists. It is claimed that indigenous birth rates in the region have plummeted. Photo: AP
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