An Uygur woman wears a lace veil at a market in Kashgar. Sales have been hit since China's Xinjiang authorities banned the use of veils and other Islamic coverings. Photo: AFP

Behind the veil: China’s policies in restive Xinjiang hurt traditional minority businesses

The Chinese authorities in the region - home to mostly Muslim Uygurs - have banned veils and other Islamic coverings

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An Uygur woman wears a lace veil at a market in Kashgar. Sales have been hit since China's Xinjiang authorities banned the use of veils and other Islamic coverings. Photo: AFP
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