Chen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP PicturesChen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Passports taken, more police ... new party boss Chen Quanguo acts to tame Xinjiang with methods used in Tibet

24/7 police surveillance and spying neighbours are familiar to residents of Chen Quanguo’s last post

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Chen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP PicturesChen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
Chen Quanguo, centre, has implemented many policies in his three months as party chief of Xinjiang that he also oversaw in the same position in Tibet. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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