Police on patrol as Muslims leave a mosque after morning prayers in the old town of Kashgar in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP

Sweeping counter-terrorism measures in China’s Xinjiang ‘creating huge police state’

Beijing’s efforts to curb Islamist extremism are in danger of inflaming rather than quelling ethnic tensions in the region, some residents and analysts warn

Topic |   Islamic militancy

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Police on patrol as Muslims leave a mosque after morning prayers in the old town of Kashgar in Xinjiang. Photo: AFP
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