Uygur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang region. Photo: AP
Uygur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang region. Photo: AP
Xinjiang

State-run paper defends stepping up of security operations in China’s troubled Xinjiang region

Beijing has said that Xinjiang faces a serious threat from Islamist militants and separatists who plot attacks and stir up tensions

Uygur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang region. Photo: AP
Uygur security personnel patrol near the Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar in Xinjiang region. Photo: AP
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