A policeman stands guard as Muslims arrive for morning prayer in Kashgar, in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: AFP

Xinjiang ‘extremists’ encouraged by West, claims Chinese paper as US lawmakers demand sanctions

‘Empty statements about human rights’ overlook government achievements in the region and inspire extremists, says editorial by state-run tabloid

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A policeman stands guard as Muslims arrive for morning prayer in Kashgar, in Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. Photo: AFP
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