Chen Quanguo took the reins in Xinjiang in 2016 after five years as party secretary of Tibet. Photo: EPA-EFE

Architect of China’s Muslim camps Chen Quanguo expected to stay on in Xinjiang for now

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Chen Quanguo took the reins in Xinjiang in 2016 after five years as party secretary of Tibet. Photo: EPA-EFE
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