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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William Zheng

William Zheng

William Zheng is a veteran journalist who has served and led major Hong Kong and Singaporean media organisations in his 20-year career, covering greater China. He is now a news editor on the China desk at the South China Morning Post.