Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang government, described the “training centres” as “a pioneering invention for the world”. Photo: Simon Song

China claims most Muslim detainees have been released from Xinjiang camps

  • ‘Most of them have completed their study and found new jobs,’ according to regional government official
  • But researcher says they have been sent to do compulsory work in what appears to be a new scheme to exercise control over ethnic minorities
Topic |   Xinjiang

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Shohrat Zakir, chairman of the Xinjiang government, described the “training centres” as “a pioneering invention for the world”. Photo: Simon Song
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Several high-level officials from Xinjiang have been rounded under President Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption. Photo: AFP

Chinese corruption watchdog targets Uygur supporter of crackdown on ‘religious extremism’

  • Enwaer Tursun investigated for ‘serious violations’ of Communist Party discipline and law
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Several high-level officials from Xinjiang have been rounded under President Xi Jinping’s campaign against corruption. Photo: AFP
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