In China, ethnic minority affairs have been at the centre of heated and controversial debates. Photo: Tessa Chan

From Xinjiang to Ningxia, China’s ethnic groups face end to affirmative action in education, taxes, policing

  • Preferential policies – seen by Han Chinese as giving ethnic minorities unfair benefits – are changing
  • Police crackdown on those who abuse the law may also be on the way, as campaigns stressing national identity are expanded
Topic |   China’s Communist Party

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In China, ethnic minority affairs have been at the centre of heated and controversial debates. Photo: Tessa Chan
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.