A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP
A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP

Xi Jinping defends ‘totally correct’ Xinjiang policies despite growing human rights concerns

  • Beijing has been accused of detaining an estimated million Uygurs and other Muslim minorities in re-education camps
  • But Xi tells a high-level party meeting its approach is bringing stability and prosperity to the region and must continue ‘for a very long time’

Topic |   Xinjiang
A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP
A high-security facility on the outskirts of Hotan in Xinjiang, believed to be used as a detention centre for Muslims. Photo: AFP
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