Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

China puts Han official in charge of ethnic minority affairs as Beijing steps up push for integration

  • The appointment is the latest shift away from the long-standing policy of giving minority groups autonomy
  • New head of National Ethnic Affairs Commission Chen Xiaojiang comes from Communist Party’s disciplinary watchdog

Topic |   China’s Communist Party
Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Ethnic minority delegates from Guizhou Province outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Corrected [11:39am, 20 Dec, 2020]

  • [11:39am, 20 Dec, 2020]

    Corrects caption for Ulanhu

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