Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua
Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua

China says it lifted millions from ethnic minority groups out of poverty in the past five years

  • White paper hailing Beijing’s successes said 15.6 million people in the eight poorest provinces and regions had benefited from the anti-poverty drive
  • Report does not directly address growing outcry over its actions in Xinjiang, but stresses benefits of economic development for ethnic minority groups

Topic |   Xi Jinping’s poverty alleviation campaign
Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua
Many of China’s minorities live in the country’s most remote and impoverished areas. Photo: Xinhua
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