A roadside banner in Xinjiang, western China, calling for stability and development of the region. Photo: Kyodo
A roadside banner in Xinjiang, western China, calling for stability and development of the region. Photo: Kyodo
Xinjiang

Terror expert is new Urumqi party chief in China’s Xinjiang region

  • The former soldier came to Beijing’s attention when he captured 30 terrorists and was reportedly on an ETIM wanted list
  • Yang Fasen is one of a number of appointments to the Xinjiang Standing Committee at its regional party congress

Topic |   Xinjiang
A roadside banner in Xinjiang, western China, calling for stability and development of the region. Photo: Kyodo
A roadside banner in Xinjiang, western China, calling for stability and development of the region. Photo: Kyodo
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