Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

How Covid-19 lockdowns in China’s Xinjiang region trapped millions for months on end

  • Obtaining an official permit to leave Xinjiang involved navigating a long and Byzantine process
  • All passenger train services leaving region were suspended in middle of ‘golden week’ holiday

 Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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