Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters
Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters

Record numbers of Chinese granted refugee status in Japan

  • New high of 11 comes despite travel restrictions, as those fleeing China cite alleged intolerance of religious and political beliefs and Beijing’s actions in Xinjiang
  • Support groups say Hong Kong residents are expected to be among those seeking asylum in near future

Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters
Security guards stand at the gates of what is officially known as a vocational skills education centre in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters
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