Meanwhile…

The raid comes at a time of escalating tension between the Chinese authorities and the region’s ethnic Uighurs, a Muslim, Turkic-speaking people who have long complained of restrictive policies they say are aimed at curtailing their language and religious practices. Since June, at least 100 people have been killed…

via Security Forces Said to Have Killed 12 in Raid in Western China – NYTimes.com.

 

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