Tight­en­ing the grip on Xin­jiang

The New Indian Express - - WORLD -

Over the last year, Bei­jing has flooded Xin­jiang with tens of thou­sands of se­cu­rity per­son­nel, placed po­lice sta­tions on nearly ev­ery block

Pub­lic signs say no one is per­mit­ted to pray in pub­lic or grow a beard be­fore the age of 50, while govern­ment em­ploy­ees are for­bid­den from fast­ing dur­ing Ra­madan

There are also re­ports that au­thor­i­ties are plan­ning to col­lect bio­data from all res­i­dents

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