South Asia | Protests loom in Pakistan over China's jailing of men's Uyghur wives

Protests loom in Pakistan over China’s jailing of men’s Uyghur wives

Unrest among Pakistani men with wives from China's troubled Xinjiang region could threaten Belt and Road projects, including the huge CPEC development

Uyghur men are seen outside Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, in China's Xinjiang province. Id Kah is the main mosque in Kashgar and the largest in China; built around 1442, it can hold up to 20,000 worshippers. The region is  inhabited by several ethnic minorities including Muslim Uyghurs that often clash with the central authorities. Photo: Asia Times
Uyghur men are seen outside Id Kah Mosque in Kashgar, in China's Xinjiang province. Id Kah is the main mosque in Kashgar and the largest in China; built around 1442, it can hold up to 20,000 worshippers. The region is inhabited by several ethnic minorities including Muslim Uyghurs that often clash with the central authorities. Photo: Asia Times
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