The Wider Image: Uighur heartland transformed into security state

The Wider Image: Uighur heartland transformed into security state

A historic trading post, Kashgar, Xinjiang, is central to China's Belt and Road Initiative. But Beijing says it faces a serious threat from Islamist extremists in Xinjiang. Photo: Reuters/Thomas Peter

April 5, 2017 12:01 PM (UTC+8)