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China’s Xinjiang ‘ethnic unity village’ shows cracks in facade

In this corner of China s far west, rows of identical white concrete houses with red metal roofs rise abruptly above the sand dunes of the harsh Taklamakan Desert. A Chinese flag flutters above the settlement, and a billboard at the entrance reads, Welcome to the Hotan Unity New Village. This is a Communist Party showcase for its efforts to tame Xinjiang, the heartland of China s often restive Uygur Muslim minority and an unforgiving terrain. The free or low-cost...

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