Politics - 18 Jul 2022

A subtle shift in Xinjiang policy

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On Friday, Xinhua released a detailed readout on Xi Jinping’s four-day Xinjiang tour, which included visits to the cities of Urumqi, Shihezi, and Turpan.

What caught our eye: Xi seemed to indicate that a more measured Xinjiang policy is in the offing, by saying (Xinhua 1):

“The most important...


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