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Ancient Kashgar destroyed for “safety reasons”

Uyghur men in Kashgar souk By Alison Bate When I visited Kashgar just over three years ago, I was disappointed at first. The road in from the airport passed concrete roundabouts and boring buildings typical of the modern Han Chinese city. There was even a giant Mao statue close to the bus station. While Kashgar… Continue reading Ancient Kashgar destroyed for “safety reasons”