'No beards, no veils': Uighur life in China's Xinjiang
China says Islamist separatists in Xinjiang are the greatest threat to national security. The far western region is home to a community of some 10 million Uighurs, who are mostly Muslim.
Beijing is concerned that young Uighurs are vulnerable to radicalisation. Widespread intimidation makes reporting from the region extremely difficult, but the BBC gained exclusive access to the area.
Filmed and edited by Matthew Goddard; Produced by Ashley Semler
18 Mar 2017
- From the section China