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Xinjiang unrest

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Chinese authorities would not say what sparked the riots.
Xinjiang unrest

Ethnic Uighur women shop in the market in the old city of Kashgar in China's Xinjiang region on July 10, 2009. With a boom that has failed to share the wealth, cultural misunderstandings and historical resentment, the anger of Xinjiang's Uighur Muslims is deep-set.

PETER PARKS