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Uighur Father and Son


Uighur Father and son in the “Chulan” (Cherry) resettlement community. The government hope to move 30,000 “volunteers” to the site that is part of a desert reclamation scheme in southern Xinjiang. The only water supply has its source at a distance of over 600km and passes through several similar communities (which also use it for domestic consumption, irrigation and sewerage) before arriving to “Chulan”. There are also many military camps in this area, which remains closed to all those without permits.