Beijing is relaxing some of its controls over Xinjiang’s Uighurs as it develops other, more effective methods of suppressing unrest
Atype of internal passport for residents of Xinjiang was abolished in May, and it is now easier for some to obtain foreign passports to travel overseas. However, the fencing in of Uighur neighborhoods and use of QR codes on the entrances of individual homes add to the government's grip over the people.
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