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  • Incident Reports | 15 September, 2014 (20:34)

    Washington Post team detained in Xinjiang

    September 2014
    Xinjiang, Elishku

    A Washington Post team was turned away at the one of several checkpoints around Elishku, as army trucks rumbled past, and was subsequently detained for several hours by informers, police and Communist Party officials for reporting from villages in the surrounding district of Shache county; the following day, the team was again detained in Alaqagha in Kuqa county, and ultimately deported from the region from the nearest airport.