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Xinjiang frustration over Chinese encroachment grows

XINJIANG, China -- Tensions remain high in the Chinese frontier region of Xinjiang as Han Chinese assert their power over the indigenous Uighur population.

Armed police guard the headquarters of the Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps in Urumqi.

     The city of Aksu is located 700km southwest of Urumqi, the capital of China's Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region. It is said to be the most Chinese place in the southern area of Xinjiang.

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