China - Christopher Herwig

Yarkand, Xinjiang, China - September 25, 2009: Chinese soldier in front of a historical site. After riots in Urumqi in July of 2009 the government put thousands of soldiers on the streets of every town in Xinjiang to strengthen their control. A strict no photographing rule was being enforced by the soldiers. (Photo by: Christopher Herwig)

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