China's Xinjiang passes rules, plans fines to curb unrest: Xinhua

November 30, 2014 2:23 PM

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BEIJING (Reuters) - China's Xinjiang region has banned the practice of religion in government buildings and will fine those who use the Internet to 'undermine national unity', in a package of regulations aimed at combating separatism in the north-western province.

Deadly attacks attributed to ethnic Uighur separatists have left hundreds dead in Xinjiang and other parts of China in recent years.

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