A Muslim woman with her head completely covered in a brown cloth walks by a bread vendor in Khotan, China,  in April 2008. Some Muslims in China's far west are adopting more conservative practices.
A Muslim woman with her head completely covered in a brown cloth walks by a bread vendor in Khotan, China, in April 2008. Some Muslims in China's far west are adopting more conservative practices. Tim Johnson / MCT
A Muslim woman with her head completely covered in a brown cloth walks by a bread vendor in Khotan, China, in April 2008. Some Muslims in China's far west are adopting more conservative practices. Tim Johnson / MCT

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