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This photo taken on June 5, 2019 shows Juma Maimaiti (L), the imam of the Idkah Mosque, speaking at a "media interview area" set up near the Id Kah mosque on the morning of Eid al-Fitr, when Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, in Kashgar, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. - On the morning of Eid al-Fitr, the enormous square outside of the main mosque in Kashgar was cordoned off, with reporters forced into a "media interview area" on the outer edges of the square as worshippers filed into the mosque -- whereas in previous years devotees gathered in crowds outside (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-Xinjiang-media-rights-press,FOCUS by Eva XIAO (Photo credit should read GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)

This photo taken on June 5, 2019 shows Juma Maimaiti (L), the imam of the Idkah Mosque, speaking at a "media interview area" set up near the Id Kah mosque on the morning of Eid al-Fitr, when Muslims around the world celebrate the end of Ramadan, in Kashgar, in China's northwestern Xinjiang region. - On the morning of Eid al-Fitr, the enormous square outside of the main mosque in Kashgar was cordoned off, with reporters forced into a "media interview area" on the outer edges of the square as worshippers filed into the mosque -- whereas in previous years devotees gathered in crowds outside (Photo by GREG BAKER / AFP) / TO GO WITH China-Xinjiang-media-rights-press,FOCUS by Eva XIAO        (Photo credit should read GREG BAKER/AFP/Getty Images)