A Communist Party conclave concluded Thursday with a rousing statement lauding Xi as the party’s helmsman, affirming his broad mandate as leader.
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Xi Jinping is intent on extending party dominance across the entire country, especially in Hong Kong, an enclave of resistance that erupted in protest last year.
Xi made the remarks at a conference that is likely to set the direction of Chinese policy in Xinjiang for years to come.
Cai Xia is among a cluster of Chinese dissenters who have recently decried Xi’s policies, including his handling of the coronavirus outbreak.