Award-winning Chinese photographer disappears in Xinjiang

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Chinese award-winning photographer has disappeared while visiting China’s Xinjiang region, his wife has said.

Lu Guang, who lives in New York, was invited to Xinjiang for a talk in October.

According to his wife Xu Xiaoli who last heard from her husband on November 3, when she reported the matter to authorities, she was told that her husband had been taken by national security officers in the heavily-controlled region had taken Mr Lu away.

Asked whether she had knowledge of what her husband had done to provoke government, Ms Xu said she had no such knowledge.