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Muslim Community in Northwest China - 26 Apr 2007
20 PICTURES
CHINA/
RTR1P0ME
April 25, 2007
A worker paints slogans of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A worker paints slogans of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan...
A worker paints slogans of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 25, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR1P0M4
April 25, 2007
A man walks past a poster depicting the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts...
Yinchuan, China
A man walks past a poster depicting the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts...
A man walks past a poster depicting the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 25, 2007. The words at the bottom read "Beat down monsters and demons". REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR1P0M1
April 25, 2007
Men dig holes to insert the red flags of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts...
Yinchuan, China
Men dig holes to insert the red flags of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts...
Men dig holes to insert the red flags of the Chinese Cultural Revolution at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 25, 2007. The sign in the middle reads "lay counter revolutionary Hu Ren out". REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR1P0KM
April 25, 2007
A painter works on a portrait of Mao Zedong at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui...
Yinchuan, China
A painter works on a portrait of Mao Zedong at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan
A painter works on a portrait of Mao Zedong at a film studio on the outskirts of Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region April 25, 2007. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR1P09A
April 25, 2007
Two citizens dance in front of South Gate,also known as the "Small Tiananmen Gate", in Yinchuan, capital...
Yinchuan, China
Two citizens dance in front of South Gate in Yinchuan
Two citizens dance in front of South Gate,also known as the "Small Tiananmen Gate", in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 25,2007. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/
RTR1P08P
April 25, 2007
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority walks past South Gate, also known as the "Small Tiananmen Gate",...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority walks past South Gate in Yinchuan
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority walks past South Gate, also known as the "Small Tiananmen Gate", in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 25, 2007. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OZEQ
April 24, 2007
A 10-year-old Muslim boy from the Chinese Hui minority is seen in a village on the outskirts of Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A 10-year-old Muslim boy from the Chinese Hui minority is seen on the outskirts of Yinchuan
A 10-year-old Muslim boy from the Chinese Hui minority is seen in a village on the outskirts of Yinchuan, capital of Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 24,2007. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OYAD
April 23, 2007
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran inside a mosque at Ningxia Islamic College in...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran inside a mosque at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23, 2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OYAA
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OYA6
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OYA5
April 23, 2007
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority pray inside a mosque at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority pray inside a mosque at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan...
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority pray inside a mosque at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OYA2
April 23, 2007
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY9V
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority studies in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY9R
April 23, 2007
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority climb the staircase to their dormitory at Ningxia Islamic...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority climb the staircase to their dormitory at Ningxia Islamic...
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority climb the staircase to their dormitory at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY99
April 23, 2007
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan
Muslim students from the Chinese Hui minority study in a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY97
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan...
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY90
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority plays table tennis after a class at Ningxia Islamic College...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority plays table tennis at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan...
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority plays table tennis after a class at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA/MUSLIM
RTR1OY8Y
April 23, 2007
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan,...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan...
A Muslim student from the Chinese Hui minority reads the Koran at Ningxia Islamic College in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, April 23,2007. According to school and local sources, more than 300 students, including 82 girls, learn culture, Arabic language, Islam and history at the college, which was founded in 1989. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTXOQUL
June 22, 2006
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Regi.....
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 22, 2006.
CHINA
RTR1EQ5N
June 22, 2006
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority looks back towards a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia...
Yinchuan, China
A Muslim from the Hui minority looks back towards a mosque in Yinchuan, China
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority looks back towards a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 21, 2006. With more than 20 million adherents according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as there are in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. Picture taken June 21, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INCOMEGAP
RTR1EQ4X
June 22, 2006
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 22, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INCOMEGAP
RTR1EQ4V
June 22, 2006
A woman walks in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman walks in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan
A woman walks in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 22, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INCOMEGAP
RTR1EQ4S
June 22, 2006
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan
A woman works in a farm on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 22, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INCOMEGAP
RTR1EQ44
June 22, 2006
Men work at a construction site on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous...
Yinchuan, China
Men work at a construction site on the outskirts in Yinchuan
Men work at a construction site on the outskirts in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 22, 2006. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1EP2D
June 22, 2006
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority waits to pray at a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority waits to pray at a mosque in Yinchuan
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority waits to pray at a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTXOQRT
June 21, 2006
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June .....
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. Chinese industrial output in May rose 17.9 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in two years, beating expectations and strengthening the case for the central bank to tighten credit.
CHINA
RTXOQRS
June 21, 2006
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21,...
Yinchuan, China
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21.....
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. Chinese industrial output in May rose 17.9 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in two years, beating expectations and strengthening the case for the central bank to tighten credit.
CHINA
RTR1EP2P
June 21, 2006
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1EP29
June 21, 2006
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia...
Yinchuan, China
Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan
A Muslim from the Chinese Hui minority prays inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1EP26
June 21, 2006
Muslims from the Chinese Hui minority pray inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui...
Yinchuan, China
Muslims from Chinese Hui minority pray inside mosque in Yinchuan
Muslims from the Chinese Hui minority pray inside a mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA
RTR1EP23
June 21, 2006
Muslims from the Chinese Hui minority read the Koran inside a Mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's...
Yinchuan, China
Muslims from Chinese Hui minority read Koran inside Mosque in Yinchuan
Muslims from the Chinese Hui minority read the Koran inside a Mosque in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. With just over 20 million adherents, according to the government, there are as many Muslims in China as in Syria or Yemen, two predominantly Islamic countries. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INDUSTRY
RTR1EORF
June 21, 2006
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21,...
Yinchuan, China
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan
A woman works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. Chinese industrial output in May rose 17.9 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in two years, beating expectations and strengthening the case for the central bank to tighten credit. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
ECONOMY CHINA INDUSTRY
RTR1EORE
June 21, 2006
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21,...
Yinchuan, China
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan
A man works at a tire workshop in Yinchuan, capital of China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region June 21, 2006. Chinese industrial output in May rose 17.9 percent from a year earlier, the fastest pace in two years, beating expectations and strengthening the case for the central bank to tighten credit. REUTERS/Jason Lee (CHINA)
CHINA WATER
RTR1BXVJ
March 30, 2006
A man takes water from the Yellow River in Yinchuan, capital of the northwestern Chinese region of Ningxia,...
Yinchuan, China
To match feature China-Water
A man takes water from the Yellow River in Yinchuan, capital of the northwestern Chinese region of Ningxia, March 25, 2006. Ningxia is just part of a wider problem - China is running out of water. Per capita water resources in the world's most populous country are less than a third of the global average, and falling. Picture taken March 25, 2006. To match feature CHINA WATER. REUTERS/Ben Blanchard
CHINA
RTROR0G
September 12, 2003
A competitor pulls his opponent during "Ya Jia", or "elephant
tug-of-war" at the 7th National Ethnic...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ATHLETE PULLS HIS OPPONENT DURING "ELEPHANT TUG-OF-WAR" IN YINCHUAN.
A competitor pulls his opponent during "Ya Jia", or "elephant
tug-of-war" at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan,
capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 12, 2003.
Ya Jia, is similar to tug-of-war but athletes pull each other
back-to-back with a rope or cloth looped around their necks and passing
between their legs. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports
festival in Yinchuan participated by some 4,000 ethnic minority
athletes in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
TELECOMS CHINA
RTR2WY3
September 12, 2003
Chinese workers promote Motorola mobile phones in Yinchuan, capital
city of China's autonomous Ningxia...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
WORKERS PROMOTE NEW MODEL OF MOTOROLA MOBILE PHONES IN YINCHUAN.
Chinese workers promote Motorola mobile phones in Yinchuan, capital
city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 12, 2003. Fearing
a fresh outbreak of the SARS virus this winter, major U.S. companies
like Motorola are taking precautions. The company, the No. 2 mobile
phone maker, which in June warned that SARS would hurt its 2003
earnings, has plans in place to safeguard against another outbreak.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTXM6PI
September 11, 2003
Performers from the Yi ethnic minority group dance during a cultural presentation at the 7th National...
Yinchuan, China
Performers from the Yi ethnic minority group dance during a cultural presentation at the 7th Nationa.....
Performers from the Yi ethnic minority group dance during a cultural presentation at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 10, 2003. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan, featuring 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk plays.
CHINA
RTXM6PG
September 11, 2003
-COMBO PHOTO TAKEN 10SEP03- A combination photo shows ethnic minority group performers during a cultural...
Yinchuan, China
-COMBO PHOTO TAKEN 10SEP03- A combination photo shows ethnic minority group performers during a cult.....
-COMBO PHOTO TAKEN 10SEP03- A combination photo shows ethnic minority group performers during a cultural presentation in the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 10, 2003. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan, featuring 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk plays.
CHINA
RTROR0B
September 11, 2003
A silhouetted Chinese opera player performs on a sidewalk in Yinchuan,
capital city of China's autonomous...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
A SILHOUETTED CHINESE OPERA PLAYER PERFORMS IN YINCHUAN.
A silhouetted Chinese opera player performs on a sidewalk in Yinchuan,
capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 11, 2003. Even
with the influx of western music like rock and pop, traditional "Peking
Opera" remains largely popular among the Chinese, especially in the rural
areas. NO RIGHTS CLEARANCES OR PERMISSIONS ARE REQUIRED FOR THIS IMAGE REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ8G
September 11, 2003
An ethnic minority spinner tries to hit her opponent's top during the
'top-whipping' competition in...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ETHNIC MINORITY SPINNER TRIES TO HIT OPPONENT'S TOP IN YINCHUAN.
An ethnic minority spinner tries to hit her opponent's top during the
'top-whipping' competition in the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in
Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September
11, 2003. Top-whipping is a form of entertainment for ethnic minorities
in southwest China. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports
festival in Yinchuan participated by some 4,000 ethnic minority
athletes in 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts
and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk
plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ88
September 11, 2003
An ethnic minority spinner tries to hit her opponent's top during a
top-whipping competition in the...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ETHNIC MINORITY SPINNER TRIES TO HIT OPPONENT'S TOP IN YINCHUAN.
An ethnic minority spinner tries to hit her opponent's top during a
top-whipping competition in the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in
Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September
11, 2003. Top-whipping is a form of entertainment for ethnic minorities
in southwest China. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports
festival in Yinchuan participated by some 4,000 ethnic minority
athletes in 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts
and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk
plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ47
September 11, 2003
An ethnic minority wrestler lifts his opponent during a wrestling match
in the 7th National Ethnic Sports...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ETHNIC MINORITY WRESTLERS LIFTS OPPONENT IN YINCHUAN.
An ethnic minority wrestler lifts his opponent during a wrestling match
in the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan, capital city of
China's autonomous Ningxia region September 11, 2003. China is staging
the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan participated by
about 4,000 ethnic minority athletes in 14 medal sports, including
archery, wrestling, martial arts and horse racing, as well as
demonstration events based on ethnic folk plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes
IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ3Y
September 11, 2003
Ethnic minority wrestlers lock arms during a wrestling match at the 7th
National Ethnic Sports Meeting...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ETHNIC MINORITY WRESTLERS LOCK ARMS IN YINCHUAN.
Ethnic minority wrestlers lock arms during a wrestling match at the 7th
National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan, capital city of China's
autonomous Ningxia region September 11, 2003. China is staging the
quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan participated by about
4,000 ethnic minority athletes in 14 medal sports, including archery,
wrestling, martial arts and horse racing, as well as demonstration
events based on ethnic folk plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ3Q
September 11, 2003
An ethnic minority wrestler celebrates after pinning down his opponent
during a wrestling match at the...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
AN ETHNIC MINORITY WRESTLER CELEBRATES DURING MATCH IN YINCHUAN.
An ethnic minority wrestler celebrates after pinning down his opponent
during a wrestling match at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in
Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September
11, 2003. China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in
Yinchuan participated by about 4,000 ethnic minority athletes in 14
medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts and horse
racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk plays.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTR2WXX
September 11, 2003
A Chinese fruitseller snoozes as he waits for customers in Yinchuan, capital
city of China's autonomous...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
A CHINESE FRUITSELLER SNOOZES ON HIS TRICYCLE IN YINCHUAN.
A Chinese fruitseller snoozes as he waits for customers in Yinchuan, capital
city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 11, 2003. Ningxia
remains one of the least developed regions in China with harsh natural
conditions, including low rainfall and poor terrain. The per capita yearly
income is 1,000 yuan (US$120). The government is offering farmers in
northern China 1,500 kilograms of grain and 300 yuan (US$36.5) subsidies if
they convert one hectare of cultivated land into grass or forest. RIGHTS
FREE REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTRRXA1
September 10, 2003
Chinese athletes and players walk towards the target during the
crossbow shooting competition at the...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE ATHLETES AND PLAYERS WALK TOWARDS THE TARGET OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
Chinese athletes and players walk towards the target during the
crossbow shooting competition at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting
in Shizuishan, outside Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous
Ningxia region September 10, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event
participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority
groups, competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV
REUTERS

CC
CHINA
RTROQ3G
September 10, 2003
A performer from the Yi ethnic minority group dances during a cultural
presentation at the 7th National...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
A PERFORMER FROM YI ETHNIC MINORITY GROUP DANCES IN YINCHUAN.
A performer from the Yi ethnic minority group dances during a cultural
presentation at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan,
capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region September 10, 2003.
China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan,
featuring 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts
and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk
plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROQ3A
September 10, 2003
Performers from the Yi ethnic minority group dance during a cultural
presentation at the 7th National...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
PERFORMERS FROM YI ETHNIC MINORITY GROUP DANCE IN YINCHUAN.
Performers from the Yi ethnic minority group dance during a cultural
presentation at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Yinchuan,
capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September 10, 2003.
China is staging the quadrennial ethnic sports festival in Yinchuan,
featuring 14 medal sports, including archery, wrestling, martial arts
and horse racing, as well as demonstration events based on ethnic folk
plays. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

CC/FA
CHINA
RTROOIH
September 10, 2003
Chinese competitors aim their crossbows during the crossbow shooting
event at the 7th National Ethnic...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE COMPETITORS AIM THEIR CROSSBOWS OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
Chinese competitors aim their crossbows during the crossbow shooting
event at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan, outside
Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region, September
10, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event participated by some 4,000
athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups, competing in 14
traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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September 10, 2003
A Chinese competitor prepares his arrows during the crossbow shooting
competition at the 7th National...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE COMPETITOR PREPARES HIS ARROWS OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
A Chinese competitor prepares his arrows during the crossbow shooting
competition at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan,
outside Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia region,
September 10, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event participated by some
4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups, competing in 14
traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTROOHY
September 10, 2003
A Chinese ethnic minority participant aims his crossbow during the
crossbow shooting competition at...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
ETHNIC MINORITY COMPETITOR AIMS HIS CROSSBOW OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
A Chinese ethnic minority participant aims his crossbow during the
crossbow shooting competition at the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting
in Shizuishan, outside Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous
Ningxia region, September 10, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event
participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority
groups, competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTROOHS
September 10, 2003
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan,...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE ATHLETES COMPETE IN STILTS RACE OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan, outside Yinchuan, capital city of
China's autonomous Ningxia region September 10, 2003. Stilts races
originated from the Miao ethnic minority in Hunan Province, where
locals used to walk on stilts to avoid frequent floodwater. Yinchuan is
hosting the event participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56
ethnic minority groups, competing in 14 traditional sports.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTROOHK
September 10, 2003
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan,...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE ATHLETES COMPETE IN STILTS RACE OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan, outside Yinchuan, capital city of
China's autonomous Ningxia region September 10, 2003. Stilts races
originated from Miao ethnic minority from Hunan Province, where locals
used to walk on stilts to avoid frequent floodwater. Yinchuan is
hosting the event participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56
ethnic minority groups, competing in 14 traditional sports.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTROOHA
September 10, 2003
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan,...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE ATHLETES COMPETE IN STILTS RACE OUTSIDE YINCHUAN.
Chinese athletes compete in a stilts race during the 7th National
Ethnic Sports Meeting in Shizuishan, outside Yinchuan, capital city of
China's autonomous Ningxia region September 10, 2003. Stilts races
originated from Miao ethnic minority in Hunan Province, where locals
used to walk on stilts to avoid frequent floodwater. Yinchuan is
hosting the event participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56
ethnic minority groups, competing in 14 traditional sports.
REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTRONMV
September 09, 2003
A Chinese rider (2nd R) tries to pass a sheep carcass to his teammate
(white) as opponents (maroon)...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE RIDER TRIES TO PASS A SHEEP CARCASS NEAR YINCHUAN.
A Chinese rider (2nd R) tries to pass a sheep carcass to his teammate
(white) as opponents (maroon) give chase during a demonstration game
called "diao yang" during the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Sha
Hu, some 42 km (26 miles) from Yinchuan, capital city of China's
autonomous Ningxia region September 9, 2003. To score a point, a team
player must shoot the carcass to a goal. The sport is played in
Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia. Yinchuan is hosting the event participated
by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups,
competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTRONM8
September 09, 2003
An Chinese ethnic minority rider shoots an arrow during horse riding
event of the 7th National Ethnic...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE ETHNIC MINORITY RIDER SHOOTS AN ARROW NEAR YINCHUAN.
An Chinese ethnic minority rider shoots an arrow during horse riding
event of the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Sha Hu, some 42 km
(26 miles) from Yinchuan, capital city of China's autonomous Ningxia
region September 9, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event participated by
some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups, competing
in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTRONM3
September 09, 2003
A young Chinese ethnic minority rider (R) throws a sheep carcass to a
goal in a game called "diao yang"...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE RIDER THROWS A SHEEP CARCASS TO A GOAL NEAR YINCHUAN.
A young Chinese ethnic minority rider (R) throws a sheep carcass to a
goal in a game called "diao yang" during the 7th National Ethnic Sports
Meeting in Sha Hu, some 42 km (26 miles) from Yinchuan, capital city of
China's autonomous Ningxia region September 9, 2003. The sport is
played in Xinjiang and Inner Mongolia. Yinchuan is hosting the event
participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority
groups, competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV

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CHINA
RTRONLW
September 09, 2003
Chinese rider keeps his balance on a fast running horse during the horse
riding event of the 7th National...
Yinchuan, China - Peoples Republic of
CHINESE RIDER KEEPS HIS BALANCE DURING HORSE RIDING EVENT NEAR
YINCHUAN.
Chinese rider keeps his balance on a fast running horse during the horse
riding event of the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Sha Hu (Sand
Lake), some 42 km (26 miles) from Yinchuan, capital city of China's
autonomous Ningxia region September 9, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the event
participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic minority groups,
competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro Cortes IV PP03090042

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CHINA
RTRONLJ
September 09, 2003
Chinese ethinic minorities, wearing traditional attires, parade on
horses during the 7th National Ethnic...
Yinchuan, China
CHINESE ETHINIC MINORITIES PARADE ON HORSES NEAR YINCHUAN.
Chinese ethinic minorities, wearing traditional attires, parade on
horses during the 7th National Ethnic Sports Meeting in Sha Hu (Sand
Lake), some 42 km (26 miles) from Yinchuan, capital city of China's
autonomous Ningxia region September 9, 2003. Yinchuan is hosting the
event participated by some 4,000 athletes from China's 56 ethnic
minority groups, competing in 14 traditional sports. REUTERS/Claro
Cortes IV

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