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Scores killed in China protests

Chinese authorities say at least 140 people have been killed and hundreds injured in rioting by Muslim Uighurs in the capital of the country's Xinjiang region. Michael Dillon, author of Xinjiang, China's Muslim Far North West, discusses the historical background to the riots.

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