Almira Muhter was a hardworking student before becoming radicalized. In 2012, she was convicted of inciting "jihad" online and was sentenced to 10 years in prison. While serving her sentence, she met Bai Fengjie – one of the prison instructors who helped her change her mind about "jihad." Bai says her job is to lead these stray children "back on the right track."
This is one of many stories in our exclusive documentary "The war in the shadows: Challenges of fighting terrorism in Xinjiang." Watch the full documentary here.