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Government departments in China’s western region of Xinjiang have banned civil servants and students from fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. The Associated Press reports that statements posted over the past several days on websites of ...
The Inquisitr · 7/3/2014
Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Statements posted in ...
Daily Telegraph · 7/3/2014
Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest have been ordered by the state to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan. Statements posted in the past week on websites of schools, government agencies and …
Al JAZEERA · 7/3/2014
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BEIJING (AP) — Students and civil servants in China's Muslim northwest, where Beijing is enforcing a security crackdown following deadly unrest, have been ordered to avoid taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
The Huffington Post · ByDidi Tang · 7/3/2014
China has banned civil servants, students and teachers in its mainly Muslim Xinjiang region from fasting during Ramadan and ordered restaurants to stay open. Most Muslims are required to fast from dawn to dusk during the holy month, which began on …
Punch · 6/18/2015
Muslims in China’s Xinjiang region working as civil servants, students and teachers have been banned from fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan on Wednesday. The state-run Bozhou Radio and TV university said on its website that it would ...
Al Arabiya News · 7/2/2014
China has announced that fasting during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan will not be permitted in the largely-Muslim province of Xinjiang. This is not the first time such a ban has been imposed, but this year tensions are extra high because of recent ...
Arutz Sheva · 6/19/2015
The Chinese government has banned Muslims in the Xinjiang region from celebrating Ramadan, a traditional monthlong period of fasting and spiritual reflection. A spokesman for the exiled World Uyghur Congress, which promotes democracy, human rights …
International Business Times · 7/2/2014
China bans ramadan fasting in the Muslim northwest province of Xinjiang. Students and civil servants are on crackdown after China bans ramadan fasting, which is reportedly due to frequent Mulsim attacks in past months. Beijing China bans ramadan fasting ...
Travelers Today · 7/3/2014
But the decision to ban Ramadan is particularly controversial for Xinjiang, coming amid an extensive security crackdown on the minority Uighur Muslim population. Authorities have blamed separatist Uighurs for a string of recent terror attacks on civilian ...
The Independent · 7/3/2014