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Religious Extremism is Spreading to Inland China – Official

BEIJING, Nov 28 – Religious extremism has begun to spread to inland China from its western Xinjiang region, long considered by the government to be at the forefront of its efforts to battle Islamist separatists, the country’s top religious affairs official said. China says it faces a serious threat from Islamist militants in Xinjiang, which

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China Says There is no Discrimination in Xinjiang Ahead of Ramadan

BEIJING, June 2 – Religious discrimination does not exist in China’s unruly western Xinjiang region and there will be no interference in Ramadan activities, the government said on Thursday ahead of this year’s holy month, despite criticism from rights groups. The fasting month of Ramadan, which begins next week, is a sensitive time in Xinjiang,

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