Chinese government tries to stop people fasting at Ramadan


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China curbs Ramadan fasting in Xinjiang – Asia-Pacific – Al Jazeera English.

Outrageous and more than a little sinister and ties in with a pattern of imperialism, occupation and settlements by the Chinese government and the military/industrial state corporation the “Xinjiang Production and Construction Corps“. There seems to be a huge amount of resentment because this company employs a huge amount of people and enjoys huge political and economic power – and its workers are almost all from outside with little benefit for the locals, who are mostly Muslim. There have been riots earlier on this year which left many people killed, and which the Chinese government seem to be quite keen to portray as being motivated by Islamism – saying for example that Syrian rebels are helping the Uighurs – or racism against the Han Chinese.

I was horrified when I heard this story, and less…

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