Tag: Xinjiang

China Bans Ramadan – Chinese Government Has Banned Muslims From Fasting

By Ludovica Iaccino, IBTimes UK – IbTimes.com July 02 2014 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 and freedom for the indigenous Uyghur (Uighur) people, said authorities encouraged Uighurs… Read More ›