Muslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. ChengMuslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Muslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Islam for non-Muslims – Chinese imam in Hong Kong on a mission to explain his religion and its history in the city

  • Muslims have been in Hong Kong since the 1840s, and in recent years their numbers have grown. Imam Uthman Yang felt moved to explain the religion to Hong Kong
  • The result is a book in Chinese, Understanding Islam. Yang says what sets Islam apart from other religions is the fact it touches all parts of a believer’s life
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Muslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. ChengMuslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Muslims say prayers at the Masjid Ammar and Osman Ramju Sadick Islamic Centre in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. Its imam has written a book that explains Islam to non-Muslims and recounts the history of Muslims in the city. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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