A file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward WongA file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward Wong
A file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward Wong

Ban on beards and veils – China’s Xinjiang passes law to curb ‘religious extremism’

Topic |   Religion in China
A file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward WongA file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward Wong
A file photo from 2011 shows women in Hotan, Xinjiang. The wearing of veils in the region has been banned. Photo: Edward Wong
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