Pingliang Arabic School in Gansu hosts its autumn semester opening ceremony, but the school will not survive beyond the end of December if authorities have their way. Photo: Handout.

Chinese Arabic school to close as areas with Muslim populations are urged to study the Xinjiang way

  • Teacher in Gansu says authorities are denying underprivileged an education
  • Ningxia political chief says Xinjiang’s ‘religious and terrorist’ curbs are good model
Topic |   Religion in China

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Pingliang Arabic School in Gansu hosts its autumn semester opening ceremony, but the school will not survive beyond the end of December if authorities have their way. Photo: Handout.
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Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau

Mimi Lau covers human rights, religion and civil society in China. She spent seven years in southern China as the Post's Guangzhou Correspondent before returning to Hong Kong in 2017. Today, Mimi continues to pursue stories across the country, monitoring and reporting on key political and civil issues. She has won numerous awards for her work.