Hui Muslim protesters forced authorities to delay plans to demolish the new Weizhou Grand Mosque, in the Ningxia Hui region, in August. Photo: Handout
Hui Muslim protesters forced authorities to delay plans to demolish the new Weizhou Grand Mosque, in the Ningxia Hui region, in August. Photo: Handout

Beijing plans to continue tightening grip on Christianity and Islam as China pushes ahead with the ‘Sinicisation of religion’

  • Premier Li Keqiang tells legislature the Communist Party’s religious affairs policy must be fully implemented
  • Renewed drive comes amid growing international criticism over Beijing’s sweeping clampdown on Muslims and Christians

Hui Muslim protesters forced authorities to delay plans to demolish the new Weizhou Grand Mosque, in the Ningxia Hui region, in August. Photo: Handout
Hui Muslim protesters forced authorities to delay plans to demolish the new Weizhou Grand Mosque, in the Ningxia Hui region, in August. Photo: Handout
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