A file picture of Muslim Uygurs praying outside a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: AP

Civil servants, students, teachers in China's Xinjiang banned from fasting during Ramadan

The authorities blame religious extremism for a spate of violent attacks in the region. Rights activists say the government is repressing the area's Muslim culture and religion

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A file picture of Muslim Uygurs praying outside a mosque in Urumqi in Xinjiang. Photo: AP
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