Muslims attend prayers at a mosque in northwestern China’s Gansu in this file photograph. Education authorities in the province’s Linxia county have prohibited Muslim pupils from entering religious buildings during their winter break. Photo: Xinhua

Muslim children in Chinese county banned from attending religious events over break

Youngsters also prohibited from reading scriptures in classes or in religious buildings, district education bureau says

Topic |   Religion in China

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Muslims attend prayers at a mosque in northwestern China’s Gansu in this file photograph. Education authorities in the province’s Linxia county have prohibited Muslim pupils from entering religious buildings during their winter break. Photo: Xinhua
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