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
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

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
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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