Video footage captured police officers harassing Hui Muslim worshippers after Chinese authorities ordered three mosques in Weishan country, Yunnan province, chained shut to await demolition. Photo: Handout

Chinese authorities close three Hui Muslim mosques for ‘illegal religious education’

  • Security forces in Yunnan continue nationwide crackdown on religious worship
  • Authorities say mosque goers have persisted in breaking the law
Topic |   China Society

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Video footage captured police officers harassing Hui Muslim worshippers after Chinese authorities ordered three mosques in Weishan country, Yunnan province, chained shut to await demolition. Photo: Handout
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Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen

Laurie Chen joined the Post in 2017 after completing a master's degree in journalism at City University, London. Originally from the UK, she studied English literature at University College London.