A pig display features at a new year’s lantern festival in Lanzhou, Gansu province. Photo: Weibo

No halal please: meet China’s pig vigilantes

  • Vocal vigilante groups angered by what they see as creeping Islamisation in Chinese society
  • The fight to ‘take back’ the Year of the Pig is the newest battle in an escalating confrontation between the vigilantes and ‘religious extremists’
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A pig display features at a new year’s lantern festival in Lanzhou, Gansu province. Photo: Weibo
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Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang

Phoebe Zhang is a society reporter with the South China Morning Post. She likes to write human-interest stories and has written many about people living on the fringes of society. She believes there's no story or person that's too small.