Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP
Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP

Beijing bans personal pilgrimages to Mecca for Chinese Muslims

  • Religious affairs administration releases new rules defining patriotic requirements for pilgrims
  • Regulations part of a continued effort to exert control over religious matters, analyst says

Topic |   Religion
Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP
Uygurs account for a small proportion of participants on approved haj trips from China. Photo: AFP
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