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Chinese diplomat in Pakistan confirms ‘partial’ restrictions on Ramazan observance

A Chinese official denies allegations by activists that China’s government is blocking Muslim religious practices in the restive Xinjiang region during the holy month of Ramadan. A Chinese diplomat in neighboring Pakistan said Beijing has put only partial restrictions on Ramadan activities, not a total ban on fasting by the Uighur minority in Xinjiang. “There’s no blanket ban. That’s Western …

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