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    China Bans Many Uighur Muslims From Ramadan Fasti
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    Colin Lovett
    July 08, 2014 10:39 AM
    Some local governments and institutes have posted notices in China's restive Xinjiang province, banning students and civil servants from taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Some Western regional experts say although the orders are not new, they run the risk of reinforcing recent tensions. Li Ya files this report, narrated by Colin Lovett.

    China Bans Many Uighur Muslims From Ramadan Fast

    Published July 08, 2014

    Some local governments and institutes have posted notices in China's restive Xinjiang province, banning students and civil servants from taking part in traditional fasting during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan. Some Western regional experts say although the orders are not new, they run the risk of reinforcing recent tensions. Li Ya files this report, narrated by Colin Lovett.


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