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Chinese police order Muslims to hand in all copies of the Koran and prayer mats or face 'harsh punishment'

Country: 
China
News Date: 
28/09/2017
Sharia Watch
Summary: 
  • Authorities in Xinjiang have ordered Muslim families to hand in religious items
  • Ethnic minority neighbourhoods will face harsh punishment if they are found 
  • China has revised its regulation on religious affairs in a bid to reduce extremism