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

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
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