Ramadan 2016: China bans fasting in Muslim-majority Xinjiang, orders restaurants to remain open

Ramadan began on a sad note in Muslim-majority region Xinjiang, home to about 10 million Uyghur (Uighur) Muslims, with a ban on fasting and other restrictions by China. The clampdown covers civil servants, students and children, reported AFP on Monday, citing government websites.

China’s ruling Communist party has imposed the ban on government employees and minors from fasting in Xinjiang over the years, besides asking eateries to remain open, the agency added.

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