China bans civil servants, teachers from fasting during Ramadan


chinamuslimsThe Chinese government has imposed a ban on civil servants, teachers and students from fasting during Ramadan. A notice on a government website in the central Xinjiang city of Korla read as: “Party members, cadres, civil servants, students and minors must not fast for Ramadan and must not take part in religious activities. During the Ramadan month, food and drink businesses must not close.

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