Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break

Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over breakBy Christian Shepherd BEIJING (Reuters) – A mostly Muslim county in western China has banned children from attending religious events over a winter break, an education bureau said in a notice posted online, as authorities step up control of religious education. School students in Linxia county in Gansu province, home to many members of the Muslim Hui ethnic minority, are prohibited from entering religious buildings over their break, a district education bureau said, according to the notification.



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