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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

China bans certain Islamic names in Muslim-dominated region of Xinjiang – report — RT News

Chinese authorities have released a list of some common Muslim names used in Xinjiang region that are forbidden to use for newborns from now on, according to Radio Free Asia report.
Twenty-nine names, which are commonly used by the predominantly-Muslim Uighur population of the northwestern region, were featured in the document, entitled ‘Naming Rules for Ethnic Minorities’ and issued last Wednesday, according to Channel NewsAsia.


China bans certain Islamic names in Muslim-dominated region of Xinjiang – report — RT News

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