The government has launched a campaign to force imams back to their places of origin, as part of a broader policy to weaken Islamic communities in China.
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Through government incentives, Han Chinese have been lured to Xinjiang to accelerate the “hanification” of ethnic Muslims. Now, it’s not easy for them to return home.
Communist regime continues to forcibly “sinicize” mosques, demolishing Islamic symbols and replacing them with Chinese-style structures.
Building on the experiences in Xinjiang, the CCP steps up its suppressive policies against Islam in other “autonomous” regions inhabited by ethnic Muslims.
Mosques across China are “sinicized” by the regime that forcibly imposes communist ideology on the faithful, removing religious tenets and values from their lives.
While removing domes and the crescent moon and star symbols from mosques, the CCP intensifies control over imams and speeds up their “ideological transformation.”
As part of a five-year plan to reform Islam, mosques remodeled to look Chinese and Hui culture suppressed, sparking anger among Henan capital’s Muslim residents.
The CCP continues to annihilate Muslim traditions from the Hui people-inhabited areas by demolishing Islamic architecture and symbols; no signs in Arabic are allowed.
Behind the picture of “a happy family of nations,” painted for the ethnic minorities’ sports games in Henan, hides the harsh reality of religious persecution.