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Razed mosques and pervasive surveillance make for a tense Ramadan in China’s Xinjiang

By Eva Xiao and Pak Yiu The corner where Heyitkah Mosque in China’s restive Xinjiang region once hummed with life is now a concrete parking lot where all traces of the tall, domed building have been erased. While Muslims around the world celebrated the end of Ramadan with prayers and festivities this week, the recent destruction of dozens of mosques in Xinjiang highlights […]