China Uighurs: Xinjiang ban on long beards and veils - BBC News

China has introduced new restrictions in the far western region of Xinjiang in what it describes as a campaign against Islamist extremism. The measures include prohibiting "abnormally" long beards, the wearing of veils in public places and refusing to ...

China Bans Burqas and 'Abnormal' Beards in Largest Muslim Region in the Country - NextShark

China passed a new regulation on Wednesday that officially bans wearing burqas and 'abnormal' beards in the Muslim province of Xinjiang. The prohibitions are among 15 types of behaviors that are identified by Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous region's top ...

China limits beards, veils in Muslim region - ClickLancashire

Also included: applying the concept of Halal to meddle in the lives of secular people; carrying out marriages, divorces and funerals according to religious rather than legal principles; damaging legal documents and failing to adhere to family planning ...

Growing "abnormal" beard is a crime in China - ummid.com

Beijing: Chinese authorities have imposed a ban on “abnormal” facial hair and veils in public places in the country's predominantly Muslim Xinjiang province, according to media reports. Authorities say that it is an effort “to curb extremism and ...

China's New Tactic To Suppress Muslim Separatists: Banning Veils And 'Abnormal' Beards - Huffington Post

The Uyghur people of China's far-west Xinjiang region have long complained that government rules and policies discriminate against them. Things just got worse. Yesterday authorities in the violence-prone region passed a new regulation that will surely ...

China's Xinjiang Crackdown Continues - The Diplomat

Even while Beijing pursues economic openness in the province, it's turning Xinjiang into a security state. By Cal Wong for The Diplomat. March 31, 2017. In recent months, the Chinese government has stepped up security intensity in Xinjiang Uyghur ...

China bans beards, veils in Xinjiang - Geo News, Pakistan

China will step up a campaign against religious extremism in the far western region of Xinjiang on Saturday by implementing a range of measures, including prohibiting "abnormal" beards, the wearing of veils in public places and the refusal to watch ...

Six really strange things that are banned in China - Yahoo News

'Abnormal' beards are among the latest things to be banned by China in a predominantly Muslim province. Apparently new regulations, set to come into force this weekend, prohibit the “abnormal growing of beards and naming of children to exaggerate ...

Restrictions on Islamic dress, frequent ID checks: How China is fighting extremism in Xinjiang - The Indian Express

China's worst fears are that a large-scale attack would blight this year's diplomatic setpiece, an OBOR summit attended by world leaders planned for Beijing in May. 187. Shares. Facebook · Twitter · Google Plus · Whatsapp. By: Reuters | Kashgar ...

China is targeting Muslims with a ban on burqas and 'abnormal' beards - StepFeed

Western countries aren't the only ones guilty of Islamophobia. To the far east, China has announced a ban on burqas, veils and "abnormal" beards for the residents of its predominantly Muslim province Xinjiang. The new regulations also forces residents ...

China comes down harder on Muslims, outlawing 'abnormal beards' and veils in public - Mashable

In an effort to combat "religious extremists," China has announced a series of bans on a range of physical attributes, including "abnormal beards" and the wearing of veils in public places. While China claims that the measures are in place to fight ...

China bans 'abnormal facial hair' in Xinjiang - AsiaOne

Delegates attend the Xinjiang delegation group discussion during the ongoing National People's Congress (NPC) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, China March 12, 2017. Photo: Reuters. AFP Friday, Mar 31, 2017. BEIJING - China has announced ...

No veils, no 'abnormal' beards: China's first anti-extremism law targets Xinjiang - The Sydney Morning Herald

Beijing: China's first anti-extremism law comes into effect on Saturday, enforcing bans on full-face veils and long beards in the restive far-western region of Xinjiang. Such bans had previously only been applied ad hoc. The Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous ...

Trump-Xi, Xinjiang Rules, Shanghai Wages: Eye on Chinese Media - Bloomberg

The China Daily expressed optimism about President Xi Jinping's first meeting with Donald Trump next week in Florida, a contrast with the U.S. leader's own Twitter predictions of a “ very difficult” discussion. An editorial in the English-language ...

China bans full-face veils, 'abnormal' beards in Muslim province - Daily Trust

China has banned burqas, veils and “abnormal” beards in a predominantly Muslim province in what it claims is a crackdown on religious extremism. The measures, which also force people to watch state television, follow decades of ethnic and religious ...

New Xinjiang regulation aims to prevent extremism - ecns

Lawmakers in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region have passed China's first legislation on anti-extremism to prevent terrorism from spreading in the region. The regulation, adopted on Wednesday by the Xinjiang People's Congress, prohibits people in the ...

Xinjiang rolls out China's first law to purge religious extremism - ecns

Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region has introduced China's first local regulation, which will come into effect on Saturday, to contain and eradicate extremism. The regulation clarifies major acts of extremism, proposes detailed measures ...

China Bans Abnormal Facial Hair, Veils In Xinjiang Province - SRJ News

To curb extremism and radicalization China has announced a ban on “abnormal” facial hair and veils in public places in its predominantly Muslim Xinjiang province that borders Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Local authorities released a ...

Islamic veils and beards for the chop, says Beijing - The Times (subscription)

China has announced a sweeping ban on Islamic beards and veils in its largest Muslim region, where residents are now also forbidden from avoiding state propaganda. The new regulations will come into force in Xinjiang, northwest China, tomorrow.

China bans 'abnormal' beards & veils to curb extremism in Muslim region - RT

Chinese authorities have imposed a ban on “abnormal” facial hair and veils in public places in the country's predominantly Muslim Xinjiang province in an effort to curb extremism and radicalization in the volatile area bordering Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan ...