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  China passes law to make Islam 'compatible with socialism'
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Last EditedIndyGeorgia  Jan 05, 2019 09:20pm
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AuthorAl Jazeera
News DateSaturday, January 5, 2019 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionChina has passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize" Islam within the next five years, the latest move by Beijing to rewrite how the religion is practised.

China's main English newspaper, Global Times, reported on Saturday that after a meeting with representatives from eight Islamic associations, government officials "agreed to guide Islam to be compatible with socialism and implement measures to Sinicize the religion".

The newspaper did not provide further details or the names of the associations that agreed to the decree.
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