Chinese authorities have ordered that Arabic script and Islamic symbols be removed or concealed in restaurants and food kiosks in what is seen as an attempt to "Sinicize
" (or make more Chinese in character and form) the establishments.
Meanwhile, in January, Beijing passed a new law that seeks to "Sinicize
Provinces and cities across China have been issuing notices pressuring both private and public officials to rename businesses, bridges and neighborhoods, reflecting renewed efforts by President Xi Jinping's government to 'sinicize
There are reports of the Communist Party of China (CPC)'s efforts to Sinicize
Islam by 2022.
Emboldened by the muted international response, China has stepped up its drive to Sinicize
Xinjiang by demolishing Muslim neighborhoods.
Recently, Beijing also passed a law to "implement measures to sinicize
" Islam within the next five years.
It also fuels China's crackdown on Turkic Muslims in the north-western province of Xinjiang, an attempt to Sinicize
Islam and the most frontal assault on the Islamic faith in recent memory.
IANS Beijing China has passed a law that seeks to "Sinicize
" Islam within five years and might do that with other four religions in the country, according to the state media.
China Aid argues that these signs point to a CCP-orchestrated effort to Sinicize
religion in China.
Roman Catholics in Henan province are running out of space to worship as the atheist Communist government steps up a campaign to "Sinicize
" religions and demolishes old neighborhoods to make way for development projects.