China: Law passed to make Islam compatible with socialism
Beijing: China has passed a new law that ensures to implement all measures to ‘Sinicize’ Islam, here on Saturday.
Sinicization is a process whereby non-Chinese societies come under the influence of Chinese culture, particularly Han Chinese culture and societal norms.
Sinicization includes areas of diet, writing, industry, education, language, law, lifestyle, politics, philosophy, religion, science and technology, culture, and value systems.
This move came after the meeting of Chinese government officials and representatives of eight Islamic associations.
According to a report, to make Islam compatible with socialism and implement measures to Sinicize the religion, the officials agreed to guide the religion.
It is to be mentioned that in some parts of China, practicing Islam is illegal. Chinese police arrests people caught fasting, praying, growing a beard or wearing a hijab.