Chinese mosque partially destroyed in state campaign against Muslim minority

Each month, our journalists go meet an Observer to take a closer look at events they have witnessed.

Advertising

A mosque in Gansu province, in north-central China, was partially dismantled on April 11, the latest casualty of a national campaign to eradicate Islamic traditions.

Chinese authorities have been systematically cracking down on Muslim minorities in the country, notably in the northwestern region of Xinjiang. But the repressive measures are steadily extending into other regions, including to Ningxia and Gansu Provinces.

Subscribe to the Observers channel on YouTube: http://f24.my/2lke

The Observers program brings you the best amateur images from around the world, all verified by France 24 journalists. To see more reports from our Observers – and to become an Observer yourself! – head to our website: www.observers.france24.com/en.

The Observers website
www.observers.france24.com/en
Twitter
https://twitter.com/Observers
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.Observers