Chinese mosque partially destroyed in state campaign against Muslim minority

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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.

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