Tinejdad, Morocco - Following the ban on fasting during Ramadan imposed by the Chinese government on Muslims in the province of Xinjiang, Uyghur Muslims defied the authorities started observing Ramadan and regularly performing their prayers, stating defiantly that “the restrictions have backfired.”

Muslim Uighurs in china
China has been restricting the freedoms of Muslim Uighurs.
Larbi is a freelance writer and assistant editor at Morocco World News.