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Muslim voices rising in China

Controls on Islam spur resentment among a restive minority

Most of China’s Uighur Muslims still work in traditional occupations, such as selling carpets in Hetian.
By Jehangir S. Pocha
Globe Correspondent / November 19, 2006

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HETIAN, China -- On a recent Friday, the holy day of Islam, crowds swelled inside the antique Jame mosque, the largest in this ancient town in Xinjiang Province in the far west of China, home to the nation's small but restive Muslim minority. (Full article: 1335 words)

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