Chinese Muslims: Senior leader of the ruling Communist Party (CPC) in China, Wang Yang has urged the country’s 25 million Muslims to “raise the spirit of patriotism” and accept the conditions of the country in Islamic beliefs. Asked to make changes accordingly.
Actually, China is being accused of human rights violations regarding Uyghur Muslims. Such allegations have been made in a report released by the United Nations. Beijing has adopted an aggressive diplomatic stance to counter allegations of human rights violations and in the meantime this statement of the Chinese leader has come.
Senior Chinese leader Wang Yang on Tuesday met newly elected members of the ‘China Islamic Association’ and called on them to fully implement the fundamental policies of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on religious matters.
maintain the right political direction
Wang is a member of the Standing Politburo of the Central Committee of the CPC and the chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference. According to the state-run news agency Xinhua, he called on the association to maintain the right political direction, uphold the spirit of patriotism and communism, further strengthen the Chinese stand in the development of Islam in China, and facilitate the adoption of communist society. He called on Islamic figures and Muslims to fulfill the national dream of making China a communist country in all respects and to transform it and work together with the party-government.
China’s stand on UN report
China has rejected the UN Human Rights report on human rights violations and called it a report prepared by the US. It has termed the report as ‘illegal’. Although the report does not call human rights violations by China as genocide, it has been said that the allegations may amount to ‘crimes against humanity’.
Beijing has defended its crackdown against Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang province, saying the move is aimed at reining in the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM), which has alleged links with radical organizations such as Al Qaeda and Islamic State. . China has also advocated Chineseisation of Islam, which in the broader sense is meant to conform to the policies of the CPC.
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