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China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang

China bans religious names for Muslim babies in Xinjiang

The Guardian - Benjamin Haas in Hong Kong

List of banned baby names released amid ongoing crackdown on religion that includes law against veils and beards Many couples fret over choosing the perfect name for their newborn, but for Muslims in western China that decision has now become even more fraught: pick the wrong name and your child …

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