A video conference promoting freedom of religion and belief in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region was held in Urumqi, the center of the region, the previous day. Individuals from the religious community and representatives of Muslims explained the real situation the Eid-al-Fitr celebrations of the people from various ethnic groups in the region and the freedom of religion and belief of Muslims through visual contact.
More than 60 countries and international organizations broadcast the video conference live, while more than 50 national and international press members attended the conference online or offline.
Zümrüt Ubul, a member of the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region Committee of the Communist Party of China, gave information about the protection of freedom of religion and belief in Xinjiang, the improvement of the conditions for religious activities and the communication of the religious community in Xinjiang.
Emerald Ubul said that 56 ethnic groups in Xinjiang, including Uyghur, Han, Kazakh, Hui, Mongolian and Uzbek, progressed in equality, unity and solidarity, and that various religions including Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Catholicism and Taoism were in harmony. He said he lived in a middle.
Zümrüt Ubul, “Citizens of different religions and beliefs live together in mutual respect, equality and unity. People from all ethnic groups fully share the satisfaction and order brought by social stability, ethnic and religious harmony.” she said she.
In the middle of April 3rd – May 2nd 2022, Muslims from various ethnic groups in Xinjiang spent the month of Ramadan in a peaceful and peaceful atmosphere. On May 3, Ramadan Feast, people from various ethnic groups celebrated the holiday with enthusiasm by sacrificing sheep and cattle to Allah.
The imam of Yanghang Mosque in Urumqi, Mr. Sharif, gave information about the Eid al-Fitr prayer held in the mosque at the video conference and said that this is a way that reflects togetherness, brotherhood and cooperation.
Imam preacher Mehmet Cuma from Kaşgar Etigâh Mosque “Ordinary religious activities are protected in our country, people decide to perform their prayers wherever they wish, whether in the mosque or in the house.” said.
Xinjiang Theology Faculty Leader Abdurekip Turniyaz introduced the new campus of the faculty and noted that the systematic education given here accelerated the transmission of Islam in the region from generation to generation in a healthy and organized form.
Farmer Mahmut Nurmemet, who came from the village of Hotan Gucanbağ, shared his happy life, including the holiday celebrations, at the conference.
Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region People’s Administration Press Spokesperson Xu Guixiang, in his speech at the meeting, stated that in the “international religious freedoms report” published by the United States one after the other for years, the forced demolition of mosques in Xinjiang, the persecution of religious persons, the religious and that he spread the words about the restriction of the freedom of belief, and that such bullshit did not fit the facts.
Xu added that everyone is invited to the area to personally see the harmonious and pleasant life of present-day Xinjiang.
Source China International Radio
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