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China to rewrite Quran and Bible

 International Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 10:41 PM, 25 December 2019  

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China will rewrite the Bible and the Quran to 'reflect socialist values' amid crackdown on the nation’s spiritual teams including with Muslim Uighur minority, a report has revealed.

The order was given during a meeting in November that was organized by the Committee for Ethnic Affairs, which is responsible for all religious matters of the country.

Although no specific books were mentioned, party officials called for a "comprehensive evaluation of the existing religious classics aiming at contents which do not conform to the progress of the times."

Although the Bible and Quran weren’t talked about particularly, the celebration referred to as for a ‘complete analysis of the present spiritual classics aiming at contents which don’t conform to the progress of the occasions’.

Reports say bible-bashing China wants all major religions to review their holy texts and to adapt them to the "era of President Xi Jinping".

China officially recognizes all faiths but the country is known for its Big-Brother surveillance and policing worship is just one aspect of this.

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