A member of a Muslim minority group has been sentenced to two years in a Chinese prison after forming online discussions groups to teach about Islam.
Chinese man goes to jail for Islamic teachings
He taught about the Quran, Islam’s holy book, in another WeChat discussion group. More than 100 people were members of each group, the website said. Huang is a member of the Hui minority.
The discussion groups “disturbed normal religious activity” and violated laws about using the internet to discuss religion, the website said.
Chinese authorities have steadily tightened controls on Xinjiang, where they believe radical Islamic thought has infiltrated the region. source