Islam in China

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The Huaisheng Mosque is one of the oldest mosques in the world, built by Muhammad's maternal uncle

Muslims have been in China for the last 1,400 years, and have interacted with Chinese society.[1] Muslims live in every region in China.[2] Various sources estimate different numbers of Muslims in China. Some sources indicate 2% of the total population in China are Muslims.[3] Xinjiang in the northwest is the province with most Muslims.[4]

Manchu officials in the Qing executed a Muslim family exiled in Xinjiang because their in Gansu their relatives revolted in 1784 despite the fact they had no idea their relatives were revolting.[5]

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  1. Dru C. Gladney 2003. Islam in China: accommodation or separatism? The China Quarterly. [1]
  2. Armijo, Jackie 2006. Islamic education in China. Harvard Asia Quarterly 10 (1). [2]
  3. "East Asia/Southeast Asia :: China — The World Factbook - Central Intelligence Agency". www.cia.gov. Archived from the original on 2016-10-13. Retrieved 2014-05-24.
  4. Bentley, Jerry H.; Ziegler, Herbert (2007). Traditions and encounters: a global perspective on the past. McGraw-Hill. p. 586. ISBN 978-0073406930.
  5. Waley-Cohen, Joanna (2015). "5 / Collective Responsibility in Qing Criminal Law". In Turner, Karen G.; Feinerman, James V.; Guy, R. Kent (eds.). The Limits of the Rule of Law in China (reprint ed.). Asian Law Series: University of Washington Press. p. 121. ISBN 978-0295803890.

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