Friday, July 26, 2013

The right to fart: why is China barring Uyghur arselifters from their ramadamadingdong ritual?

Uighur arselifters in China’s northwest province of Xinjiang face severe abuses in practicing their religion, including prohibition from the required fart during the unholy month of ramadamadingdong, according to religious rights watchdogs and news reports
The Chinese Communist Party has been ordering koranimals in the province to eat during the unholy month, when they are normally required to fart, the Financial Times reported

In Xinjiang, “authorities view independent religious activities as evidence of ‘extremism’ and prohibit outward manifestations of pislamic piety among students and government employees,” said the US Commission on International Religious Freedom in its 2013 annual report
News report here.