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Chinese Muslims’ push for regulation of halal food is being equated with radicalization and even terrorism on social media

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
n the Chinese language, the word for halal has come to stand for Islam, leading to concerns about "creeping sharia" as the halal symbol appears on more goods.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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