“Veils Banned in Khotan”

Autonomous Region translates some news from Khotan:

Uighurbiz reports that the crackdown on Uyghur women wearing veils in Khotan has escalated since the beginning of Ramadan. The government requires restaurants owners not to tolerate veiled women and akhuns to preach the legality of the rules prohibiting veils. Roadblocks are set up at major junctions to check for wrongdoers. Signs that say “veiled women not allowed” are seen on public buses.

Should the “56 harmonious nationalities” signs be re-photographed with veils removed, or are those ok?

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