Uyghur religious scholar Aziz Hajim passes away at 102 in Urumqi

by Anne Kader

Image: Social Media account of the scholar’s daughter




Aziz Hajim, an Uyghur religious scholar, public figure, and the person in charge of the Urumqi Khantangri mosque reconstruction, passed away in Urumqi on Friday, October 7, at the age of 102, Uyghur Times Uyghur Edition reports.


The news of his death first appeared on the social media account of the deceased scholar’s daughter.


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