Chinese government bans Muslim children from learning Quran

Chinese government authorities have banned Muslim children from attending religious events during winter break, in a county in western China that is mostly populated by Muslims. Continue reading “Chinese government bans Muslim children from learning Quran”

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Zheng He, The Muslim Explorer who discovered the World before Columbus and Marco Polo.

We all know names of western explorers like Marco Polo, Ferdinand Magellan, Vasco da Gama, Columbus and others who have put their names in the history of ocean and sea exploration. When I was a little girl in primary and secondary school, my teachers told me about their important contributions and participations in building the “Great Western and World Civilization”. They told us about Marco Polo and his adventures in China, Vasco da Gama and his success in establishing a sea route from Europe to India through Africa’s Cape of Good Hope, Columbus and how he discovered America etc. But they never told us about the eastern explorers who made history before the others did. Continue reading “Zheng He, The Muslim Explorer who discovered the World before Columbus and Marco Polo.”