Mohd Asri bin Zainul Abidin said political and religious leaders from the Muslim world should exert more economic pressure on Beijing [Joe Raedle/AFP]

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – Muslim countries should initiate a boycott on Chinese products, an influential Malaysian preacher has said, calling for an end to the detention of ethnic Uighurs, at least a million of whom are reportedly held against their will in China‘s Xinjiang province.

Mohd Asri bin Zainul Abidin, the top Islamic jurist in Malaysia‘s Perlis state, said political and religious leaders from the Muslim world should exert more economic and diplomatic pressure on Beijing for its treatment of the minority Muslim group living in its westernmost province.

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