Imam Chen Chen Guangyuan
Imam Chen Chen Guangyuan

Guangyuan is the Grand Imam of China, President of the Islamic Association of China, and President of the Chinese-Islamic Institute. With China’s 24.6 million Muslims coming almost exclusively from minority groups, his role is pivotal. Guangyuan has also recently spoken out in opposition to violence against Uyghurs.

Source of Influence: Administration of Religious Affairs

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