‘It’s painful to see Islam used as a weapon’


Ma Jiacheng, the 26-year-old imamat the Doudian Mosque in Beijing, hopes the religious center will become a platform for the correction of misunderstandings about Muslims. To further that aim, he plans to open the doors to non-Muslims so they can observe religious ceremonies and learn more about Islam. The new mosque,which took three years to build, was completed in 2013. It…