Tuesday, 6 September 2011

Dignity, Justice, Identity and ... a New Mosque

Give us Liberty, or Give us ... a New Mosque?

Muslims Protest In Kosovo Capital
Muslim protesters hold banners reading " Dignity, Justice, Identity" in Pristina
September 02, 2011
Around 1,000 people have rallied in Kosovo's capital of Pristina in a protest demanding space for a new mosque.
Religious officials say they want a more central and bigger site to accommodate growing demand in the city.
The protest also criticized the August 29 parliamentary vote against a law that would allow headscarves to be worn and religion to be taught in public schools. Kosovo is secular, but a majority of its people are ethnic Albanians who are mostly Muslim.
compiled from agency reports

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