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PRESS RELEASE: Malaysia – Malaysian State religious authority raids Ashura event

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Malaysian State religious authority raid Ashura event.
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Islamic Human Rights Commission
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17 December 2010

PRESS RELEASE: Malaysia – Malaysian State religious authority raid Ashura event

IHRC is deeply concerned by reports that JAIS (State religious authority) raided an Ashura commemoration event, at the Hauzah ar-Redha in Selangor on 16 December 2010.  IHRC is monitoring the situation and raising its concerns with the Malaysian authorities.

For more information please contact the Press Office on (+44) 20 8904 4222 or (+44) 7958522196, email: info@ihrc.org.[ENDS]

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