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Ramadan prayers in Yangon shut down

MANDALAY (UCAN): Some 100 monks led nationalist supporters into three Muslim quarters in south Dagon township, on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, during the nights of May 14 and 15 and demanded that three temporary prayer sites, set up for Ramadan, be shut down. Under pressure, Muslim leaders closed down the prayer sites but have said the sites were allowed by the Yangon Division government.
 

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Message from the Vatican for Ramadan and 'Id al-Fitr

Christians and Muslims:
Promoting Universal Fraternity
 
Dear Muslim brothers and sisters, 
 

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Negatives in China positives in Middle East during Ramadan

URUMQI (AsiaNews): Observing the fast for the holy month of Ramadan was banned by the government for all public officials, members of the Communist Party, students and children in the Uyghur majority province of Xinjiang in the north-west of China.

An instruction, published on various government websites says that people in these categories “should not fast and should not take part in the religious activities.”

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