Muslim prayer rooms vandalized in Malaysia
January 22, 2010
A day after Malaysian police arrested eight men for attacking Christian churches, two Muslim prayer rooms have been doused with kerosene in Johor, where a Catholic parish had earlier been attacked. Since January 8, 11 Christian churches, a Sikh temple, and a mosque have suffered vandalism.
The nation of 27.7 million is 60% Muslim, 19% Buddhist, 6% Hindu, 6% Protestant, and 3% Catholic.
- Two Muslim prayer rooms attacked: police investigate (Fides)
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