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Parliament in Maldives considers ban on non-Islamic houses of worship

December 07, 2009

In the Maldives, the state places severe restrictions on all religions other than the government’s favored strain of Islam. The country’s lawmakers, rather than moving toward religious freedom, are now weighing an outright ban on the construction of other houses of worship.


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  • Posted by: john1948 - Dec. 07, 2009 7:05 PM ET USA

    Today CBS News reported that rising waters due to climate change could wipe the islands off the map, literally. How's that for divine justice.