Groups set up joint surveillance center, declare war against 'Christianization'
A group of several Islamic organizations in Bekasi is planning to establish a joint center in all mosques in the city as an attempt to watch the ongoing attempt to convert locals to Christianity.
"The center will ensure the Christians [in the city] will not act out of border," Ahmad Salimin Dani, head of Bekasi Islamic Missionary Council, said Sunday in a Muslims public gathering in Bekasi.
"If the Muslims in the city can unite, there will be no more story about us being openly insulted by other religions."
Held in the Al Azhar mosque, one of the biggest mosques in the city, the gathering was started at 10 a.m., followed by more than 500 people wearing Muslim attires.
The main agenda of the gathering was the announcement of the results of a recent joint Islamic congress held by leaders of dozens Bekasi-based Islamic groups.
The congress, held last week, discussed about the heating 'Christianization' issue in Bekasi as well as a plan to implement Islamic Sharia Law in the city.
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