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Shiite followers from Madura live in fear

  • Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

Surabaya | Sat, March 10 2012 | 09:20 am

PREMIUM At least 23 Shiite followers from Sampang, Madura, in East Java, have been forced to lead a nomadic life after an anti-Shiite group threatened to kill them and burn their homes.

The 22 followers and their Shiite community leader Tajul Muluk were evicted from Nangkernang hamlet, Karam Gayam village, Omben district, Sampang, after an arson attack on Dec. 29 last year.

They sometimes st...