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What hope is left for Sampang Shiites?

  • Khairil Azhar

Jakarta | Fri, August 31 2012 | 08:05 am

PREMIUM While other Muslims performed takbiran, or recitation of Islamic laudations, to gratefully welcome Idul Fitri, Sampang Shiites were callously warned not to do the same.

Before the heartless attacks took place, several non-Shiite Muslims went to the Shiites’ houses and asked, “Are you still Shiites, or have you already repented and forsworn? If you remain Shiites, we will burn your hous...