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Sampang Shia ask UN commissioner for help

  • Margareth S. Aritonang

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Tue, November 13 2012 | 09:27 am

PREMIUM Members of the Shia community from Sampang, Madura, East Java, who have suffered religious persecution, called on the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights Navanethem Pillay to address their plight — including the latest mass religious conversion that had been forced upon them by Sunni clerics.

Umi Kulsum, the wife of Shiite leader Tajul Muluk who was sent to jail for blasphemy...