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Lawmakers insult Shia at House

  • Margareth S. Aritonang and Wahyoe Boediwardhana

    The Jakarta Post

JAKARTA/SAMPANG, EAST JAVA | Fri, November 23 2012 | 11:17 am

PREMIUM Members of the beleaguered minority Shiite Muslim community of Sampang, Madura, were shocked on Thursday when House lawmakers answered their requests for aid with ethnic slurs and indifference.
The Shia, who have been living in a refugee camp after majority Sunnis burned their houses and killed two in August, were at the House to ask lawmakers to allow them to return home after the local govern...

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