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MUI nixes Christmas for SBY

  • Rabby Pramudatama

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Mon, December 24 2012 | 10:17 am

PREMIUM Conservative Muslim leaders are not stopping with edicts forbidding Muslims from wishing Christians a Merry Christmas. Now they want the President not to attend any observation of the holiday in an official or personal capacity.

A representative of the Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI) renewed on Sunday an edict (fatwa) forbidding Muslims from extending holiday greetings to Christians and said ...