Sunday, March 23, 2008

Malawi leader orders demolition of Islamic statue

Nyasa Times - "President Bingu Mutharika ordered the demolition of the Islamic stature, which was elected by ASUMU, a Moslem organization in commemoration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) at old town round about in the capital, Lilongwe.

The stature built every year at the old town Mosque in commemoration of the birth of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) known as Muwld el Nabi, was demolished by Lilongwe City Assembly Muslim workers at gun point by security forces, eye witnesses said."