Posted by: becketfund | August 27, 2009

Malaysia: Government Bans Muslims from Concert

KUALA LUMPUR – The government has barred Muslims from attending a concert by the Black Eyed Peas this coming September 25 because the event is organized by the Irish Guinness brewery, AP reported on August 27.  An official at the Ministry of Information reported that under normal circumstances the concert would have not been permitted at all as government regulation forbid alcohol companies from organizing concerts, but authorities are hoping that this concert will boost tourism.

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