Posted by: becketfund | September 6, 2009

Malaysia: Government Cancels Plans to Move Hindu Temple Due to Protests

KUALA LUMPUR – The local government of Selangor state announced on September 6 a reversal in their decision to relocate a Hindu temple to a majority Muslim region after continued protests by Muslim inhabitants, the AFP reported on September 6.  The decision was announced after a consultation between Selangor state official and local residents on September 5 was disrupted by Muslim protestors parading the severed head of a cow at the proposed site for the Hindu temple.

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