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PHOTO: How muslims protest against Valentine's day in Pakistan and Indonesia

Wed, 15.02.2017 12:08



The Supreme Court of Pakistan and the authorities of several regions in Indonesia have banned the celebration and "propaganda" of alien for muslim traditions Valentine's Day.

Orthodox organizations and groups of believers came to the protest for the expression their impartial attitude towards "western, indecent holiday."

Additionly, in Indonesia were withdrawn all condoms from store shelves because of police's prescriptions in the city of Makassar on Sulawesi island.

Local authorities pointed out that sales of contraceptives was conducted uncontrollably. Henceforth minimarkets employees are prohibited from selling them to teenagers and young people.

Since 2012 celebration of Valentine's Day is forbidden by local spiritual authorities of the country. In Surabaya, the second largest city in Indonesia, authorities have banned celebration of this holiday in the walls or outside the school.

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Source: Independent

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