Trinco Muslims protest against Denmark

[TamilNet, Friday, 17 February 2006, 16:21 GMT]
Several hundred Muslims Friday afternoon held a protest rally in the Trincomalee esplanade after Jumma prayers against the publication of caricatures of Prophet Mohamed in newspapers in Denmark. Muslim businessmen closed their shops and other establishments in Trincomalee bazaar throughout the day, sources said.

Trinco Muslims protest against Denmark
Trinco Muslims protest against Denmark.
Muslim people came in processions to the Trincomalee esplanade from various parts of the town after Friday Jumma prayers.

The protesters carried placards condemning the Government of Denmark for the publication of caricatures of Prophet Mohamed.

Leading Muslim citizens in Trincomalee town spoke at the rally, sources said.

 

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