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Religious Books Ban Upsets Russia Muslims

Source : OnIslam | Moscow | 20 Jun 2012

A court ruling banning several religious and historic books is inviting a storm of fury from Russian Muslims, who see the verdict as “unjustified”.

“We consider the prohibition of religious literature as an attempt at the revival of total ideological control,” the Russian Council of Muftis said in a statement posted on its website and cited by Russia Today.

“Such practice is unacceptable in a democratic society…and is an alarm signal for Russian citizens.”

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