Around 100 locals arrested in Dawei beach market : Burma

Around 100 locals arrested in Dawei beach market  Tanintharyi Division Dawei residents say about 100 people and vendors were arrested on March 16 at a beach market on the corner of Martyr's Road and Beach Road in Dawei.  They were arrested around 3:30 a.m. on March 16, a resident said. "More than 100 people, including shopkeepers, shoppers and early morning walkers, were arrested as they went to the beach market, and their motorcycles were confiscated."  Residents say the military council has imposed a curfew from 10 pm to 4 am under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code to control anti-military activities in Dawei. However, the beach market where the locals were arrested is a market that opens early in the morning. It is said that the market has been bustling with traders since around 3 p.m.  Local authorities in the military council said the arrests were in violation of a curfew, but residents believe a policeman was killed near the Dawei beach market on March 15 at around 7pm before being arrested.

Tanintharyi Division Dawei residents say about 100 people and vendors were arrested on March 16 at a beach market on the corner of Martyr's Road and Beach Road in Dawei.

They were arrested around 3:30 a.m. on March 16, a resident said.
"More than 100 people, including shopkeepers, shoppers and early morning walkers, were arrested as they went to the beach market, and their motorcycles were confiscated."

Residents say the military council has imposed a curfew from 10 pm to 4 am under Section 144 of the Criminal Procedure Code to control anti-military activities in Dawei. However, the beach market where the locals were arrested is a market that opens early in the morning. It is said that the market has been bustling with traders since around 3 p.m.

Local authorities in the military council said the arrests were in violation of a curfew, but residents believe a policeman was killed near the Dawei beach market on March 15 at around 7pm before being arrested.

Minister of Religion: Islamophobia and fear of religion must be fought  The Ministry of Religion welcomes and supports the UN decision, which marks 15 March as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia Jakarta - Minister of Religion Yaqut Cholil Qoumas supported the United Nations' move to designate March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia and stated that the wave of fear of religion must be fought.  "The Ministry of Religion welcomes and supports the UN decision, which marks March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. All forms of Islamophobia must be fought," said Minister of Religion Yaqut in a written statement received in Jakarta, Friday.  The Minister of Religion said the term Islamophobia is often understood as a wave of prejudice, discrimination, fear and hatred against Islam and Muslims.  According to him, all forms of prejudice and fear that are addressed to religion must be fought because these conditions are one of the factors that threaten harmony and harmony among religious believers.  "All forms of fear of religion must be fought," he said. The Minister of Religion hopes that this UN decision can be a momentum for Muslims to be at the forefront in overcoming various world problems. Muslims must be able to demonstrate behavior in accordance with the principles of Islam that love peace.  Likewise, people of other religions, he said, should show an attitude according to the teachings of their respective religions which also prioritize brotherhood and peace.  "It is important for people of all religions to ensure that harmony, peace and harmony are universal teachings of religion. All should move together in creating human brotherhood, not division and hostility," he said.  Efforts to achieve world peace must continue to be pursued. The Ministry of Religion continues to seek to establish communication with two world religious leaders, Grand Sheikh Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Vatican Church Leader Pope Francis, to spread the seeds of world peace.  The Minister of Religion appreciated the two initiatives in promoting the values ​​of coexistence, tolerance, and peace as detailed in the Human Brotherhood Document. This document was jointly signed by Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.  "We are still trying to get the two world religious leaders to be present in Indonesia to see the harmony, harmony and brotherhood of this very diverse Indonesian nation," he said.

Minister of Religion: Islamophobia and fear of religion must be fought


The Ministry of Religion welcomes and supports the UN decision, which marks 15 March as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia

Jakarta - Minister of Religion Yaqut Cholil Qoumas supported the United Nations' move to designate March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia and stated that the wave of fear of religion must be fought.

"The Ministry of Religion welcomes and supports the UN decision, which marks March 15 as the International Day to Combat Islamophobia. All forms of Islamophobia must be fought," said Minister of Religion Yaqut in a written statement received in Jakarta, Friday.

The Minister of Religion said the term Islamophobia is often understood as a wave of prejudice, discrimination, fear and hatred against Islam and Muslims.

According to him, all forms of prejudice and fear that are addressed to religion must be fought because these conditions are one of the factors that threaten harmony and harmony among religious believers.

"All forms of fear of religion must be fought," he said.
The Minister of Religion hopes that this UN decision can be a momentum for Muslims to be at the forefront in overcoming various world problems. Muslims must be able to demonstrate behavior in accordance with the principles of Islam that love peace.

Likewise, people of other religions, he said, should show an attitude according to the teachings of their respective religions which also prioritize brotherhood and peace.

"It is important for people of all religions to ensure that harmony, peace and harmony are universal teachings of religion. All should move together in creating human brotherhood, not division and hostility," he said.

Efforts to achieve world peace must continue to be pursued. The Ministry of Religion continues to seek to establish communication with two world religious leaders, Grand Sheikh Al-Azhar Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Vatican Church Leader Pope Francis, to spread the seeds of world peace.

The Minister of Religion appreciated the two initiatives in promoting the values ​​of coexistence, tolerance, and peace as detailed in the Human Brotherhood Document. This document was jointly signed by Grand Imam Ahmed Al-Tayeb and Pope Francis in Abu Dhabi in February 2019.

"We are still trying to get the two world religious leaders to be present in Indonesia to see the harmony, harmony and brotherhood of this very diverse Indonesian nation," he said.
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