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Indonesia: Religious freedom under attack as Shi'a villagers face eviction

Headline Title:  Indonesia: Religious freedom under attack as Shi'a villagers face eviction 15 January 2013 The threatened forced relocation of a Shi'a community living in temporary shelter in East Java is yet more evidence of the continuing discrimination against religious minorities in Indonesia, said Amnesty International.An estimated 165 Shi'as, including 48 children, have been living in inadequate conditions at a sports complex in Sampang district on Madura Island since August 2012 when they were displaced after their village was attacked by a mob.Credible local sources told…

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