Pro-Rohingya Rally Held in Magelang

Ahmad Mustaqim    •    08 September 2017 16:00 WIB
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Pro-Rohingya Rally Held in Magelang
The pro-Rohingya rally was initially planned to be held at the Borobudur Temple complex (Photo:MTVN/Ahmad Mustaqim), Jakarta: Thousands of people joined the #SaveRohingya rally at the An-Nur Mosque in Magelang, Central Java on Friday, September 8, 2017.

The rally was started with Friday prayers. It was followed by mass prayers, speeches and fundraising activities.

The rally was organized by a number of Islamic mass organizations. It was secured by hundreds of law enforcement officials.

"We should show solidarity with the Rohingya people," rally participant Khudaifah said.

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