Skip to comments.Three Arrested During Moscow Rally Against Project to Build a Mosque
Posted on 09/20/2012 6:19:16 AM PDT by marshmallow
Moscow, September 20, Interfax - Police made three arrests during a protest rally in one of Moscow's districts on Wednesday against the planned construction of an Islamic center with a mosque.
The rally organizers had set the time for starting the meeting at 8 p.m., but more than 1,500 people who had gathered on the site of the event on the Pyatnitskoye Shosse street in the Mitino district started the meeting half an hour before, an Interfax correspondent reported from the scene.
Police were looking on but around 9 p.m. asked those present through a loudspeaker to end the meeting as the latter had no official permission as required by law. Three activists were arrested and taken to police buses parked nearby.
The rally participants included Mitino municipal officials and activists from the Union of Orthodox Gonfalon Bearers.
"We are sending signature sheets round today so that a meeting of deputies that will apparently take place in October gives a negative reply to the construction of the mosque," said Igor Kononov, chairman of the municipal assembly.
The city authorities had agreed to provide the Islamic United Center for Muslim Organizations of Russia with land in northwestern Moscow to build an Islamic center with a mosque.
On a new page in online social network Vkontakte, activists urged Mitino residents to turnout for a meeting on Wednesday and promised that any of those present would be able to sign a petition to the authorities to block the construction project.
The foundation is being laid in place for the ascension of the demonic Islamic One World Government. Political correctness is it’s best ally.
Amazing that the Russians stand up for the faith in far greater numbers than lazy American Christians have. Someday those chickens will come home to roost in the USA.
My thoughts exactly. The Russkies realize that Islam is a more evil political system than Communism.
Putin has mandatory religious education in ALL Russian schools.
There are only four choices:
Russia has an Islamic population.
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