Angola bans Islam and shuts down all mosques across the country

Angola has reportedly declared Islam unlawful and ordered for all of the country’s mosques to be closed down. Minister of tradition Rosa Cruz e Silva mentioned that mosques in the largely Christian country could be closed till additional discover.

She described Islam as a ‘sect’ that will be banned as counter to Angolan customs and tradition. There are unconfirmed experiences that mosques across the African country are being destroyed, in line with the International Business Times.

President Jose Edurado dos Santos reportedly advised the Osun Defence every day: ‘This is the closing finish of Islamic affect in our country.’

Along with Islam, which is a faith related to lower than 1 per cent of the inhabitants of 19 million, 194 different ‘sects’ have been banned in the nation, the place greater than half the inhabitants is Christian.

Ms Cruz e Silva mentioned: ‘The legalisation of Islam has not been authorised by the Ministry of Justice and Human Rights [and] their mosques might be closed till additional discover.’

Clashes between Christians and Muslim persons are often reported in the native media.

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