Jakarta, CNBC Indonesia – The decision to prayer will quickly echo within the streets of Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States of America (USA). Minneapolis would be the first main US metropolis to permit mosques to publicly name the decision to prayer 5 occasions a day.
Citing experiences Al Jazeera, the Minneapolis Metropolis Council unanimously authorised a decision making adjustments to town’s noise ordinances. The decision additionally has help from numerous religions locally, together with Christian and Jewish leaders.
“This can be a historic victory for spiritual freedom and pluralism for our complete nation,” Jaylani Hussein, director of the Minnesota department of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR), stated in an announcement on Thursday (13/4), after the vote.
“We thank members of the Minneapolis Metropolis Council for setting this excellent instance, and we urge different cities to observe go well with.”
The vote passed off throughout the holy month of Ramadan and was greeted with celebrations from members of the native Muslim neighborhood. Moreover, the Mayor of Minneapolis is scheduled to signal the decision on Monday (17/4).
“Minneapolis has turn out to be a metropolis for all religions,” stated Imam Mohammed Dukuly of Masjid An-Nur in Minneapolis.
Final 12 months, town allowed the decision to prayer to be recited year-round, however solely between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m., excluding the morning and night prayers.
For the reason that Nineties, Minneapolis started to be house to a neighborhood of immigrants from East Africa. Due to this, the mosque has turn out to be a typical sight all through town, actually three of the 13 members of the Minneapolis council are Muslim.
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