Fatah in Lebanon: Fires in Israel are Allah’s punishment for Israeli law limiting sound of call to prayer from mosques
Headline: "They banned the [sounding of] the call to prayer"
The image shows fires raging in Israel during the wave of fires in November 2016, some of which are suspected to be Palestinian arson attacks.
Text on image: "They banned [the sounding of] the call to prayer
'And never think that Allah is unaware of what the wrongdoers do' [Quran, Surah 14:42, Sahih International translation].
Israel at this moment is going up in flames"
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On Nov. 13, 2016, a bill to ban religious institutions from broadcasting over loudspeakers was approved for a preliminary reading in the Israeli Parliament. The bill is intended to prevent noise pollution. This bill is referred to by many as the "Muezzin Law," although it does not refer to any specific religion.
Other countries have already approved or attempted legislation for regulating the use of loudspeakers in mosques in order to limit noise pollution. These include India, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Turkey, Bahrain, the United Emirates, the Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, France, the UK, Austria, Norway, and Belgium, and the US. The PA has also passed legislation regarding the use of loudspeakers in mosques in order to reduce noise pollution.
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