Sunday, January 10, 2010

Attack on churches

On Friday Jan 8 morning, attacks made on three churches in the Klang Valley and later throughout the country.

Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein and IGP Tan Sri Musa Hassan at a press conference at Bukit Aman on Friday

Umno Youth head Khairy Jamaluddin at the Tabernacle Church in Desa Melawati on Friday

MCA vice-president Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen at the  in Desa Melawati on Friday

As we can see how severe is the damage to the church, Metro Tabernacle Church.

The church was damaged after a group of youths threw flammable materials into the ground floor of the church located in a shoplot.

The incident, believed to occurred at about 12.30am, happened after a group of youths on motorcycles rode up to the church, smashed the glass panels on the ground floor of the three-storey building and later threw some materials into the building that started a fire.

A Fire and Rescue Department personnel inspecting the damage on the ground floor of the Metro Tabernacle Church in Kuala Lumpur on Friday

Najib condemns attacks together with Hishammuddin said would not compromise with any group out to create unrest in the country includes invoke ISA (Internal Security Act).

Deputy Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin has condemned the attacks on the churches, describing them as irresponsible and provocative acts that could lead to retaliation.

In seperate development,protests at various mosques in Kuala Lumpur, Shah Alam and elsewhere in the country went on as planned but they turned out to be largely peaceful and tame.

The protests after Friday prayers, took place in here (three cases), Selangor (four), Pahang (two), and Terengganu (one). No untoward incident was reported.

Expressing feelings: Protesters from several Islamic groups and student bodies demonstrating outside the Kg Baru mosque in Kuala Lumpur yesterday against the use of the word ‘Allah’ by non-Muslims.