There will be no Christmas or New Year celebrations in Somalia, Guess Why

There will be no Christmas or New Year celebrations in Somalia, Guess Why.

There will be no Christmas or New Year celebrations in Somalia for fear that activities could evoke Islamist attacks, according to the Muslim-majority country’s government.

Sheikh Mohamed Khayrow, director general of the religious affairs ministry, said on Tuesday to reporters that Christmas and New Year celebrations “could damage the faith of the Muslim community,” AFP reports. Security units have been given the order to break up any festivities related to the holidays.

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