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Students stage peaceful protest after University of East Anglia removes prayer space

Students prayed outside the university

By: Sarwar Alam

Ahead of Ramadan, a top UK university has decided to remove prayer space available on campus for Muslims, citing a “lack of space” during exam season as the reason behind its move. The only daily prayer space available on campus of the University of East Anglia (UEA) is to be permanently removed and replaced with a corridor to the university library, the Independent reported. Muslim students at the university were told that their Friday prayer space was to be taken away due to a “lack of space” during exam season, the paper said. A spokesperson from the UEA Islamic Society…

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