Disrespecting Quran causes Narathiwat prison riot: activist

 Disrespecting Quran causes Narathiwat prison riot: activist

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The chief coordinator of the Network of Youth Organistions in the Southernmost Provinces, Artef Sohko, urged the authorities to investigate the allegations that certain officials had disrespected the Quran, Islamic holy book, by tossing it on the floor, thus, ignited the Saturday riot that left 20 police and five defense volunteers injured.

Speaking to The Nation, Artef, the former head of the Student Federation of Thailand, said he has been informed by an inmate inside the Narathiwat prison that some of the guards conducting the search in the dorm had committed the act that was deemed offensive to Muslim inmates.

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