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Meghalaya BJP files complaint with UNHRC on converting Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Shillong, Aug 11 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Meghalaya has lodged an official complaint with the Chair-Rapporteur Working Committee of Communications, United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), Changrok Soh against the conversion of Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a Mosque and the start of Islamic prayers there.
“There have been many instances where an original place of worship of one religion was converted into a place of worship of another religion by some theocratic leader. Such conversions are a direct violation of one of the most basic human rights – the freedom to practise religion without causing harm to others,” Meghalaya BJP president, Ernest Mawrie stated in his complaint to Chair-Rapporteur Changrok Soh said.
“The UNHRC should intervene in all such cases around the world, and work to revert the status of such converted places of worship to their original faith and form,” he said.
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