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Saiva families coercibly converted to Islam

Civil societies sources in Amparai state that disadvantaged Tamil Saiva families are being converted to Islam by mosque leaders through financial enticement, reported TamilNet. Approximately seventy five Saiva families living in Nainaakdu have been converted to Islam and a mosque has been erected recently for the convertees’ use.

Tamil girls working in textile shops owned by Muslims in Kalmunai-Akkaraippaththu have also been facing sexual harassment and used for prostitution. These allegations have been reported to local police, who are however to be believed to be part of the prostitution ring.

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