Fine against muezzin kindles fresh controversy over Muslim call to prayer

The Lod Municipality has fined a mosque muezzin for issuing calls to prayer that violate bylaws against excessive noise, fueling recriminations amid a heated nationwide debate over a proposed ban on mosques’ use of loudspeakers.

An Arab city councilor responded that the step was unwarranted and part of a “political agenda” directed against symbols of the Muslim and Arab presence in the mixed city.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Fine-against-muezzin-kindles-fresh-controversy-over-Muslim-call-to-prayer-473266

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