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Sarong is not automatically Moslem

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Submitted by munawar saleh (Indonesia), Nov 2, 2008 at 23:51

Right Vincent, in Indonesia the people whether moslem, christian or atheist were commonly use sarong (traditional Indonesian clothes). And everybody in Indonesia will hear the Azan( call for praying), unless they close their ears, every day from the mosques, because so many mosques around you, especially in Jakarta. You hear Azan sound in the afternoon were not automatically mean you were moslem

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