Miss World 2013 opens in Bali after Muslim protests

Miss World 2013 finally opened in Bali after Muslim protests in the cities of Jakarta, Yogyakarta and Surabaya on Tuesday last week.
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Read: Muslim clerics and hardliners demand to cancel Miss World 2013 in Jakarta

Muslim clerics and hardliners demanded the pageant to cancel its conduct in Jakarta. In the demonstration, effigies of Miss World 2013 organizers were burned while they were called "Infidels".

According to Indonesia's Minister of people's welfare, Agung Laksono, the government had listened to the people's demand.

News reports say, the protests to cancel Miss World 2013 were under the influence of the Muslim minority groups in the Indonesia regions. (Image: www.scmp.com)

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