Ramadan tradition stirs up Indonesia

An early morning ritual of noisemaking before the pre-dawn meal has brought noise complaints.

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    For Indonesia's Muslims, the early morning wake-up call is an essential Ramadan tradition.

    Children take to neighbourhood streets in the early hours, drumming pots and pans to wake the faithful for the pre-dawn meal before a day of fasting.

    But as Al Jazeera's Step Vaessen reports from Jakarta, complaints of noise have prompted the country's highest Muslim council to consider taking action.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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