Malaysian Muslims get to see Black Eyed Peas

A week after we blogged about Malaysia’s ban on Muslims from attending an upcoming concert by the Black Eyed Peas, the prohibition has been inexplicably lifted: A Culture Ministry official, who declined to be named citing ministry policy, said the ban was lifted late last week and a letter was sent to the organizer. She ...

By , International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Colombia.

A week after we blogged about Malaysia's ban on Muslims from attending an upcoming concert by the Black Eyed Peas, the prohibition has been inexplicably lifted:

A week after we blogged about Malaysia’s ban on Muslims from attending an upcoming concert by the Black Eyed Peas, the prohibition has been inexplicably lifted:

A Culture Ministry official, who declined to be named citing ministry policy, said the ban was lifted late last week and a letter was sent to the organizer.

She did not give further details or say why the government lifted the ban, which had caused an outcry in the Muslim-majority nation"

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Elizabeth Dickinson is International Crisis Group’s senior analyst for Colombia.

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