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UK Turns Prison Toilets Away From Mecca

From the terrorist loving BBC:

Prison officers leave Lincoln prison in October 2002. New lavatory facilities at Brixton prison are being built so that Muslim inmates do not have to face Mecca while using the toilet.

Jail toilets face away from Mecca

Facilities in a prison are being built so Muslim inmates do not have to face Mecca while sitting on the toilet.

The Home Office said two new toilet blocks are being installed as part of a refurbishment at Brixton jail in south London.

Faith leaders had told prison bosses it was unacceptable for Muslim inmates to face Mecca while using the toilet.

"The refurbishment has been carried out with due consideration for all faiths", a Home Office spokeswoman said.

"Following consultation with faith leaders within the prison, various small adjustments were made to ensure the faith issues of all prisoners are taken into account."

She added: "The money spent did not affect the overall cost of the refurbishment programme."

There might not always be an England after all.

This article was posted by Steve on Thursday, April 20th, 2006. Comments are currently closed.

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