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Malaysian Islamic party urges Elton John show ban

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An Islamic political party on Tuesday urged the government of predominantly Muslim Malaysia to ban a concert by Elton John, saying the openly gay British pop icon promotes "immoral" values. 

Elton John performs during his concert in Beijing on November 25. An Islamic political party on Tuesday urged the government of predominantly Muslim Malaysia to ban a concert by John, saying the openly gay British pop icon promotes "immoral" values.

John, who is popular in Malaysia, is scheduled to perform on Thursday at a resort outside the capital Kuala Lumpur.

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