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Indonesian wins rare victory against noisy mosque

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An elderly Indonesian said Monday he had won a rare victory against a noisy mosque, despite being forced to withdraw legal action after an angry mob threatened to kill him. 

Sayed Hasan reads an Islamic book at his house in Banda Aceh, Indonesia on February 25, 2013. An elderly Indonesian said Monday he had won a rare victory against a noisy mosque, despite being forced to withdraw legal action after an angry mob threatened to kill him.

Complaints against the loud speakers issuing the call to prayer have been met with extreme opposition in Indonesia, the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation that is home to about 800,000 mosques.

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