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Religious leaders against curfew

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Muslim leaders in the far South are opposed to the proposal for a night curfew in areas of the three southernmost border provinces, saying it would have too broad an affect on communities and would not end the violence. 

Safa-in Jeloh, chairman of the Islamic Committee of Narathiwat, said he totally disagreed with the idea.

If a curfew was imposed people would have to cancel activities such as travelling to visit relatives, attending a funeral or going to night prayer at the mosques in their communities, he said.

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