When we've given up on our own civilization, there's another one waiting in the wings to take over. And this one is apparently not so enamored of the performing arts.
The handbill, distributed after Friday prayers at the main PU mosque and allegedly representing PU students, effused determination to resist secularism and enlightened moderation in educational institutions and called for promoting Islamic ideology on campus. Handwritten posters also sprung up at different spots in the Punjab University saying, “Stop music, Stop drama in the university.”
The IJT and the Muttahida Talaba Mahaz (MTM), an alliance of eight student organisations, have announced a campaign against music and against the governor from today (Saturday), and a referendum on all campuses on the subjects.
By the way, Mecca is that way =====>. You'll need to know that when you start praying five times a day.
I had Muslim students in the days before September 11th, 2001. I taught junior high then, and I offered my classroom to those students during lunchtime if they wanted it for prayers. It's a lot harder to be so accomodating these days.