The protest was organized by a Bangladeshi group, Dhuumcatu, which has complained that Muslim places of worship in Rome have been branded illegal by authorities for various building violations
Muslim men gather for a prayer and demonstration near Rome's ancient Colosseum, seen in the background Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The Muslim community of Rome gathered by the Colosseum to pray and demonstrate against the alleged shutting down by police of unofficial places of worship in the city. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino), photo: AP/Alessandra Tarantino
21 of October 2016 12:23:22
ROME — Hundreds of Muslims have gathered near Rome's Colosseum to pray and protest the closures of mosques and other places of worship.