Muslim residents gather for prayer near the mosque’s construction site in Daehyeon-dong, Daegu. Photo: Handout
Muslim residents gather for prayer near the mosque’s construction site in Daehyeon-dong, Daegu. Photo: Handout
South Korea

Pig heads at South Korea mosque site condemned as ‘pure Islamophobia’

  • Some residents in a neighbourhood in Daegu have been blocking access to a mosque construction site for a year, including throwing a pork barbecue party
  • The moves have sparked claims of Islamophobia, with activists calling on UN Special Rapporteur on religious freedom to urge South Korea’s government to intervene

Muslim residents gather for prayer near the mosque’s construction site in Daehyeon-dong, Daegu. Photo: Handout
Muslim residents gather for prayer near the mosque’s construction site in Daehyeon-dong, Daegu. Photo: Handout
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