New Muslim Cemetery in Medellín, Colombia

Posted on July 28, 2011 • Filed under: Colombia, Religion, Social Issues

•In the cemetery Jardines de la Fe in Medellín, Colombia, there will be a section for Muslims with 50 spaces available.
•According to, Muslims have had to have bodies sent to Bucaramanga or Maicao to Muslim cemetaries.
•The section will follow the various burial practices according to Islam such as having the graves face Mecca.
•The section was purchased for 120 million pesos collected from donations of the local Muslim community. Read Article

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