Korean Muslims are facing problems for Halal Food

2013-10-29 07:42:13 | Al Muslim News
Korean Muslims are facing problems for Halal Food

 

Muslims in South Korea are facing problems for Halal food. A new study has revealed that more mosques, halal restaurants and better understanding with Islam were needed to encourage more Muslims students to study in the Asian country. “Islam is part of their everyday life and they felt there was little in the way of halal food and too few mosques,” Park Hyeon-uk, a member of El Naafidha College’s student group for Middle East studies, told media. Meat that is not slaughtered in accordance with Islamic law cannot used as a food by Muslim community, therefore Muslims have difficulties to eating out. Many Muslims are not eating meat at all. They are suffering from a very unhealthy diet. Misconceptions about Islam are also affecting the Muslim minorities in the Asian country. According to the Korea Muslim Federation (KMF), established in 1967, there are about 120,000 to 130,000 Muslims living in South Korea, both natives and foreigners..

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