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Muslim students took part in a peaceful protest against a university's plans to limit their prayer space.

Earlier this year, Newcastle University announced the temporary closure its Muslim prayer space, in the King George VI Building, over the summer while they removed asbestos from ducts.

The room used to be open around-the-clock for the exclusive use of the university's Muslim community.

However, since the space re-opened in September, new operating times have come into force and students claim they have been told it could soon get turned into a multi-faith space instead.


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