Praying for protection of Libyans

February 25, 2011 | 7:07 p.m. CST
Mustafa Sawanis (center), a member of the Islamic Center of Central Missouri, leads protesters in prayer, asking God to protect the people of Libya. Members from the Islamic center marched from the center to the corner of Broadway and Providence Road after Friday prayer. The group repeated part of the route taken Wednesday to include more of the community who couldn't attend the Wednesday demonstration, which was planned on short notice. Osama El-Tayash said the group would meet again next Friday if Moammar Gadhafi is still in power. "If he's still there, we will be here," he said.

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