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This mosque is painted pink for a very special reason

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Published on February 23, 2020 at 12.18

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A mosque in the Philippines was painted pink to support a very noble cause. (Photos: @muftimads/Twitter)
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In a series of tweets, Mads, a volunteer affiliated with MSF (Doctors Without Borders) and Crisis Aid UK, shared the story of the Pink Mosque - Masjid Dimaukom in the Philippines' far south. According to Mads, the mosque was built in 2014 and located in the city of Datu Saudi Ampatuan in Maguindanao.
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Construction of the mosque was financed by the town's late mayor Samsodin Dimaukon.
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According to Mads, the mosque was painted it's bright pink colour to symbolise peace, love, unity and interfaith brotherhood.
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