UK: Fury over plan to build Muslim cemetery

Residents living in a picturesque rural village have hit out at controversial plans to build a Muslim cemetery on rural land

Residents living in a picturesque rural village with a population of just 613 have slammed plans to build a Muslim cemetery on greenbelt land – for over 3,000 people.

The proposed site in leafy Catherine-de-Barnes, near Solihull, West Midlands, will include a total of 3,333 graves for followers of Islam.

This is despite Muslims accounting for fewer than 3 per cent of the population of Solihull and its surrounding areas…

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