Discotheque in Spain to change its name after Muslim protests

A Spanish discotheque called Mecca which has angered Muslims will change its name, a Muslim representative said on Thursday in the southern city of Murcia: the discotheque in Aguilas near Murcia will also modify controversial features of its architecture, said Mohammed Reda el-Qady, secretary of the Union of Islamic Communities in Murcia; features that were deemed offensive by Muslims included a minaret-like tower, a blue dome with a half-moon on top which made the building look like a mosque, and verses of the Quran inside; the discotheque owners reached an agreement with local Muslims after its name and style sparked a wave of protests on the internet; a hacker even broke into the website of the establishment, threatening with “a war between Spain and the people of Islam”.