United against Extremism

By Syed Hamid Mohsin Dated: February 20, 2016 ISLAM CONDEMNS EXTREMISMExtremism is problematic when opinions and principles go against the legal system, especially the laws that are created to protect society from harm and promote the overall well- being of the society.One of the manifestations of extremism is an obsessive pursuit of finding faults in others and making exacting demands on them. Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) has condemned this, when he urged the Muslims to:‘Avoid extremism for people before you were led to destruction because of their extremism…

Fatwa on Joining ISIS/ISIL by Islamic Supreme Council of Canada

Islamic Supreme Council of Canada Date: March 11, 2015 Overwhelming majority of worldwide Islamic scholars have already individually declared ISIS/ISIL un-Islamic “out-siders” (KHAWARIJ) group.  The attached Islamic edict (Fatwa) by the Canadian Muslim Imams and scholars is the first formal Fatwa in the world regarding ISIS/ISIL and its recruitment activities. Fatwa is the opinions of Muslim scholars based upon the jurisprudence of Islam.  There are several sources of Islamic jurisprudence but the Holy Qur’an and Hadith of Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) are the main sources of Islamic Jurisprudence.…

A Comprehensive Fatwa against Terrorism and Militancy by One Lakh Muftis, Ulema and Imams of Bangladesh

Publication: May 31, 2016 ( 23 Shaban1437 Hijri) The respected one hundred thousand Ulama & Mashayekh Karam, Aimma (Imams) and Mufti Saheban of Bangladesh were asked the following questions: 1.       Does Islam, as a great religion of peace, support terrorism and extremist activities? 2.       Did our prophets, especially our beloved Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (pubh), preach Islam by applying this type of brutal and ferocious method? 3.       Is Jihad and terrorism the same thing in Islam? 4.       Is terrorism a path to Heaven or Hell? 5.       Can suicidal deaths be termed…