Fatwa issued despite scorn from Muslim leaders

By Shaikh Azizur Rahman, thenationalnews.com Dated: March 06,2009 Although Islamic leaders across the country last month dismissed the World Hindu Council’s demand that Muslims declare India Dar al Aman, or land of peace, this week the country’s leading Islamic seminary, Darul Uloom Deoband, issued a fatwa declaring just that. The Hindu council – the Viswa Hindu Parishad, or VHP – in letters sent to the country’s top 13 Muslim organisations last month, including the seminary, sought a fatwa from Muslim clerics that would state clearly that India is a Dar…

Undying spirit of Indian Muslims is best weapon against terrorists

By Dinesh Unnikrishnan, Firstpost.com Dated: August 19, 2016 Why does India produce so few Islamic terrorists despite having a bigger Muslim population than most Muslim countries in the world, including our warmonger neighbour Pakistan? That’s a question often asked whenever terrorists claim innocent lives in the name of religion. The answer lies in the undying inner spirit of the majority of Indian Muslims and in the larger ideals of religious pluralism and their unflinching faith in the country’s secular fabric — something which isn’t easy to destruct by the self-proclaimed…

Muslim cleric issues fatwa against ISIS

Times of India, Dated: August 30,2014 A noted Muslim cleric in Kerala issued a fatwa asking his community members to boycott the Islamic Sate also known as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other terrorist organizations. In his religious decree, general secretary of All India Sunni Jam-e-yyathul Ulema, Shaikh Abu Bakr Ahmad said favouring the extremist organizations is antithetical to the Islamic sharia. The Muslim world is in dire need to take cognizance of the threats posed by the anti-Islamic outfits. The militant groups among Muslims are causing…

Fatwa issued from Indian Muslims against LeT Founder Hafiz Saeed

Prabhat Sharan, Benar News August 09,2017 Nearly a thousand Indian Muslim clerics have signed and issued a resolution condemning the alleged anti-India activities of Pakistan-based Hafiz Saeed, the founder of banned terror outfits Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) and Jamaat-ud-Dawa (JuD). Saeed is accused of masterminding a series of shooting and bomb attacks that lasted four days across Mumbai in November 2008, killing more than 170 people in India’s third deadliest terrorist attack. The 67-year-old has been under house arrest in Pakistan since late January. The fatwa, or decree, that was issued in…

Paigham e Pakistan

This unanimously agreed document titled “Paigham-ePakistan,” prepared in accordance with the injunctions of the Holy Qur’an, the Sunnah of the Prophet and the Constitution of Pakistan, reflects the collective thinking of the State of Pakistan. The Message identifies the problems faced by the State of Pakistan and provides basis to devise a strategy to achieve the goals of Objectives Resolution. Moreover, through this Message, Pakistan is being projected as a strong, united, developed, cultured and modern nation in the international community. This consensus based document shall be helpful to reconstruct…

An Open Letter to Baghdadi

Letter to Baghdadi is an open letter to Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as a theological refutation of the practices of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. It is signed by numerous Muslim theologians, lawmakers and community leaders.The letter includes a technical point-by-point refutation of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria’s actions and ideology based on the Qur’an and other classical texts, using a style that is unfamiliar to liberal or even uninformed Muslims. In September 2014, the letter, initially signed by…

Fatwa against the targeting of Civilians

By Shaykh Muhammad Afifi Al Akiti IntroductionIn the Name of God, the All-Beneficent, the Most Merciful. Gentle reader, Peace upon those who follow right guidance! I am honored to present the following fatwa or “response by a qualified Muslim Scholar” against the killing of civilians by the Oxford-based Malaysian jurist of the Shafii School and my inestimable teacher, Shaykh Muhammad Afifi al-Akiti, titled Defending the Transgressed by Censuring the Reckless against the Killing of Civilians. The Shaykh authored it in a few days, after I asked him to offer some…

Indian Scholars refute obscurantist Pakistani Mufti Muneeb’s Fatwa declaring Land Transactions and Muamalat with Hindus to be forbidden in Kashmir

By New Age Islam Group of Scholars Dated: May 04, 2020 An obscurantist, fundamentalist Mullah from Pakistan, Mufti Muneebur Rahman, of Darul Ifta Jamia Nayimia Karachi has issued a fatwa, clearly under the influence of Pakistan’s Deep State, that makes every Muslim hang his head in shame. Is this Islam, one feels like asking, in the way a grief-stricken Muslim mother asked on 16 December 2014 in Peshawar, after the Taliban massacred 149 small children and teachers in a Pakistani Army school. This despicable cleric, speaking in the manner of many…

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…