Worldwide Fatwa Is Issued Against Terrorism

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Pakistani religious scholar Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri presented the 600 page document at an extremely well-covered news conference in London today. Dr. ul-Qadri promised that according to Islamic principles, suicide bombers would go to hell. He hopes the fatwa will help Muslims, especially young men, stay away from extremist groups that use violence.


Dr. Tahir ul-Qadri has been a long-time advocate for peace and interfaith dialogue and founded the group Minhaj-ul-Quran.


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Jessica Olien is a journalist based in Washington, D.C. She has previously worked as a reporter in Asia and the Middle East.

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