Sunday, March 30, 2008

Fatwa issued to kill two Saudi writers

One of Saudi Arabia's leading clerics has said in a fatwa issued last week that two Saudi journalists should be tried for apostasy and put to death if they do not repent, Reuters as well as several Arab media have reported.

The fatwa by Wahhabi cleric Sheihk Abdurrahman al-Baraak came in response to articles written by journalists Abdullah bin Bijad Al-Otaibi and Yusuf Abu al-Khayl in Al-Riyadh newspaper, in which they questioned the point of view that Christians and Jews should be considered unbelievers.

Bin Nijad's article was entitled, "The Islam of the Sharia and the Islam of Struggle," Abu al-Khayl's article was called, "The Other in the Islamic Balance." More...

See also this and this and this...

No comments:

Post a Comment