Muslim Scholars and Clerics: Suicide Bombings Are Un-Islamic
Peterson, Scott, The Christian Science Monitor
Suicide bombers in Afghanistan have shown little restraint: Wedding parties and even mosques and children have witnessed gruesome targeting by the Taliban against civilians.
But as attacks soared in the summer and fall, killing scores of civilians every week including at least 40 Muslim devotees at a mosque in late October public revulsion has turned into unprecedented condemnation.
For the first time in late January, Muslim scholars and clerics from around the world will come to Kabul specifically to condemn suicide bombings as un-Islamic. The conference will be the first to focus on suicide bombing, and its framers hope the result will reverberate beyond …
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Publication information: Article title: Muslim Scholars and Clerics: Suicide Bombings Are Un-Islamic. Contributors: Peterson, Scott - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: December 24, 2012. Page number: Not available. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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