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Islamic State and Muslim Brotherhood fatwas call for discrimination against Christians and women

Islamic State and Muslim Brotherhood fatwas call for discrimination against Christians and women


  • LLL-GFATF-MB Muslim Brotherhood The Muslim Brotherhood is a transnational Islamist organization founded in Egypt...[+]
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 Affected Countries: egypt;

Egypt’s Dar El-Ifta’s Global Fatwa Index (GFI) has registered a number of fatwas by the Muslim Brotherhood and ISIS organizations, calling for “discrimination” against Christians and women.

Some fatwas were related to “building churches, looting non-Muslim money and classifying women as inferior to men.”

The GFI released its findings on the occasion of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which falls on March 21.

According to the GFI, racist opinions are divided into two trends. The first are the fatwas issued by extremist groups that seek to spread their agendas and loot the wealth of peoples and nations. The second trend focuses on Islamophobia against Muslim communities in western countries.

The index said racist fatwas make up seven percent of religious edicts issued around the world. Eighty percent of the racist fatwas are issued by terrorist groups. Racist fatwas made up 35 percent of the Muslim Brotherhood’s edicts.

Egypt has banned the Brotherhood as a terrorist group.

The report also shed light on an answer published in 1980 in the Brotherhood’s “Daawa Magazine” to a question related to religious rulings on building churches.

According to the report, member of the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Bureau Mohammed Abdullah al-Khatib claimed: “Churches cannot be constructed anywhere.”

The GFI said “75 percent of the racial discrimination fatwas issued by terrorist organizations to their followers differentiate between them on a functional basis, in order to be able to benefit the most from those who join them.”

Therefore, they issue fatwas classifying the “terrorists”, who are ready to sacrifice themselves, their children and family, as the best among Muslims, followed by those who sacrifice their money.

Source: Aawsat