MEMRI: Fatwa On Qatari Government Website: Execution By Burning Is Permitted Under Certain Circumstances

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MEMRISpecial Dispatch | 5976 | February 26, 2015 The Middle East Media Research InstituteLike Us on FacebookFollow Us on TwitterYouTube

Fatwa On Qatari Government Website: Execution By Burning Is Permitted Under Certain Circumstances

On February 4, 2015, the Egyptian news website Akhbarak.net reported that the Qatari Fatwa Center, a body belonging to the Qatari government, had removed from its website a fatwa permitting execution by burning. The Fatwa Center is part of Qatar’s Religious Da’wa and Guidance Authority, which belongs to this country’s ministry of religious endowments and Islamic affairs. According to Akhbarak, the Fatwa Center removed the fatwa from its website, Islamweb.net, a few hours after the burning of the Jordanian pilot, Mu’adh Al-Kasasbeh, by the Islamic State (ISIS) became known. However, a search of this site reveals that the fatwa, issued in June 2009, is still available on another part of the Qatari website, as well as two earlier fatwas that make a similar point.The June 2009 fatwa was…

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