Throughout the world, Islamic scholars issue fatwas to Muslims looking for interpretations of the Quran. But what exactly is a fatwa?
What is a Fatwa?
“In recent years, the term “fatw?” has been widely used throughout the media, usually to indicate that a death sentence has been dealt to someone or some group of people.”
Islamic State Issues Fatwa On How To Properly Rape Enslaved Women, Girls
“Far from trying to conceal the practice, ISIS has boasted about it and established a department of “war spoils” to manage slavery.”
32 Islamic State Fatwas
“In mid-February, self-declared Islamic State resident Abu ‘Umar al-Masri (@__UmBack__) Tweeted photos of 32 official Islamic State fatwas.”
How one book ignited a culture war
“It’s 20 years since Iran’s religious leader Ayatollah Khomeini pronounced a death sentence on Salman Rushdie for ‘insulting’ Islam with his novel The Satanic Verses.”
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