Clerics: Terrorism in Afghanistan Violates Islam – VOA News

Indonesian President Joko Widodo is pictured with religious scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia at Bogor, Indonesia, May 11, 2018. (VOA Indonesian service)

Religious scholars from Afghanistan, Pakistan and Indonesia declared terrorism and suicide attacks in Afghanistan and the region as unethical and against the principles of Islam as they gathered at a one-day conference in Bogor, Indonesia, to address violence in Afghanistan.

Friday’s conference was held months after more than 1,800 Pakistani clerics issued an Islamic decree, or fatwa, condemning suicide attacks and terrorism in all forms in Pakistan.

Pakistan’s conference was criticized by the Afghan government at the time, though, for condemning terrorism inside Pakistan only, and …. Read More on VOA News