70 scholars from Pakistan, Afghanistan & Indonesia issue fatwa against extremism, suicide attacks – siasat.com

An Afghan security forces mamber stands guard at the site of a suicide bomb attack in Kabul, Afghanistan April 22, 2018. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani

West Java: Seventy scholars from Pakistan, Afghanistan and Indonesia issued a fatwa on Friday during a conference in Indonesia against violent extremism and terrorism and said they violate the principles of Islam.

According to sources, the scholars from three Muslim nations gathered at the presidential palace in the city of Bogor in West Java to discuss ways to stop the bloodshed in Afghanistan.

Sources have quoted the declaration as stating “We reaffirm that violence and terrorism cannot and should not be associated with any religion, nationality, civilization or ethnic group, as violent extremism and terrorism in all its forms and manifestation including violence against civilians and suicide attacks are…. Read More on siasat.com