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19. Jūlijs 2005

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Date: 19. Jūlijs 2005 - 12:04
Guardian: Ten days after Islamic radicals carried out deadly attacks on the London transport system, Britain's largest Sunni Muslim group on Sunday issued a binding religious edict, a fatwa, condemning the July 7 suicide bombings as the work of a ``perverted ideology.''

The Sunni Council denounced the bombings as anti-Islamic and said the Quran, the Muslim holy book, forbade suicide attacks.

``Who has given anyone the right to kill others? It is a sin. Anyone who commits suicide will be sent to Hell,'' said Mufti Muhammad Gul Rehman Qadri, the council chairman. ``What happened in London can be seen as a sacrilege. It is a sin to take your life or the life of others.''

The council said Muslims should not use ``atrocities being committed in Palestine and Iraq'' to justify attacks such as those in London that killed 55 when suicide bombers struck in three Underground trains and a double-decker bus, the fatwa declared.

``We equally condemn those who may have been behind the masterminding of these acts, those who incited these youths in order to further their own perverted ideology,'' Qadri said.

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