eDigest: Fatwa Against Honor Killings Declared By Pakistan Ulema Council Of Muslim Leaders

Epigraph:

 On account of this, We prescribed for the children of Israel that whosoever killed a person — unless it be for killing a person or for creating disorder in the land — it shall be as if he had killed all mankind; and whoso gave life to one, it shall be as if he had given life to all mankind. And Our Messengers came to them with clear Signs, yet even after that, many of them commit excesses in the land. (Al Quran 5:33)

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The Lead post written by Yasmine Hafiz of the Huffington Post

 

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