Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Egypt: first the lawsuit, then the fatwa

Coming at this from multiple angles, taking their cues from how we in the West address injustice.  Adding the extra touch of a religious edict only adds to the justification.

From The Times of India September 18

Egypt cleric issues fatwa against 'Innocence of Muslims' cast, crew

WASHINGTON: A Salafist cleric in Egypt is calling for the deaths of all those involved in the making of an anti-Muslim film that has outraged the Islamic world, SITE Intelligence Group said on Monday.

In a statement, the terrorism monitoring service said Ahmad Fouad Ashoush issued his fatwa, or religious edict, against the cast and crew of " Innocence of Muslims" via jihadist internet forums over the weekend.

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