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Periodical Review: Fatwas – January 2011

The following report summarizes the main Fatwas that were published during January 2011 on the “Minbar Al-Tawhid wal-Jihad” website, which belongs to the Salafi ideologist Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi. The surfers’ questions are answered by the “website’s Sharia Committee”, which includes a number of prominent Salafi Sheikhs.

The Fatwas published over the past month dealt with a broad range of topics, including: the law regarding the demonstrations in Tunisia, Egypt and the rest of the Arab world; the law regarding holding Christian women captive; the law pertaining to Jihad in Palestine; the law pertaining to women who leave for Jihad; the law regarding fighting the Yemen government forces, and more.

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