Palestinian News Item
PA Mufti: Prosecute everyone who eats in public during Ramadan
Official PA daily, Al-Hayat Al-Jadida - May 15, 2018
Headline: “The [PA] grand mufti calls to honor the sanctity of the month of Ramadan”
"[PA] Grand Mufti of Jerusalem and the Palestinian Territories and [Palestinian] Supreme Fatwa Council Chairman Muhammad Hussein called to preserve the sanctity of the month of Ramadan (i.e., Muslim month of fasting). In a statement yesterday the grand mufti demanded that the owners of the restaurants and cafés close them during the daytime hours of the month of Ramadan in order to preserve the sanctity of the month. He called on the responsible parties to go after anyone who publicly breaks the fast and put them on trial."
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