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Shari'ah judge: 'Honor' killings are against Islamic law

Headline: "Supreme Shari’ah Judge: ‘Honor’ killings are Against Islamic Law."
Ramallah - Al-Hayat Al-Jadida
     "Sheikh Yusuf Ida'is, Supreme Shari’ah Judge and Chairman of the Supreme Council for Shari'ah Justice, published the law’s position regarding honor killings in Palestine on the court’s website. Using evidence, he proved that these crimes are against Islamic law and that this is a growing phenomenon that harms innocent women. [He said that this phenomenon] has no basis in the Quran and that Islam fights this Jahiliyya custom (i.e., the Islamic concept of ignorance of divine guidance, attributed to pre-Islamic times.)"
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