No such thing as Honour Killing – Sunni Council

Murder in the name of honour is ‘haraam’ and there is no permission in Islam ‘for such a callous offence’, according to members of the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC).

Some 30 muftis of the SIC issued this statement following the murder of a 25-year-old woman, Farzana, in Lahore . . . → Read More: No such thing as Honour Killing – Sunni Council

Geo Tv lands in more trouble

ISLAMABAD: Scholars banded together in the Sunni Ittehad Council (SIC) issued on Thursday a fatwa (religious decree) against Geo TV for disrespecting religious and cultural values.

The fatwa was prompted by an episode of the Geo Entertainment morning show ‘Utho Jago Pakistan’ aired a day earlier, which contained blasphemous content. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (Pemra) also issued a . . . → Read More: Geo Tv lands in more trouble

Policing deviant thought

The SIC wants the blasphemy law to stay

The Sunni Itehad Council says that letting Aasia Bibi live is going to plunge the country into chaos. “Anarchy” will reign, as the boundaries of right and wrong are forever altered – all due to the unthinkable idea of allowing discretion in religion.

Discretion, after all, demands . . . → Read More: Policing deviant thought