Al-Azhar condemns U.S. soldiers burning the Holy Quran in Afghanistan

Al-Azhar condemns U.S. soldiers burning the Holy Quran in Afghanistan

Cairo : Egypt | Feb 28, 2012 at 10:34 AM PST
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Cairo - Al-Azhar condemned the burning of U.S. military in Afghanistan recently for some copies of the Quran, stressing that any prejudice to the Holy Quran or abuse it is not acceptable to insult Muslims.

Sheikh of Azhar, Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayeb in a press statement this act as "barbaric," saying that this act "to pass the red lines that will not be acceped by any Muslim, even to make the life and blood and that aggression on the sanctities of human heritage and dignity as well as misreading the feelings of Muslims."

He stressed that Al-Azhar "does not accept this absurd copy and shredded Koran and insulting barbarity , is not accepted by the courteous man nether a devout Muslim nor non-religious or non-Muslim."

The statement described the claims of the foreign presence in Afghanistan for the war on terrorism as "Star-like paper mulberry," calling for international troops to leave Afghan soil immediately .

Abdel Fattah Hussein is based in Cairo, Kairo, Egypt, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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