Council of Senior Ulema (Islamic scholars) forbids funding terrorism

May 7, 2010

The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has extended a message of thanks to Sheikh Abdulaziz bin bin Mohammad Al-Asheikh, the Grand Mufti of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the Council of Senior Ulema (Islamic scholars) and members of the Council for their fatwa (religious edict) stipulating that the financing of terrorism is a criminal act, as it involves corruption and brings harm to people and property.

Text of the fatwa