Grand Mufti warns of politicizing the Hajj

November 24, 2009

Saudi Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdulaziz Al-Asheikh has warned that politicizing the Hajj is contrary to Islam.  Speaking at the annual Hajj symposium, Sheikh Al-Asheikh reminded the participants that Islam forbids bloodshed of any kind in Makkah and the holy sites, and called on all people to cooperate to achieve a safe and secure Hajj.