28 August 2012

Egypt: Azhar Condemns Destruction of Tombs in Libya

A mosque containing Sufi Muslim graves has been bulldozed in the centre of Tripoli, Libya, a day after Sufi shrines in the city of Zlitan were wrecked ... ( Resource: Salafis Blamed for Libya Mosque Destruction )

Al-Azhar vehemently condemned a series of recent attacks on Muslim Sufi shrines, tombs and mosques in Libya.

In a statement on Monday 27/8/2012, Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar Dr. Ahmed el-Tayyeb said desecrating the graves of Muslim scholars and insulting them by carrying their remains in garbage bags and burying them in unknown places is a crime by all means and norms.

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