19 March 2013

Egypt: UN Document On Women to Be Referred to Senior Scholars Authority

Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed el-Tayyeb decided on Monday 18/3/2013 to refer a UN document designed to combat violence against women to the Senior Scholars Authority for discussion.

The authority will announce its stance soon whether to approve or reject it, an official source in al-Azhar said.

Al-Azhar will never approve any agreement that contravenes Sharia, he added.

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