Monday, April 5, 2004

"Prophet Muhammad prohibited even the mutilation of a dead mad dog and he considered such a thing as religiously forbidden. What happened in Fallujah is a distortion of Islamic principles and it is forbidden in Islam."

-- Sheik Khalid Ahmen, a senior cleric in Fallujah, Iraq, condemning the mutilation of four American contractors in the city west of Baghdad. Ahmen promised that Muslim preachers would tell their followers that the destruction of the bodies was wrong.

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