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India: 1.5 million Muslims join in condemnation of Islamic State

March 29, 2016

About 1.5 million Muslims in India have signed a statement condemning terrorism, and 70,000 Islamic clerics have joined in a fatwa condemning the Islamic State.

The clerics agreed that terrorist groups should not be recognized as "Islamic organizations." The dual statements were issued from a Sufi shrine near Ajmer, in the state of Rajasthan, during a religious festival there. 


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