Revcollins : Voice of the Day: Tahir ul-Qadri
by JOHN COLLINS
MARCH 19, 2010
They [terrorists] can’t claim that their suicide bombings are martyrdom operations and that they become the heroes of the Muslim Umma [global brotherhood]. No, they become heroes of hellfire, and they are leading towards hellfire. There is no place for any martyrdom and their act is never, ever to be considered jihad.
— Dr. Tahir ul-Qadri, a London-based Pakistani Muslim scholar in a fatwa (religious ruling) against terrorism and suicide bombing. Ul-Qadri is head of the Minhaj ul-Quran religious and educational organization, founded in Pakistan in 1980 to promote peace and interfaith dialogue around the globe.