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Islamic scholars fighting the spread of IS ideology


PETALING JAYA: Islamic scholars in Malaysia insist they are against the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group and have done as much as they can to fight the spread of its ideology on the home front.

Malaysian Islamic Development Department (Jakim) director-ge­neral Datuk Othman Mustapha said they had been making a strong stand against the terrorist group since last year, with a fatwa (edict) from the National Fatwa Council ruling that the call of jihad and martyrdom of IS as unIslamic.

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