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4. Calls for trying Hasan al-Turabi, Islamic spiritual leader of Sudan

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4. Calls for trying Hasan al-Turābī, Islamic spiritual leader of Sudan
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p. 24
Date of source: 
02-05-2006
Author: 
Umniyah al-Najjar
Hasan al-Turābī to face charges of apostasy?
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A number of Muslim scholars have urged the Azhar’ s Islamic Research Academy to refute the recent controversial fatwas of the Sudanese spiritual leader, Dr. Hasan al- Turābī.

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39. When can we see “Miss Rasha” become President and “Madam Fatma” a Muslim Caliph?

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39. When can we see “Miss Rasha” become President and “Madam Fatma” a Muslim Caliph?
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p.18
Date of source: 
December 1, 2003
Author: 
Khalid Muntasir
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The article comments on the idea that Islamic scholars refuse a female Muslim to hold positions of president and Muslim Caliph. They resort to a hadith narrated by Abu Bakrah that when the Prophet Muhammad was informed that people of Persia were ruled by Kisra´s daughter. He replied that no tribe is going to succeed as long as it is governed by a woman.

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