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The muftī of Egypt has issued a controversial fatwa that prohibits the acquisition of sculptures. His fatwas contradict with Egyptian laws and international conventions signed by Egypt.
The article deals with an incident in which a woman wearing a niqāb smashed a number of great works by a fine sculptor after a recent fatwa from the muftī saying that statues are not acceptable from a Muslim point of view.
Several students at the Faculty of Fine Art think that art in general, and sculpture in particular, is harām and accordingly they are trying to spread their ideas to influence the rest of the students.
The author criticizes the Egyptian muftī for not taking into consideration current circumstances when he makes fatwas.
Azhar scientists support Egypt’s muftī, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a in the face of criticism from some intellectuals concerning his fatwa banning full-figure statues.
The controversial fatwa of the muftī of the republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a, concerning the prohibition of full-figure statues has turned Egyptian newspapers into a field of debate, where Islamic thinkers voice their views on the issue.
The controversial fatwa of the Muftī of the Republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘a, on the prohibition of full-figure statues has been the subject of heated debate in the Egyptian media recently.
The Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a, denied the fatwa attributed to him regarding a woman´s right to receive a payment for serving her husband and children. He said that his words in this respect were distorted and taken out of context.
The Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a, commented on the issue of “Renewal of Fiqh and its Restrictions” in a seminar organized by the Islamic Benevolent Organization, presided by Dr. Muhammad Shawqi Al-Fangari. Dr. Usama Al-Baz, the political advisor of President Mubarak, participated in the seminar.
The article is an interview with the Mufti of Egypt, Dr. Ali Goma´a. He comments on many subjects, such as, the concept of legitimate war in Islam, martyrdom operations, the Iraqi Ruling Council, the Iraqi resistance against American occupation, emergency laws and the relationship between...


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