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Norway: "You can't oppose capital punishment and be Muslim"
Islam in Europe
Norwegian news site VG NETT reports that Fahad Qureshi, head of the Islamic mission organization Islam Net, supports capital punishment.
Kristian Meisingset, cultural editor of the conservative magazine Minderva, found an online discussion on Islamnet.no, where Qureshi writes that a Muslim can't oppose capital punishment.
In a discussion forum on Islamnet.no, Qureshi writes: "a person who says that he's principally opposed to capital punishment, is opposing principles prescribed by Allah (...) A person who think that he knows better than Allah about what is best for people isn't Muslims because the definition of a Muslim is one who submits to Allah. (...) This is something Muslims have agreed upon forever. This is so simple (...) that there is no doubt about it."
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