Monday, May 21, 2007

Salman al Oudah: I reject the Wahhabi label

From Turki Al-Saheil of Asharq Al-Awsat (Saudi Arabia)

Islamic preacher and the General Supervisor of Islam Today, was banned recently from entering Switzerland by the Swiss authorities. Al-Oudah spoke to Asharq Al Awsat about the case. ... Al Oudah accused what many know as "extremist Zionist forces" of involvement in preparing the false report. He called the report “a lie that should not be believed.” The Swiss Ministry of Justice identified al Oudah as a "Wahhabi, a fundamentalist and a close associate of Osama bin Laden." Al Oudah responded to such accusations saying, “Since when has Wahhabism become a charge that is punishable by law?

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