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March 3rd, 2010

Tahir-ul-Qadri’s fatwa on prohibition of terrorism

Submitted by Rashid. This was originally a comment, which is being converted into a new post.

More and more opponents of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad are inadvertently adopting his approach to solve Muslims conflicts with non-Muslim people, nations and countries.

Today in an event in UK, well covered by media, Tahir ul-Qadri has issued Fatwa against militant approach of Muslims. His target audiences are Muslims all over the world, including countries in which Muslims are fighting against occupation.

‘Powerful attacks’ are forcing Muslims to accept HMGA by accepting his approach for revival of Islam.

Alhamdolillah, we are witnessing fulfillment of Allah’s promise and HMGA prophecy.
Hopefully, HMGA opponents this time won’t say his prophecy did not fulfill.

The Independent
March 1, 2010.
Islamic scholar says suicide bombers will ‘go to hell’

12 Responses to “Tahir-ul-Qadri’s fatwa on prohibition of terrorism”

  1. March 3rd, 2010 at 12:56 pm
    From Zahid Aziz:

    When I was in Lahore in May 2008 for the centenary Jalsa, one of our members gave me an issue of Tahir-ul-Qadri’s magazine to comment upon, as he had found something interesting in it. I wrote an article on this entitled “Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri as Mujaddid and Messiah” in The Light, October 2008, pages 7-8.

    Here is the link.

    Here is an extract I quoted from his magazine about an achievement of his:

    “In the Federal Shariah Court [of Pakistan] he proved, by arguing continuously for three days, that the punishment for a person who insults the Holy Prophet Muhammad is nothing other than the death penalty and that even the repentance of such a person is not accepted. This is now the law.”

  2. Interestingly I once viewed a short video of one of  Dr. Tahir ul Qadri’s lectures (probably on youtube) where he was quoting from one of the books of HMGA where HMGA has denied prophetood. Dr. Qadri  seemed to be making the point that even HMGA’s followers do not follow him.  It seemed, the way he was saying it, that this was to reflect negativley on Ahmadis and his tone (not the words) was kind of disrespectful towards HMGA.  I wonder if he is aware of the LAM; or was just chosing to ignore us.

  3. The World is Slowly but Surely Joining Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad’s Meaning of Jihad

    Report on the BBC News website

  4. March 3rd, 2010 at 3:26 pm
    From NaturallyCurious:

    “More and more opponents of Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad are inadvertently adopting his approach to solve Muslims conflicts with non-Muslim people, nations and countries.”
    I say ‘inadvertently’ should be changed to ‘blatantly’.
    Receiving benefit of any doubt is a privilege – and can be lost.

  5. @Usman

    I think you are referring to following youtube videos:

    I think he must be aware of LAM, and chose to ignore. Otherwise he could not fool his followers.



  6. March 4th, 2010 at 12:58 pm
    From Zahid Aziz:

    Here is a Youtube clip in which Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri “converts” a Qadiani to Islam.

    Please listen in particular between 1.25 and 1.40 mins where the convert is asked by Dr Qadri to declare that he considers Hazrat Mirza sahib as kazzab and dajjal.

  7. Tahir ul-Qadri has authored his Fatwa in form of 600-page book. Based on different news reports, my understanding is that he made a case against militant propagation of Islam. I’m curious to find out how much he has plagiarized from HMGA and LAM literature.

    It will be nice if anyone in UK can get hold of Tahir ul-Qadri book and write a post. Of course I don’t expect from Tahir ul-Qadri to demonstrate moral courage and honesty to acknowledge source of his arguments. Nonetheless, I would say, it is another noble cause of HMGA fulfilled by his opponents. We are witnessing Allah’s ‘Powerful Attacks’ bringing opponents of HMGA in-line with him. Allahu Akbar.

  8. Tahir ul-Qadri (TQ) in his videos on HMGA has tried to “prove” that HMGA was criminalized by his own statements.  TQ has built his case on HMGA pre-1901 statements, and then made point that after 1901 based on his (HMGA) book ‘Aik Ghalti Ka Izala’ (Correction of an error) he made claim of prophethood and thus he was guilty by his own statements. Of course TQ very conveniently ignored all post-1901 statements, even the one which HMGA made couple of days before his death, which were exactly the same like his pre-1901 statements regarding his belief that Holy Prophet Muhammad SAWS was the last messenger/ prophet of Allah and no new messenger/ prophet can come after him. Even in his most misquoted book ‘Aik Ghalti Ka Izala’, he did not make any claim of prophethood. In fact he wrote in last paragraph of this book: “Hence the person who maliciously accuses me of claiming prophethood and messengership is a liar and evil-minded.”
    As Qadiani Jamaat Khalifa 2 Mirza Mahmud Ahmad created the claim of prophethood for HMGA, for which HMGA is criticized by his opponents, so in my opinion the weight of sins of TQ that he accrues by misquoting HMGA and by spreading disinformation about HMGA falls upon Mirza Mahmud Ahmad.
    I hope the new generation of Qadianis realizes that their Khalifa 2 provided the armaments to the opponents of HMGA to attack him.

  9. Is Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri “agent of enemies of Muslims”?
    Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad  (HMGA) sahib was criticized for his public statements of allegiance to British Christian rulers of India for providing peace in the country and allowing Muslims to practice Islam without any fear. HMGA did NOT prohibit Muslims to defend their land if attacked by enemy country. This is the reason in 1905 he predicted defeat of Indian Prime Minister Lal Bahadur Shastri, defeat of Indian military, and victory of Pakistan in 1965 war. This prediction HMGA made 60 years before war took place and 42 years before Pakistan was created.
    Contrary to HMGA, Dr. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri (MTQ) called ‘Shaikh-ul-Islam’, ‘Mujaddid’ and ‘Messiah’ by his followers, in his recent 600 page fatwa, he has declared dwellers of hell who are resisting occupation forces in Kashmir, Afghanistan, Iraq and Palestine. Regardless of the issue whether this resistance is justified or not, what Dr. MTQ is essentially saying is that all those Muslims who kill and die in their war against Hindus, Christians and Jews will go to hell. (Generally Muslims hold belief that Kafirs will go to hell).
    Now question is what opponents of HMGA will say and do in future: Will these opponents of HMGA be ashamed of their past behavior towards him, or they will also brand Dr. MTQ as an agent of Hindus, Christians, and Jews?  

  10. Jihad against Jihad
    Opponents of HMGA accuse him of stopping Muslims from fulfilling their duty of Jihad.
    Now many Muslims, considered scholars of Islam by fellow Muslims, are going further than what opponents of HMGA accused him of.

    According to Fareed Zakira of CNN weekly program GPS:
    Muslim scholars are doing Jihad against Jihad.
    Please note: Opponents of HMGA consider any form of militant struggle against non-Muslims a Jihad.

  11. How Tahir-ul-Qadri is different in his message from HMGA:

    Link to CNN

  12. I received email from a Qadiani. There is link to Dr. Tahir ul Qadri about ‘Blasphamy Law’ in Pakistan. Watching video, i wonder if Dr. Qadri wrote 600 pages book on prohibition of terrorism to appease western governments or he really believes in what he wrote. Anyways, here is link to a youtube video, probably, prepared by some Qadiani friend.

    The true face of Dr Tahirul Qadri – Blasphemy