First Eco-Friendly Fatwa Declares All Activities That Harm Climate Prohibited (Haram)

By Warda Shahid
The Islam Information
October 26, 2022

• Egypt to host United Nations Climate Change Conference.
• Fatwa prohibits everything that causes harm to nature and animals.
• This is the first ever fatwa given on the climate change.

Cairo (Egypt) – A Fatwa charter based on Islamic law (Sharia) principles was recently approved by Egypt’s Dar al-Ifta, which issues religious edicts (fatwas).

Dar al-Ifta decided to take this action as part of its contribution to the implementation of sustainable development goals, the resolution of climate change problems, and the raising of awareness about the dangers of climate change from a religious perspective.

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