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[vc_column_text]Abdallah bin Bayyah President, Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies[/vc_column_text]

Statement by a prominent Mauritanian Muslim jurist explaining to youth why extremism, suicide bombing, and ISIS are illegitimate according to Islamic beliefs and practices. Abdallah bin Mahfudh ibn Bayyah is a Mauritanian professor of Islamic studies at the King Abdul Aziz University in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a specialist in all four traditional Sunni schoolsof Islamic law. Currently he is the President of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies.


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Topic Category
  • Islam
  • Islam and Muslims
  • current events
  • Contemporary Muslim Regions
Grade Level

Middle School
High School


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