first ever fatwa against illegal wildlife trafficking

First Ever Fatwa Issued Against Wildlife Trafficking (Indonesia)
Bryan Christy, National Geographic
March 4, 2014

Indonesia’s top Muslim clerical body has issued a fatwa, or edict, against illegal wildlife trafficking.

This unprecedented step by the Indonesian Council of Ulama, in the country with the world’s largest Muslim population, declares illegal hunting or illegal trading of endangered species to be haram (forbidden).

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