SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) —Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, slammed Wahhabis for misrepresenting Islam as a violent religion, saying that the fake faith is treacherous to all religions.
Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi Golpaygani, warned against those who misrepresent Islam as the religion of violence, calling that an important issue for the Muslim world.
He referred to Wahhabis’ violent measures in some countries and said, “Wahhabis project an inaccurate picture of Islam to the world, with what they have done in Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iraq and recently in Bahrain and Syria.” Adding, “It is to the point that in some countries Muslims are scared of being accused of terrorism if they reveal their Islamic beliefs.”
Top religious figure warned against the insecurity which might prevail if Wahhabis continue their crimes and said, “Those who introduce Islam as the religion of terror and violence are in fact betraying all religions.”
A professor at Qom Seminary said the civilization and modern civilized world recognizes Wahhabis as a violent and rejects their methods demanding, “What is the justification behind demolition of historical Islamic monuments when the whole world values historical and cultural inheritances?”
Ayatollah Golpaygani said, “These are extremely petrified people who have been, in fact still are, in opposition with all manifests of civilization.” And stressed, “Their antecedents are those who (literally) issued the statement of paganism for people who thought the earth revolves around the Sun.”
The prominent religious figure also said,” Different aids and financial support of the arrogant powers helps their survival so that they continue their betrayals towards Islam; hence, standing against this huge threat in order to introduce the true Islam is a great service to Islam.” — www.shafaqna.com