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Saudi Imam changes mind to reaffirm fatwa on singing 2, August 2010

Posted by thegulfblog.com in Saudi Arabia.
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In the latest installment of absurd fatwas, a Saudi cleric has changed his mind and declared that singing should be banned. Previously he had stated that neither the Koran not the Prophet Muhammad prohibits it.

However, in a return to form, and probably so his other fun-spoiling Imam friends would stop being mean to him, he decided that, in fact

Most singing today … brings with it debauchery, obscenity and abomination. Even conservative singing authorized by some clerics can be described as drivel at the very least.

I couldn’t agree more: those operas; pits of sexual desire and debauchery every one of them.