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7302

Qatari Shari'a Professor Ahmad Zayed: Christians Can Run for Office, But Muslims Forbidden from Voting for Them

June 12, 2019

Qatari Shari'a Professor Ahmad Zayed: Christians Can Run for Office, But Muslims Forbidden from Voting for Them

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01:29
Source:
Al-Araby TV (U.K.)
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Ahmad Zayed, a professor of shari'a at Qatar University, said in a June 12, 2019 debate on Al-Araby TV (U.K.) that Islamic law permits non-Muslims to run for office, but that it is impermissible for Muslims to vote for non-Muslim candidates, since shari'a says the ruler must be a Muslim. Qatar-based Saudi academic Raed Al-Samhouri also participated in the debate. Raed Al-Samhouri: "Does Islamic law allow for a Christian to rule over Muslims? I would like to get an answer." Ahmad Zayed: "The an...

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