Takfir means to name a person Kafir because of his beliefs in the light of Islamic terminology. Nowadays, there are some militant Jihadist organizations in all over the world who have misinterpreted the Fatwas of Ibn-e-Taymiyyah (1263-1328) and have started to wreck the people and their properties violently. They carry out their armed activities in the name of Islamic Jihad against Muslim public and authorities, imposing the fatwa of disbelief (Kufr) on them, declaring them obligatory to kill. According to these movements the prevailing democratic system and governments in Muslim countries are representative of disbelief instead of Islamic system, therefore it is necessary to eliminate all those people who support this system and also this system through Jihad. In order to achieve these goals, they carry out armed operations against Muslims based on few Fatwas of Ibn-e-Taymiyyah, especially Mardin Fatwa, calling Muslims infidels and the political system a tyrant and do not even refrain from suicide attacks. So it’s need of the hour to understand the real soul of Ibn-e-Taymiyyah’s religion interpretations study to the core of his Fatwas regarding Takfir.
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