Eh……the Sufis are not that tolerant as the ignorant media would let us believe….
But Sufis are not necessarily all peace—loving meditative seekers of the divine.
The formation of the ‘The Sufi Jihadi Squadrons of Shaykh ‘Abd al—Qadir al—Gilani’ in Iraq was recently announced at the jihadist website, ‘Jihad Unspun’. The Al—Gilani (d.1166) after whom they are named was in fact a Hanbali Sufi. Read more:
Taliban slaughter famous Pakistani singer who followed tolerant format of Islam in latest attack minority religions
Two attackers opened fire on Amjad Sabri’s car in the port city of KarachiSabri’s brother, who was in the car with him, was wounded in the shootingSinger’s music was rooted in Sufism, a tolerant and mystical form of Islam Faction of the Taliban said it killed Sabri because he was a ‘blasphemer’
PUBLISHED: 17:43 GMT, 22 June 2016 | UPDATED: 11:02 GMT, 23 June 2016
The Taliban have slaughtered a famous Pakistani singer who followed a tolerant format of Islam in the latest attack on minority religions in the country.
Two attackers on a motorcycle opened fire on Amjad Sabri’s car while he was on his way to a local TV appearance in the southern port city of Karachi.
Sabri’s brother, who was in the car with him, was wounded in the shooting on Wednesday.