Qatif Shia leaders slam terrorism
QATIF, Saudi Arabia: Saudi Shiite scholars and community leaders
from Qatif Province issued a statement to denounce use of violence
against police officers.
The remarks came after an attack on December 16 in Qatif which
resulted in the death of a police officer Abdulaziz Al-Asiri at a
checkpoint close to Awamiya.
The statement signed by 30 prominent figures that include Sheikh
Abdullah Al-Khunaizy, Sheikh Hassan Al-Saffar, Sheikh Mansour
Al-Salman, Sheikh Mohammad Al-Asfour, Shaker Al-Noah, Fayez Al-Zayer,
Jihad Al-khunaizy, Abdul Mohsen Al-Faraj, Abdul Shaheed Al-Sunni,
Essam Al-Shamasi, Abbas Al-Shamasi, Abdulraoof Al-Matrood, Shikry
Al-Shamasi, Maytham Al-Jishi, Hassan Mal Allah, Ehsan Al-Jishi,
Abdullah Al- Asfour, Abdul-Aziz Al-Mahroos and Alwai Al-Awami
condemned targeting police officers, explaining that bloodshed is
against Islamic teachings.
Also on the 16th of December, a delegation from Qatif including Sheikh
Abdullah Al-Khunaizy, the Ex judge of Endowments and Inheritance and
other figures, held a meeting with the Governor of the Eastern
Province Saud bin Naif to express their condemnation and denunciation
of the crime.
They said that “people of Qatif reject all forms of violence and
terrorism, and that the perpetrators do not represent Qatif.’
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