A powerful Islamic seminary in northern India, with ties to Jihadist groups, has issued a fatwa, or decree, against Muslims working in banks.

According to a spokesman for the seminary, tenets of Shariah law state that Muslims must not work in banks because as employees they would have to deal with transactions involving interest and also make interest entries in bank ledgers.

This simply puts more pressure on banks to become Shariah-compliant…

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