Muslim leaders issue a fatwa against anyone living on MARS as there is ‘no righteous reason’ to be there

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[Daily Mail] A Fatwa has been issued against living on Mars by clerics who say that trying to live there would be un-Islamic.

Forbidden: A Fatwa has been issued against travelling to Mars (above is a Hubble Space Telescope image of the Red Planet) Forbidden: A Fatwa has been issued against travelling to Mars (above is a Hubble Space Telescope image of the Red Planet)

The fatwa – or ruling – was issued by the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowment (GAIAE) in the UAE after the Mars One organisation announced that it would try and establish a permanent human settlement on Mars.

The committee argued that trying to dwell on the planet would be so hazardous as to be suicidal and killing oneself is not permitted by Islam.

According to Khaleejtimes.com it said: ‘Such a one-way journey poses a real risk to life, and that can never be justified in Islam. There is a possibility that an individual who travels to planet Mars may not be able to remain…

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