Indonesian clerics issue fatwa to protect wildlife.

Indonesias top Islamic clerical body has issued a religious fatwa against the illegal hunting and trade in endangered animals in the country, which the WWF hailed on Wednesday as the worlds first.

The fatwa by the Indonesian Ulema Council declares such activities “unethical, immoral and sinful”, council official Asrorun Niam Sholeh told Agence France-Presse AFP.

via Indonesian clerics issue fatwa to protect wildlife | Environment | theguardian.com.

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