Qaradawi condemns abduction of Guardian journalist

YusufalQaradawiSheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, a prominent cleric based in Qatar, said the Union of Islamic Scholars, which he presides over, “has always denounced these kidnappings, especially those carried out against journalists”. He added: “The Guardian newspaper is well-known for its professional reporting and its fair coverage of the rights of oppressed peoples and just causes around the world.”

Guardian, 21 October 2005