Over the last few years, as Islamist terrorists have rampaged and murdered innocents around the world, I have often asked "where are the muslim moderates? Why are they not speaking out and condemning the atrocities?"
It seems that locally these leaders of the muslim communities have been speaking out, but the msm hasn't seen fit to report on this.
This may be about to change. From the Guardian (UK):
British Muslim leaders issue fatwa against would-be jihadists
Imams reportedly tell Muslims to oppose the promotion of the ‘poisonous ideology’ of Islamic State
31 August 2014
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning British jihadists.
The fatwa prohibits would-be jihadists from joining the “oppressive and tyrannical” Islamic State (Isis) in Iraq and Syria, the Sunday Times reported. It said the imams had ordered Muslims to oppose the promotion of the “poisonous ideology” of Isis in the UK.
Six senior Islamic scholars have endorsed the fatwa, the first of its kind issued in the UK, describing Britons allied to Islamic State cells as “heretics”....