Kabul: Haji Muhammad Muhaqiq, Prominent Hazara politician and Head of the Parliament’s Committee for Religeous and Cultural Affairs, has strongly condemned Karzai’s “Shia Family Law,” saying it never reflects the faith and aspirations of Hazaras–majority Shia population of Afghanistan.
While speaking at a conference in the United States, Mr. Muhaqiq demanded that the notorious bill be annulled. He said, “Hazaras comprise the absolute majority of Shiites in Afghanistan, and they strongly oppose the law. We have played an important role in promoting democracy and stability in Afghanistan.”
Hazrat Ayatullah Muhaqiq Kabuli Opposes the Law
The prominent Ayatullah Hazrat Muhaqiq Kabuli has opposed the provisions of Karzai’s “Shia Family Law.”
Hazrat Ayatullah Kabuli is a Hazara Ayatullah, high-ranking religious leader.
The bill was initially drafted by Sheikh Mohsin Qandhari, an Ayatullah of Pashtoon ancestry, whose bill was perceived to represent the aspirations of the Hazaras. However, the bill has met with condemnations from prominent Hazara political as well as religious leaders.