Fruits of Wahhabism: Cultural genocide in Mecca

Sami Angawi refuses to call Mecca a city, for his Mecca could never be transformed into metropolis – no matter how deep the drills dig or how fierce the battle between the skyscrapers and the clouds.

Mecca is a “sanctuary,” he says. “It’s God’s house, the refuge of humans, the birthplace of Islam.” It is the sanctuary established by the archetype of the perfect Muslim, Prophet Abraham, he adds.

Continue Reading: http://interactive.aljazeera.com/aje/2015/man_who_dreams_of_old_mecca/index.html

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