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Muslims condemn kidnapping

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JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Top religious scholars working under the world’s largest bloc of Islamic countries said today they strongly condemn the kidnapping of more than 270 Nigerian schoolgirls, calling for their immediate release.

The kidnappings three weeks ago by the extremist group Boko Haram have led to worldwide condemnation.

The Islamic Fiqh Academy said that this “crime and other crimes committed by the likes of these extremist organizations contradicts all humanitarian principles and moral values and violates the provisions…

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