by Cynthia Farahat„Al Azhar University, the world’s largest Sunni Islamic educational institution, is where many of the world’s most brutal terrorists received their formal religious training. This is to be expected, given the nature of the material taught there.
Al Azhar has thousands of affiliated mosques, schools, learning centers and universities around the world, such as the Islamic American University in Michigan. The institution has also been unofficially controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood for decades.
According to the most recent data released by the Egyptian government, there were 297,000 students studying at Al Azhar University in 2013 and 2014. In 2015, there were 39,000 foreign students studying at Al Azhar. These students are taught the theological legitimacy of cannibalizing infidels, gruesome ways to torture non-Muslims to death, and the importance of raping and humiliating non-Muslim women.
This explains why numerous Egyptian public figures and intellectuals have called for a terrorism investigation of Al Azhar University. For example, Egyptian historian Sayyid Al-Qemany called upon the Egyptian government to designate Al Azhar University as terrorist organization.“ (…)