Pre-marital sex, recreational drugs, alcohol, and children attending mixed-gender schools: these are just some of the sinful temptations a Muslim group has highlighted as ‘haram’ in a modern Western city.
The Sunni fundamentalist AlKauthar Institute outlined its views in a video which portrays the Australian city of Sydney as “Sin City galore.”
Using the Arabic word for sin ‘haram’ the video looks at the NSW state capital through the eyes of a Muslim man who can’t but help see “sin” everywhere he looks.
“You look left it’s haram. You look right it’s haram. You look ahead and it’s haram,” the video subtitles explain.
“The solution? Lower your gaze, brother. Fear Allah.