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By Jessica McBride, July 21, 2016
Saudi Arabian clerics have issued a “fatwa,” banning Pokemon Go, says Gizmodo. A fatwa is an “Islamic religious ban.”
In the fatwa, the clerics call Pokemon Go “un-Islamic,” according to Cnet. The fatwa is technically number 21,758, said Cnet. The Pokemon Go mobile phone application is now the most popular mobile game ever in U.S. history. Al Jazeera reports that Pokemon Go is also becoming a phenomenon in the Middle East.
Read more: http://heavy.com/news/2016/07/pokemon-go-fatwa-issued-what-indonesia-haramis-definition-saudi-arabia-islam-muslim-haram/