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PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa

The Kurdish Union of Islamic Scholars has officially declared a fatwa against playing the hugely popular video game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds.

Officially, the group is responsible for issuing fatwas – which are rulings by Islamic authorities – in Iraqi Kurdistan. However, other imams have come out against the ban.

BBC Monitoring looks at the controversy surrounding the game in the region.

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds: Imams divided over video game fatwa

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