Question: All praise is due to Allaah and peace and blessings be upon His Prophet, upon his family and Companions.
The Permanent Committee for Scholarly Research and Iftaa’ have studied the letter sent by His Excellency the Deputy-Interior Minister to his Eminence the General Chairman No. 2/5400 on 15/5/1397 A.H. The Committee also read the two brochures attached to his letter detailing two alleged debates: The first was held between a durzi student who is studying in Al-Az-har and someone that he claimed to be the Grand Shaykh of Al-Azhar called Mustafa Al-Rafi
ee. The second was held between a person who ascribed himself (according to the letter) to Ahl-ul-Sunnah wal-Jamaaah (those adhering to the Sunnah and the Muslim community) called Shaykh Al-Haq Al-Husaynee and a durzi professor called Aboo Hasan Hany Zaydan. According to the request of His Excellency to study this letter, the response comes as follows:
Firstly: An abstract about the doctrine of the Druze which unveils their reality.
Secondly: A brief explanation about the two debates explaining their illusion and misconception.
Answer: Druze are a secret sect of the Batini Qarmatians who entertain camouflaging their religious convictions to deceive non-Durzi people. Sometimes, they pretend to be religious, ascetic, pious and show false religious jealousy… read more here.