Died Heydar Jemal

Died Heydar Jemal

Moscow. 5 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — Famous philosopher and theologian Heydar Jemal died in the night of Monday in Moscow on 70-m to year of life, about this on his page in Facebook said the journalist Maxim Shevchenko.

Answering the question, what was the cause of death, Shevchenko wrote: “rooting hard and long”.

Earlier reports of the death of Jemal appeared in his official communities on Facebook and Vkontakte.

Since 1979, Jamal began to interact with the Islamic community in Tajikistan. In 1989, within a few months was a member of the coordination Council of the society “Memory”.

Since 1989 participated in Islamic political activities in the USSR. In may 1990 he founded the independent information center “Tawhid” and began to issue the newspaper “al-Vahdat”.

In 1990 he was one of the initiators of the formation of the Islamic Renaissance party. The first constituent Congress of the all-Union organization was elected Jamal as the Deputy Chairman of the party.

In the summer of 1995 he established and headed the interregional social movement “Islamic Committee” which was officially registered in December 1995. In 1999, tried to pass in the state Duma in the block “Movement in support of the army.” Since 2005 — member of the Presidium of the Russian Islamic heritage.