Posted on 05/19/2012 by __socrates

A sect of Shi’ah Muslims founded by Abu ‘l-Kamil, who said the Asahib, or Companions of the Prophet, were infidels, because they rejected the house of ‘Ali in forming the Khalifate, and he even called the Kalifah ‘Ali an infidel because he did not claim his rights when Muhammad died. (Kitabu ‘t-Ta’rifat, in loco.)

Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam