136 fatwas

  • Voting for a Non-Muslim Politician Date: 20-3-2019

    AssalamualaikumAre Muslims permitted to vote for a non-Muslim Politician who is allegedly a homosexual ? .. More

  • Participating In the Political Process That Does Not Follow the Sharee’ah Date: 25-11-2018

    Assalamualaikum. I had a question. In the story of Yusuf As we see that he joined the egyptian kingdom as a minister. Now it is apparent that the system didnt rule by the law of Allah. Does it makw permissible for muslims to join in the current politics, even if the political system and law doesnt apply divine law? .. More

  • Impermissible to Resort for to Man-Made Laws for Judgment Date: 8-10-2018

    Does going to non-sharia courts in the presence of sharia courts take one out of the folds of Islam if it is done out of disobedience? .. More

  • Debating With Non-Muslims Date: 11-7-2018

    My friends mock me for being a follower of Islam, how can I show them that Allah, the mighty one, is true and that they are wrong. Also, can I prove to them that Allah, the greatest of all, is real using the Qur'An. Please help me brothers. .. More

  • Dealing with descendants of French colonists Date: 3-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykom. I am from Algeria. My question is the following: Algeria was colonized by France from 1830 to 1962. During that time, France did terrible things, including rape, and I do not know when, but the French were part of the groups who colonized America, and now their sons and supporters live anywhere in the world. If I interact with people.. More

  • Ruler entitled to authorize others to carry out his spiritual and administrative duties Date: 14-11-2017

    Assalaamu alaykom, Brothers. Based on my understanding of the Sunnah of the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam,and the four Rightly-Guided Caliphs regarding the position of Amir or Imam, their administrative and spiritual role are inseparable and they cannot delegate their role, both administrative and spiritual, unless they get very ill and cannot.. More

  • How to help persecuted Rohingya Muslims Date: 22-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am from Bangladesh. We all know that, recently, the Myanmar army and the radical Buddhists have again started to persecute the Rohiynga Muslims. However, the government of Bangladesh is not allowing them into our country. My question is, what should we do now? May Allah reward you. .. More

  • Giving derogatory name to religious minority Date: 22-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am from Bangladesh, where a low percentage of Hindu Bangalis reside. Some of the Muslims here call all the Hindus 'Malawun', which comes from the Arabic 'Mal'un', which means cursed. As far as I know about the word 'La'nah', it means going out of Allaah's mercy. I fear that by calling them by this derogatory term, they are increasing.. More

  • Whether Muslim employer should enforce Shariah on non-Muslim employees Date: 13-6-2017

    Assalaamu alaikum. I have several questions regarding employing non-Muslims in my business. Let us say that I have a little software company in Canada and that most of my employees are Christians. Do they have to follow Islamic rules given that I own the company? 1. Do I have to force my employees to wear the hijab even though they are not Muslim?.. More

  • Non-Muslim minorities must be treated with kindness Date: 8-4-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am from Bangladesh. Recently, two minority groups have been persecuted in my country, Hindus during their Durga Puja Festival, and a group named Shaotals. Some days later, Rohingyas of Burma have also been persecuted! I was shocked! It seemed to me as if Allaah is punishing us because some politicians persecuted non-Muslim minorities.. More

  • Punishment of politicians who violate state law Date: 29-1-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. What does Islam say about those politicians who violate the the laws of a country for their own political favour? What kind of punishment does Islam sets for them? .. More

  • Islam's view of democracy and dictatorship Date: 14-1-2017

    What does Islam say about preferring democracy over dictatorship? .. More

  • Loving one's non-Muslim country not sin Date: 23-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is it a sin for a person to love his non-Muslim country? .. More

  • The fact that Islam is comprehensive does not mean that it is totalitarian Date: 16-2-2016

    I have been debating with some friends of mine (who are newly converts to islam and lived all their lives with the conviction that democracy is the best governing system) on whether there is any area, field, or aspect of life that is not governed by Islam. I could provide a ruling for every aspect of lifein the sharia, so they came to the conclusion.. More

  • Why women should not be leaders though Queen of Sheba was successful Date: 16-2-2016

    Why did the Prophet, sallallaahu ʻalayhi wa sallam,say the following statement? I know about the Queen of Saba, who lived during the reign of Sulayman, may Allaah exalt his mention, and was a successful female ruler. What does that mean?The Prophet, said, "Never will a nation that makes a woman their ruler succeed." [Al-Bukhaari] .. More