39 fatwas

  • Working on Software that Can be Used for Different Purposes Date: 23-5-2021

    I work as a software developer. In my company they use software to create bots for automatic data entry process for customers. The customer include banks and many other. I didn't directly involved in any projects for banks. For now my job is to check the errors in codes in software which the company use to make projects or bots for banks as well as.. More

  • Participating In Elections Date: 8-1-2020

    Salam aleikum wa rahmatu allah wa barakatuh.... Tomorrow in the general election in england is it halal to cast a vote in a non islamic country with non islamic laws or is it haram? I have been told that to vote in a system that has no shariah law as it's legislation is haram? Is this right or is it wrong? .. More

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Islam's view of democracy and dictatorship Date: 15-1-2017

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

  • The fact that Islam is comprehensive does not mean that it is totalitarian Date: 17-2-2016

    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

  • Ruling on protests to demand rights for Muslim minority Date: 15-3-2014

    In my country, the government has categorized people into several different cast (forward cast , backward cast , most backward cast etc) , and every cast has a certain no of seats to apply for government jobs, joining in colleges etc. , for eg. if backward cast has 3 seats, every 3 in 100 people in govt jobs, colleges should be of backward cast even.. More

  • The ruling on kidnapping disbelievers for ransom Date: 28-1-2014

    Assalamualaikom brothers, I have these questions that needs your answer. 1. What can you say about kidnap for ransom? Some Muslims says, it is allowed because it is in the Quran Surat Muhammad verse 4. 2. When someone farted on his pants while outside his house (i.e. office), is he allowed to pray using his pants? I'll be waiting for your answer. Thank.. More

  • Position on places of worship in the countries that Muslims conquer Date: 5-10-2013

    assalamu alaykum, I read in some articles that Caliph Abu Bakr (ra) used to give list of advices to each commander before proceeding to war. Some of the advice were : (7) Do not disturb saints and worshippers of other religions. (8) Do not destroy places of worship. Is the above narration true? Is there any reference of this narration in authentic books?.. More

  • Ruling on shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in protests Date: 28-3-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to shout slogans like "Allahu Akbar" during protests and meetings. Some ahadith disallow reciting Dhikr or Allah's name loudly. Please clarify. regards, .. More

  • Jizyah at the time of the Prophet, sallallaahu 'alayhi wa sallam Date: 21-3-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, Is there any evidence that the polytheists (mushriks) lived under Prophet (pbuh)'s rule either by paying or not paying Jizya? .. More