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  • 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

  • Man-Made laws not rejected in absolute manner Date: 10-9-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I go to a college in London, and if I were to have an altercation or fight, then if two non-Muslim teachers judge and issue a ruling, for example, if they kick me out of the college, would that be counted as going to the Taghoot (anything which is worshiped, obeyed, submitted to, or followed instead of Allaah whilst consenting to.. More

  • People might benefit from man-made law Date: 3-8-2017

    We know that no law is as effective as Allaah's laws, but is it possible for a law to be as effective as God's laws in one or two particular aspects, like political stability and such? Is it true that the downfall of the Muslims was due to non-compliance with the Shariah, or were there other factors as well? .. More

  • Whether not ruling by Shariah is major or minor disbelief Date: 3-7-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum Shaikh. I have read one of your fatwas regarding not ruling by what Allaah revealed. In that question, I read that there are two types of not ruling by what Allah revealed; major Kufr (disbelief) and minor Kufr. I then read in your fatwa that the first kind includes someone who legislates a law whereby he permits what is forbidden.. More

  • Stance of Islam towards capitalism Date: 5-12-2016

    What does Islam say about capitalism? .. More

  • Studying immigration laws in Western country Date: 28-11-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum I want to make a career change, but I do not want to violate Allaah's (The Exalted) laws. I would like to know whether studying in immigration or working in the government (immigration or citizenship) is haram? The program consists of different courses: Immigration and Refugee Law, Temporary Status, Economic Class, Family Sponsorship,.. More

  • Asking non-Muslim parents to settle disputes is not Tahaakum to Taaghoot Date: 13-10-2016

    Assalamu alaykum. This question might be from Waswaas (devilish whisperings), but I will try to keep it simple as I suffer from Waswaas and need an urgent answer. It is well known that if you do Tahaakum to the Taaghoot (false gods), it is Kufr Akbar (major disbelief). Tahaakum means when two or more disputing parties refer their dispute to a third.. More

  • Resorting to man-made laws against Muslims to get one's usurped rights Date: 12-12-2015

    Is it haram to use disputes offered by companies like PayPal to dispute transactions from Muslim merchants? I bought something online, and the muslim merchant did not sent me my item. I contacted him, and they said that it was out of stock and that they would send it when it came in the same week. they still have not sent it, and when I try to contact.. More

  • Ruling on praising the religion or laws of non-Muslims Date: 23-10-2015

    Assalamu alaykum. I read that praising the religion of the disbelievers is disbelief. What does that mean exactly? Are the following statements included in that:1. "The idea of democracy/communism is good by itself." (Meaning if you would view this matter irrespective of islam, but because it contradicts islam, you reject it.) 2. "Judaism is a good.. More

  • Ruling on studying at the hands of non-Muslim teachers Date: 12-10-2015

    I read a statement of Ibn Taymiyyah, and some people say that it shows that the so called marks in schools come under the same ruling. The statement is: “And everyone who judged between [any] two people, then he is [considered] a qaadi (judge) irrespective of whether he is a person of war, or one commissioned into [any position of] office, or appointed.. More

  • A Muslim must abide by Sharee‘ah in any place or time Date: 29-9-2014

    Hello sir i heard that in islam a hadees says one must follow the law of land. Can you explain me this hadees ? My land law currently permits me to drink alcohol .. so can i do it ? or i must not do it as it contradicts islam ? What if a law of land contradicts islam like for ex : A divorce proceeding according to islam is very different from a divorce.. More

  • Seeking the help of non-Muslim organizations that help the anti-Islamic groups Date: 10-6-2014

    As-salaamu 3laikum, What is the ruling on asking human rights organisations for help in a legal case in a non-Muslim country in cases of necessity, when these organisations also help people who say offensive and insulting things about Islam because they believe in freedom of speech? Jazaak Allahu khair .. More

  • No harm in watching an un-Islamic criminal trial Date: 3-5-2014

    Asallam u Alaikum, Is it permissible for muslim to just observe a real live non muslim criminal court case online etc without taking part in it in any way. If they did would it be sinful or kufr (Allah forbid). .. More

  • Website terms of use stipulates resolving matters in non-Muslim courts Date: 27-1-2014

    When we are creating accounts on websites like Youtube, Facebook and Adobe, we are abiding an agreement called "Terms of use". For example, in the agreement on Facebook written in English (US) point numer 16.1, it states: "You will resolve any claim, cause of action or dispute (claim) you have with us arising out of or relating to this Statement or.. More

  • Judging according to laws revealed by Allaah The Almighty Date: 6-3-2012

    What is the ruling on someone who judges according to man-made laws; although he believes that the legislation of Allaah The Almighty is best, he can do nothing about it? .. More