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Questions tagged [hadd]

Hadd means legal punishment. It refers to the ordained punishment that Allah has put in place for those who do criminal acts in Shariah.

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What happens if the burden of proof for a hadd crime is not met, in terms of criminal law?

The hadd crimes mostly come with specific requirements for the burden of proof that needs to be met to deal out the hadd punishment. It's clear what happens when the burden of proof is met, the ...
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Are dependents (such as children) taken into account before applying a hadd punishment?

Applying a hadd punishment, such as the death penalty or amputation, obviously either eliminates or greatly diminishes a person's earning potential. This is problematic when this person has ...
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If someone is executed under Sharia Law, are they granted heaven exclusively in the afterlife? [closed]

If a man (or women) is punished to death for some cardinal sin dictated to such punishment under sharia law, upon his death, in his afterlife will the soul be granted heaven exclusively? I think it ...
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Is there a hadd punishment for gheebah/backbiting? Please Answer

Is there a hadd punishment for the crime of Gheebah in Islam, and if there is what is the hadd punishment for Gheebah?Please Answer
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Burden of proof of hirabah?

As far as I know, hirabah is a hadd offense, and so I expect that it comes with a specific burden of proof. I'm unable to find sources that explain that burden of proof Question: what burden of proof ...
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Why are apostates executed and how is this compatible with freedom of belief? [duplicate]

I know this question has been asked before, but I have to search for the proof. In Islam, why are those who apostate from Islam executed, while Islam is based on the free will and freedom in choosing ...
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How deep does the penis need to be inside before it's classed as zina and is subject to the hadd punishment?

I have read that zina that requires Hadd Punishment, only occurs when the head of the penis disappears into the vagina. If it only penetrates part of it, then it is not subject to Hadd punishment. ...
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What is the prescribed punishment if one kills their slave intentionally?

What is the prescribed punishment if one kills their slave intentionally? Is there a hadd punishment? Does blood money have to be paid? What does Sharia have to say about this?
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How many witnesses are required to prove adultery?

Is it enough that two men see a couple hugging and fondling and copulating or do they have to see the actual penetration?
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Does Islam permit honor killing?

After reading the following Verse of the Holy Qur'an, Those who commit unlawful sexual intercourse of your women - bring against them four [witnesses] from among you. And if they testify, confine ...