Questions tagged [hudud]

Hudud means limits. It refers to the limits or bounds of acceptable behaviour and the punishments for serious crimes.

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Is piracy a form of theft for the purposes of fiqh?

From this question What is the punishment for someone who pirates digital files?, the OP writes: It is agreed upon that piracy is theft according to the question Where does Islam stand on Internet ...
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May an Islamic state legislate the death penalty for non-sharia crimes?

Countries like Saudi Arabia have a number of capital offenses, some of which seem to extend beyond sharia law; e.g. the list on Wikipedia includes "espionage" and "drug smuggling". However, I don't ...
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Is having a casual attitude to a sin such as sex itself a type of sin in Islam and if so of what type?

Background: I'm having discussion on values (in the general sense) with a woman who is a potential marriage prospect. She shared with me that she considers casual sex outside of marriage by an ...