Questions tagged [sharia]

Sharia الشريعة (Islamic Law) based on the teachings of the Qur'an and Sunnah. Use this tag for general questions on the PoV of Islam on a topic.

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Sharia law: If a women can't prove rape will she get punished for that?

I was reading this post. I have a few question about it's contents, A woman can imprisoned for admitting to pre-marital sex, because proving that a rape happened is next to impossible in Dubai, ...
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Are women in hijab assumed not to be “asking for it” in sexual assault cases?

In cases of sexual assault against women, the victim might be asked questions like what was she wearing? leading to the implication that she was somehow "asking for it" (i.e. provoking her attacker) ...
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What constitutes reviling/defaming/being sarcastic about Islam?

In "reliance of the traveler", section o8.7 talks about some acts that constitute disbelief. The ones this question is about are attitudes that treat Islam too lightheartedly or negatively. The ...
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Do I need any special approach to make a web service Sharia compliant?

Generally, if there are any guidelines to make a web application (available through web browser - like this page) Sharia-compliant? Note that many of my customers are not muslims. In my particular ...
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Overpricing During Crisis

During this corona virus crisis, The price of mask has increased 2000% in our country. Hand Sanitizer price has risen 200%. Is it permissible in Islam? I know there are some exceptions in case of ...
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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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What is the Islamic position on torture of prisoners?

Different states in the world often use torture both physical and psychological for interrogation, suppressing political opponents etc. What does Islam say about use of torture by state actors? Would ...
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Umrah related-particularly Ihraam

We traveled from Medina where we stayed for 2 days. We drove to Mecca for performing our umrah. On the way on inquiring about ihraam and meeqat (for our first umrah) we were advised by our taxi driver ...
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Does being forced to sign separation papers count as talaq?

In a western country, such as Canada, if someone is forced to sign separation papers with his first wife for the citizenship claim of his second wife (though neither the man nor the first wife want to ...
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Ruling on shortening both sides and back of the hair more than the middle

is it prohibited for Muslim men to shorten hair from both sides and back than middle?
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Shariah Law for the disbeliever

A friend once asked me if it would be better for the Non-muslims who don't convert to Islam rather than live under Islamic law. And I said that I didn't know if our laws are better for the non muslims ...
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What does the Qur'an say about freedom of speech?

What does the Qur'an say about freedom of speech? What are the verses of the Qur'an that talk about freedom of speech?
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Can we eat the food which comes from a religious celebration or festival

Can we eat the food which is kept in front of idols. In my company after celebrating the festivals (some fruits or coconut in front of idols)they give it to all the employees Is it halal?. In the ...
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What is the ruling on project based jobs?

My question is regarding project based jobs. Most of the time when we are on projects we get projects from multiple clients. For example Case 1 : Abdullah got employed by a private consultancy (XYZ) ...
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Ruling on parents killing their child?

I have read on a offical islamic fatwa site that parents who kill their child cannot be killed in retaliation for this, but the hadiths are all daif. http://www.islamweb.net/emainpage/index.php?page=...
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Are there exceptions to owning dogs as House Pets in Islam?

My 8yr old son would really like a pet and he wants to get a dog, he told me 'it is only a small one and it is quite a clean breed' but I told him that dogs as house pets in Islam is haram But he ...
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Is it forbidden to approach a random girl in the street in order to get to know her?

I think i only know few girls in my social circle, and i want to expand that by knowing other girls outside my social circle. I don't want to be single forever, and i don't want to break Islam rules ...
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Can we Sacrifice on behalf of Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him)?

I have planned to buy three goats one my behalf other on my fathers and the third one I have planned on behalf of our Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him). So I want to know what Shariya tells about ...
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Isn't Nasheed also haraam as acapella is haraam & they both share the same attributes?

People advise to listen to nasheed to move away from musical instruments and haraam music. But many scholars also say Acapella even with decent and appropriate lyrics is haraam too. But if you look ...
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Can a woman accuse her husband of zina without eye-witness?

I came across these verses where a man can accuse his wife of zina in absence of 4 witnesses and it can be averted by invoking God. Can a woman accuse in a similar fashion just as the man can do in ...
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How do Muslims define Usury or interest (Riba in Arabic) under the modern developed economy?

What is the definition of interest in Islam ? Anything in addition to the principal or price? Is modern economics possible if Riba is forbidden?
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Can graves be removed to make way for urban development?

Suppose there is a Muslim graveyard whose land now needs to be reused for urban development (e.g. building houses, apartments, malls, etc.). My questions are: Is this legal in Islam? Can buildings be ...
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Under Islamic rule, which legal matters can kuffar regulate within their own community?

As far as I understand it, in an Islamic state, sharia generally applies to kuffar as well, but some legal matters are left to the kuffar to regulate within their community (I think marital and ...
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Can amputation of hands as sharia punishment for theft be performed under anaesthetic?

Punishment under sharia law for theft is amputation of hands: [As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they committed as a deterrent [punishment] ...
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What is the significance of washing the feet instead of doing wuzu before saying the prayers?

What is the significance of washing the feet instead of doing the wuzu* before saying the prayers? Does it equate to wuzu? Or is it a type of wuzu? * by wuzu I mean the widely know practice ...
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Can a Muslim girl make accounts on social media?

We all know that Islam teaches a woman to reveal herself only to her family & other females. If I make account on Instagram and upload my photos, then is it correct? Because here I am revealing ...
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Is it permissible for men to practice gynaecology?

Is it permissible for men to take up the profession and study of gynaecology, and also practice it, which would involve would involve examination, history taking and/or surgery? Is it impermissible ...
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Is lease allowed in Islam?

Would you please clarify if purchasing goods on rentals are allowed in Islam? According to what we studied, a fixed percentage of interest is added to the principal amount (current price) of that ...
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Is this making fun and is it haram?

Salam, is calling The Angel of death just death haram? Like in other beliefs and stuff? As I think yesterday or a few days ago or something, I saw a post someone put on instagram and it was that known ...
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Is the story of Umm Qirfa practical for today?

I have recently read a story about Umm Qirfa. She was sentenced a Death Penalty. And it is done by tying her two leg with two camel's leg.And the camels were moved then to assure her death. In source ...
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Marriage in Judgement-day

Allah Almighty has said people will get what they wish for in Jannah or Heaven. What if you wish for a woman who is someone else's wife? And The woman also want to be with you, What will be the ...
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Can a bride give gifts to bridegroom's family during rukhsati?

Can a girl(bride) give gifts to boy's family with her own money during rukhsati?
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Is intermediary in business considered a bribe?

a while ago one of my colleagues offered me a job in an international TV as a reporter and told me that I had to give him %10 of the money I get. For example, If I get 100 $ dollars per report, I have ...
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Shia Boy loves Deoband Girl

Assalamualaikum, I'm interested and in love with a Deoband girl she loves me too much also, we want to get marry so we decided not to do it without parents permission and talked to our families. I ...
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Her guardian agreed for our marriage and they are abroad can we perform our nikah by self

I’m living in dubai but basically im from Pakistan i met here one girl who Christian but after she embraced Islam now we are willing to get marriage we do the all documentations and her parents also ...
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Is affiliate marketing?

I have a blog and I want to use affiliate marketing to make money from it. But most products I want to promote, I never used. But I know that they are very good. So, is it completely haram to promote ...
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Sins that are done in confusion

What if a person is unable to understand what he is doing or feeling and in order to figure it out if he does that thing (which is a sin) but he did not have that intention (the intentiom to tale ...
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What are the mistakes of women that can not be forgive by allah?

I am a good friend of a girl who is mushlim and she is upset all the time that she did wrong that cannot be forgive by Allah and she did not tell me that what she did wrong and by this she always ...
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Is it legal in Islam to exhume the grave?

Is it legal in Islam to exhume graves? If so, under what conditions? How should the remains be handled? What are the rules for the re-burial of remains?
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Evidence of Rasulullah performing 'sets' of adhkar (adhkar in a particular order), after prayers?

Assalamualaikum wbt, The evidence suggests that the Rasulullah endorsed and supported the remembrance of Allah after prayers (solah) in the form of the various phrases (what I refer to hereon as ...
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Is it permissible to miss Friday prayer due to a mandatory practice every Friday that I am unable to miss?

I want to know if I'm able to skip Jummah prayer because of school or a practice that I am unable to skip. I wish I could pray, but I am unable to do so due to a practice. I still try to find time to ...
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Sunnah or Hadith about calling of Adhan during time of calamity

In Pakistan an Imam, called upon people to say the Adhan at 10:00 pm every night to get rid of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Is there any evidence to this i.e. a Sahih Hadith or Sunnah or is it Bidah.
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Can contests give the winner money to donate to an organization?

I know contests with prize money are haram, but is it permitted to give the winner Zakat that can be donated to an organization or campaign, i.e., to fight coronavirus? Love from Canada
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In order to pray , do I have wash to wash “everything” that is touched with semen(wet /dry) or madhiy?

I masturbate on a regular basis. I am 28 years old male and "Sunni Muslim". When I masturbate in my bed, after that I touch my pillow, books, wallet, mobile, door handle, mattress, room wall etc. with ...
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Is paying bail classed as bribery in Islam?

The definition of bail is: the temporary release of an accused person awaiting trial, sometimes on condition that a sum of money is lodged to guarantee their appearance in court. As we know, bribery ...
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Is it a duty for able Muslim men to implement shariah in whatever country they are in?

Is it a duty for able Muslim men to implement shariah in whatever country they are in? Brothers have told me it is obligatory.
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Is this shirk? (Please help me)

Salam, so this has been worrying me for a few days now So sometimes I write little stories that are all connected to eachother and draw some drawings connected to them as well In these stories, a few ...
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Is investment in digital gold Halal?

If someone wants to buy digital gold or wants to invest in a commodity mutual fund which invests in gold, for short term or long term, until he makes some good profit, then can he do that? Is it ...
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lawful (halal) or unlawful (haraam)?

It's very important to me to know the answer to this question. Is working for the Government of Bangladesh (actually the Govt. Job of Bangladesh in any sector Or only the IT sector) lawful (halal) ...