In the name of God
For this discussion I try to go head step by step. First of all, we should see that we need a government or not. then we discussed we need what kind of it for our societies or for all the world.
According to Ayah 30 Shorah Rom the need to the government is the
basic and important need for human beings for ever and in every
It doesn't mean what you mentioned, because the word 'كُلُّ رَايَةٍ' 'Each Flag' doesn't mean the governments but it means each person who claim that he is 'The Qaim' and some people follows him, while he is a liar and he's not the real 'The Qaim’...
So this Hadith tells that those people 'the liars' are tyrants and they are defying Allah, and people who ...
No, what you said isn't true, this narration is not related to the establishment of a government, but rather is meant a call or uprising.
Invite has two types:
Call to the void and non-religious purposes which is related to self (nafs) and is doomed.
Call to remove void and for right purposes which is approved by Imams.
In this narrative, that flags have ...
A better ayah to use is probably this:
The believers should not take the disbelievers as allies instead of the believers, and whoever does that Allah will have nothing to do with him, except when you are wary of them out of caution. Allah warns you to beware of [disobeying] Him, and toward Allah is the return. (3:28)
In the case of two equal or semi-...
Indonesia is a Muslim-majority country. There should be no non-Muslims running for a governor position in the first place. Imam An-Nawawi in his Sharh said:
قال القاضي عياض أجمع العلماء على أن الإمامة لا تنعقد لكافر وعلى أنه لو طرأ عليه الكفر انعزل قال وكذا لو ترك إقامة الصلوات والدعاء إليها قال وكذلك عند جمهورهم البدعة
NOTE. My own translation, so ...
On the authority of Abu Sa`eed al-Khudree (may Allah be pleased with him) who said:
I heard the Messenger of Allah (pbuh) say, “Whosoever of you sees an evil, let him change it with his hand; and if he is not able to do so, then [let him change it] with his tongue; and if he is not able to do so, then with his heart — and that is the weakest of faith.” (...
This depends on the terms of the treaty and other circumstances surrounding it. In general, a temporary peace treaty is permissible when it is deemed necessary or would serve some interest.
وإن جنحوا للسلم فاجنح لها وتوكل على الله إنه هو السميع العليم
And if they incline to peace, then incline to it [also] and rely upon Allah. Indeed, it is He who is the ...
A government has five functions as listed:
Collecting and distributing taxes
Advancing a defense and military agenda
A theocracy is a government where all five are in the hands of a person "appointed by God". An absolute monarchy is where all five are in the hands of a hereditary monarchy. A representative ...
Absolutely Not, they can influence the policymaker or authority by writing, peaceful demonstration and be participating in election etc.
Muslims are also not allowed to go against a Muslim state or just rulers
I'm not sure how you define "war" on your question. But there a sahih hadith told by Tirmidzi, that moslem can criticize the despotic, tyrant or zalim goverment in a country.
إِنَّ مِنْ أَعْظَمِ الْجِهَادِ كَلِمَةُ عَدْلٍ عِنْدَ سُلْطَانٍ جَائِر
This hadith has a shaih (hasan) grade. You can look it up from https://sunnah.com/tirmidhi/33/17
While historically government and courts had been separated in Islam in as much as the ruler made sure that courts were set up and worked but wasn't otherwise involved in jurisdiction, in an Islamic state, the law that the ruler has to uphold is shariah. In particular, not judging and ruling by shariah is considered kufr (see 5:44) - although I think I ...
That depends from what sources and terms the government is giving those subsidies.
If the source and terms are of zakat, then it's not permissible1 to accept the subsidy as, by default, those going to hajj are rich and themselves are subject to give zakat.
If the source and terms are of sadaqah or gift, then it is OK to receive the subsidy and benefit from ...