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According to the fatwa listed below, you shouldn't work for them because of this ayah in the quran: but do not help one another in sin and transgression [al-Maa’idah 5:2] Full fatwa here about a web developer asking about making a website for selling music which is haraam, which inturn means a web developer shouldn't help them achieve their goal. Then I ...


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It depends. If the bank doesn't deal with Riba (interest), it is absolutely permissible for him to work there. However, it is not permissible (according to majority of the Sunni scholars) for a Muslim to work in a bank that deals with Riba, even if the job that they are appointed to do is not related to the Riba-based dealings. This is because they would ...


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Working as bartender/steward means in the end that part of your work is serving/transporting/selling alcohol - people doing this are cursed according to this hadith: Al-Tirmidhi Hadith 2776 Narrated by Anas ibn Malik Allah's Messenger (saws) invoked the curse of Allah on ten people in connection with wine: the wine-presser, the one who has ...


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The act of sharing download files or download links of cracked software (which are not freely available) on your website, and the act of earning money off it, in my opinion, are haram, unless you have the permission (to share their software via download files or help share via download links) of the companies/publishers who develop and sell those software. ...


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Allah Says in Suratul Isra'a Ayah 32: وَلَا تَقۡرَبُواْ ٱلزِّنَىٰٓ‌ۖ إِنَّهُ ۥ كَانَ فَـٰحِشَةً۬ وَسَآءَ سَبِيلاً۬ (٣٢) Nor come nigh to adultery: for it is a shameful (deed) and an evil, opening the road (to other evils). (32) Zina is Haram, and in this Ayah it is clear that Allah did not say do not commit Zina, no he says do not even come close ...


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I also get a Christmas bonus even though I don't personally celebrate the holiday. In general I think the time of year is just a convenient time to give out bonuses- you could just consider it to be a yearly bonus. It's not given out on the condition that you be an observing Christian- it's given out on the condition that you're a good worker and a loyal ...


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After reading this islamqa, I have decided to withdraw from the interview process. Today was my last interview but I sent an email this morning to cancel it. They called me telling me I was the perfect candidate for them and tried to help and understand my reasons which I did not explain in my withdrawal email. After explaining that as a Muslim, I cannot ...


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According to the Hanafi madh'hab, it is permissible to work in a bank as long as the job does not entail direct involvement in something haram (e.g. processing interest-based transactions). So, for example, working as a driver or a guard would be acceptable, since driving and guarding are fundamentally halal activities. Any money earned therefrom would ...


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It is important to understand that most law systems (including Islamic Law) target universal principles and not the modes and means. For example, murdering an innocent person is a crime in itself and is not dependent upon whether the killer used a sword or a gun. If we take your example, then gun was not there in Prophet (SAW)'s era; does this allow people ...


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I used to work in them myself but the truth is, whether you deal with interest directly or not, you are aiding and facilitating it- It is haram 'Abdullah bin Masud and Jabir bin Abdullah both reported Rasolullah cursed the accepter of interest and its payer, and one who records it, and the two witnesses, and he said: They are all equal. Would it be ok to ...


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The only problem with present day banks are the interest/usury (riba) that is involved. If you have no direct involvement in any riba transaction, then it's fine to work there. 'Abdullah bin Masud and Jabir bin Abdullah both reported Rasolullah cursed the accepter of interest and its payer, and one who records it, and the two witnesses, and he said: ...


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WaS. There is no doubt that using pirated software is not allowed according to Islam, as it is basically stealing. Another rule in Islam is that you are answerable within your own "circle of control". Sahih Bukhari: 6719. 'Abdullah ibn Dinar related from 'Abdullah ibn 'Umar that the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, ...


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It's related to community norms. If you use more than community norms and the laws of the office then it's haram. Source


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The rule is very simple: if you were to stay in your residence and not have your current job, would you have received said commission either way? If the answer is yes, you can take it. If the answer is no (which will almost always be the case), then you are not allowed to take it. The Prophet ﷺ said: عَنْ أَبِي حُمَيْدٍ السَّاعِدِيِّ ـ رضى الله عنه ـ ...


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Let's start with some examples. Say you write a book. It took you 6 months to write and publish. I need to use some content from it. But I don't buy the book. Instead, I photocopy a few pages and use them. Will you like this if you knew what I did? Another one. Say you write a nice program like DreamWeaver. I get a copy of it (pirated), only because it's ...


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This is the answer according to Jafari Fiqh: ANSWER TO QUESTIONS 3, 4 AND 5: The following is the translation of the fatwa of Ayat. Khu'i from "Masa'ilah wa Rudud," p. 112. Issue no. 319: Is it permissible to work in banks dealing with interest? RESPONSE: In His Name, the Exalted. That is not permissible except if his work is not primarily linked to ...


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There should not be a separation between the two. It is well known that the prophet Muhammad and his first wife were merchants. Abu Bakr as-Siddik was not only a prominent businessman, he was also one of the wealthiest in his tribe at one point, and a well-known philantropist. In fact, he earned a lot of respect from his opponents at the time because he had ...


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There are many narrations about working: Ali bin Abi Hamza says: One day I saw Imam Musa ibn Ja'far (AS) worked on his farm, and because of hard working was engulfed in sweat from head to toe. I said: Where are the workers that unless you're working on? He said: Who better than me and my dad had his hands on his farm worked! I said who was ...


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Yes it is halal as there is nothing wrong with recording video games and making walk-throughs, tutorials or anything like that. And many muslims do make their earnings through YouTube. But make sure to censor any abusive content or any scenes like that. As many modern games contain stuff like that and it is a sin to spread bad things.


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In the name of Allah, the most compassionate, the merciful Concerning what you asked: Is tobacco sale haram? The answer is that: Buying, selling and using it, is not considered as a haram act by itself. But it would be counted as an impermissible practice to buy, sell or use it of it has a remarkable disadvantages for the person… (perhaps you’d consult ...


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If there's one thing i avoid then giving advise. And I'm happy that this is hardly on topic here. So let me ask you: Is the job you are asked to do haram or related to haram things/deeds? Does your work help enemies of Islam to defeat Muslims or harm them? Is it any kind of propaganda against Islam or for any other belief?... If you answered any of these ...


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Nothing. Unless you want to do some research for religious studies where having a hands on experience with that sect, religion is a bonus. I suspect some have mentioned their father's name as they don't have a last name, their full name is 'John son of Jack'. Or the person was a super-religious but not aware of social norms


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Under any circumstances, the answer is the same. The forbiddance of both alcohol and swine is well established in Islam and is not contextual; hence, no specific fatwa is required. Any act that one does to assist oneself or someone else to obtain or consume any such forbidden items is a cooperation on sin and transgression that Allah has commanded us not to ...


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Hadith: Wine is cursed from ten angles: The wine itself, the one who squeezes (the grapes etc), the one for whom it is squeezed, the one who sells it, the one who buys it, the one who carries it, the one to whom it is carried, the one who consumes its price, the one who drinks it and the one who pours it. In general, and by logic, it is haram “to ...


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As long as you don't serve (provided it's only serving that you will be doing and not preparing etc) alcohol or any non-halal food, you're all good and your earning is halal, otherwise it's not and it's a sin. If you're sure you will be able to walk the fine line and pass all such orders consisting of impermissible items to other non-Muslim crew members (...


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From the logical analysis and dars-e-quran : It is not that you can't sell a Islamic software. Yes, you can. The printed Quran has been sold by the publishers since ages. Just to point out - various narrations/ translation of Quran by different Imam's are sold in hundreds of countries. Now about the verse Quran 2:41 - And believe in what I have sent ...


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