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  • Ta’zeer punishment for dislikable matters Date: 28-3-2018

    Assalamu alaikum, can a tazeer punishment be given to somebody who does makrooh actions? For example if one frowns at the religious police can he imprison him? And if a person sees a woman unintentionally who doesnt wear hijab and then says to other she is beautiful without lusting on her? What if it is a woman who wears niqab and one sees her face.. More

  • Judge may waive disciplinary punishment Date: 6-12-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Can a judge forgive a disciplinary punishment which was given for backbiting or lying? Can he reduce the punishment? I have seen that in certain countries, they give 300 lashes, which are given with certain intervals. What if they give them in one go? May Allah reward you .. More

  • Punishment of accusing Muslim of magic without proof Date: 21-4-2016

    Assalaam alaykum. Is there a hadd (prescribed) punishment or taʻzeer (discretionary punishment) for the one who accuses a Muslim of magic without any proof or witnesses? Also, is this person considered a kaafir (disbeliever) for accusing a Muslim of magic, which is kufr (disbelief), based on the hadith that whoever says to his brother that he is.. More

  • School fines for violating rules Date: 2-4-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum Brothers. I would like to ask a question about the money that a school gets from monetary fines levied on students for violating any rules. 1: Is this permissible in islam? 2: What can it be used for? .. More

  • Reasons of detention in Islam? Date: 17-8-2015

    As-salamu ‘alaykum. What are the crimes that entail detention according to the Sharee'ah? .. More

  • Going beyond the Limit of Prescribed Corporal Punishment as a Form of Ta‘Zeer? Date: 17-8-2015

    Can the judge prescribe a Ta‘zeer (discretionary punishment) that exceeds the Hadd (prescribed corporal punishment) in some crimes that entails Hadd or Qasaas (retribution)? .. More

  • Pressing someone's neck without killing him is not murder but entails Ta'zeer Date: 31-3-2014

    What is the definition of murder in Islam? Is pressing someone's neck in anger for one or two second but not taking his life and causing no damage to him is also murder? what's ruling on it? .. More

  • Violations without prescribed punishment Date: 12-11-2013

    As-salaamu 3laikum, I would like to know what is the correct punishment, if any, that should be carried out on a Muslim woman who goes out in public without hijaab, or appears in films without wearing hijaab, in an Islamic state. I am not asking about the obligation of hijaab - I know it is obligatory - I just want to know how an Islamic state should.. More

  • Ta’zeer (discretionary punishment) in Islam Date: 27-7-2012

    Assalamu alikum i have read that Umar ra used to carry a durrah from which he used to hit people. A narration states that "Umar took his stick and started hitting the wife of Abu Salmah just because she said her husband is not good but reality was that he was impotent as mentioned the narration itsef. Umar ra said after hitting her saying, "O.. More

  • Beat his cousin to discipline her Date: 30-4-2009

    asalamualykum my question is that i hit one of my cousin sisters to discipline her because her parents were careless in that matter,i dont touch girls cause i know its haram but i hit her in a state of rage because she was behaving arrogently in all matters. i even tried to explain her but she behaves in the same manner. was i wrong in doing that... More

  • Punishment for drug trafficking and production Date: 3-3-2008

    drug traffacling and producing. what is the punishmend for this offence in the view of islam? jazakallahu khaira... More

  • Sexually harassed by a doctor Date: 19-9-2007

    Al-sallamu Al-laikoum We are having a debatable case, I need to know what would the Sahabba {Companion of the Prophet (Peace and blessing be upon him)} have done assuming that this following case have took place at their era. The case: A women has been molested by a doctor at his clinic where nobody was there. Fortunately, she has managed to escape... More

  • Fines imposed on students by schools and colleges Date: 28-11-2006

    Aslam-o-Alikum , My question is regarding to fine charged by schools/colleges .It's a rule of my school that if student comes late in school he will be fined 10 Rs and if he remains absent from school then he will be fined 3 Rs . And I also want to know that if school administration take fine forcefully then what is ruling of Islam in this issue ? .. More

  • Hitting a pupil to discipline him/her Date: 3-5-2006

    I used to teach Qur'an at a madrassah. One day I had to substitute for a teacher. Her students are 5-year olds. The students got so out of control, that I could not even start teaching one ayah of the Holy Qur'an without them calling me bad names and yelling at me in front of grown men who started laughing. I was so humiliated! I lost patience and pressed.. More