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  • A Woman’s Diyyah is Half of That of the Man Date: 10-10-2018

    assalamu alikumWhy is that blood money of a woman is 50 camels and blood money of a man is 100 camels.There was a time when this issue was started in Pakistani Parliament at the time of zia ul haq by some women including the wife of Liaqat Ali Khan who said this is a degradation of Women, Blood money of a woman is half of the men. And they started to.. More

  • Accidentally Hit a Child with a Car and Fled Away Date: 28-6-2018

    Asslamualaikum,I with my brothers was passing through a street on car and my brother was driving. While we were turning around a corner at very slow speed suddenly a child came from sides and his feet come under rear wheel of car. My brothers did not saw i suddenly noticed that a boy came from side and i asked my brother to stop car and he stopedd it.. More

  • Strengthening faith takes priority over investigating the Diyah of non-Muslims Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Recently, I have read on Wikipedia that the blood money for accidental death and injury of a non-muslim (Hindus, Jains, Buddhists, Sikhs) is one sixteenth of the amount that a male Muslim would receive. The amount is less than the amount of blood money for Jews and Christians. Is that authentic? What is the reason for such difference?.. More

  • Who pays Diyah if poor father killed his son Date: 21-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. If a father kills his son, he is obliged to pay the Diyyah (blood money), but if he is poor and his relatives are also poor and they are unable to pay it, then what will the punishment be in this situation? I know that this is a silly question, but I want to know please. .. More

  • Why blood money is different for Muslim and non-Muslim Date: 17-1-2017

    My question is regarding blood money. I want to know why the non-Muslim gets half of the blood money of the Muslim. What is the reason behind this? .. More

  • Compensation following a knife attack by an insane person Date: 8-10-2015

    Please can you give me a fatwa on the Following Domestic Violence case I encountered.I was attacked by My Sister in Law with a Knife back in July 2014 in an attempt to Murder.My sister in Law is mentally sick and living with my father in law. Her mother died 5 days before from natural causes from a Heart attack. ( I had a very good relationship with.. More

  • One is not responsible for the death of child without clear negligence Date: 26-12-2014

    Assalamualykum, Recently 2 months back, my son 30 months aged passed away from me by drowning in water near my house premises. That was a storage underground tank situated backside of my rented house. It was 3.30 afternoon, september 16; 2014. I and my wife both were in house speaking on mobile during that time with 30 min duration. during talking in.. More

  • No liability on train driver if someone threw himself in front of the train to commit suicide Date: 17-12-2014

    salam aleikum if I drive train and a person wants to do suicide, I have to pay blood money what Islam says about this? Jazak Allahu Khayran .. More

  • Diyah (i.e. blood money) can be paid from Zakat money in case of straitened circumstances Date: 21-1-2014

    I am a doctor and one of my friends works as an anesthetist in Makkah. One of his patients died from the effects of anesthesia, and the verdict was that the person responsible must pay 80,000 riyals as Diyyah to compensate for his death. Can I help him in paying the Diyyah or should I first investigate whether it was manslaughter without any negligence.. More

  • He drove a car with faulty brakes and accidentally killed a girl Date: 21-3-2013

    i was involved in a fatal motor accident that led to the death of a sixteen years old girl. Although i knew quite well the brake of the car i drove was having problem before i took it, i thought i could manouver it as i was not going to a distant place. Am not sure of the faith of the girl but her mum goes to church and her father has died a long time.. More

  • The wisdom behind legislating blood-money Date: 6-3-2013

    salam, Recently a Saudi preacher who killed his daughter escaped punishment by paying blood money. Why blood money is prescribed in Islam when the rich can be easily misuse and avoid punishment. Also there is a below statement in the news item. "The ruling is based on Islamic laws that a father cannot be executed for murdering his children, nor can.. More

  • Freeing slaves as an expiation Date: 22-11-2010

    Assalamu Alaykum, In the Holy Quran, one of the ways of expiation is to free a slave. As I've read, there was a resolution to abolish slavery by a United Nations act in 1953. However the illegal trade in Humans for commercial sexual exploitation or forced labor is prevalent by methods of debt bondage, forced labor, or sex trafficking. I've read.. More

  • Her baby son fell from the balcony when he was playing near her Date: 22-2-2010

    I want to bring to your notice kindness sheik that I went with my family for vacation to India in the month of march. There the second day of arrival of mine Monday we are staying in my mother-in-laws house which is in second floor of the building. This flat is having balcony facing towards the road. On that day Monday I went outside to purchase and.. More

  • Struck and killed a child with his car without any negligence on his part Date: 6-1-2010

    Dear Sir, Assalam-o-Alaikum,I am emailing to you in a situation of distress and confusion.Yesterday,I was driving on the road with my family(wife,son2 yrs,house maid)from city A to City B.The highway has small villages/towns on the way and therefore small public transports stop on the sides of the road to take and offload passengers. I was driving at.. More

  • A dispute over Diyah and inheritance Date: 2-11-2009

    Assalamualikum. The question rises from the real story I am going to tell. A minor uncle shot dead his minor nephew with the pistol given to the victim dad by the minor dad who is the granddad to the victim. Over the burial the granddad announced that he is giving one his houses to the victim family as Dia. after a couple of years the granddad changed.. More