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  • Ex-Husband Accuses Her and Her New Husband of Adultery Date: 25-2-2020

    When I found myself in difficulty only some week after khula (with no help and no money), I reached out to a brother, to ask for help to find a job. My ex-husband read those messages and accused me of adultery. With my ex threatening this brother of death without any proof and destroying his reputation, I decided to warn this person, a couple of months.. More

  • Repentance from committing slander Date: 2-1-2018

    Assalaamu alaykum. Is the following statement considered slander, bad thought, or accusing another in a scenario in which the reality is opposite to the statement: “I think he said something (and thereafter this issue was raised and became a problem, because it happened after we had somewhat of a confrontation)” - i.e. the reality is that the person.. More

  • Sharing unverified reports with people Date: 29-11-2017

    Recently, my aunt told me something which her daughter had said, and that made me doubt her daughter's faith. What I can say is that it sounded as if she has no trust in Allah. My aunt told me not to discuss it with people. Am I allowed to discuss what her daughter said with people? .. More

  • Every oppressed person will get retribution in Hereafter Date: 2-10-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. Thank you, Brother, for your assistance in answering this question. I live in Australia, where there is a governmental organisation called the Environment Protection Authority (EPA). The EPA has the authority to issue fines to drivers for littering. However, this is often done based on what other drivers have reported; the littering.. More

  • Accusing someone of theft based on mere suspicion Date: 21-3-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum. I am confused. A few days ago, my Android tablet was stolen. I suspect a local internet worker of this act for various reasons, but I did not spread my suspicion as it looks like slandering to me. I did tell my dad. He went to the boss of that worker. Before going to the boss of that worker, I told my father to mention that we suspect.. More

  • Resorting to talebearing to ward off harm Date: 28-12-2016

    Assalaamu alaykum. I have a question regarding something that my husband and I were talking about. My husband's youngest uncle has a child aged four. The uncle and his wife work very much, so the uncle's mom takes care of the child. I am often around at this family's house (my husband lives in other country), and I always see the uncle's mother hitting.. More

  • Conveying false speech about someone's honor without evidence Date: 29-4-2014

    My friend's husband was involved in an extra marital affair. She told me and I told my husband with her permission because he was my friend's husband. But she said that her husband should not know that she has told this to me n my husband. As our husbands are very close friends. One day my husband told me that may b his friend(the same one) has not.. More

  • Punishment for tale-bearers and those who remain unclean after urination Date: 23-1-2011

    Why did the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, combine the act of not purifying oneself after urination (or not taking cover from people's sight) with the act of tale-bearing in the Hadeeth of the torment of the grave? [Al-Bukhaari].. More

  • A local Imaam is accused of magic Date: 30-6-2009

    assalamu alaikum Mufti Shahib, Could you please give your opinion on the following:--In our Local Masjid the Imam is accused of carrying out Sihr on a brother. Is it best to have:---1) the one to one meeting between the Imam and the brother. Or2) The committee to hold a meeting with all people concerned.Apparently, there is a witness who the imam previously.. More

  • Warning people from her drug addicted ex-husband Date: 20-11-2005

    I am married to a Muslim who is known to have a drug addiction. His addiction has caused problems which have caused him to move from state to state and Masjid to Masjid. Under what conditions a person should be warned against? He says he is going to change and then he does the same acts over and over. We have lost a lot of property, cars, computers,.. More

  • Heard rumors about his arranged marriage Date: 2-6-2005

    I am Muslim Indian person working in Qatar since 4 year. My question is: I gone to 2 years before vacation my country, there is my parents arranged one marriage my uncle's daughter she is also good, before do not interest me this marriage but my father and mother is this marriage very, very interest after I am like her, and I told them I am ready.. More

  • Regrets that closest secrets were divulged Date: 27-9-2004

    I am suffering from my past experience and need help. The story is a bit complicated. My parents are divorced since I was kid and they both have different life in different country. I was raised with my mothers' family and there I've experienced many things. These people used to hate me and made me do a lot of house work but that was o.K. often.. More

  • Wife claims abuse and gossip from her husband Date: 19-7-2004

    I lived with my husband for 4 years, and I worked all that time. He never paid me any thing. I worked hard and all the time. When he divorced me I took my money that I calculated for the 4 years of work. He spread gossip about me claiming that I stole from him and even said that to his family. He told them that I was abused by some men. It is very.. More

  • Uncovering a Muslimah Date: 25-3-2004

    I hope you can be in great help to me. I had committed a mistake by getting caught up in the lie of a man that said he like me, I was sure that he did but it was all a lie. After I realized that what I was doing the wrong thing and I asked Allah to forgive me, but while this was happening, I told a girl that I thought was my friend about the kiss... More

  • Backbiting and slander Date: 13-3-2004

    How do you deal with evil people who want to defame your name and position in society by slandering and backbiting you? What is the best way to ensure that truth will prevail over their falsehood? I'd really appreciate your comments and advice... More