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  • Ruling on protests to demand rights for Muslim minority Date: 15-3-2014

    In my country, the government has categorized people into several different cast (forward cast , backward cast , most backward cast etc) , and every cast has a certain no of seats to apply for government jobs, joining in colleges etc. , for eg. if backward cast has 3 seats, every 3 in 100 people in govt jobs, colleges should be of backward cast even.. More

  • Ruling on shouting 'Allahu Akbar' in protests Date: 28-3-2013

    Assalamu Alaikum, Is it permissible to shout slogans like "Allahu Akbar" during protests and meetings. Some ahadith disallow reciting Dhikr or Allah's name loudly. Please clarify. regards, .. More

  • Customs and means are permissible unless the opposite is proven Date: 8-3-2009

    In a previous fatwa you said: "Since these demonstrations are means, then they do not need a special evidence proving their permissibility, because, in principle, means are permissible. The one who claims that such demonstrations are forbidden is required to provide evidence about their prohibition." I don't understand what you mean when you say in.. More

  • Taking the act of the companions as evidence for the permissibility of demonstration Date: 21-6-2007

    Assalamu Alaikum wa Rathmatullahi wa Barakatuhu I have been informed that at the time of the prophet (SAAW), there was an incident where the sahabahs and sahabiets walked around the Ka'bah, shouting and demonstrating against the oppression of the Quraish. This has been used as evidence that islamic demonmstration against the oppression of the disbelievers.. More

  • Muslims joining trade unions Date: 1-3-2005

    Can Muslims join Trade unions? Please explain your answer in relation to sacred law rulings regarding employment rights of the employer and employee. .. More

  • Labor Strikes in Islam Date: 10-9-2002

    What is the Islamic ruling on striking, i.e. not going to offices due to delay in receiving salary? .. More

  • Teachers at Muslim school want to strike for salaries due them Date: 26-8-2002

    We are working as teachers in a Muslim school, but for some months now our salary has not been paid. We made a decision to strike. Are we allowed to do this, since the school fee is paid per year?.. More

  • Hunger strike until death because of injustice Date: 1-1-2001

    I have a question to ask, and I would put an example for you kindly to answer it. For example, if somebody was UNFAIRLY jailed and he asks to be let free or he would go on strike on food to death. The person is a good businessman and he makes a lot of money when he works (adding to Islam strength). For him, a jail is end of life and he would like to.. More