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What action can Muslims take against the banning Hijab in France (e.g. boycotting). France is violating religious rights. This is a big problem for our sisters’ rights in France.


Praise be to Allah, the Lord of the Worlds; and may His blessings and peace be upon our Prophet Muhammad and upon all his Family and Companions.

It would be more appropriate for this question to be asked to the secretariat of the Muslim World League, as this institution is more qualified administratively and politically to complain and to react.

This institution and other similar institutions are considered to be among the effective Islamic organizations.

As far as we are concerned, as a Fatwa Centre, we say to the Muslims in France and other countries where Kafir governments are ruling, that whoever cannot perform the rituals of his religion is obliged to immigrate from that country, and settle in a Muslim country where all the Wajibat (obligations) and religious rituals can be performed, if it is possible to travel.

Whoever can migrate but did not do so is wronging himself. Such a person is threatened with a severe punishment, if he was able to travel. If he is weak and could not travel, then he is forgiven. Allah Says (interpretation of meaning): {Verily! As for those whom the angels take (in death) while they are wronging themselves (as they stayed among the disbelievers even though emigration was obligatory for them), they (angels) say (to them): "In what (condition) were you?" They reply: "We were weak and oppressed on earth." They (angels) say: "Was not the earth of Allâh spacious enough for you to emigrate therein?" Such men will find their abode in Hell - What an evil destination! Except the weak ones among men, women and children who cannot devise a plan, nor are they able to direct their way. For these there is hope that Allâh will forgive them, and Allâh is Ever Oft Pardoning, Oft-Forgiving.}[4:97-99].

Allah knows best.

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