How to answer non-Muslims about marriage of Prophet (sws) with Hazrat Aisha ? Is rajam (stoning) an Islamic punishment justified in this modern era? What should be the attitude of Muslims towards homosexuals in this western society, where they are accepted by law and community?
If a man and woman have extra-marital relations and later they get married, how should they repent. Should they confess their crime? Should this matter be reported matter to the authorities
If someone, who is otherwise a good human being, has committed a murder in the past under some circumstances, and the person he killed was not a good human being and he had rapped 2 women, will he ever be forgiven for that sin? Furthermore the person who was killed misbehaved with the father of that good guy that made him so angry and he decided to kill him. And after that murder that guy…
Islamic punishments like, for example, chopping hands off for stealing and capital punishment for murder sound unfair to many. Can these punishments be awarded and executed nowadays when everything is defined by the value of acknowledged human rights, it is often maintained? Many western countries already hold them to be unethical. Instead of these extreme punishments that were exercised during the remote past, now stress is laid on lighter version of punishment for any social…
I am a student of law and presently working on the comparative study of murder and homicide law in Islam and in the Western legal tradition. While doing research on the topic of honour killings I came across with the various judgments of Pakistani courts and of other Islamic countries courts wherein the judges viewed such killings as justified for various reasons:
1. the adulterous is otherwise liable to be punished with death,
2. the murder…
Can the Islamic State punish a non-Muslim citizen who commits offense against a Muslim? For example if a non-Muslim citizen steals a Muslim's property, will the culprit's hand be cut? Or if a non-Muslim citizen commits adultery with a Muslim citizen, will the non-Muslim culprit be sentenced to death (rajam) along with the Muslim culprit?
1- The Holy Qur'an tells us to "stay away" from alcohol. No where it says it is "haram". Whey then it is declared haram by the Muslims?
The Quran says that if a believer kills another believer then he will go to hell but what if it is in self-defense? What should I do then? Where I live there are many youngsters that are Muslims but are very criminal and they do very bad things. What should I do when for example they try to break into my home?
I am in debate with a non-Muslim lady, who is a well read person. I need to clarify certain issues regarding Islamic punishments, in particular the punishment for fornication. The questions on which I require your answers are:
i. Does the Shari‘ah differentiate between an unmarried, married and a married person who commits adultery while awarding punishment.
ii. In case of a rape victim needing to provide four witnesses to prove her allegations against the rapist,…
What is the penalty prescribed by the Sharia’h for accidently hitting and killing a person in road accidents?
I live in UK and am trying to dispel some of the misconceptions that I have regarding some sensiytive issues. I was very concerned about the issue on punishment for apostasy. In this regards I came across Mr Shahezad Saleem’s views on the following youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U8Y6WpnFKJM>.
Dear Mr. Ghamidi,
A month back a friend of mine found some money on a road when he was walking there. He tried to search for the owner of the amount, but all in vain. He took the money with him and continued his search for many days but he failed to find the owner of the money. Now on the behalf of my friend I request you to guide me and my friend in this matter.…