Jumu’ah Salaah in a non-Muslim country

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Q: I have heard that if the judge of the country or the president of the country is Kaafir then juma salah is invalid. Please give insight.


A: Jumu`ah salaah will be valid in places where there is religious freedom to perform our namaaz in congregation.

And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)

This answer was collected from, where the questions have been answered by Mufti Zakaria Makada (Hafizahullah), who is currently a senior lecturer in the science of Hadith and Fiqh at Madrasah Ta’leemuddeen, Isipingo Beach, South Africa.

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