Skype video calling

Q: I had a question regarding looking at people on any type of a screen. Is it permmissible for a son to watch his father on skype and talk to him?

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A: Skype involves photography, and photography is haraam. Refer to http://ihyaauddeen.co.za/?p=3541

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

 

Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)