Skype video calling

Answered according to Hanafi Fiqh by

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?


A: Skype involves photography, and photography is haraam. Refer to

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


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)