This answer was collected from TheMufti.com, which is a fatwa portal managed by Mufti Ismaeel Bassa from South Africa.

Buying and wearing shoes made of pig skin?

Answered by TheMufti.com

Q. There are shoes that are imported into South Africa from America, Canada, Australia, China and many other countries. Some of these imported shoes are manufactured using pigskin. Are Muslim allowed to wear these shoes that are manufactured with pig skin? A. It not permissible to purchase, wear or use clothing and items that are… read more »

Response to an Email about KFC.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. Salaams, just some thoughts people: I think what is important and missing from the document is that DUU should say, that ‘by the Hanafiyyah standards we follow’ we do not agree with the certification process of other Muslim halal certifying bodies. One could get the impression that the position espoused in the bulletin is… read more »

Halaal Certification process.

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Q. Can you please respond to this e-mail and give me your opinion on content. Assalamu Alaikum, I contacted the certifying body regarding their Halal certification process and they put me on to a brother. This is the plant which is certified by an Islamic organization and is a supplier of chicken for outlets in Trinidad… read more »

Working as an actuary

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question  I am considering studying Actuarial Science in Waterloo, Canada. I would like to know if it is Haram to work as an actuary in an insurance company. Furthermore, if it is haraam to work in an insurance company, why? Also then, is it haraam to work in a non-insurance company as an actuary? For… read more »

Voting is Permissible

Answered by DarulUloomTT.net

Question Please find attached an article containing excerpts from Quran and Sunnah. These are used to say that we as muslims should not be voting and also is the Fatwa given by Darul Uloom on this issue. Can you please read and advise on a way forward. For surely Allah knows best.  Answer First of… read more »

Leading a salah

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

I want to ask about if a person is mazur-e-wudhu, can he lead the salah. I live in a small town of Canada and whenever we have to perform salah people would tell me to lead the salah as I have a beard, but I am mazur-e-wudhu as my wudhu gets nullified frequently for that… read more »

Our son’s behaviour has changed

Answered by Darulifta-Deoband.com

I live in Canada with my family with 2 sons and both are Hafiz-e-Quran. My elder son will turn 17 coming December. Since past couple of months his behaviour is not good with the parents especially with his mother and has grown violent meaning beating another schoolmate and also his younger brother. He has developed… read more »