This answer was collected from Fatwaa.com which is an excellent Q&A site managed by Mufti Ismail Moosa from South Africa. .

Universal Credit

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In the UK theres this program which allows its unemployed citizens to gain government benefits like money if they actively job search for 35 hrs a week. 28 hrs a week for some who have a valid reason. if you dont do your weekly 35 hrs job search u could risk getting penalised. i thi… read more »

Rights of others.

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Asalamualaikum I began a home education course last year around April when I was 17. In turn the government paid us benefits. However I slacked from April last year and only began taking the course seriously this year in early Jan. I had already made the intention to save up money to pay back the… read more »


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Assalamu alaykum I would like to know if working as an Information Management for a government department that deals with foreign affairs, international trade, humanitarian aid, nuclear proliferation, emergency operations, global issue and development. My tasks consist of educating clients about information management, participating in information management meeting, developing/reviewing information management communication products to clients…. read more »


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Assalamu alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh Respected Mufti Sahab, I acknowledge that democracy is kufr and shirk, but some Ulama advocate that Pakistani democratic system is not shirk. Please advice us on the correct legal ruling. Also please clarify whether voting is permissible or not? May Allah bless you. Wassalam Answer Wa’alaykum as Salam wa rahmatullahi wa… read more »

Police work in the west

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Assalam’aleykum, I live in canada and have studied to be a police officer. However, recently I have been told this is kufr and haram. Kufr For these reasons: 1)I have to take an oath to enforce these laws 2)there is a tiny cross on the arm patch imitating the Kufar (could I cover it)? 3)I… read more »

Stolen money

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Asalamualaikum, I have two incidents in my past in which I had ursurped money wrongly. 1. When I was around 13 yrs old, my cousin and I used her mothers and fathers card (can’t remember if i used both) and made purchases on it. She eventually got caught, owned up and everything was sorted. Though,… read more »

Oxford-Astra Zeneca Vaccine

Answered by DaruliftaaZambia.com

Question Is the Astra Zeneca vaccine available in Zambia Halaal? Answer In the Name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful. As-salāmu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullāhi wa-barakātuh. As Muslims, we are duty-bound to have complete trust and reliance (Tawakkul) in Allah, believing that whatever Allah decrees will ultimately prevail. However, in the face of apparent harms,… read more »

Zakaat query

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Question As salaam walaykum  Respected Mufti Saab  We are running an organization for the improvement of our community, alhmdullilah one of the projects we are working on is helping to pay student fees ,these fees are paid by the zakaat we collect from our members alhmdullilah we have covered a lot.  What we are facing… read more »