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Find answers to your Islamic questions 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.

Forced marriage

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Q: I was forced to marry a person whom I did not like. I told my mother many times that I dont want to marry this person but my family was not willing to call off the marriage. One night before the nikah I consumed sleeping pills with intention of commuting suicide (Astagfirulkah). The next day… read more »

Marrying one’s cousin

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Q: Is it permissible to marry one’s cousin (dad’s brother’s daughter) who is older then one by four years? A: Yes. And Allah Ta’ala (الله تعالى) knows best.   Answered by: Mufti Zakaria Makada Checked & Approved: Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach) Source

Iddat after a forced marriage

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Q: At age of 12, a girl’s nikah was performed with her relative against her will as she was not wise. She did not accept him as her husbend. After 4 years, her mother sent her to her husband’s house but at first night they had a conflict. She told her husband not to touch… read more »