Is Euthanasia Permissible?

Shaykh Jamir Meah answers a question related to Euthanasia and its ruling in Islamic law. Question: My question is regarding the medically assisted death option which patients in hospitals are choosing. I’m completing a clinical pastoral education unit in a hospital and was recently asked if I would assist patients who have chosen medically assisted […]

Extending Life Support When No Recovery is Expected

Answered by Shaykh Faraz Rabbani Question: What would be the Islamic position on terminating life support when someone enters into a ‘”vegetative state?” Can Muslims state, in their will, their desire not to be kept alive by machines? Answer: In the Name of Allah, Most Merciful. Walaikum assalam wa rahmatullah, It is permitted to stop […]