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Is It Permissible to Serve on a Jury?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Is serving on jury duty impermissible because it involves judging another human being that may be innocent? Answer: assalamu `alaykum The basis is that serving on a jury is permitted. If a defendant is innocent in your view, you can, of course, choose to argue such when deliberating on […]

The Fully Integrated Life – Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

“Allah bears witness that there is no god except He, and the Angels and the ones endowed with knowledge, upright with equity (bear witness). There is no god except He, The Ever-Mighty, The Ever-Wise…” (Surah al-Imran, Verse 18) Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad talks about how one should approach the balance needed in life, to put […]

“Allah forbade oppression amongst his creation”, khutbah by Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said

Shaykh Faid Mohammed Said on how heinous oppression is, and how we can never find success when we commit acts that inflict “dhulm”. Shaykh Faid is a jewel in the crown of traditional Islamic scholarship in the United Kingdom and we at SeekersHub are ever grateful for his friendship, guidance and support. He was born in Asmara, Eritrea, […]

Gallup Forum 2011 Video: The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed, Rami Khouri, Essara Abdul Fattah, Dalia Mogahed and others

The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation – Dr. Aref Ali Nayed and others at GALLUP FORUM 2011 Dr. Aref Ali Nayed is a panelist and the 2011 GALLUP FORUM panel discussion “The Challenges and Opportunities of Regional Transformation.” The discussion took was held at Qasr Al Sarab, Adu Dhabi, UAE on Thursday December 8th […]

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog

Reflecting on Hadiths of Justice and Mercy – Muslimology blog The following is something I wrote about a year back while reflecting on Shaykh Abdal Hakim Murad “Forgiveness and Justice: meditations on some hadiths“ Forgiveness and Rahmah is the best argument against people who think justice means, just-us. There’s a connectedness there in all our […]

Stand Steadfastly For Justice – Shaykh Faraz Rabbani – Friday Sermon at Occupy Toronto

Shaykh Faraz Rabbani, the Executive Director of SeekersHub and Educational Director of SeekersGuidance was invited to deliver the Friday Prayers Sermon on October 28, 2011 at St. James Park – the site of the Occupy Toronto movement. The following is taken from the closing remarks of the sermon: Seven Counsels in Closing: 1. Be steadfastly […]

My Heroes: A Libyan Story – Amjad Tarsin

My Heroes: A Libyan Story Amjad Tarsin Bismillah Now I understand. As I see waves of protesters breaking the muzzle of fear Gaddafi has put on the people for 42 years, now I understand. As I see young men and women sacrificing their lives to give other people a fighting chance to live a dignified […]

Collection of Duas for the Oppressed

Collection of Duas for the Oppressed The following are duas that have been compiled and recommended to recite in moments of peril and great oppression amongst the Muslim masses. Please utilize, spread for the sake of God and continue to pray for our brothers and sister. May Allah grant our brothers and sisters protection and […]

Nasiri Dua: So Powerful, Rulers Would Ban It From Mosques

The least we can do for our brothers and sisters caught in the turmoil of the Middle East and countless other places is pray for them. This highly potent du’a by the renowned Shaykh Muhammad Ibn Nasir, was recited across Morocco and inspired resistance to the French occupation. So powerful was it that the French […]

Stop the Mass Killings of Peaceful Demonstrators in Libya – Statement from Religious Scholars of Libya

Stop the Mass Killings of Peaceful Demonstrators in Libya PRESS RELEASE RECEIVED BY KALAM RESEARCH & MEDIA FROM LIBYA FOR URGENT AND FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE This is an urgent appeal from Religious Scholars (Faqihs and Sufi Sheikhs), intellectuals, and clan elders from Tripoli, Bani Walid, Zintan, Jadu, Msalata, Misrata, Zawiah, and other towns and villages […]