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Is the Friday Prayer Valid in Prison?

Answered by Ustadh Salman Younas Question: Assalam aleykum Is the friday prayer valid in prison? Answer: assalamu alaykum There are leading Hanafi scholars who have deemed it valid for prisoners to conduct a Friday prayer. Although a number of texts in the school stipulate unrestricted public access as a condition for a valid Friday prayer, […]

Prisoner found Islam — and then freedom – MercuryNews.com

Prisoner found Islam — and then freedom  – MercuryNews.com Andre Wiley’s freewheeling youth abruptly ended the night in 1989 he fired a hail of bullets at a hamburger stand, killing a man and wounding several others because their clothing marked them as rival gangsters. Wiley is a different man 23 years later. He’s Yusuf Wiley, […]