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  • The Issue of Marriage with a Slave Woman Date: 20-11-2018

    Asalamu AleikumIs it necessary to marry a slave (woman) in order to have intercourse with her? .. More

  • Buying Women in Modern Times as Slaves Date: 15-11-2018

    أسلام عليكم Dear Sir, I would like to ask a question about buying women in modern times as slaves from human traffickers. Is it permissible in Islam? .. More

  • Slave women did not walk bare-breasted during lifetime of Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam Date: 3-1-2018

    In your fatwa, you said that slave women never walked around bare-breasted, but I found this statement in Kitaab Al-Jami‘ of Al-Imam Ibn Abi Zayd Al-Qayrawani Al-Maliki (died 386 AH): He said, "He (i.e. Al-Imam Malik ibn Anas) strongly disapproved of the behaviour of the slave women of Madinah in going out uncovered above the lower garment." He.. More

  • Owning slaves was common in past Date: 22-10-2017

    Did ‘Umar ibn Al-Khattaab have any slaves? .. More

  • Questions about slavery are futile Date: 24-8-2017

    Assalaamu alaykum, Shaykh. My question was the following: I know that it is permissible to engage in ‘Azl (coitus interruptus) with a slave woman without her consent, and I read a few hadiths that say that during the campaign of Banu Al-Mustaliq, some of the Companions got female captives and wanted to perform ‘Azl in order to be able to sell them.. More

  • Ruling on sexual intercourse with one's polytheistic slave-woman Date: 14-11-2014

    Aslamu Alaikum, thank you for looking into my question. I have a question which regards slavery, as I was doing some little research on the topic. In Islam, I know that Muslim men can only marry a Muslim, Christian, and Jew. According to a page which talk about Islam and slavery, it was written that a Muslim man can only be intimate with someone from.. More

  • The illegitimate child is not a slave to the mother's husband Date: 29-9-2014

    Aslamu Alaikum, my question regards slavery. In Islam, there are only two sources where slaves could originate from: 1).Being captured by a Muslim army. 2). Being the descendant of pure slave-parents. However, according to a latest hadith I found, it says that if married "virgin" women has been found pregnant, the child turns into a slave? Hadith: "http://www.. More

  • Rulings pertaining to a woman's interactions with her male slave Date: 29-9-2014

    As-SalamuAlaikum WarahmatuAllah Does Islam allow both men and women to own slaves? In quran it says, that there is no hijaab when you have slaves which is a jeneral Ayah(An Noor). But when woman owns a male slave, is she allow to have intercourse with her? What is some of the dos and donts when a woman owns a slave? And where do we draw a line when.. More

  • The main cause of slavery originates from the legal war with the disbelievers Date: 23-6-2014

    Assalammualaikum I've read the fatwa of slavery in islamweb and i've found that slavery nowdays can only be valid by war between the kuffar. I've never found any other fatwa from this. Is this matter consensus or ijma? And can i have the reference which scholar stated that it is ijma and in which book? .. More

  • A free person can neither be sold nor bought Date: 24-1-2012

    Assalammualaikum I heard that the only way to get a slave according to sharia is through legimaite war between muslim vs non-muslim, and a person born into slavery is a slave. Other type enslavement is invalid. But there is an athar by Ali R.A. saying "Whoever said that he is a slave then he is a slave", narrated by as-Sya'bi from syuraik, that means.. More

  • Possessing a Slave Girl in Islam Date: 9-7-2003

    Is Al-Amma (a mistress) allowed in Islam? If it is, then according to what conditions and what are the rule of having them? .. More

  • Cohabiting with a woman outside of marriage Date: 30-11-2002

    Can we have sex with slave woman? Know that I mean by slave woman that is mentioned in the Qur'an with the words: Ma Malakat Aymanukum what your right hand possess.Therefore is it permissible to have sex with a woman who is under control of someone not by force but with the free will of her and her parents. If a man has a woman living under his roof,.. More

  • Slavery in Islam Date: 7-7-2002

    I have a question about slavery in Islam: I completely agree and accept the position, and that slavery in Islam brings about a higher opportunity of justice, kindness and fairness to the slave (s). I was made to understand that under the Shari'a, (free) non-Muslims were able to sign a contract in order to give up their rights as a "free" person in order.. More

  • Slavery and Islam Date: 28-1-2002

    I am doing research on slavery in Islam. Is there slavery in Islam? What is the Fatwa for owning a slave nowadays? .. More

  • Slavery and Islam Date: 27-1-2002

    Why did Islam not ban slavery? During the days of the holy Prophet, Muslims used to force the prisoners of war into slavery. They even dealt the female captives among themselves as war-booty. The Qur'an even gave permission to Muslim men (the owner of the captives)to have sex with them (See Surah An-Nisa). Why is this? Is such practice still valid? .. More