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Author: Dr Rizwan Syed

ISB Tarbiyah Lead & Campus Mentor

This article deals with misunderstandings that may arise about voting, explains how important voting is in Islam, and how it is encouraged by scholars, the Qur’an and Sunnah.

The Messenger of Allah (SAWS) said:

“If people see an oppressor and don’t prevent him, then it is very likely that Allah will include all of them in the punishment.”

(Tirmidhi & Abu Dawud)

Is voting halal?

Is it rewarded?

Is voting really an obligation?

So why do some say it's haram?

What if some policies are unislamic?

But, an unislamic personal life?

Do scholars support voting?

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