In Islam, marrying within a specific nationality or family is not a requirement for marriage. What matters is the religiosity and compatibility of the spouses.
Threatening your children with cutting ties unless they comply is un-Islamic and sinful.
Of course, respecting parents is a duty, but they also need to respect your Islamic rights before demanding obedience.
How to deal with parental rejection because of your choices?
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