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Chinese Officials Force Uyghur Muslims to Eat Pork, Drink Alcohol - About Islam

Chinese Officials Force Uyghur Muslims to Eat Pork, Drink Alcohol

XINJIANG – Chinese authorities in Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region have forced Muslim residents of the Ili Kazakh Autonomous Prefecture to drink alcohol and eat pork during the Lunar New Year holiday, Radio Free Asia reported. “Kazakh people in Xinjiang have never [eaten pork],” ethnic Kazakh resident of Altay’s Qinggil (in Chinese, Qinghe) county told RFA. …

Eating Food Fried in Pork Oil

Eating Food Fried in Pork Oil: Permissible?

Wa`alaykumas-salamuwarahmatullahiwabarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Wehave toabstainfrom consuming the flesh of the pork as well as any food that is fried in its oil, since pork isimpure, and hence, itcontaminates the …

Berlin Apologizes for Serving Pork in Islam Conference - About Islam

Berlin Apologizes for Serving Pork in Islam Conference

BERLIN – German Ministry ofInterior issued an apology overserving sausage containing pig blood, bacon, and pork tothe people attending the German Islam Conference inBerlin, the BBC reported.. “What signal does [Minister Horst] Seehofer’s interior ministry want to send? A little respect for Muslims, who don’t eat pork, is needed,” German journalist Tuncay Özdamar wrote on …

Video Shows Women Laughing While Putting Bacon on Mosque Door - About Islam

Video Shows Women Laughing While Putting Bacon on Mosque Door

OLDHAM, Greater Manchester – A video showing two laughing women laying bacon on a mosque’s door in Oldham, Greater Manchester, is being investigated by police after being widely shared on social media. “It’s shocking, absolutely shocking. We need to respect the places of worship. It’s not what you expect. The (video footage) came to light …

Using Non-Food Products Containing Pork

Using Non-Food Products Containing Pork: Permissible?

Wa `alaykumAs-SalamuwaRahmatullahiwaBarakatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: 1- Allah has permitted for us all that is good and wholesome and prohibited all that is impure and unwholesome. 2- It is a fact …

Gifted Liquor and Pork

Gifted Liquor and Pork: What to Do?

My company gave me some gifts. I found out that part of the gift contains liquor and pork. I don’t know what I should do with them. Should I gift them to a non-Muslim friend, return them or get rid of them?

Hey, Why Don't You Eat Pork? - About Islam

Hey, Why Don't You Eat Pork?

Zeynep’s reply to John, who asked her why she doesn’t eat pork, will surprise you! At the end this is a small story of how we should accept diversity rather than sneer at it.



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