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Question # : 2758


Can a kafir be called Kafir?

Answer : 2758

Published on: Feb 3, 2008

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

(Fatwa: 39/39=J)


There is no wrong in saying kafir to a kafir if he does not dislike it, but it is wrong if he dislikes:

لو قال لیھودی او مجوسی: 'یاکافر' یاثم ان شق علیہ، کذا فی القنیۃ (الھندیۃ: 5/348)

Yes, it can be called in case of need.

Allah knows Best!

Darul Ifta,
Darul Uloom Deoband

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