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DMing a sister to correct her

Fatwaa ID: 1135

Question:
Assalamualaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatahu,
If a sister says something clearly against Islam on social media,is it permissible to private message her to correct her?

Answer:
In the Name of Allaah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful.
As-salaamu ‘alaykum wa-rahmatullaahi wa-barakaatuh.

If a person of the opposite gender says something contrary to Islamic values on social media, you may correct her publicly on that with wisdom and ethics or have a mahram of yours message her privately. You should not private message her. That is perhaps from the deceptions of the shaytaan.

And Allaah Ta’aala knows best.
Mufti Muajul I. Chowdhury
Darul Iftaa New York
https://askthemufti.us/

10/19/1444 AH – 05/09/2023 CE | AMG1-3053

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين

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