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Slaughterings of the Shi’ah

Fatwaa ID: 2142

Question:
Assalaamu Alaykum Respected Mufti

Is it permissible to eat the meat slaughtered by Shia’s, who do Tasmiyah and hand slaughter?
Would it fall under the same category as Ahle Kitaab?

Jazaakallah Khayr

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

It is not permissible to eat the slaughterings of the Shi’ahs even if they say the tasmiyah and slaughter by hand. They are not from the Ahl al-Kitaab, and in many cases, they are out of the fold of Islam due to their deviant beliefs. You must stay away from their meat.

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

08/10/1445 AH – 02/20/2024 CE | AML3-3902

وصل اللهم وسلم وبارك على سيدنا محمد وعلى ءاله وصحبه أجمعين


غمز عيون البصائر في شرح الأشباه والنظائر (7/ 210)
في الولوالجية : تصرفات المرتد على أربعة أوجه نافذ بالاتفاق كقبول الهبة والاستيلاد وتسليم الشفعة والطلاق والحجر على عبده المأذون وباطل بالاتفاق كالنكاح والذبائح والإرث وموقوف بالاتفاق كالمعارضة مع المسلم وما اختلفوا في توقفه كالبيع والشراء والعتق والتدبير والكتابة والوصية وقبض الدين عند الإمام

جواهر الفقه (1/179)

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