Standing up as a way of honoring the national anthem or flag

Question: Is it permissible to stand in honor of a national anthem or flag?

Answer: It is not permissible for a Muslim to stand in honor of a national anthem or flag; this is a repudiated Bid‘ah (innovation in religion) as it did not happen during the time of the Messenger of Allaah (peace be upon him) or that of the Rightly-Guided Caliphs (may Allaah be pleased with them)… read more here.

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