Question: The issue of (insulting religion): Can we immediately judge a person who insults religion to be a Kaafir (disbeliever)? What is the ruling on women and children who insults religion?
(2) The issue of (excuse for ignorance): about ridiculing the beard, the Niqaab (face veil), the Qamees (long shirt), or the Muslims; also the issue of insulting religion: Can people be excused for being ignorant if they commit these things?
(3) The issue of (excuse for ignorance): about matters related to worshiping graves or Taaghoot (false gods). Can the people who worship graves and Taaghoot be excused for being ignorant in this regard? We would like you to guide us to the truth on this issue and also on the issue of (fighting religious activity): Are those who are employed for that purpose excused for being ignorant in this regard?
(4) The process of argumentation against a Muslim who offers sacrifices to other than Allaah, or invokes other than Allaah, or helps tyrants: Can any Muslim who has knowledge about these issues argue against those who do such things? Are there any other conditions for establishing evidence against them?
Answer: Firstly: Inviting others to the Way of Allaah must be done with wisdom, good admonition, arguing with them in the best constructive way. This is an obligation enjoined by Sharee‘ah (Islaamic law). Allaah (Exalted be He) says (what means)… read more here.
Question: What is the ruling on those who commit blasphemy? What if they are first degree of kinship such as the father or the brother? What is the ruling on shrines like Ibraaheem Al-Dusuqee, Al-Sayyid Al-Badawee, Al-Husayn, etc. What about the Masjids (mosques) built around these graves? Do they fall under the Prophet’s Hadeeth, Allaah curses the Jews and the Christians, for they have taken the graves of their Prophets as places of worship. ?
Answer: First, blasphemy is an act of apostasy if a blasphemer is a Muslim. It is the duty of whoever knows that to forbid the Munkar (that which is unacceptable or disapproved of by Islaamic law and Muslims of sound intellect) and advise them for they hopefully may accept the advice, stop doing Munkar, and repent to Allaah… read more here.
Question: 1- Regarding the issue of cursing the religion is the person who does so judged immediately to be a Kaafir (disbeliever)? Is there any distinction regarding cursing religion as religion? Does such a distinction exist when women and children curse the religion?
2- The issue of a person being excused due to ignorance, for ridiculing the beard, the Niqaab (face veil), the Qamees (long shirt), or Muslims; also the issue of cursing the religion, is ignorance accepted as an excuse or not?
3- The issue of being excused due to ignorance in regard to offering `Ibaadah (worship) to graves or Taaghoot (false gods), can people who do so be excused due to their ignorance of them?
Please enlighten us with the knowledge that Allaah has bestowed upon you on these issues and also on the issue of fighting religious activity, will a person employed for that purpose be excused due to their ignorance or not?
4- The issue of establishing proof against a Muslim who offers sacrifices to anyone other than Allaah, or makes Du`aa’ to anyone other than Allaah, or supports Taaghoot, can an ordinary Muslim who is well-informed about such matters establish it? Are there other conditions for establishing proof?
Answer: 1- To call people to Allaah with wisdom, fair preaching, arguing in a mild way is an obligation enjoined by Sharee‘ah (Islaamic law). Allaah (Glorified be He) says: Invite (mankind, O Muhammad صلى الله عليه و سلم) to the Way of your Lord (i.e. Islaam) with wisdom (i.e. with the Divine Revelation and the Qur’aan) and fair preaching, and argue with them in a way that is better. Truly, your Lord knows best who has gone astray from His Path, and He is the Best Aware of those who are guided.… read more here.