When is backbiting allowed

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When is backbiting allowed?

In the name of Allah, the most Beneficent, the most Merciful.

Answer

There are some circumstances where a person may talk about his brothers and sisters:

  1. If the person is being oppressed
  2. Requesting a fatwa
  3. When seeking marriage or being a witness
  4. Warning people of anothers’ evil deeds or evil intentions

(Spiritual Discourses p.151 v.1)

Only Allah Knows Best

Mohammed Tosir Miah

Darul Ifta Birmingham.

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