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Ruling on witnesses


The witness must be fully aware of what he is testifying. He may not testify to what he does not know.

Learn Fiqh with Al-Hakeem | Testimonies and witnesses


In this Lecture, Sh. Assim Al-Hakeem discusses and explains the Testimonies and witnesses. This course will cover all the practical rules that every Muslim, man or woman, should know, citing their bases in the Qur’an and the Sunnah.

Rulings pertaining to the testimony


Islam has established rulings pertaining to testimony to insure achieving justice and eliminate the possibility of favoritism or oppression. Islam considers perjury as a cardinal sin. The article discusses this in detail.

Acceptable witnesses


There are certain conditions required in a witness: Islam, adulthood and sanity, speech, accuracy and good memory, probity. Testimony of people of earlier divine religions is acceptable in certain cases.

Testimonies and witnesses


Giving testimony pertaining to the rights of human beings is a collective duty, witnesses must not refuse when they are called in. it is an obligation if one is summoned to testify which confirms Islam's protection of rights.