Today’s world is full of crises. What could be your advice pertaining to spreading rumours at the time of crisis?

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At times of tribulation there is a lot of propaganda and excitement, hence the role of rumours. Verifying news is required according to Shariah because Allah Ta’ala says in the Noble Qur’an: O you who have believed, if there comes to you a disobedient one with information, investigate, lest you harm a people out of ignorance and become, over what you have done, regretful. (49:6) We are advised to verify matters even if the news is good news, because if it becomes apparent that the one who passed it on is mistaken, credibility will be lost.

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Al-haqq 1 month 2021-08-27T12:10:57+00:00 0 Answers 0 views