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Muslims can only lie if ?

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in response to reader comment: Muslims are given permission to lie

Submitted by Baana (United Kingdom), Jan 25, 2009 at 21:31

In Islam it is a grave sin to tell a lie but falsehood is permissible in a few following exeptional cases:

a) For bringing reconcilation among the hostile muslims.

b) For patching up differences between wife and husband.

c) For saving the life and honour of an innocent person from the highhandedness of tyrants and oppressors if one finds no way to save them.

d) In war

e) Falsehood in restoring peace among men.

(Do's and dont's in Islam:By A.Rehman Shad.)


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