Is a person who is killed(in a suicide attack) while fighting dictatroship and fighting for democracy,a martyr in Islam ? For example Benazir Bhutto (former Prime minister of Pakistan. Is she a shaheeda? Please explain.
Respected scholars, as-salamu `alaykum. What is the ruling of the Palestinian people who died under the debris of their houses during the Israeli bombardment? Are they considered martyrs? Do we perform ghusl for them and bury them in their clothes? Also, what is the ruling of the decayed or torn apart bodies if the washing is obligatory? Jazakum Allahu Khayran.
Dear scholars, As-Salamu `alaykum. Can you state how many types of martyrs (shuhada’ plural of shaheed) are there and who are they? Is there any distinction between one type and another? Jazakum Allah khayran.
Dear scholars, As-Salaam `Alaykum. Is it permissible to describe a martyr by saying he passed away or died? And what are the criterion to know if he really was a martyr or not? What happens if he was not so? Jazakum Allah khayran.
As-Salamu `alaykum. What is the ruling on gathering the mortal remains of the martyrs?
What is the ruling concerning offering funeral prayer for our fellow Muslim brothers and sisters who fall martyrs in the Palestine?