Thursday, June 30, 2022 AD / Dhul-qa’dah 30, 1443 AH
Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani
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and provided them with necessary facilities to promote their deviated and anti-Islamic beliefs so that they mislead Muslims with their false narrations and turn them into slaves who serve them!

[It is permissible to rise up against oppressive rulers]

Even now, some survivors of those who consider themselves Ahl al-Sunnah wal-Jama‘ah have made oppressive rulers dominate Islamic lands, and consider obeying and protecting them one of their Islamic obligations; to the extent that in every Islamic land, a tyrant dictator is ruling and spending Muslims’ wealth, lives and honor on his greed, while none of them dares to oppose him or recognizes the right to confront him; to the extent that the most tyrannical and corrupt governments are in Islamic lands, and oppression that exists among Muslims does not exist among disbelievers! This is while if a Muslim is found like a rare gem who decides to oppose such a ruler and intends to confront his oppression, he labels him as a disbeliever before anything else, so that it becomes permissible for Muslims to oppose him, and confronting with his oppression becomes lawful for them; because by citing a wahid and uncertain narration, he thinks that rising up against an oppressive ruler is forbidden and considered as separation from Muslims’ congregation, unless manifest disbelief is seen from him![1]While his oppression, no matter how severe it is, does not entail his disbelief, and, as a rule, as long as he declares Shahada[2], manifest disbelief is not seen from him; because manifest disbelief is denying God or His Prophet or the Day of judgment or the essentials such as prayer and fasting, and disbelief of one who acknowledges these things is not manifest, even though it can be deduced. Therefore, rising up against a Muslim ruler under the pretext that he has committed manifest disbelief is not justified; rather, the only permit to rise up against him is his oppression on Muslims;

↑[1] . See: The phrase «إِلَّا أَنْ تَرَوْا كُفْرًا بَوَاحًا» in: Sahih of al-Bukhari, vol. 8, p. 88; Sahih of Muslim, vol. 6, p. 17; al-Sunan al-Kubra by al-Bayhaqi, vol. 8, p. 145. Although this phrase has not been mentioned in some sources, and its mentioning has been attributed to some people! See: The phrase «وَزَادَ بَعْضُ النَّاسِ: مَا لَمْ تَرَوْا مِنْهُمْ كُفْرًا بَوَاحًا» in: Musnad of Ahmad, vol. 5 p. 314.
↑[2] . [The Two Testimonies: «أَشْهَدُ أَنْ لَا إِلَهَ إِلَّا اللَّهُ وَأَشْهَدُ أَنَّ مُحَمَّدًا رَسُولُ اللَّهِ»; “I bear witness that there is no God but Allah, and I bear witness that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah”]