Saturday July 31, 2021 AD Dhul-Hijjah 21, 1442 AH
Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani
(53) The Islamic movement of Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani is the truest current in the world of Islam; because when all currents in world of Islam call for their own sovereignty, this movement calls for the sovereignty of God, and when all of them prepare the grounds for the caliphate of Zayd and Amr, this movement prepare the grounds for the caliphate of Mahdi and therefore, it is as true as the sun in the sky, although the hypocrites and oppressors do not confess. (Section: Criticisms and investigations)
Question & Answer

What is Allamah Khorasani’s opinion about video phones? Is their use haram according to Sharia?

In case that video telephone call would not be any sort of economic or security help to the unbelievers, then it does not have any law by itself, and its law is the subject to the law of what is seen and heard with it. However, it is better that the use of these new Western tools be limited to necessity; because their production and dissemination are often within the framework of the capitalist system and based on colonial goals, and experience has shown that their prevalence among Muslims does not have good cultural consequences. The Internet, satellite, television, radio, mobile, and the like, are now in complete control of unbelievers and oppressors and are supported and managed for their political, economic, and cultural interests. Therefore, His Honor Allamah Mansoor Hashemi Khorasani may God protect him, does not recommend the use of these tools for those who do not need them urgently and he avoids them as much as possible; as some of our helpers informed us, they said:

«كانَ الْمَنْصُورُ یَكْرَهُ أَنْ یَمُسَّ نَقْداً بِیَدِهِ كَأَنَّما یَسْتَقْذِرُهُ فَیَقُولُ لِأَصْحابِهِ: خُذُوهُ وَ كانَ لا یَنْظُرُ إِلَی التِّلْفازِ إِلّا مِنْ ضَرُورَةٍ وَ كانَ لا یَحْمِلُ مَعَهُ جَوّالاً وَ كانَ أَشَدَّ شَيْءٍ كَراهَةً عِنْدَهُ الْإِنْتِرْنِتُ، فَقُلْنا لَهُ: أَ حَرامٌ هِيَ؟! قالَ: لا وَ لَكِنِّي أَجِدُ مِنْها قَساوَةً فَأَعافُها»; “His Honor Mansoor disliked to touch money with his hand as if he considered it unclean, so he said to his companions: Take it, and he did not watch television except for necessity and he never carried a mobile phone with him and the most detestable thing to him was the internet, so we said to his Honor: Are these haram?! He said: No, but I feel these things carry cruelty, so I stay away”.

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