Istiftaat > Permissibility of killing an apostate
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Q: What is your opinion concerning killing the Murtad (apostate) in this time? Is it possible to invalidate the death sentence on him, taking into consideration the circumstances of our present age?

A: The Muslim Ruling Authority judges on this issue and many other issues of the Islamic law of sanctions according to the legal considerations and the surrounding circumstances, while the individuals have nothing to do with this judgment.