Opposing Nude Body Scanners
Thus, it is obligatory upon every Muslim (who is able) to stand against these scanners, and in the event of their continued implementation, to call for the option of a pat-down at the very least.
Given the current draconian measure of implementing nude body scanners in the UK, Muslims and others are being forced to shed the notion of decency and be exposed to strangers all in the pretext of maintaining ‘acceptable levels of security’. Indeed, the government has managed to beguile many of the public into believing these scanners are apparently for public safety, a false claim that has been dealt with by many commentators, Muslims and non-Muslims alike.
Department for Transport
London SW1E 6DT
Please email this fatwa to all the people in your address book as well as printing it off and hanging it on the noticeboard of your local mosque - it is incumbent upon Muslims to encourage one another in this endeavour; such encouragement could be manifested in the form of Friday sermons, public announcements through Muslim media, and even raising the issue at your local mosque or Muslim community centre. Indeed Allah says,
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written by Dr. M.A. KABEER, October 20, 2010