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Me and My Fatwa

The story of the birth of a fatwa. We follow one British Muslim man’s struggle to have a new religious ruling on organ donation issued in the UK.

This is the story of the birth of a fatwa. We follow one British Muslim man’s attempt to have a new fatwa on organ donation issued. Amjid Ali’s life was transformed when he received a kidney, but he had to wait 23 years to get it because there’s a lack of Muslim donors. There’s confusion within Muslim communities over whether organ donation is allowed in Islam and Amjid is trying to get a clear fatwa, providing religious guidance, on the issue.

Producer and Presenter: Jo Dwyer

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28 minutes

Last on

Wed 6 Feb 2019 11:00