Women watching public executions in an Islamic country

Q: In an Islamic country, is it permissible for women to leave their homes in order to watch public executions and in order to watch all other types of public punishments?

A: The actual place for women is the home. They should only venture out of the home when there is a pressing need.

And Allah Ta'ala (الله تعالى) knows best.


Answered by:

Mufti Ebrahim Salejee (Isipingo Beach)