Attending Graduation Ceremonies
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Is participating in graduation ceremonies haraam?
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If the graduation ceremony included disobedience, it becomes haram to attend or witness. Some of the common disobedience that takes place in these ceremonies: Music and the marching of the graduates to it; Uncovered women and mixing with men; the graduation dress which is in imitation of disbelievers (such as church dress). And Allaah knows best.
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