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      • The Shar‘ī Watan
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        The Shar‘ī Watan

        Q: In your opinion what is the criterion for a shar‘ī watan to be materialized?
        A: Watan is not categorized as shar‘ī and non-shar‘ī. Watan, in general, is the one known by the common view but it is divided into two types: a) the original watan, in which one born and grows for 5-6 years or more and, b) the chosen watan, which is the place that a person chooses as one’s watan. For the rules of watan to be applied to it, one should live in it for a period enough to be considered in the common view as one of its citizen.
      • Original and Adopted Watan
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