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because the she-camel was not set absolutely free like As-Sa'ibah. All that was done was that because of the curse, it
was considered unworthy of the entourage company of the Prophet (PBUH). Except for this bar, it was valid for all
other purposes. Thus, this Hadith proves that it is not permissible to associate with people who are given to sins and
heresies in religion because they have been cursed. When one is not permitted to keep an animal which has been
cursed, how can one possibly keep company with people who commit acts as a result of which they have been