The General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments in the United Arab Emirates has issued a fatwa against vuvuzelas. If an instrument makes a noisy louder than 100 decibels (and vuvuzelas can reach sound levels of at least 127 decibels), it can cause hearing damage, which makes it haram. Read more: The National
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