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What does islam Tell us about cannibalism. considering that one is trapped and can only eat a dead person. such as the crash of the aircraft Fuerza-Aérea-Uruguaya-Flug 571. Thank you for your answer. May Allah bless you
The Quran says in regards to eating prohibited things:
But if one is forced by necessity, without willful disobedience, nor transgressing due limits,- then God is Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful. (From verse 16:115)
Eating prohibited things for survival is therefore allowable when forced by necessity, and this would apply to what you mentioned.
And God knows best.