Recently, on the 20th of December, on Wesal (Wahabi) TV, Ustadh Hasan Farhan al-Maliki debated Dr. Ibrahim Uthman al-Faris on the topic of Sahaba and Suhba (Companions and Companionship). The central argument of al-Maliki (which he had to take a long time to explain due to the intellectual dishonesty of al-Faris) was that the term Sahaba has achieved a Madhabi colouring in people's minds, where they think that it only has a positive meaning. He says that there is no Quranic basis for such an un