That’s absolutely not permissible, to generalize kufr upon the people hence it be said, All of the people are Muslims. That is not true.
Al-ʿAllāmah Ṣāliḥ ibn Fawzān al-Fawzān
On Wednesday, the 22nd of Safar, 1422, Shaykh Ṣāliḥ al-Fawzān (hafiẓahullāh) was asked the following question regarding the following saying of Salmān al-ʿAwdah, “Eminent Shaykh, some of them say, “The banners which are raised in the length and width of the Islamic world are but secular banners “1 What is the ruling regarding this saying?”
Shaykh Ṣāliḥ (hafiẓahullāh) said, “This saying is falsehood, passing general...