Tag: Freedom

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Revisiting ‘I Have Been Commanded To Fight…’ Hadith

Kaleef K. Karim This is a part two on this Hadith report (below) which is often quoted out of its historical context. In the previous piece, which can be seen here: “The Hadith ‘…Fight Until They Say There Is No god But Allah’ Explained“, we showed evidence that the Hadith was never understood by the… Read More ›

Zakat Funds To Free Slaves Surah 9:60

Background Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad) Analysing Verse “Zakah expenditures are only for the poor and for the needy and for those employed to collect [zakah] and for bringing hearts together [for Islam] and for freeing captives [or slaves] and for those in debt and for the cause of Allah and for the… Read More ›

Quran 4:25 An Order To Marry Slaves (End of Slavery)

Background This verse was revealed after battle of Uhud (Mawdudi). Madinan verse (Mawdudi and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse “And whoever among you cannot [find] the means to marry free, believing women, then [he may marry] from those whom YOUR RIGHT HANDS POSSESS OF BELIEVING SLAVE GIRLS. And Allah is most knowing about your faith…. Read More ›

Breaking An Oath You Must Feed Poor People Or Freeing A Slave Quran 5:89

Background The verse was revealed after the treaty of Hudaibiyah (Mawdudi). It is a Madinan verse (Mawdudi, Dr. Muhammed Asad and Anwarul Bayan). Analysing Verse “Allah does not call you to account for what is vain in your oaths, but He calls you to account for the making of deliberate oaths; so its expiation is… Read More ›

An Order To Emancipate (Free) Slaves – Surah 2:177

Background This verse was revealed in Madinah (Sayyid Abul Ala Maududi – Tafhim al-Qur’an – The Meaning of the Qur’an, and Dr. Muhammed Asad). Analysing Verse Righteousness is not that you turn your faces toward the east or the west, BUT [TRUE] RIGHTEOUSNESS IS [IN] ONE WHO BELIEVES IN ALLAH, the Last Day, the angels,… Read More ›

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Did Islam Come To End Slavery?

The Laws and rules laid out in the Quran and hadith concerning captives, those enslaved in war was always said by Muslims that at the end Islam as a religion provided to gradually eliminate slavery. Many non-Muslim scholars from the past century, who have studied the Quran and Hadith literature carefully have come to conclude… Read More ›

‘Most Intense In Animosity Toward The Believers [To Be] Jews And Polytheists…” – Quran 5:82

Background Madinah verse. Analysing Verse “You will surely find the most intense of the people in animosity toward the believers [to be] the Jews and those who associate others with Allah; and you will find the nearest of them in affection to the believers those who say, “We are Christians.” That is because among them… Read More ›

Trump Says He Would Talk To Bill Gates And ‘Close Up The Internet’ To Fight Daesh

One the same day Donald Trump called for a ” total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States,” Muslim-Americans included, he also called for shutting down the internet because we are “losing a lot of people to it.” Never mind free speech, those who would cite the First Amendment and free speech are “foolish people, we have a… Read More ›

French Undercover Police Crack Down On Freedom Of Speech In Paris

Yesterday undercover police cracked down on anyone questioning the sponsors of a corporate “Solutions 21” event in Paris. The action was supported by Amis de la Terre, ATTAC France, Climate Justice Action, Corporate Europe Observatory, JEDIs, Solidaire and Young Friends of the Earth France. Freedom of Speech? “I thought our leaders marched in unity for… Read More ›

Jewish Defence League UK Extremists Sentenced For Assault On Palestine Activists

By Asa Winstanley / Electronic Intifada Two thugs affiliated with the Jewish Defence League UK were sentenced Monday to 150 hours of community service each and £1,140 ($1,700) in fines between them. Roberta Moore and Robert De Jonge assaulted two people at a Palestine literary festival in London in September. Last month a judge found… Read More ›

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