Tag: Islam

Analysing The Incident Of Sa’d b. Abi Waqqas Shedding The First Blood

Kaleef K. Karim The Muslims in Makkah lived in harsh times. Apostating from the religion of their forefathers was a taboo in the 7th-century Arabia. Prophet Muhammad’s (p) following increased day by day. The Quraysh seen this as a threat. Instead of challenging Prophet Muhammed’s beliefs, they were busy persecuting his people. The early converts… Read More ›

The Persecution, Torture And Murder Of Muslims In The Makkan Period

Kaleef K. Karim For far too long critics and those have hatred towards Muslims generally have down-played the history around the Muslims who suffered persecution and murder in the early period of Makkah (Mecca). Modern critics of Islam have down-played or falsified that part of history in order to make the Muslims in Madinan period… Read More ›

Ammar Ibn Yasir Persecution And Torture By The Quraysh Polytheists

Kaleef K. Karim Ammar Ibn Yasir was a close companion of the Prophet Muhammed (p). He was one of the first group of people to accept the message the Prophet (p) came with. He accepted Islam in early stages of Makkah. Just like the other close companions of the Prophet (p), he endured a lot… Read More ›

On Tommy Robinson For Gavin Ashenden’s Edification

A potentially misleading social media post from  Gavin Ashenden He was arrested whilst filming, that does not mean he was arrested for filming. There’s a big difference here. If Rev Peter Bell had been  arrested for grooming offences whilst playing golf it does not mean he was arrested for playing golf. Gavin Ashenden needs to… Read More ›

Bilal Ibn Rabah: Tortured By The Polytheists Of Quraysh

Kaleef K. Karim Bilal Ibn Rabah, also known among the early Muslims as Bilal al-Habashi was a close companion of the Prophet Muhammed (p). Bilal was one of the first people who had embraced Islam during the early Makkan period. He was also one of the first people to get persecuted. He was relentlessly tortured… Read More ›

From Persecutor To Defender: Umar Ibn al-Khattab’s Early Days

Kaleef K. Karim Umar Ibn al-Khattab was an arch enemy of the Prophet Muhammed (p). His intention one day was to head over to where Muhammed (p) was and murder him. Before he headed over to murder the Prophet, he was inquired by Nu’aym as to where he was going. Umar responded by saying he… Read More ›

Abu Dharr al-Ghifari’s Persecution In The Hands Of Quraysh

Kaleef K. Karim Abu Dharr was a close companion of Prophet Muhammed (p). In the early days of Makkah the Muslims were forbidden from declaring or talk about their new faith  of Islam, to the idolaters. The idolaters hated those who believed in One God and Muhammed being His Messenger. As such, anyone who were… Read More ›

Unnamed Muslim Woman Tortured By Quraysh Idolaters

Kaleef K. Karim In Makkah, a unnamed Muslim woman was tortured  for being accused of stealing. The polytheists even touched and searched her private parts: Narrated `Aisha: A black lady slave of some of the Arabs embraced Islam and she had a hut in the mosque. She used to visit us and talk to us,… Read More ›

Suhaib Ibn Sinan Endures Persecution

Kaleef K. Karim The following is a report on the Sahabi (companion) of the Prophet Muhammed (p), Suhaib Ibn Sinan who was persecuted by the idolaters in Makkah after his conversion to Islam. Kitab al-Tabaqat al-Kabir – Ibn Sa’d (784 – 845 AD) reports: “Umar Ibn Hakam relates ‘The polytheists of Makkah would torment Ammar,… Read More ›

Abu Fukayhah Juhani’s Persecution

Kaleef K. Karim This article is a continuation on the companions of the Prophet Muhammed (p) who were persecuted by the polytheists in Makkah. In this series, we present a report on Abu Fukayhah Juhani’s early days in Makkah. How he converted to Islam and his subsequent persecution in the hands of the idolater, Umayyah… Read More ›