How Abu Jahl Stirred Up The Meccans Against Innocent Muslims
The Quraysh idolaters persecuted early Muslims a lot. When their plans failed at times, they tried and attacking the most vulnerable of the Muslims i.e., those who did not have tribal protection. Those who did not have tribal protection were attacked, and at times murdered for merely abandoning their polytheistic beliefs for Islam. Abu Jahl,… Read More ›
Conversion To Islam And Persecution: Uthman Ibn Affan’s Early Life In Makkah
Uthman Ibn Affan in his early days in Makkah was was punched in the face by a qurayshi polytheist for merely having a different opinion to his. This is recorded by Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD) : “[On another occasion when] Labid b. Rabi’a b. Malik b Ja’far b. Kilab was in an assembly of the… Read More ›
Quraysh Punishes Those Who Listen To Recitation Of The Quran
The early Muslims faced a lot of persecution. At times, the early Muslims were murdered for their beliefs. For example, if anyone – Muslim or non-Muslim were to get caught listening to the recitation of the Quran they were punished. Early classical sources mention this. Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD): “If anyone of them… Read More ›
Did The Treaty Of Hudaybiyyah Include Women?
Kaleef K. Karim Recently we published two piece articles on the Hadith report, which says, “I have been commanded to fight the people until they testify that there is no deity worthy of worship except Allah and that Muhammad is the Messenger of Allah…” We showed from some of the earliest sources available to us… Read More ›
Hindu Extremists Force Muslims To Eat Cow Dung (VIDEO)
A video has emerged of two Muslims bruised and beaten up. The two victims are seen sitting on the floor, in the background Hindu extremists shout and demand they eat cow dung. It seems from the video and information given by DOAM that the two individuals on the floor were suspected of being transporters of… Read More ›
“Fight With Them Until There Is No More Fitna [Disbelief]…?” – Quran 8:39
Background This verse (Q. 8:39) was revealed concerning the battle of Badr (624 AD). Analysing Verse Some claim that Islam is to dominate, and conduct holy war, on people of other religions until they accept Islam. Yet, the Quran clearly states that there is to be no compulsion in religion. Everyone has a free choice… Read More ›
“Not equal Are The Believers… Who Strive, Fight In The Cause of Allah…” – Quran 4:94-95
Background Chapter 4, verse 94 was revealed concerning an incident with a man from the Banu Sulaym tribe (Tafsir Ibn Kathir, Tafsir al-Jalalayn, and Asbab Al-Nuzul by Al-Wahidi). This tribe in the past attacked and killed many Muslims (See more here: 1, 2, 3, 4). Whereas 4:95, was revealed just before setting out to the Battle of Badr… Read More ›
‘Fight The Cause Of Allah… For The Oppressed…’ – Quran 4:71-77
Background Madinan verses. Analysing Verses 4:71 O you who have believed, take your precaution and [either] go forth in companies or go forth all together. 4:72 And indeed, there is among you he who lingers behind; and if disaster strikes you, he says,” Allah has favored me in that I was not present with them.”… Read More ›
Invasion Of Hamra al-Asad?
After the defeat of the Muslims at the battle of Uhud, the Quraysh retreating, some of the enemy talked among themselves to attack the Muslims again, since they were weak and wounded. The enemy talking with each other, one group prevailed over other and agreed that they will go back and slaughter more Muslims. News… Read More ›
Did Quraysh Persecute Muslims When They Fled To Madinah?
Kaleef K. Karim & Aliyu Musa Misau Introduction: Missionaries and other critics often repeat the baseless ‘claim’ of ‘atrocities’ committed by Muhammad (p) against Quraysh, glossing over the fact that these incidents they injudiciously referred to as “atrocities” were nothing but just responses to the attacks initiated by the Quraysh, and continued even when the… Read More ›