Tag: POLYTHEIST

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 ›

The First Martyrs Of Islam: Sumayya Bint Khubat And Yasir

Kaleef K. Karim The early converts to Islam faced a lot of persecution as a result of them abandoning their polytheistic beliefs. The tortures they went through at the hands of the Quraysh polytheists was relentless. The first Muslims to be murdered for merely converting to the new faith of Islam, was Ammar Ibn Yasir’s… Read More ›

Quraysh Threatening To Kill The Prophet For Teaching Monotheism

The Quraysh polytheists threatened to kill the Prophet Muhammed (P) for teaching Monotheism and speaking the truth about the idols and their forefathers [1]: ‘O Abu Talib, your nephew has cursed our gods, insulted our religion, mocked our way of life and accused our forefathers of error; either you must stop or you must let… Read More ›

Umar Ibn al-Khattab In Pre-Islamic Days Beat Those Who Professed Islam

When Umar Ibn al-Khattab was a polytheists he used to beat a girl because she was a Muslim. This is reported in Ibn Ishaq (704 – 768 AD): “He passed by a slave girl of B. Mu’ammil, a clan of B. Adiy b. Ka’b who was a Muslim. Umar b. al-Khattab was punishing her to… Read More ›

Zubayr Ibn Awwam Endures Torture In The Hands Of Quraysh

Zubayr Ibn Awwam endures torture in the hands of his uncle, who was a Qurayshi polytheist. The crime that Zubayr committed was that he abandoned his polytheistic belief, and converted to Islam. The following are historical sources which mention the details on Zubayr Ibn Awwam. Hilya – Abu Nu’aym (947 – 1038 AD): “Abul Aswad… Read More ›