Tag: Sharia

Non-Muslim Rights In The Ottoman Empire

Much like previous Muslim Empires, the Ottomans showed great toleration and acceptance of non-Muslim communities in their empire. This is based on existing Muslim laws regarding the status of non-Muslims. They are protected, given religious freedoms, and free from persecution according to the Shariah. One of the first precedents of this was the Treaty of… Read More ›

Islam Condemns Forceful Coitus

بِسۡمِ ٱللهِ ٱلرَّحۡمَـٰنِ ٱلرَّحِيمِ Kaleef K. Karim This topic comes up frequently in the media. Whenever a person’s name begins with Omar or Ahmed (or any other Muslim name for that matter), they portray it as if the religion sanctions it as such. They do not care if the perpetrator has never practised their faith…. Read More ›

Quran 5:33 – ‘The Punishment Of Those Who Wage War…’

Quran 5:33- “The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His messenger and strive to make mischief in the land is only this, that they should be murdered or crucified or their hands and their feet should be cut off on opposite sides or they should be imprisoned; this shall be as a disgrace… Read More ›

Saudi Man gets 5 years in prison and 2,400 lashes for beating his mother

DTT: A Shariah court in Saudi Arabia has slapped a man with a 5-year sentence  and 2400 lashes for hitting his mother. The judge wanted to send a clear message out there that no one is allowed to touch their mother. And if one were to take such a heinous track road,  then the law will… Read More ›

Letter: Sharia law no threat to U.S. Constitution

DTT: Conspiracy theorists, right-wing bigots for years have peddled the lie that Muslims want to take over governments. In reality this lie pushed by propagandists in order for the wider public to hate Muslims. By Nathan C. Lean Researcher, Georgetown University Sunday’s letter, “Sharia law will overtake U.S. if we’re not vigilant,” is a typical display of… Read More ›

‘Islamic finance is an area that has seen explosive growth’

Overview In today’s changing global economic, financial and business environment, Islamic finance is an area that has seen explosive growth. This growth has not only been due to the impressive stability that Islamic financial institutions displayed during the financial crisis but also because of the critical mass they have attained (with assets now exceeding 1.7… Read More ›

UK: Non-Muslim customers believe that Islamic Finance is relevant to all Faiths

By Zawya.com Islamic Bank of Britain celebrates 10 year anniversary and reveals findings from UK’s first survey into attitudes towards and usage of Islamic finance 6thFebruary 2014 – As celebrations for its 10 year anniversary begin,Islamic Bank of Britain plc ( IBB , www.islamic-bank.com) the UK’s only wholly Sharia compliant retail bank, has revealed findings from the first national survey to… Read More ›

Islam on Rape

Kaleef K. Karim One of the misconceptions towards Islam is that a rape victim gets punished, while the rapist gets unpunished and can walk away free. It is assumed by some that men in Islam can commit rape with impunity. Another lie anti-Muslim propagandists spread is that a victim who has been raped has to… Read More ›