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Islam and slavery

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Oct 22, 2008 at 08:15

Our dear samer wrote

>Islam abolished slavery 1500 years ago.

I urge the readers to check the great work by Bernard Lewis "Race and slavery in the Middle East. An hinstorical enquiry" Oxford University Press 1990

Muslims and the Arabs were the biggest slave traders and this is as early as 650CE where we have an inscription from Syene (Aswan in Egypt) of an Arab and who was one of the the Arabs that invaded Egypt in 641CE and who died in Syene (Aswan) while those Arabs were hunting for slaves in Upper Egypt and Nubia!

So much for "islam abolished slavery"

And you know what? Shame on you for posting this nonsense but again may be you are really ignorant so are you ignorant? Or could it be that you hoped that we infidels do not know ? So which one is it?

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