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soft with beasts, hard with kuffar and women

Reader comment on item: Caught on Tape: The Middle East's Culture of Cruelty
in response to reader comment: It's not true to say "cruelty is okay in Islam".

Submitted by elisseievna (France), May 30, 2009 at 02:58

It depends on what you mean with "cruelty" :

- against beast, cruelty is not allowed by, for example, this hadith mentionned by AMD : God is good with the beasts, no need to terrorise them ...

- against kuffar, opponents, women, there are many words, orders, hadith which shows that acts of cruelty like burning and burning again, killing before ones children, killing by mutilation without permission to drink, beating at home and beating again .... are normal, authorised, justified : God needs to terrorise the "bad" people ...........are'nt there ?

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