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Islam and slavery and al-3abeed wa al-barabra

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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Feb 21, 2010 at 14:21

Our dear Deb wrote

>My Answer >>>

We shall see

> The number of slaves that Arabs had was a miniscule

Really? Then you are saying

1. The Arabs also were involved in the slave trade so what is wrong with that after all the West did the same? Then you agree that islam allows slavery and Muslims captured and traded in slavery right mr fake?

2. You are also saying that the numbers of slaves captured and traded by your masters the Arabs were "minisule"? Could you provide us with references?

For the readers anyone who is interested in reading a great work on slavery and Islam I suggest Brenard Lewis great work: "

"Race and slavery in the Middle East. An Historical Enquiry"

And for the readers: There were many slaves in Saudi Arabia the land of the Arab masters of our dear Deb until the 1960's

So much for a god who says that Slavery can be OK

>compared to the Atlantic Slave trade performed by the westerners. Bye the bye why you forget that some of the first Muslims were African Slaves ? Also one of the major companions of Prophet Mohammad was Bilal the Ethiopian ,

Hello" Your source of such story about a certain Bilal is al-sira al-nabawiyya and al-maghazi and both are unhistorical souces in other words they are no more than little qissas (read this as stories of fiction) and such story is very much anachronistic. How come you did not know that?

The Arabs called and still call black people al-3abeed wa al-barabra and they are both vile words just like the N word

>an African slave who was released from his bondage by Abu Bakr the first Caliph of Islam.

Oh and then the Arabs invade Egypt and we have the first Muslim monument and epigraphy (see Hoyland survey) of an Arab criminal that died in the city of Aswan in the year 650CE or 18 years after the death of your so called prophet and guess why was he in Aswan? Hello: He was hunting for Nubian slaves!

Oh I forgot this was the "miniscule" islamic trade in slaves right?

And if there was indeed a certain Bilal and he was one of Abul Qasim's (aka Muhammad) slaves then why was he not "released" from slavery by Muhammad the Arabian warlord and caravan raider and had to be "released" by the so called Abu Bakr? Any guesses?

Oh there will be more

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