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Jizya was not innocent harmless protection money

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Submitted by Choudhury (United States), Jul 28, 2005 at 16:33

It is typical of islamists to sugarcoat the bitter truths. When they are pointed to hadiths saying prophet had sex with young and beautiful wives of infidels after killing them, they say he honoured them by taking them as wives. When you point out to the captured women he distributed among his jihadis after a raid, they say those ladies had become homeless so they were given shelter .

When you point out to the cold blood beheading of 900 quraizan jews they say they had commited treachery. When you point out to his raids and violence, they say they were defensive tactics. When you point out to the jizya he imposed on the survivors after brutal raids death and destruction, they say it was harmless little protection money.

Well the first harmless little protection money of islam was on the survivors of Khaybar raid by Mohammed. It was 50% levied on the poor wretched surviving jews of Khaybar whose land was occupied. Men were killed and women were captured and raped.

Mohammed slept with 17 year old beautiful wife of their chief Kinana after brutally torturing and then beheading him. The islamists have the audacity to say that Safia happily accepted islam and enjoyed sleeping with the 60 year old killer of her father, brothers and husband. Here are related sahih hadths.

Bukhari,Volume 5, Book 59, Number 512:
Narrated Anas:
The Prophet offered the Fajr Prayer near Khaibar when it was still dark and then said, "Allahu-Akbar! Khaibar is destroyed, for whenever we approach a (hostile) nation (to fight), then evil will be the morning for those who have been warned." Then the inhabitants of Khaibar came out running on the roads. The Prophet had their warriors killed, their offspring and woman taken as captives. Safiya was amongst the captives, She first came in the share of Dahya Alkali but later on she belonged to the Prophet . The Prophet made her manumission as her 'Mahr'.

Bukhari, Volume 5, Book 59, Number 543:
Narrated 'Umar:
But for the other Muslims (i.e. coming generations) I would divide (the land of) whatever villages the Muslims might conquer (among the fighters), as the Prophet divided (the land of) Khaibar.


Bukhari Volume 5, Book 59, Number 550:
Narrated 'Abdullah:
The Prophet gave (the land of) Khaibar to the Jews (of Khaibar) on condition that they would work on it and cultivate it and they would have half of its yield.
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