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Submitted by ahmad zafire (United States), Sep 30, 2006 at 03:18

As it happened, people that were not jews or christians were killed OR converted because you believed them to be PAGANs...ok!!! which one is it ?....You people say muslims killed jews and christians now youre saying muslims killed other faiths because they were not jews or christians. See the confusion?. Muslims in those times fought the pagans because G-d told them too. The prophet (pbuh) did not want to fight back the pagans that attacked him nor did he want to fight any jew,christians or meccan that wished his death. but G-d ordered him to fight because it was the only way for him to survive and continue to preach G-ds word.

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