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To Sayed Rafey:Is it sunnah to kill for insulting the prophet?

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Submitted by Plato (United Arab Emirates), Jul 23, 2007 at 07:40

You wrote to Ashish

>>...c. And then again he will be asked to pardon and as many times as court sees it is useful

d. If person insist on insulting Prophets, he will be executed.<<

The Koran allows tit-for-tat punishment. There is no sanction in the Koran for killing anyone for insulting the Prophet. Show me. But if you consider it is his Sunnah, then you are probably right because he had several people murdered for what he considered were insults.

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