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Ibn Masud: In Islam the law of equality is only for Muslims

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Submitted by Plato (India), Mar 5, 2009 at 10:21

>>Islam is a JUST religion, because it is the LAW of your and my creator (Allah).<<

Who told you it is the law of our creator. Unless the creator himself tells us so how can you be sure? You read in a book written by someone that what he is proposing is the law of the creator. How can any body be fooled by such a claim. Anyone with even a smidgen of intelligence will want some proof of such an important claim.

And I need not accept a law I consider unjust. Some Hindu scriptures claimed that some people can be discriminated against because they were low-born. I would refuse to obey such a law even if the creator told me that is His law.

>>In Islam a murder is a murder. It is punishable by Death, no matter the murdered is a Beliver or a non-beliver.<<

Not true. Read this verse:

004.092 YUSUFALI: Never should a believer kill a believer; but (If it so happens) by mistake, (Compensation is due): If one (so) kills a believer, it is ordained that he should free a believing slave, and pay compensation to the deceased's family, unless they remit it freely. If the deceased belonged to a people at war with you, and he was a believer, the freeing of a believing slave (Is enough). If he belonged to a people with whom ye have treaty of Mutual alliance, compensation should be paid to his family, and a believing slave be freed. For those who find this beyond their means, (is prescribed) a fast for two months running: by way of repentance to Allah: for Allah hath all knowledge and all wisdom.

Can you show me any verse elsewhere in the Koran where it talks about how to deal with a believer killing an unbeliever. Let me help you, you will not find any. After all there is verse 9:111 which wants you to go out and kill unbelievers. Or verse 9:29 which wants Muslims to fight and humiliate unbelievers.

Here are some hadiths that the Prophet ordering the killing of innocent people.

Volume 4, Book 56, Number 808:

Narrated 'Ali:

I relate the traditions of Allah's Apostle to you for I would rather fall from the sky than attribute something to him falsely. But when I tell you a thing which is between you and me, then no doubt, war is guile. I heard Allah's Apostle saying, "In the last days of this world there will appear some young foolish people who will use (in their claim) the best speech of all people (i.e. the Qur'an) and they will abandon Islam as an arrow going through the game. Their belief will not go beyond their throats (i.e. they will have practically no belief), so wherever you meet them, kill them, for he who kills them shall get a reward on the Day of Resurrection."

Volume 4, Book 52, Number 265:

Narrated Al-Bara bin Azib:

Allah's Apostle sent a group of the Ansar to Abu Rafi. Abdullah bin Atik entered his house at night and killed him while he was sleeping.

>>Islam is a religion which takes care of the minorities.
If you don't agree, then you haven't yet read the books of high Jewish Rabbies who wrote extensively about the good treatment of Jews under Salah-ud-deen Ayubi, and Muslim Spain under Tariq bin Ziyaad.<<

Why do we have to depend on a Jewish Rabbi when we have the Koran and the hadith to tell us what Allah and Muhammad think of minorities (unbelievers, pagans, infidels etc). And why do you want to hearken to those ancient times when we have living examples of how Muslims treat minorities. Iran and its Bahais, Pakistan and its Hindus and Christians, Saudi Arabia and its Shias are proof enough of how minorities are treated by Islam.

009.073 YUSUFALI: O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the Hypocrites, and be firm against them. Their abode is Hell,- an evil refuge indeed.

The Koran tells you to be hard (can you be HARD without discrimination?) on the unbelievers as their abode is Hell.

Read this hadith:

Book #58, Hadith #160
Narrated Jarir bin 'Abdullah: Allah's Apostle has never refused to admit me since I embraced Islam, and whenever he saw me, he would smile. (In another narration) Jarir bin 'Abdullah narrated: There was a house called Dhul-Khalasa in the Pre-lslamic Period and it was also called Al-Ka'ba Al-Yamaniya or Al-Ka'ba Ash-Shamiya. Allah's Apostle said to me, "Will you relieve me from Dhul-Khalasa?" So I left for it with 150 cavalrymen from the tribe of Ahmas and then we destroyed it and killed whoever we found there. Then we came to the Prophet and informed him about it. He invoked good upon us and upon the tribe of Ahmas.

This is what your prophet himself did to people who did not believe in Islam.

Regards,

Plato

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