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Submitted by Guardian of Deen (United Arab Emirates), Jul 1, 2013 at 10:24

The points that you are promoting as positive changes in Muslim countries is very alarming, the kind of influence western values trying to impose on Muslims is really frightening, if Muslims do not wakeup quickly their ideal God's values will be vanished, and God's wrath will come to them.

you say "Already in this young century, a few positive signs in this direction can be discerned. Note some developments concerning women:

  • Saudi Arabia's Shura Council has responded to rising public outrage over child marriages by setting the age of majority at 18. Though this doesn't end child marriages, it moves toward abolishing the practice. -

The conception of the west that child marriage is allowed in Islam is wrong - no one is allowed to marry a child, who did not have menstruation. the ugly traditions of forcing young children to marry older men is not part of Islam , ignorance of people think it is

a 13 years old child who began having menstruation could get pregnant, to avoid scandal, and it is very serious matter in Muslim societies the girl get married to protect her chastity. unlike the west who have no values at all, and girls get pregnant and bring bastards to this world, and no one cares. this is a disgrace in Muslim countries, and should not happen

you are promoting a very serious issue wanting Muslim women more and more to fall in error and bring bastards to the world.

Many western children aged 9 and 10 and up to even 15 get pregnant and marry the child father

  • Turkish clerics have agreed to let menstruating women attend mosque and pray next to men.

It is very clear in the holy book the Quran that a woman who is having the menstruation period should not touch the Holy book the Quran, should not pray, should not fast - what is she going to do in the mosque? I may ask ?

this is another violation of God's laws and not acceptable as a woman imam in the mosque is not acceptable too.

The Jews stoned adulterers, it is in their book, why differ? ...

This practice is available in early Islam, since Muhammad time, a woman is entitled to divorce her husband for the proper reasons.

  • A conference of Muslim scholars in Egypt deemed clitoridectomies contrary to Islam and, in fact, punishable.

Clitoridectomy is absolutely not allowed in Islam, it is an innovation, only male circumcision is required in Islam as in Judaism

  • A key Indian Muslim institution, Darul Uloom Deoband, issued a fatwa against polygamy.

to be married to more that one womanin Islam , there are certain conditons a Muslim man has to establish, otherwise not allowed, even in true Christianity, polygamy is allowed

Other notable developments, not specifically about women, include:

  • The Saudi government abolished jizya (the practice of enforcing a poll tax on non-Muslims).

in early Islam, Jizya in Muslim countries much less that the 2.5% zakat imposed on Muslims, some sources estimate it was 0.5% -

Jizya is God's order and law, therefore it should not be removed

  • An Iranian court ordered the family of a murdered Christian to receive the same compensation as that of a Muslim victim.

this is normal even in early Islam a Kafir who was killled mistakenly , Prophet Muhammad raised money to be paid to his family

  • Scholars meeting at the International Islamic Fiqh Academy in Sharjah have started to debate and challenge the call for apostates to be executed.

Apostate who preach against Islam, and harm Islam must be killed, an apostate who is minding his own business is not to even scratched.

Usury is forbidden by God in His Book the Holy Quran, crisis in the world is because of usury, for example the the financial crisis of 2008 onward. - it is a plague.

many western companies started selling its product without the interest, such as Cars in europe and North america, banks started adopting the Islamic Sharia' law in finances. ...


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