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where in the koran?

Reader comment on item: The Clash to End All Clashes?
in response to reader comment: Stop imposing 'Your Islam' on Moslims.

Submitted by pagan (United States), Feb 9, 2006 at 15:13

can you please tell us where we can find in the koran all these ideas about democracy, human rights, equality, freedom that you are talking about?

Lets see what we can find in the koran?

islamic concept of justice:

"No Muslim should be killed for killing a Kafir" (infidel). Vol. 9:50

"...As to those women on whose part ye fear disloyalty and ill-conduct, Admonish them, refuse to share their beds, beat them,..." Surah 4:34

"The woman and the man guilty of adultery or fornication, flog each of them with a hundred stripes; let not compassion move you in their case" Surah 24:2

"As to the thief, male or female, cut off his or her hands" Surah 5:38

"The punishment of those who wage war against Allah and His Apostle, and strive with might and main for mischief through the land is: execution, or crucifixion, or the cutting off of the hands and feet from opposite sides or exile from the land..." Surah 5:33

the islamic concept of equality:

"To the male a portion equal to that of two females..." Surah 4:11

(mohamed to women) "I have not seen any one more deficient in intelligence and religion than you." Vol. 2:541

"I was shown the Hell-fire and that the majority of its dwellers are women. " Vol. 1:28, 301; Vol. 2:161; Vol. 7:124

"After me I have not left any affliction more harmful to men than women." Vol. 7:33

lets continue with the islamic concept of "freedom"

"Whoever changes his Islamic religion, kill him." Vol. 9:57

"The Jews call Uzair a son of Allah, and the Christians call Christ the son of Allah.
That is a saying from their mouths; (in this) they but imitate what the unbelievers
(infidels) of old used to say. Allah's curse be on them: how they are deluded away from the truth!" Surah 9:30

"If anyone desires a religion other than Islam, never will it be accepted of him " Surah 3:85

Now islamic human rigths:

"Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the last day... (even if they are) of the people of the Book, until they pay the Jizya (taxes) with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued." Surah 9:29

"Fight and slay the pagans wherever ye find them and seize them, beleaguer them, and lie in wait (ambush) for them in every stratagem (of war); but if they repent and establish regular prayers and practice regular charity then open the way for them." Surah 9:5

shall we continue with the rest of the list?

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