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Amir, Jizya is different than Zakat

Reader comment on item: How the Cartoon Protests Harm Muslims [by Leading to a Separation of Civilizations]

Submitted by Lisa (Canada), Feb 22, 2006 at 23:40

Zakat is voluntary and subject to the wealthy people, it is a charity to the poor.

Jizya is a humalating tax intended to show Christians that they are treated differently than Muslims, even in Christains homelands.

Be fair please and look at the Dhimmi laws on Christians when muslims took over thier lands. I am sure you know them, I am not going to quote them here. If you think this was fair then for me this is the end of this discussion, there is nothing I can say but only pray for you

It takes a big person to admit mistakes and I am sure you don't lack this quality, admitting mistakes is the first step to solving them.

Peace be with you

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