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To Ali: Apostasy in Islam

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Submitted by Richard Lion heart (United States), Feb 27, 2006 at 23:35

You said muslims can freely leave Islam and embrace another faith. This is bull.. and you know it. apostacy in Islam is punishable by death. Besides Muhammad himself recommends it.

Bukhari, volume 9, #17
"Narrated Abdullah: Allah's Messenger said, "The blood of a Muslim who confesses that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah and that I am His Messenger, cannot be shed except in three cases: in Qisas (equality in punishment) for murder, a married person who commits illegal sexual intercourse and the one who reverts from Islam (Apostate) and leaves the Muslims."


Bukhari, volume 9, #37
"Narrated Abu Qilaba: Once Umar bin Abdul Aziz sat on his throne in the courtyard of his house so that the people might gather before him....He replied "By Allah, Allah's messenger never killed anyone except in one of the following three situations: 1) A person who killed somebody unjustly, was killed (in Qisas,) 2) a married person who committed illegal sexual intercourse and, 3) a man who fought against Allah and His messenger, and deserted Islam and became an apostate....

So please don't tell us muslims are free to leave Islam because we both know it's not true. thousands of muslims secretely leave Islam for fear of their lives and the lives of their loved ones.
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