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a reply to the article by orange yonason -if you knew how muslims treat slaves

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Submitted by jonny (Egypt), Mar 17, 2006 at 09:30

dear Mr. Pipes ,Sir

I would like to comment on slavery and Islam.
Slavery in Islam is unlike slavery that you people have experienced in the United States.

It is not about keeping signs on our mosques and shops saying keep "dogs and blacks out" like what happened in the west. It is not putting your slave into hard labor and in farms for days and nights with not enough food or drink to keep healthy. Oh no sir if you really knew how the Muslims are asked to treat the slaves or their servants. I think you may wish that you become a slave for a Muslim man.

The treatment of a Muslim to the slave is that they are like their masters in everything except they have to obey the master only in things that are in accordance with the Holy Quran. Meaning that if a servant or a slave is asked to commit adultery or steal or kill for his master he should refuse) and he can go to the court and he can even be freed because his master has violated him by asking the slave to do something that is against the teachings of Islam.

What I am talking about now is what has happened 1400 years ago when Islam came to Arabia through the prophet Mohammed may peace be upon him. And of course all of this has ended for good .did you ever hear that someone has been sold in Saudi Arabia or in Egypt or in Algeria or etc. no, no never. So you people are out of line here I don't know where did you bring these dumb ideas that there is still people who are sold and bought these days. Please tell me where can I buy a slave now so that I can use it in case I swore by Allah about something and I don't do that thing that I swore to do and please it would be a nice thing if you really tell me how the slave is bought because I have to free that slave after I buy that slave to compensate for my sin of swearing by Allah's name and not doing what I swore about or if in a case that I lie in a court of law and we have many here that do that (lie in the courts)

Dear Mr. pipes and dear orange yonason this is the true Islam I am talking about here this is not a dream or a joke. The slaves in the past old days were an economic way of life of none Muslims before the prophet may peace be upon him came and ...Islam started to stop this step by step and giving more and more restrictions about owning a slave. And Islam made it a very good deed to free any slave. In the Quran. we are taught by Allah Almighty that if someone swears and not fulfils that thing that he swore about, he should free a slave I think that nudeness is a form of slavery; I think that the billion-dollar market for pornography will be very sad when they know that Islam prohibits all forms of porn. Going to other countries and owning it as if it is yours and affecting its politicians is the most extreme form of slavery in the twentieth first century.

1400years ago the prophet may peace be upon him taught us that slaves or non slaves they are all alike in the worship and in the rights. We should all eat with each other drink with each other and give them clothing that are like your clothes they have the right to live a decent life and to marry and have children and be a normal person in prayers and everything .

it is our prophet that had taught us everything even how to go to the bath room! That is why Muslims become so angry when our prophet is insulted like what happened in Denmark

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