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Submitted by Imdad Ali (Pakistan), Mar 16, 2007 at 04:05

John Bastile narrates history with ill will and an intention to hurt the sentiments of Muslims.

History is replete with illustrations that prove the Holy Prophet never aggressed against any one. He fought all wars in defense rather than with hostility. Islam never allows Muslims - even during the course of war - to persecute women, children, old people; also, mature crops are not to be destroyed. Prisoners are to be treated well and respect the religious views of common people, except those in the war. Muslims, at any cost, are not allowed to marry captured women against their will. Rights and privileges will be allowed to these women.

Bastile is wrong that after three shouts of "Talak," a woman is divorced. Few specialists on fiqh believe in this approach; Islam requires three months before divorce can go through.

Islam does not believe in fictitious and exaggerated stories, which are concocted to malign this religion.

Illicit sex is forbidden in Islam. If any man has sexual relations with a woman without a legal contract, both are liable to be punished. How, then, can any Muslim dare to run prostitutes? That is limited to Western culture, where sex is allowed and the state earns a handsome revenue from it.

It has been proved through history that when Holy Prophet married Hazrat Ayeai, she was 23 years old.


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