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RE:blatant lies and slavery is key point of islam

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in response to reader comment: blatant lies and slavery is key point of islam

Submitted by shakeel (Pakistan), May 23, 2007 at 13:27

Hello susan,

1400 years ago, slavery was deep rooted in the society. This is the reason Islam did not ban it outrightly, but it introduced reforms which will gradually and ultimately wipe out slavery.

Islam said, free people cannot be slaved. It also motivated its followers to free the slaves for earning good life in Hereafter. Finally it made the duty that Islamic government will use a part of Zakat money on freeing slaves.


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