Tag: Civil Protection الذمة

Hasan on Islam: The religion is to worship Allah and be at peace with others

October 27, 2016

Isra’il Abi Musa reported: Hasan Al-Basri, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “Islam! And what is Islam? It is that you surrender your heart to Allah Almighty and that every Muslim and protected person is safe from you.” Source: al-Zuhd wal-Raqā’iq 644 عَنْ إِسْرَائِيلَ أَبِي مُوسَى قَالَ الحسن البصري رحمه الله الْإِسْلَامُ وَمَا الْإِسْلَامُ […]

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Umar on Charity: Non-Muslims deserve a fair share of public charity

October 25, 2015

Abu Bakrah reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by the door of some people, over which was an old blind man asking for charity. Umar tapped him on the shoulder from behind and he said, “From which people of the Book are you?” The man said, “I am a Jew.” […]

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Umar II on Tribute: The non-Muslims must have enough wealth to take care of themselves

October 25, 2015

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn Abdul Aziz, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from house to house begging for charity. Umar said, “We have not been fair to you that we have taken tribute from you in your youth and now you are helpless in […]

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As-Sarakhsi on Human Rights: Allah people have sanctity, freedom, and property rights at birth

September 29, 2015

As-Sarakhsi Al-Hanafi said, “As Allah the Exalted created humanity to carry His trusts, He dignified them with reason and sacred inviolability in order to be responsible for the duties and rights of Allah placed over them. Then He granted them sanctity, freedom, and property rights for them to continue carrying out their trusts. Hence, this […]

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Umar on Judgment: The Caliph judges in favor of the Jew

August 11, 2015

Sa’eed ibn Al-Musayyib reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, was presented with a dispute between a Muslim and a Jew. Umar believed that the truth was on the side of the Jew, so he passed judgment in his favor. The Jew said to him, “By Allah, you have judged with the […]

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Umar on Apostasy: Let them return to paying jizya and leave them alone

June 18, 2014

Ma’mar reported: Some residents of the peninsula told me that some people embraced Islam but they did not remain in it very long until they committed apostasy. Maymun ibn Mihran wrote to Umar Ibn Abdul Aziz regarding them and Umar wrote back saying, “Let them return to paying tribute and leave them alone.” Source: Musnaf […]

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Umar on War: No permission to kill women, children, or non-combatants

April 20, 2014

Yahya ibn Yahya Al-Ghasani reported: I wrote to Umar ibn Abdul Aziz and I asked him about the verse, “Fight in the way of Allah those who fight you, but do not transgress,” (2:190) Umar wrote back to me, saying, “This refers to women, children, and whoever is not waging war against you among them.” […]

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Hadith on Sunnah: I have been given the Quran and something like it, the Sunnah

December 28, 2013

Miqdam ibn Ma’di reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, I have been given the Quran and something along with it, but the time is coming when a man will recline on his couch and say: Keep to the Quran, for whatever you find in it lawful is lawful […]

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Al-Qurtubi on Peace: Permission to initiate greetings of peace with non-Muslims

May 31, 2013

Al-Qurtubi reported: Some scholars gave permission to initiate greetings of peace with the unbelievers. It was said to Sufyan bin Uyainah, “Do you give permission to greet an unbeliever with peace?” Sufyan said, “Yes, for Allah the Exalted said: Allah does not forbid you from those who do not fight you in religion nor expel […]

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Muhammad ibn Ka’b on Peace: I see no harm in initiating the greeting of peace with non-Muslims

May 31, 2013

Muhammad ibn Ka’b reported: Umar ibn Abdul Aziz was asked about greeting the non-Muslim citizens first and he said we should respond to their greeting but we do not greet them first. As for me, I do not see any harm in greeting them with peace first. He was asked, “Why is that?” Ibn Ka’b said, “Allah […]

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