Tag: Compulsion إكراه

Umar at Jerusalem: The covenant of protection between Umar and the Christians

October 17, 2015

At-Tabari reported: Umar ibn Al-Khattab made peace with the people of Jerusalem at Al-Jabiya and therein he wrote a single covenant for every village besides Jerusalem: In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful. This is what is granted of security by the servant of Allah, Umar, the commander of the faithful, to the […]

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Hadith on Begging: Those who are given something by the unwilling are not blessed

August 6, 2013

Mu’awiya reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not be persistent in begging. By Allah, if one of you asks me for something and I give it to him unwillingly, then there will be no blessing in what I have given him.” Source: Sahih Muslim 1038 Grade: Sahih (authentic) […]

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Ibn Al-Qayyim on Jihad: The Prophet never fought those who made peace with him

February 27, 2013

Ibn Al-Qayyim, may Allah have mercy on him, said, “The Prophet never forced the religion upon anyone, but rather he only fought those who waged war against him and fought him first. As for those who made peace with him or conducted a truce, then he never fought them and he never compelled them to […]

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Ash-Shafi’ee on Rape: If a man rapes his slave girl, then he will be punished for adultery

February 6, 2013

Ash-Shafi’ee said, “If a man acquires a slave girl by force and then he rapes her, and he is not an ignorant person, then the slave girl is taken from him. He must pay the fine and the legal punishment for adultery will be applied to him.” Source: Al-Umm 253 قال الشافعي وَإِذَا اغْتَصَبَ الرَّجُلُ […]

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Malik on Rape: The rapist must pay the dowry and receive legal punishment

February 6, 2013

Ibn Shihab reported: Abdul Malik ibn Marwan judged that a woman who was raped must be paid her dowry by the one who raped her. Malik said, “The issue among us concerning the man who rapes a woman, whether she is a virgin or not, is that he must pay her dowry if she is free. […]

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Hadith on Persecution: The Prophet was persecuted by the Quraish for preaching the Quran

January 6, 2013

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, would speak before the people and he said, “Is there a man who can take me to his people? Verily, the Quraish have prevented me from preaching the word of my Lord.” Source: Sunan At-Tirmidhi 2925 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to At-Tirmidhi عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ […]

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Hadith on Religion: There is no compulsion in religion, truth is distinct from error

January 2, 2013

Ibn Abbas reported: When the children of a woman did not survive before the era of Islam, she would vow that if her children survived she would convert them to Judaism. When Banu An-Nadeer were expelled from Arabia, there were some children of the helpers among them. They said, “We will not leave our children.” […]

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Hadith on Jihad: The Prophet fought for freedom to practice Islam, not to be dictator over people

December 28, 2012

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “I have been commanded to fight the people until they say there is no God but Allah. So when they say there is no God but Allah then they will be granted protection from me for their lives and property, except by […]

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Malik on Compulsion: The Caliph should not force the Maliki school upon the people

December 10, 2012

Ibn Abdul Barr reported: Malik ibn Anas, may Allah have mercy upon him, said: When Abu Ja’far Al-Mansur performed the pilgrimage, he called me, so I entered upon him and he spoke to me and he asked me questions and I replied. Then he said, “I am determined to have several copies made of these […]

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Verse on Women: Allah has forbidden treating women like the inheritance of property

December 6, 2012

Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, said concerning the verse, “O you who believe, it is not lawful for you to inherit women against their will…” (4:19) that it was the practice of a man when he died that his relatives would have the right to inherit his wife, and one of them […]

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