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“The nations that lived before you were destroyed by God because they punished the common men for their offences and let their dignitaries go unpunished for their crimes; I swear by Him (God) who holds my life in His hand that even if Fatimah, the daughter of Muhammad, has committed this crime then I would have amputated her hand.”
“The life and blood of Muslims are equally precious” (Abu Dawud; Ibn Majjah).
“It will be taken from their rich and given to those in the community in need” (al-Bukhari and Muslim).
“No bearer of burdens shall be made to bear the burden of another” (6:164).
“Do not argue with the people of the Book unless it is in the politest manner” (29:46)
“There should be no coercion in the matter of faith” (2:256).
“let there be a community among you who will invite (people) to (do) good, command what is proper and forbid what is improper, those will be prosperous” (3:104).
“If we give authority to these men on earth they will keep up prayers, and offer poor-due, bid what is proper and forbid what is improper” (22:41).
“God does not love evil talk in public unless it is by someone who has been injured thereby” (4:148).
“O Prophet of God, for what crime have my neighbors been arrested?”
“Do not spy on one another” (49:12). “Do not enter any houses except your own homes unless you are sure of their occupants’ consent” (24:27).
(a) “You who believe, do not let one (set of) people make fun of another set.
(b) Do not defame one another.
(c) Do not insult by using nicknames.
(d) And do not backbite or speak ill of one another”
“Co-operate with one another for virtue and heedfulness and do not co-operate with one another for the purpose of vice and aggression” (5:2).
“No Arab has any superiority over a non-Arab, nor does a non-Arab have any superiority over an Arab. Nor does a white man have any superiority over a black man, or the black man any superiority over the white man. You are all the children of Adam, and Adam was created from clay” (al-Bayhaqi and al-Bazzaz).
“You who believe stand steadfast before God as witness for (truth and) fairplay” (4:135).
The Prophet alone liberated as many as 63 slaves.
The Western writers themselves state that at least 20% of the total number of people who were captured for slavery and forced labour perished during their transportation from the African coast to America.
“There are three categories of people against whom I shall myself be a plaintiff on the Day of Judgement. Of these three, one is he who enslaves a free man, then sells him and eats this money” (al-Bukhari and Ibn Majjah).
And in their wealth there is acknowledged right for the needy and destitute. (51:19)
“Do not approach (the bounds of) adultery” (17:32).
“And whoever saves a life it is as though he had saved the lives of all mankind” (5:32).
Whosoever kills a human being without (any reason like) man slaughter, or corruption on earth, it is as though he had killed all mankind … (5:32)
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