Category: human rights

What Islam Really Says about Killing the Innocent ?

What Islam Really Says about Killing the Innocent ?

Taken from Introduction to The Book of Jihad and Expedition, by Abdul Hamid Siddiqui. Read the entire text. Even in a declared war, certain rules must be followed: The Holy Prophet (may peace be...

The Believer is a Mirror for His Brother

The Believer is a Mirror for His Brother

‘Ali Hasan ‘Ali ‘Abdul Hamid Abu Hurairah (radiyAllahu ‘anhu) narrated that Allah’s Messenger (salAllahu ‘alaihi wa’sallam) said:   “The believer is a mirror for the believer, and the believer is the brother of the...

The Muslim Woman and Her Parents

The Muslim Woman and Her Parents

  She treats them with kindness and respect (birr) One of the main distinguishing characteristics of the true Muslim woman is her respectful and kind treatment of her parents. Islam encourages respect towards and...

A Whole Life-Pattern

A Whole Life-Pattern

Dr. Absar Ahmad The Qur’anic definition of moral righteousness and virtue depicts a whole life-pattern that may not be reduced or adulterated. According to the Qur’an, moral behaviour is essentially a function of the...

Homes Are Built On Love

Marriage is not a passing adventure! It is a life relationship, a firm covenant, and a very serious partnership. There are three necessary conditions for every Muslim home to fulfill its mission. They are...

Nurturing Marital Love

He bounded up the stairs so energetically that it was hard for me to believe that here was a man of more than eighty years. He had the vitality of a youth. Then I...

Good Manners at Home

‘Aa’ishah (RA) said: “The Messenger of Allah (SAW) said: ‘When Allah (SWT) wills some good towards the people of a household, He introduces kindness among them.’” (Reported by Imaam Ahmad in al-Musnad, 6/71; Saheeh...

Islam And Human Rights

Islam And Human Rights

Islam is a religion of peace, progress and prosperity.The word “Islam” has been derived from “salam”, which means “peace”. Itbestows upon its followers a superset of all varieties of rights, of which all human...

Rights of minorities in Islamic civilization

Rights of minorities in Islamic civilization

Written by Dr. Ragheb Elsergany Introduction Under the Islamic law, non-Muslim minorities received rights and privileges that other minorities did not have under any other law in any other country. The relationship between the...

Rights of slaves and workers in Islamic civilization

Rights of slaves and workers in Islamic civilization

Written by Dr. Ragheb Elsergany Examples of rights of slaves and workers in Islam Islam honored and cared for slaves and[1] workers and recognized their rights for the first time in history – after...