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The Rights of Non-Muslims in Islam
Islam is a religion of mercy to all people, both Muslims and non-Muslims.  The Prophet was described as being a mercy in the Quran due to the message he brought for humanity:
“And We have not sent you but as a mercy to all the worlds.” (Quran 21:107)
When a person analyzes the legislations of Islam with an open mind, the Mercy mentioned in this verse will definitely become apparent.  One of the aspects constituting an epitome of this Mercy is the way the legislations of Islam deal with people of other faiths.  The tolerant attitude of Islam towards non-Muslims, whether they be those residing in their own countries or within the Muslim lands, can be clearly seen through a study of history.  This fact is not only purported by Muslims, but many non-Muslim historians also accept it.  Patriarch Ghaytho wrote:
‘The Arabs, to whom the Lord has given control over the world, treat us as you know; they are not the enemies of Christians.  Indeed, they praise our community, and treat our priests and saints with dignity, and offer aid to churches and monasteries.’[1]
Will Durant wrote:
‘At the time of the Umayyad caliphate, the people of the covenant, Christians, Zoroastrians, Jews, and Sabians, all enjoyed degree of tolerance that we do not find even today in Christian countries.  They were free to practice the rituals of their religion and their churches and temples were preserved.  They enjoyed autonomy in that they were subject to the religious laws of the scholars and judges.’[2]
These just relations between Muslims and people of other faiths were not due to mere politics played by Muslim rulers, but rather they were a direct result of the teachings of the religion of Islam, one which preaches that people of other religions be free to practice their own faith, only accepting the guidance offered by Islam by their own choice.  God says in the Quran:
“There is no compulsion in religion…” (Quran 2:256)
Not only does Islam demand their freedom to practice religion, but also that they be treated justly as any other fellow human.  Warning against any abuse of non-Muslims in an Islamic society, the Prophet stated:
“Beware!  Whoever is cruel and hard on a non-Muslim minority, curtails their rights, burdens them with more than they can bear, or takes anything from them against their free will; I (Prophet Muhammad) will complain against the person on the Day of Judgment.” (Abu Dawud)
How far is this mannerism than the majority of nations, to this day, which not only suppress the rights of foreign religions, but also foreign peoples and races!  In a time when Muslims were being tortured to death in then pagan Mecca, Jews were being persecuted in Christian Europe, and various peoples were being subjugated due to their particular race or caste, Islam called to the just treatment of all peoples and religions, due to its merciful tenets which gave humanity the right to their humanness
This topic is derived from http://www.islamreligion.com
Jul 3, 2008 5:28 AM
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HARREGARRE IS CHEATER  !!! you created a new profil named ATHEISMRULES to hide you'r real intentions hypocrite , how did i know ? i knew it because this group was created just after your posts and it's linked to the groups you used to visit and more u deleted my posts and u always rank yourself as best post !! you arent even coward , you are less than a pitiful narrow-minded who believe that Darwin is a god who don't did mistakes .
why you deleted my answers from you topics ?are you afraid from truth ? why  you rated your answers as the best ones  , you don't let others express themselves and u pretend to be free thinker SnowFlake , you don't read others posts , you only do Copy/Paste from your lords writes.  do you think that all people are unfair like you ? HAHAH nop fortunatly .
August 5, 2008
HAHAHAH  , SHE GOT YOU PITIFUL MIND ( I GUESS YIU HAVE SEEN BEAUTIFUL MIND MOVIE )
, SHE SPEAKS LOGICALY , she has arguments , and all what you do is to Play the Cheeky , Creepy boy !!
 
If u have a bit of humanity ( I guess u have , because i don't believe that you are just a speaking monkey ) Try to respond point by point , every one who reads this lines will know that you are only an empty bottle ( because empty bottles do more noise ) , fanatic , pretentious , arogant , coward , extremists , .................
August 5, 2008
Fuck you Rm...

Muslims killed Dutch politicians. Muslims roam the streets in the Netherlands trying to rape women. Muslims try to prosecute everyone who is negative about islam. Muslims are the most evil people in the world. I will not stop before I've kicked them all out of my country.

I have respect for people who act normal, but muslims don't act normal. They are animals. Beasts.
August 4, 2008
This behind me
No fear of you as you think
I hope that you will be better than this
I do not wish to debate the Islamic religion and more than discuss it with people like you ... Or respond to people who do not even know the art of dialogue
Or ethics talk
So sorry I do not know English well
Please do not abused any person
That it is a mistake myself and the devil
And that did well from God

August 4, 2008
For information only
It lives in my many non-Muslims
I like them and respect them and appreciate
  Afraid of people by extremists such as yourselves
In terms of terrorism Terrorism has no religion
Muslims are not terrorists, you really do not know
You found Terrorism
You have received, the territory of Muslims and you claim that you have the right by
They are defending their homeland and have the right
I hope that does not harm the Islamic religion does not really enabled ignorance
What hurts more nations and peoples is the exposure to debt
We respect all religions and which ignores the fact that Islam is the last of these religions and honesty
Islam for the one who approached him
August 4, 2008
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