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Religion, Peace and Justice

War

More people die in wars due to more efficient weapons. More civilians are killed than
soldiers as soldiers are armed. In the past, wars were fought away from civilians.

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The word `Islam' means `Peace'
When Muslims greet each other `As-Salamu alaykum' (Peace be with…

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Islam Teachings on Lesser Jihad

"Jihad is to speak the truth before a tyrant ruler"
Hadith

Violence and war is acceptable when you have a leader that does not allow
freedom.

"Warfare is ordained for you, though it is hateful
to you; but it may happen that you hate a…

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"Kill not the emaciated old, not the young children nor the women"
Hadith

6) The Land, animals and plants must be protected.
7) It has been declared by a religious leader whose authority is accepted by the
Muslim community.

"To believe in Allah and fight for his cause"
Hadith

8)…

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"And, if they incline to peace, incline also to it, and trust in Allah"
Surah

If the other side tries to make peace, you must accept

Social Injustice

Social Injustice ­ The fact that in society, some people are better off than others
and it is the duty of every…

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Surah

Feed everyone, whether good or bad, as it is a Muslims duty.

"I, and the one who looks after an orphan, will
be together in the next world"
Hadith

If you look after orphans you will be rewarded in paradise.

An adopted child retains his or her own biological…

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bequeath for their widows a years maintenance
and residence"
Surah

You should make sure your wife would be cared for once you die.

Elderly

Seen as the wealth of Islam
Muslims must show respect for them.

"Your lord has decreed that you worship none except
him, and (that you show)…

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Surah

It is the duty of the state to give the money to these people.

Sadaqah

An act of charity
Seen as a moral obligation

1) It must be given in the way of god

"The likeness of those who spend their wealth in
Allah's way is as the likeness…

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· Theft.................................................................................................

"As to a thief, male or female, cut off his hand"
Surah

· Fornication or False accusations of adultery........................................

"Flog each of them with a hundred strips"
Surah

"Those who launch a charge against chaste
women, and produce not 4 witnesses ­ Flog them"
Surah

· Intoxicants........................................................................................

"Strong…

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These are the only offences that capital punishment is allowed.

"He who has killed a believer by mistake must set free
a believing slave and pay blood money to the family of the slain"
Surah

Manslaughter is not punishable by death, however they must pay money to the
victim's family…

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