Muslim and Christian attitudes towards bullying

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Muslim attitudes to bullying:

  • The Qur’an teaches that everyone was created by Allah and that everyone is equal.

  • Muhammad taught everyone is equal and no one must be taunted for a different appearance as they have still been created by Allah.

  • The Qu’ran teaches bullying is a form of injustice and injustice is wrong in the Islam.

  • Muslims are taught to show compassion towards the weak and suffering; like towards bully victims.

  • “The brotherhood of Ummah” Every muslim is a brother to another; you wouldn’t bully your brother so why should you bully anyone else?

  • Allah will judge muslims on judgement day, and this will include the way they lived their lives and if they committed any acts of injustice; it will determine whether or not they get into heaven.

  • Allah created all people equally and at the same time so no person has superiority over another.

  • Muslims support anti-bullying charities such as “Kidscape”, “Beatbullying”

  • Muslims are taught to fight injustice around the world including bullying.

  • The Qu’ran teaches that everyone should be treated with respect as a part of Allah’s creation.


Of His Signs is the creation of the heavens and the earth, and the diversity of your tongues and colours.

Surah 30:22

O mankind, We have created you from male and female; and We have divided you into tribes and sub-tribes for greater facility of intercourse. Verily, the most honoured among you in the sight of


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