Hindu communities in Pakistan are under constant attack


[PCP] Global Minorities Alliance, which fights for the rights of persecuted minority communities the world over, has documented that the discrimination facing communities does not just come in the form of violence on the streets, but also comes through institutional and systematic discrimination in the law courts and in the police stations. 

“Subsequent Governments have failed to protect and safeguard the rights of minorities,” says Shahid Khan, author of the report and Vice-Chairperson of Global Minorities Alliance (GMA). “Instead they have feasted upon the weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the smaller minority groups by introducing laws which further pushed them deep into a sea of despair, injustice and inequality.”

In the report Invisible Citizens of Pakistan: Minorities in Focus, released by GMA today (16 March), the human rights organisation details the various minority groups in Pakistan (such as Christians, Ahmadis and Hindus) and the situations they are facing: discriminatory laws, a move towards Islamization at the expense of non-Muslim groups, a compromised law enforcement structure, the abuse of minority women, sectarian violence, and the destruction of minority religious places of worship.

This was demonstrated today in an attack by an angry mob on a Hindu dharamshala (community centre) in Larkana, Sindh province, Pakistan, following accusations of burning pages from the Quran. “GMA strongly condemns this attack and urges the Pakistan Government to rebuild this desecrated building as a sign to the community that their rights are to be upheld,” said Mr Khan.

The report highlights many examples of where minority communities have been unfairly targeted, including specific cases where people have been unfairly punished, imprisoned or killed, either directly or indirectly because of their minority status.

The examples show that the victims of persecution come from all social stratums, from teenage Hindu girls at risk of forced conversion, to the Federal Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti and the Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer, who were gunned down by extremists.

“Minorities are seen as non-entities and ‘invisibles’ in today’s Pakistan with no equal, fundamental and constitutional rights. Where a governor, a judge or a minister is not safe, what hope does a vulnerable member of a minority community have?” says Mr Khan.

The report has been sent to political and religious leaders in the UK and worldwide, and has been well received.

Responding to the report, Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for External Affairs and International Relations in Scotland, said:

“The Scottish Government is concerned by incidents of religious persecution in Pakistan, as highlighted in this report, and we continue to urge the Government of Pakistan to protect and guarantee the fundamental rights of all its citizens.

“As a Government we are committed to promoting a multi-faith, multi-cultural society and we do not tolerate any form of religious prejudice. We encourage and support the often slow, patient and unheralded work of interfaith dialogue – supported and encouraged by our many faith communities – which is crucial to building a Scotland where people from all backgrounds can follow their faith in peace.

“As a good global citizen we are committed to promoting and supporting the development of interfaith relations within and between countries.”

One such community facing persecution in Pakistan is the Ahmadiyya community. In response to the report, a spokesperson for the community in the UK said:

“Islam is clear that there should be no compulsion in religion and it is unfortunate that Pakistan, a country that claims to be an Islamic Republic, denies its citizens freedom of religion.

“We hope that the case studies noted in this report will remind Pakistan of its obligations and the return it to the vision of its founding father Mohammad Ali Jinnah, where all citizens are equal and free to practise their faith.”

Invisible Citizens of Pakistan: Minorities in Focus makes some recommendations for the Pakistan Government, which include the following:

1. Members of minority communities should be given equal, fundamental and constitutional rights as citizens of Pakistan. 

2. Access to education and public life should be the right of every citizen of Pakistan.

3. The Government should encourage interfaith and inter-religious programmes across the country to promote a culture of understanding, peace and tolerance.

4. The Government should reform the discriminatory laws which are used to target minorities. 

5. Policing reforms should be made to better protect minorities and minority places of worship. 

6. The Government should stop the proliferation of hate speech and literature which targets any religious groups/communities, and should also make sure those who commit such crimes are penalized by law. 

7. Minorities should have an increased and proportionate number of seats at provincial, national and senate level. 

8. The rule of law should be maintained for every citizen. 

Without these changes, minority communities in Pakistan – which was founded as a free state where everyone has equal rights – will continue to face persecution in their homeland.

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  1. In the “gospel” of Muhammad, Hindus have 2 options CONVERT OR DIE!

    This has been the situation from the start of Mohammedanism!

    Why Hindus don’t understand this FACT, blows my mind!

    THE HINDU HOLOCAUST

    The genocide suffered by the Hindus of India at the hands of Arab, Turkish, Mughal and Afghan occupying forces for a period of 800 years is as yet formally unrecognised by the World.

    The only similar genocide in the recent past was that of the Jewish people at the hands of the Nazis; of the Africans during the slave trade and also the almost total extermination of native populations like the Aboriginal people in Australia and the native Indians, Aztecs, Incas, etc. in North and South America.

    The holocaust of the Hindus in India was of even greater proportions, the only difference was that it continued for 800 years, till the brutal regimes were effectively overpowered in a life and death struggle by the Sikhs in the Panjab and the Hindu Maratha armies in other parts of India in the late 1700’s.

    We have elaborate literary evidence of the World’s biggest holocaust from existing historical contemporary eyewitness accounts. The historians and biographers of the invading armies and subsequent rulers of India have left quite detailed records of the atrocities they committed in their day-to-day encounters with India’s Hindus.

    These contemporary records boasted about and glorified the crimes that were committed – and the genocide of tens of millions of Hindus, mass rapes of Hindu women and the destruction of thousands of ancient Hindu / Buddhist temples and libraries have been well documented and provide solid proof of the World’s biggest holocaust.

    Quotes from modern historians

    Dr. Koenraad Elst in his article “Was There an Islamic Genocide of Hindus?” states:

    “There is no official estimate of the total death toll of Hindus at the hands of Islam. A first glance at important testimonies by Muslim chroniclers suggests that, over 13 centuries and a territory as vast as the Subcontinent, Muslim Holy Warriors easily killed more Hindus than the 6 million of the Holocaust. Ferishtha lists several occasions when the Bahmani sultans in central India (1347-1528) killed a hundred thousand Hindus, which they set as a minimum goal whenever they felt like punishing the Hindus; and they were only a third-rank provincial dynasty.

    The biggest slaughters took place during the raids of Mahmud Ghaznavi (ca. 1000 CE); during the actual conquest of North India by Mohammed Ghori and his lieutenants (1192 ff.); and under the Delhi Sultanate (1206-1526).”

    He also writes in his book “Negation in India”:

    “The Muslim conquests, down to the 16th century, were for the Hindus a pure struggle of life and death. Entire cities were burnt down and the populations massacred, with hundreds of thousands killed in every campaign, and similar numbers deported as slaves. Every new invader made (often literally) his hills of Hindus skulls. Thus, the conquest of Afghanistan in the year 1000 was followed by the annihilation of the Hindu population; the region is still called the Hindu Kush, i.e. Hindu slaughter.”

    Will Durant argued in his 1935 book “The Story of Civilisation: Our Oriental Heritage” (page 459):

    “The Mohammedan conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. The Islamic historians and scholars have recorded with great glee and pride the slaughters of Hindus, forced conversions, abduction of Hindu women and children to slave markets and the destruction of temples carried out by the warriors of Islam during 800 AD to 1700 AD. Millions of Hindus were converted to Islam by sword during this period.”

    Francois Gautier in his book ‘Rewriting Indian History’ (1996) wrote:

    “The massacres perpetuated by Muslims in India are unparalleled in history, bigger than the Holocaust of the Jews by the Nazis; or the massacre of the Armenians by the Turks; more extensive even than the slaughter of the South American native populations by the invading Spanish and Portuguese.”

    Writer Fernand Braudel wrote in A History of Civilisations (1995), that Islamic rule in India as a

    “colonial experiment” was “extremely violent”, and “the Muslims could not rule the country except by systematic terror. Cruelty was the norm – burnings, summary executions, crucifixions or impalements, inventive tortures. Hindu temples were destroyed to make way for mosques. On occasion there were forced conversions. If ever there were an uprising, it was instantly and savagely repressed: houses were burned, the countryside was laid waste, men were slaughtered and women were taken as slaves.”

    Alain Danielou in his book, Histoire de l’ Inde writes:

    “From the time Muslims started arriving, around 632 AD, the history of India becomes a long, monotonous series of murders, massacres, spoliations, and destructions. It is, as usual, in the name of ‘a holy war’ of their faith, of their sole God, that the barbarians have destroyed civilizations, wiped out entire races.”

    Irfan Husain in his article “Demons from the Past” observes:

    “While historical events should be judged in the context of their times, it cannot be denied that even in that bloody period of history, no mercy was shown to the Hindus unfortunate enough to be in the path of either the Arab conquerors of Sindh and south Punjab, or the Central Asians who swept in from Afghanistan…The Muslim heroes who figure larger than life in our history books committed some dreadful crimes. Mahmud of Ghazni, Qutb-ud-Din Aibak, Balban, Mohammed bin Qasim, and Sultan Mohammad Tughlak, all have blood-stained hands that the passage of years has not cleansed..Seen through Hindu eyes, the Muslim invasion of their homeland was an unmitigated disaster.

    “Their temples were razed, their idols smashed, their women raped, their men killed or taken slaves. When Mahmud of Ghazni entered Somnath on one of his annual raids, he slaughtered all 50,000 inhabitants. Aibak killed and enslaved hundreds of thousands. The list of horrors is long and painful. These conquerors justified their deeds by claiming it was their religious duty to smite non-believers. Cloaking themselves in the banner of Islam, they claimed they were fighting for their faith when, in reality, they were indulging in straightforward slaughter and pillage…”

    A sample of contemporary eyewitness accounts of the invaders and rulers, during the Indian conquests

    The Afghan ruler Mahmud al-Ghazni invaded India no less than seventeen times between 1001 – 1026 AD. The book ‘Tarikh-i-Yamini’ – written by his secretary documents several episodes of his bloody military campaigns : “The blood of the infidels flowed so copiously [at the Indian city of Thanesar] that the stream was discoloured, notwithstanding its purity, and people were unable to drink it…the infidels deserted the fort and tried to cross the foaming river…but many of them were slain, taken or drowned… Nearly fifty thousand men were killed.”

    In the contemporary record – ‘ Taj-ul-Ma’asir’ by Hassn Nizam-i-Naishapuri, it is stated that when Qutb-ul- Din Aibak (of Turko – Afghan origin and the First Sultan of Delhi 1194-1210 AD) conquered Meerat, he demolished all the Hindu temples of the city and erected mosques on their sites. In the city of Aligarh, he converted Hindu inhabitants to Islam by the sword and beheaded all those who adhered to their own religion.

    The Persian historian Wassaf writes in his book ‘Tazjiyat-ul-Amsar wa Tajriyat ul Asar’ that when the Alaul-Din Khilji (An Afghan of Turkish origin and second ruler of the Khilji Dynasty in India 1295-1316 AD) captured the city of Kambayat at the head of the gulf of Cambay, he killed the adult male Hindu inhabitants for the glory of Islam, set flowing rivers of blood, sent the women of the country with all their gold, silver, and jewels, to his own home, and made about twentv thousand Hindu maidens his private slaves.

    This ruler once asked his spiritual advisor (or ‘Qazi’) as to what was the Islamic law prescribed for the Hindus. The Qazi replied:

    “Hindus are like the mud; if silver is demanded from them, they must with the greatest humility offer gold. If a Mohammadan desires to spit into a Hindu’s mouth, the Hindu should open it wide for the purpose. God created the Hindus to be slaves of the Mohammadans. The Prophet hath ordained that, if the Hindus do not accept Islam, they should be imprisoned, tortured, finally put to death, and their property confiscated.”

    Timur was a Turkic conqueror and founder of the Timurid Dynasty. Timur’s Indian campaign (1398 – 1399 AD) was recorded in his memoirs, collectively known as ‘Tuzk-i-Timuri.’ In them, he vividly described probably the greatest gruesome act in the entire history of the world – where 100,000 Hindu prisoners of war in his camp were executed in a very short space of time. Timur after taking advice from his entourage says in his memoirs :

    “they said that on the great day of battle these 100,000 prisoners could not be left with the baggage, and that it would be entirely opposed to the rules of war to set these idolaters and foes of Islam at liberty.

    “In fact, no other course remained but that of making them all food for the sword’

    Timur thereupon resolved to put them to death. He proclaimed :

    “throughout the camp that every man who has infidel prisoners was to put them to death, and whoever neglected to do so should himself be executed and his property given to the informer. When this order became known to the ghazis of Islam, they drew their swords and put their prisoners to death. 100,000 infidels, impious idolaters, were on that day slain. Maulana Nasir-ud-din Umar, a counselor and a man of learning, who, in all his life had never killed a sparrow, now, in execution of my order, slew with his sword fifteen idolatrous Hindus, who were his captives”.

    During his campaign in India – Timur describes the scene when his army conquered the Indian city of Delhi :

    “In a short space of time all the people in the [Delhi] fort were put to the sword, and in the course of one hour the heads of 10,000 infidels were cut off. The sword of Islam was washed in the blood of the infidels, and all the goods and effects, the treasure and the grain which for many a long year had been stored in the fort became the spoil of my soldiers.

    “They set fire to the houses and reduced them to ashes, and they razed the buildings and the fort to the ground….All these infidel Hindus were slain, their women and children, and their property and goods became the spoil of the victors. I proclaimed throughout the camp that every man who had infidel prisoners should put them to death, and whoever neglected to do so should himself be executed and his property given to the informer. When this order became known to the ghazis of Islam, they drew their swords and put their prisoners to death.”

    The Mughal emperor Babur (who ruled India from 1526 -1530 AD) writing in his memoirs called the ‘Baburnama’ – wrote : ” In AH 934 (2538 C.E.) I attacked Chanderi and by the grace of Allah captured it in a few hours. We got the infidels slaughtered and the place which had been Daru’l-Harb (nation of non-muslims) for years was made into a Daru’l-Islam (a muslim nation).”
    In Babur’s own words in a poem about killing Hindus (From the ‘Baburnama’ ) he wrote :

    “For the sake of Islam I became a wanderer,
    I battled infidels and Hindus,
    I determined to become a martyr
    Thank God I became a Killer of Non-Muslims!”

    The atrocities of the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan (who ruled India between 1628 – 1658 AD) are mentioned in the contemporary record called : ‘Badshah Nama, Qazinivi & Badshah Nama , Lahori’ and goes on to state : “When Shuja was appointed as governor of Kabul he carried on a ruthless war in the Hindu territory beyond Indus…The sword of Islam yielded a rich crop of converts….Most of the women (to save their honour) burnt themselves to death. Those captured were distributed among Muslim Mansabdars (Noblemen)”

    The Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali attacked India in 1757 AD and made his way to the holy Hindu city of Mathura, the Bethlehem of the Hindus and birthplace ofKrishna.

    The atrocities that followed are recorded in the contemporary chronicle called : ‘Tarikh-I-Alamgiri’ :

    “Abdali’s soldiers would be paid 5 Rupees (a sizeable amount at the time) for every enemy head brought in. Every horseman had loaded up all his horses with the plundered property, and atop of it rode the girl-captives and the slaves. The severed heads were tied up in rugs like bundles of grain and placed on the heads of the captives…Then the heads were stuck upon lances and taken to the gate of the chief minister for payment.

    “It was an extraordinary display! Daily did this manner of slaughter and plundering proceed. And at night the shrieks of the women captives who were being raped, deafened the ears of the people…All those heads that had been cut off were built into pillars, and the captive men upon whose heads those bloody bundles had been brought in, were made to grind corn, and then their heads too were cut off. These things went on all the way to the city of Agra, nor was any part of the country spared.”

    Why we should remember

    “Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and of other genocides” (Holocaust Memorial Day Trust)

    The biggest holocaust in World History has been whitewashed from history.

    When we hear the word HOLOCAUST most of us think immediately of the Jewish holocaust. Today, with increased awareness and countless cinema films and television documentaries – many of us are also aware of the Holocaust of the Native American peoples, the genocide of the Armenian peoples in the Ottoman Empire, and the millions of African lives lost during the Atlantic slave trade.

    The World seems to either ignore or just does not seem to care about the many millions of lives lost during the 800 – year long holocaust of Hindus in India.

    The Indian historian Professor K.S. Lal estimates that the Hindu population in India decreased by 80 million between 1000 AD and 1525 AD, an extermination unparalleled in World history. This slaughter of millions of people occurred over regular periods during many centuries of Arab, Afghan, Turkish and Mughal rule in India.

    Many Indian heroes emerged during these dark times – including the 10th Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singh and also the Hindu Maratha king – Shivaji Maratha – who led the resistance against this tyranny and eventually led to its defeat by the late 1700s – after centuries of death and destruction.

    The modern World today is facing a global threat from organizations and groups of terrorists such as the Taliban and Al-Qaeeda – whose ideology is chillingly similar to that of the perpetrators of the World’s biggest holocaust in India. Also ironically – these terrorist groups are growing and launching attacks in exactly those areas that suffered extensively during India’s holocaust. Let us hope that the bloody lessons of the past are learnt so that history does not even have the remotest chance of repeating itself.

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    Bibliography, Articles and Links:

    Negationism in India, by Dr Koenrad Elst. (Voice of India, New Delhi.)

    “Was There an Islamic Genocide of Hindus?” (article) by Dr. Koenraad Elst (http://koenraadelst.bharatvani.org/articles/irin/genocide.html)

    Rewriting Indian History by Francois Gautier (Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi 1996)

    ‘‘Aurangzeb, as he was according to Mughal Records’’(An exhibition) by Francois Gautier’s Trust : ‘FACT – India’ URL(http://www.aurangzeb.info/)

    The Story of Civilization. Vol. 1: Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935.)

    A History of Civilisations by Fernand Braudel (Penguin Books, New York 1995)

    Histoire de l’Inde, by Jean Danielou. (Editions Fayard, Paris.)

    Growth of Muslim population in India (A.D. 1000-1800) by K.S. Lal. (Voice of India, New Delhi.)

    “Demons from the Past” (article in the ‘Daily Times’, Pakistan August 30, 2004) by Irfan Husain (http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_30-8-2004_pg3_4)

    The ‘Hindu Wisdom’ website : http://thedevil.com/The_Hindu_Holocaust_by_Muslims/Islamic_Onslaught.htm

    stephen-knapp.com website : http://www.stephen-knapp.com/islamic_destruction_of_hindu_temples.htm

    The Hindu Holocaust Museum website : http://hinduholocaust.com/HinduHolocaustMuseum.htm

    ITS TIME TO NUKE PAKISTAN, MECCA & MEDINA!

    • Lucky the Wanker, …..you said : “In the “gospel” of Muhammad, Hindus have 2 options CONVERT OR DIE!” and “Why Hindus don’t understand this FACT, blows my mind!”

      How can you say : “blows my mind”, when your mind was blown just before kindergarten?
      You are a pussy-fart ninny-hammer-the ONLY one in the world… as forced conversion is NOT allowed in Islam!

      IDOL worshippers are NOT to be killed but to be fought in kind, in that when they become foes, in that when they want to destroy Islam, in that the way you brainless wanker are doing over here, instead of reasoning out with logic…but how can you do that since your brain never matured in the first place?
      The most Fundamental and Heinous crime according to the Quran is SHIRK…the worship of IDOLS as gods. Repeat : IDOL worship is the WORST CRIME in Islam.

      Yet, the same Quran says : “Unto you your religion, and unto me my religion.”

      Wanker, a surprise for you : NOBODY is EVER to be killed for IDOL worship according to the QURAN and whoever commits such evil deeds goes against the Quran.

      Islam does NOT say : gain power and kill people! This ideology resides in your infant brain, cacafuego!

      • MOHAMMEDAN SUB-HUMAN NEANDERTHALS: December 26, 2013 PAKISTAN’S STATE OF DENIAL By TAHMIMA ANAM DHAKA, Bangladesh — It was a Pakistani journalist, Anthony Mascarenhas, who gave the world the first detailed account of Bangladesh’s war of independence. In April 1971, soon after the army of Pakistan started suppressing the secessionist movement in what was then still the eastern part of the country, it invited Mr. Mascarenhas to report on the conflict, believing he would buttress the false propaganda of a just war. Mr. Mascarenhas promptly moved his family, and then himself, to Britain knowing that soon he would no longer be able to live in Pakistan. “For six days as I traveled with the officers of the 9th Division headquarters at Comilla I witnessed at close quarters the extent of the killing,” Mr. Mascarenhas wrote in a lengthy, damning report published under the headline “Genocide” in the June 13, 1971, edition of The Sunday Times. “I saw Hindus, hunted from village to village and door to door, shot off-hand after a cursory ‘short-arm inspection’ showed they were uncircumcised. I have heard the screams of men bludgeoned to death in the compound of the Circuit House (civil administrative headquarters) in Comilla. I have seen truckloads of other human targets and those who had the humanity to try to help them hauled off ‘for disposal’ under the cover of darkness and curfew.” Four decades later, Mr. Mascarenhas’s government still insists on denying the past: the mass killing of civilians (perhaps as many as three million), the targeting of Hindus, the systematic rape of thousands. On Dec. 16, Pakistan’s National Assembly adopted a resolution expressing concern over the recent execution of Abdul Quader Mollah, a leader of Jamaat-e-Islami, Bangladesh’s leading Islamic party, who was convicted by a Bangladeshi court of committing murder and rape while collaborating with the Pakistani Army during the 1971 war. Calling Mr. Mollah a Pakistani sympathizer — and the independence of Bangladesh “the fall of Dhaka” — a multiparty majority of the assembly complained that Mr. Mollah was sentenced because of his “loyalty to Pakistan” and asked the Bangladeshi government to drop all other cases against the Jamaat leadership. There is no doubt the Pakistani Army committed war crimes in 1971. Yet in history books and schoolrooms throughout Pakistan, the army’s atrocities are glossed over. This denial prevails despite an official study by the Pakistani Army. Just after the war, Prime Minister Zulfikar Ali Bhutto set up an independent judicial commission to investigate atrocities committed in East Pakistan in order to understand why the army had failed there. When the Hamoodur Rahman Commission report was published in 1974, it documented how, under the pretense of quashing a rebellion, the Pakistani Army had planned and carried out the execution of intellectuals, soldiers, officials, businessmen and industrialists, and had buried them in mass graves. The commission recommended that the Pakistani government set up a special court to further investigate misconduct by the army. This never happened, and the report remained classified for nearly three decades. Five Pakistani heads of state have visited Bangladesh since 1971 without extending a formal apology. The closest any of them came to recognizing Pakistan’s wrongs was Pervez Musharraf, who wrote in 2002 in a visitors’ book at a war memorial near Dhaka, “Your brothers and sisters in Pakistan share the pains of the events of 1971. The excesses committed during the unfortunate period are regrettable.” Bangladesh’s own efforts to deal with its messy birth were unsuccessful — until 2008, when the Awami League was voted into power partly on a mandate to hold a war crimes trial that would bring to justice the people who collaborated with the Pakistani Army in 1971. (By then Bangladeshis had grown weary of successive governments’ turning a blind eye to crimes many of their own families had endured.) The International Crimes Tribunal was created in 2009; 12 men have been charged so far; three of them have been convicted, including Mr. Mollah. From the outset, the court was dogged with criticism. It has been accused of skirting international procedural standards and of being politically motivated: Most of the accused are members of Jamaat-e-Islami. In December 2012, President Abdullah Gul of Turkey requested “clemency” for the defendants, on the grounds that they were “too old” to stand trial. On the eve of Mr. Mollah’s appeal, Secretary of State John Kerry reportedly warned Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of Bangladesh that Mr. Mollah’s execution would create instability on the eve of the general election set for Jan. 5. Whatever one thinks of these trials or the death penalty generally, the sentence against Mr. Mollah was handed down by an independent court in a sovereign country on the basis of extensive eyewitness testimony. And Mr. Mollah’s execution on Dec. 12 had widespread public support. Never mind Prime Minister Hasina’s flaws: At least she has had the political courage to take a stand against whitewashing the past, while the opposition leader, Khaleda Zia, has reinforced her ties with Jamaat by remaining silent on the matter. But then, a few days after Mr. Mollah’s execution — precisely on the anniversary of Pakistani Army’s surrender to independent Bangladesh — the Pakistani National Assembly adopted its denialist resolution. Instead of supporting Bangladesh’s efforts to come to terms with its brutal birth, Pakistan is pouring salt into its wounds. Pakistan, it is high time you apologize. Tahmima Anam is a writer and anthropologist, and the author of the novel “A Golden Age.” MOHAMMEDAN SUB-HUMAN NEANDERTHALS: STATISTICS OF DEMOCIDE Statistics Of Pakistan’s Democide Estimates, Calculations, And Sources* By R.J. Rummel In 1971 the self-appointed President of Pakistan and Commander-in-Chief of the Army, General Agha Mohammed Yahya Khan and his top generals prepared a careful and systematic military, economic, and political operation in East Pakistan (now Bangladesh). They also planned to murder its Bengali intellectual, cultural, and political elite. They also planned to indiscriminately murder hundreds of thousands of its Hindus and drive the rest into India. And they planned to destroy its economic base to insure that it would be subordinate to West Pakistan for at least a generation to come. This despicable and cutthroat plan was outright genocide. After a well organized military buildup in East Pakistan the military launched its campaign. No more than 267 days later they had succeeded in killing perhaps 1,500,000 people, created 10,000,000 refugees who had fled to India, provoked a war with India, incited a counter-genocide of 150,000 non-Bengalis, and lost East Pakistan. This democide is listed in Table 8.1 (lines 26 to 30), which gives an overview of Pakistan’s war-dead and democide from 1958 to 1987, the period over which Pakistan has had authoritarian rule, usually military governments. There have been periods without martial law, constitutions have been drawn up, and elections have been held. But these were hardly open and fair, democratic rights and liberties were still absent, and the military still largely controlled major policy from behind the scenes. In Table 8.2 I detail the sources and calculations for the 1971 West Pakistan genocide. Table 8.1 lists several estimates of other democide during the period of military rule (lines 26-30). It also gives the population figures and final democide rates (lines 82 to 92). I calculate the latter for Pakistan as a whole (lines 84 to 85), East Pakistan (line 88), and for the Awami League in East Pakistan (line 91). Although it would be useful to calculate how the proportion of the different ethnic or religious groups were killed, such as the Hindus or Biharis, there is not enough information in the sources for me to determine a reasonably credible figure. Turning now to Table 8.2, it begins with estimates of war-dead (lines 1 to 21). While the estimates for the largely military war-dead in the Indo-Pakistan War are reasonable, given the size of the forces and the rapidity of the Indian advance (the war was over in two-weeks), some of those for the civil war or military dead must include democide as well. The Mukti Bahini guerrilla forces numbered about 100,000, the Pakistan army about the same. Some estimates give the civil war or overall military death toll as equal to or even two times the combined armed forces involved (lines 14, 15, 19, and 20). This is not credible, even considering that many civilians were caught up in the war and guerrillas were rapidly replaced by volunteers when they were killed. Accordingly, I have consolidated the civil war estimates at a much more sensible level (line 16) and summed this (line 21) with that for those killed in the Indo-Pakistan War, ignoring the two overly inflated military dead estimates (lines 19 and 20). In the table I next list a variety of democide estimates (lines 23 to 158). Some of these have to be read carefully. There were two major democides in East Pakistan, one of the Hindu and Moslem Bengalis by Pakistan; the other of the non-Bengalis (largely Urdu speaking Biharis) by the Bengalis. Estimates often do not indicate whether they cover both democides, although the source and context of an estimate may suggest that it is only for that by the Pakistan army. Moreover, some overall estimates may also include combat deaths. With this in mind, I have used various subclassifications for the estimates, including putting those that may include combat deaths under a war and democide heading (lines 170 to 178). The sources give a number of estimates covering only part of the democide period (lines 47 to 55). I have proportionally projected these to the whole period of nine months [(9 x estimate)/(months covered by estimate)], except for two estimates that are for two months (lines 53 and 53a). Their result would have been 4,500,000 killed, obviously much too high. In any case, these I simply and conservatively tripled to cover the whole period. Regardless, the resulting low and high values (line 56) do not depend on them. The mid-value, however, is the average of all the projected estimates. Malnutrition, disease, and exposure deaths among the refugees constituted democide. These deaths resulted directly from these pitiful people, largely Hindus, fleeing for their lives before the murderous Pakistan Army. In the table (lines 59 to 62) I give some clearly incomplete estimates of these deaths. They are low enough that I can assume they are included in the estimates of the overall democide. Turning now to the overall estimates of the Pakistan democide (lines 65 to 79), there are two that are clearly excessively low or high (lines 65 and 79) and that I ignore in the consolidation (line 80). While any leader’s admission that his country killed 50,000 people is to confess to a terrible crime, some estimate this number were killed in the first two days of massacres in Dacca alone (line 31). Casting out the unique estimate of 8,000,000 dead hardly need be defended. Beneath the consolidated overall toll I show my calculation from the partial estimates (line 81). These are rather close. Consolidating both ranges, I give a final estimate of Pakistan’s democide to be 300,000 to 3,000,000, or a prudent 1,500,000 (line 82). Then there is Bengali massacres of non-Bengalis, primarily the Biharis (lines 84 to 158). How much of this was democide (intentional killing by government or its agents) is a question. In this part of the world there is a history of ethnic communal violence and massacres between Hindu and Moslems, and Biharis and Bengalis. However, for the reasons given in Death By Government[1] I will treat these massacres as democide. The first set of estimates (line 86 to 93) cover only part of the period. And these cannot be projected to cover the whole period, since most of the killing took place in the first two months. Accordingly I simply consolidate them into a minimum of 50,000. Note that two of the lowest estimates are limited in place (lines 86 and 87) and to a body count (line 86). Many of those who collaborated with the Pakistan Army were killed by the Awami League and its supporters during the civil war and after. Only one estimate is available of this number (line 97), which seems very low given the deep hatred on both sides and the pervasive killing. Accordingly, I give an estimated low of 5,000 murdered (line 99). This is probably very conservative, but I do not have enough information to estimate how much to increase it. A number of estimates of specific massacres are listed by town, city, or district (lines 102 to 152). Most of these come directly from or are based on the reports of survivors. Some of these are from different sources apparently covering the same massacre (e.g., lines 105 and 106); the great difference in the estimated number of victims is a warning as to how seriously to take them. Since all are from two sources, I summed the estimates for each source (lines 153 and 154), and will use these sums below to derive an overall democide (lines 164 and 165). There are two overall estimates (lines 157 and 158). One of 500,000 dead is an “impression” Aziz got from interviewing hundreds of repatriates who survived the massacres (line 157). This is my high for the two estimates (line 159). I can now put together the various estimates of the Bengali–Awami League–democide (lines 162 to 166). Consolidating these, I get a range of 50,000 to 500,000 killed, more likely 150,000. Finally we can turn to the overall results. First are those estimates in the sources that appear to be covering both war and democide dead (lines 171 to 178), which I consolidate (line 179). Then, we have the various subtotals arrived at previously, which I can now bring together (lines 182 to 184). From these I calculate the total democide (185) and the sum of this and the war-dead figures (186). Then for comparison I show the consolidated total previously determined from the estimates (line 187). The two are close enough such that I can take the sum total (line 186) as the final total (line 188) for this period. Note that its low is lower and its high higher than the estimated total (line 187). I cannot average the two mid-values or take the lower one from the estimate total, because then the subtotals (lines 182 to 184) would not add up to the final total. Were the mid-values radically different, I would have to readjust my previous consolidations and calculation (such as for lines 21 and 167), but the difference does not justify that here. NOTES * From the pre-publisher edited manuscript of Chapter 8 in R.J. Rummel, Statistics of Democide, 1997. For full reference to Statistics of Democide, the list of its contents, figures, and tables, and the text of its preface. 1. Rummel (1994, Chapter 13). MOHAMMEDAN SUB-HUMAN NEANDERTHALS: Statistics Of Turkey’s Democide Estimates, Calculations, And Sources* By R.J. Rummel The infamy of executing this century’s first full scale ethnic cleansing belongs to Turkey’s Young Turk government during World War I. In their highest councils Turkish leaders decided to exterminate every Armenian in the country, whether a front-line soldier or pregnant woman, famous professor or high bishop, important businessman or ardent patriot. All 2,000,000 of them. Democide had preceded the Young Turk’s rule and with their collapse at the end of World War I, the successor Nationalist government carried out its own democide against the Greeks and remaining or returning Armenians. From 1900 to 1923, various Turkish regimes killed from 3,500,000 to over 4,300,000 Armenians, Greeks, Nestorians, and other Christians. This wholly genocidal killing is difficult to unravel. During this period Turkey fought five wars, forcefully changed governments several times, endured major revolutionary changes, and was occupied by foreign powers. Suffering deportations, famine, exposure, war, genocide, and massacres, millions of Turkish Moslems, Armenians, Greeks, and other Christians died. Moreover, current Turkish governments utterly reject any claim that Turkey committed genocide, and scholars specializing in the study of Turkey must avoid the topic or follow the Turkish official line if they hope to do research in the country. This line is that the government had to deport the Armenians from the eastern war zone because of, or for fear of, their rebellion. Many died in the process regardless of Turkish attempts to protect and care for them; others died in communal strife or in a civil war between Armenians and Moslems.1 On the other side, Armenian scholars may have exaggerated the size of the Armenian population in Turkey, the number killed, and Turkish brutality and genocidal intentions. Then there are the third-party reports, commentaries, and studies, published during World War I. Since Turkey fought on the side of Germany, it was in the interest of the French and British, who during the war years widely disseminated anti-German propaganda, to put the worst face on events in Turkey. Moreover, Armenians themselves may have falsified high level Turkish documents and reports on the killing in order to win sympathy and support for restoration, reparations, or the independence of Armenia. Nevertheless, I do not doubt that this genocide occurred. Extant communications from a variety of ambassadors and other officials, including those of Italy, the then neutral United States, and Turkey’s closest ally Germany, verify and detail a genocide in process. Moreover, contemporary newsmen and correspondents documented aspects of the genocide. Then, two trials were held. One by the post-war government that replaced the Young Turks, which gathered available documentation and other evidence on the genocide and found the leaders guilty.2 The second trial was of the Armenian who assassinated the former Young Turk leader Talaat in Munich in 1920.3 Although the Germans were still friendly toward the Young Turks they had supported during the war, the evidence on the genocide presented at the trial convinced the court that the assassination was justified. Finally, Turkish government telegrams and minutes of meetings held by government leaders establish as well their intent to destroy all the Armenians in Turkey. In my related Death By Government4 I have quoted selections from this vast collection of documents and need not repeat them here.5 The sheer weight of all this material in English alone, in some ways as diverse and authoritative as that on the Holocaust, is such that the invalidity or falsification of some of it can hardly effect the overall conclusion that a genocide took place. The problem, then, is somehow to cut through the exaggerations and propaganda to make some reasonable estimates of the number of Armenians and others killed. Tables 5.1A and 5.1B organizes this attempt, along with the relevant estimates from the literature, their sources, and my calculations and checks. Note that throughout the tables I use the specific term genocide where appropriate, rather than the more general democide. Here, the people were murdered simply because they were Christians, Armenians, Greeks, or Moslems. I divide the tables into four major periods. The first covers the last years of Sultan Abdul Hamid’s rule, 1900 to April 1909 (lines 1 to 4 of Table 5.1A). Then there is the Young Turk rule before World War I (lines 5 to 72–the six-month period when the Young Turks were out of power is irrelevant here and ignored) and that during the war (lines 74 to 274). The final major division comprehends the post-WWI interregnum (lines 276 to 436) until the internationally accepted establishment of a sovereign and independent Turkey (Treaty of Lausanne). In the following two sections I summarize the results for genocide (lines 438 to 488 of Table 5.1B) and total dead 1900 to 1923 (lines 490 to 504), and then present estimates for refugees (lines 508 to 539) and populations (lines 540 to 632). Finally, I calculate the overall genocide rate (lines 634 to 641). Possibly two massacres took place during the first period, but there is no evidence in the sources that these were democidal (lines 2 to 3 of Table 5.1A). Turning to the first years of the Young Turk period, first I list the three wars that Turkey fought (lines 7 to 26–one was started while the Young Turks were out of government). Although the sources record the military dead for these wars, they usually ignore the civilian war-dead. I assumed a total low of 20,000 civilian war-dead (line 30) for the three wars, but the sources are not adequate to estimate a mid-value or high. This low added to military war-dead (line 31) gives at least 84,000 overall dead in these wars. As to the 1909 massacres of Armenians in the Cilicia region, particularly Adana, there are a variety of estimates shown in the table (lines 35 to 61). Most notable is that these massacres occurred when the Young Turks had just overthrown the government and even pro-Armenian sources differ as to their complicity in the massacres. I therefore treat these as nondemocidal, and consolidate them into a likely 30,000 killed (line 64). Hints in the sources suggest that some genocide did occur elsewhere and subsequently. Turk authorities apparently did kill Armenians and Greeks in pogroms and expulsions from their villages, at least in 1913 (lines 67 to 68). Lacking more information, I can only give a conservative low estimate of 5,000 killed in genocide for the whole period. The table recapitulates the various totals for this period (lines 71 to 71b) and sums them (line 72). Overall, some 109,000 to 152,000 people died, the vast majority in wars. Considering next the World War I period, and the resulting war-dead (lines 76 to 90), a problem is separating from the estimates those for civilian war-dead, versus those including massacres and genocide. I could include confidently only one estimate for war-dead (line 86). When this is added to the probable 400,000 consolidated battle-dead (line 83), we find that some 650,000 Turkish soldiers and civilians died from the war (line 90). Of greatest importance are the estimates of the Young Turk’s genocide during the war. In the table I organize these into several categories. The first gives and consolidates those of the number deported (lines 93 to 102), and then also does this for the estimates of their toll (lines 104 to 121). I calculate an alternative total (on line 122) from the estimated percentages of those killed during deportation (notes on lines 105, 116, and 118) and the consolidated number deported (line 102). From these two alternative ranges (lines 121 and 122) I determine a total (line 123) in the usual way. Next I list the estimates of Armenians that the Turks killed (lines 125 to 146). These I classified by soldier or civilian and by place killed and then consolidate or sum them (lines 131, 138, and 147), and total them overall (line 148). Finally, the table presents the many estimates of the overall genocide’s toll during 1915 to 1918 (lines 151 to 186). These I order from the lowest to the highest figures. As can be seen, they vary from a low of 300,000 (lines 151 to 152) to a high of 2,000,000 (line 163), which anchor the consolidated range (line 187). Consistent with the estimates 1,000,000 dead (see lines 157, 160, 164 to 178) appears the most prudent mid-value. Next I independently check this consolidation against the sum (line 188) of those Armenians murdered during the deportations (line 123) and otherwise (line 148). As can be seen, the alternative totals (lines 187 and 188) are divergent, the mid-value alone being off by 808,000 dead. To compensate for this, I give the final genocide range (line 189) the lowest low and highest high of the two and average their mid-values. Thus, given all these estimates, the Turks murdered most likely 300,000 to 2,686,000 Armenians, probably 1,404,000 of them. A critical question is then whether this is consistent with the Armenian population, itself a contentious estimate. This I will later consider. Not only did the Turks murder Armenians, but Greeks as well. Estimates of this are far fewer (lines 201 to 203), but we do have assessments of those deported (lines 193 to 197) from which to calculate the possible toll (line 198). The actual percentages from which I make this calculation reflect the relevant historical bits and pieces in the sources.6 Combining this calculation and the sum of the estimates (line 204) suggest a likely genocide of 84,000 Greeks. Sometimes the sources would refer to Christians killed (lines 207 to 207b), which most likely included Armenians or Greeks, but could also refer to the relatively small number of Turkey’s Nestorians, Bulgarians, or Cossacks. These are totaled separately (line 208). During the war the British navy blockaded Turkey, including the Turkish Levant. No food was allowed in by sea. The resulting famine in Lebanon and Syria (with consequences shown on lines 208a to 208d) would not have become as deadly as it did had not the Turks commandeered available food supplies and refused to help the starving. As a result they bear the greater responsibility for the famine, which I calculate as probably around 75 percent of the total dead (line 208i). The Young Turks did not confine their democide to Turkey. When they invaded Caucasia, their soldiers massacred Armenians and other Christians and also encouraged Kurds and Azerbaijanis to do so. Overall, Turks possibly killed (lines 212 to 220) 10,000 Christians, most of them probably Armenians–there were very few Greeks in Caucasia. (It is difficult to keep this number in perspective when other figures are in the tens and hundreds of thousands; but imagine the contemporary enraged and horrified outcry were the highest American, British, or French authorities to be responsible for the murder of 10,000 Moslem citizens–the responsible government would fall or be impeached.) For this genocide the table also lists some specific estimates (lines 224 to 227). These I consolidated (line 228) and then add (line 229) an assumed 4/5ths of the Christian dead determined above. The table then sums the two ranges (lines 228 and 229) to get the genocide (line 232). As noted, the Turks also massacred Nestorian Christians, for which there are also a few estimates (lines 235 to 238). From my assumption that 1/5th of the Christian dead previously determined (line 218) were Nestorians, I calculate a final genocide (line 241). Only one estimate of Moslem Azerbaijanis killed is available (line 244). I now can calculate the overall foreign genocide (line 249), which probably ranges from 105,000 to 157,000 killed, most likely 131,000. Turkey’s Armenians also massacred Moslems. Claims that this may have amounted to at least 1,000,000, or even 1,500,000 Moslem dead (table 5.1A, lines 106b and 106e) however, have no substantiation beyond former Young Turks or their officials. Had the Armenians indeed massacred even half this number, the Young Turks surely would have given it wide publicity, photographs and all. They had no better way to counter sympathy for the Armenians they were killing. In any case foreign newsmen and diplomats in the country surely would have noted the massacres. Moreover, the Turkish statistician Ahmed Emin, who was hardly sympathetic to the Armenians, gave (table 5.1A, lines 105 and 106f) an upper limit of 40,000 Moslem Turks killed by Armenians (including possibly by Armenian-Russian troops) in the area occupied by Russian forces after the Russian Revolution in 1917, and at least 128,000 for the 1914-1915 period.7 Given the other estimates and the overall populations involved, I estimate that from 128,000 to 600,000 Moslem Turks and Kurds were killed. Since this was done by Armenian irregulars serving with Russian forces, I split responsibility for these deaths in Turkey between the Russians and Armenians, and show in Table 5.1A (line 255) the Armenian half–probably 75,000 murdered. Many Moslem Turks also died from famine and disease during the war (lines 258 to 262). Most estimates mix up the toll from these causes with the number killed from combat. To compensate for this, I first consolidate the estimates (line 263) and then subtract the war-dead previously determined (line 264) to get an overall famine and disease range (line 265). Finally, I can bring together these various totals (lines 268 to 271). Domestically and during their foreign military actions and occupations, the Young Turks probably murdered at least 743,000 and perhaps as many as 3,204,000 people, probably 1,883,000 Armenians, Greeks, Nestorians, and other Christians (line 273). Altogether, likely 3,947,000 died or were killed during the war (line 274). When I add this to the toll I will determine below for the next period, we will be able to test the overall total against the population deficit and unnatural death). The next division in the table covers the interregnum period after WWI. Turkish Nationalist forces fought three wars during this time (lines 279 to 303). Estimates for the Greco-Turkish war give two ways of determining war-dead (lines 302 and 303), from which I select a final war-dead range in the usual way. There is one incredibly low estimate of the overall war and massacre dead for this period (line 307) and a reasonable one for the Muslim male war-dead from 1914 to this period’s end (line 308). From the latter I subtract the WWI war-dead to get an estimate of the post-WWI war-dead (line 310). Since it largely excludes female dead, this is a conservative result. Nonetheless, as can be seen by comparing this to the war-dead sum for the three wars (lines 311), the mid-value and high are significantly greater than the sum. Departing from the usual approach because of the incredible low of zero (on line 310–this implies that less than 500 were killed), I take the low of line 311 for the low (line 312), the high of line 310 for the high, and average the two mid-values. Following this I list the estimates, consolidations, and sums for the Nationalist genocide of Christians (lines 315 to 329), Armenians (lines 334 to 359), and Greeks (lines 366 to 375). Regarding the Christian genocide, one estimate (line 322) of those killed in Izmir could refer to the former city of Smyrna, or to the Izmir peninsula next to Smyrna. I cannot determine which is meant (the estimate is only cited in Gross8 and his source is in Armenian), and I thus conservatively assumed that it largely duplicates those already given for Smyrna. Virtually all the total domestic Christian democide (line 329) took place in the Aydin Administrative District, of which Smyrna was a part. Since almost all the Christians in this area were either Greeks or Armenians, and in 1914 Greeks made up 94 percent of the total of the two,9 we then can assume that the Armenians were 6 percent (line 330) and Greeks 94 percent (line 331) of the Christian toll. I later employ the resulting ranges (lines 353 and 373) to determine the total number of these two groups that the Turks killed. For the Armenian toll (lines 334 to 359) I include the refugee deaths (lines 358 to 359). Armenia, which became temporarily independent during this period, and adjacent areas contained hundreds of thousands who had fled the Young Turk genocide. Within a few years they also had to flee before the genocidal massacres of invading Nationalist forces and their Kurdish-Azerbaijani tribal allies. These refugees died from famine, disease, and exposure–deaths surely the responsibility of the Nationalists. The sources give one estimate of these deaths (line 358), and based on this and the estimates of the number of refugees I consolidate elsewhere in the table (lines 509 to 522), I estimate the range of deaths shown (line 359). To display the effect of these assumed refugee deaths on the Armenian genocide total, I sum the deaths for non-refugees (line 362) and then list one estimate of the overall number of returning deportees killed in Turkey (line 362a), which understandably is much lower than the non-refugee sum. Note, however, that it is the same as the low for those killed in Turkish Armenia (line 350). Adding the lowest of line 362a and 350 to the low for refugee deaths (line 359) gives us the low for the Armenian genocide (line 363), and summing all the estimates, including refugees, gives us the mid-value and high. Most likely then, in total during this period the Turks killed from 325,000 to 545,000, most probably 440,000 of their Armenians–these along with those murdered during WWI. In the table I next list partial estimates (lines 367 to 374) for the genocide of the Greek. There is one calculation of Turkey’s Anatolian (Asia Minor) Greek population deficit during 1912 to 1922, taking into account emigration and deportation from Turkey (line 378). Subtracting from this the WWI Greek genocide I calculated from previous totals (line 379), I get the range of post-WWI losses shown (line 380). This then provides an alternative to the sum of the specific mortality estimates (line 381). From these alternative ranges I calculated a final Greek genocide for this period in the usual way (line 382). Most probably, the Nationalists Turks murdered 264,000 Greeks; 703,000 Greeks and Armenians together in the post-WWI years (line 385). Nationalist forces also committed similar genocide during their invasion of Armenia, particularly in Kars and Alexandropol (lines 389 to 398). Many Armenians also died during flight to escape the massacres and tribal Kurdish and Azerbaijanis allies (lines 405 to 408). One source provides the overall Armenian toll in Caucasia from 1914 to 1922 (line 412), which gives us a total for this period (line 414) when we subtract those killed during WWI (line 413). There is one estimate we can compare to this result (line 415), which we find within its range. I also repeat the result (line 418) so that we may compare it to an alternative total (line 419) that I summed from the previous consolidations. The two ranges differ enough for me to calculate a final genocide toll (line 420) as for previous such cases. The Greek Army before and during the Greco-Turkish War massacred Moslem Turks or permitted such to take place by Greek villagers. I show some specific estimates of the democide in the table (lines 424 to 427). From these and material in the sources, particularly Housepian10 and Toynbee11, I believe a minimum number of killed is 15,000 (line 428). Finally, I pull together the various totals (lines 431 to 434). In this post-WWI period the Turks killed overall probably 878,000 Armenians and Greeks, or at least 665,000 and even perhaps as many as 1,156,000 in total (line 435). Including war-dead, 1,031,000 Turkish citizens or those under Turkey’s rule or fleeing from it died during these years (line 436). The table’s next section in Table 5.1B sums up the various sub-totals and compares them to overall estimates in the sources and demographic calculations. The first of these concerns the Armenian domestic genocide (lines 441 to 449). I consolidate these (line 450) and compare the result to one population based calculation of the Anatolian Armenian dead (line 451–relatively few lived in European Turkey) 1912 to 1922. Clearly this is way below that of the various estimates. Moreover, it also is under the low of the Armenian toll that I calculated in the previous sections (line 452), even when I omit refugee deaths (line 453). This suggests caution in accepting the totals. To further check on this, I did my own demographic analysis and calculated the likely Armenian unnatural deaths (line 454–see lines 601 to 606). Given that this is calculated independently from the estimate-based totals, the range is remarkably close to that for the relevant non-refugee total (compare line 454 to line 453). Accordingly, I accept the totals previously calculated and restate their sum (line 455). To get the foreign genocide of Armenians in Caucasia, I sum the previous totals (line 458) and compared the range to that of the Armenian-Russian population deficit (line 459) I calculated separately (lines 608 to 611). As can be seen, the summed range (line 458) is conservative and therefore acceptable (line 460), even keeping in mind that Armenians were also killed in WWI, in the Turkish invasion of Caucasia, in Armenia’s war against Georgia, and in military conflict with Azerbaijan. Moreover, thousands probably immigrated from the region. Next I add together the Turkey and Russian Armenian population deficits and compared them to the sum of domestic and foreign Armenian genocide (lines 463 to 466). The result is acceptable: the low is below that of the combined deficit, the high is close, and the mid-value is also close and below that of the deficit. This helps further establish confidence in the figures determined here. As to the genocide of the Greeks, I sum the previous totals I calculated (line 470) and show beneath it a partial estimate of the Greek dead (line 471) and the Anatolian Greek population deficit (line 472). The deficit is well within the range that I independently calculated and I therefore adopt it as the final genocide (line 473). After summing or displaying various totals (lines 475 to 485f), I show Tashjian’s estimate of those killed or deported 1822-1922 (line 486). Now, as noted in Death By Government, the Ottoman Empire committed numerous genocidal massacres of Armenians in the previous century, particularly in 1894 to 1896 when Turks murdered perhaps 100,000 to 300,000 Armenians. Were I to add to this 100,000 for other pre-1900 genocides, and then reduce Tashjian’s estimate by the sum to compensate for these deaths, and by another 10-15 percent to account for those surviving deportation (for the sources of the percentages, see line 122 of Table 5.1A), the resulting figure (line 486a) would still be within the range calculated here. Adding all the sub-totals (line 488) gives us the grand total genocide in turkey or committed by it: 1,428,000 to 4,380,000 murdered, likely 2,781,000 Armenians, Greeks, Nestorians, Moslem Turks, Azerbaijanis, and others. Besides the tests of the genocide totals shown above (lines 451, 454, 459, 466, 471, 472, 486), we can also check the table’s total domestic dead. The table first lists and consolidated three independent, overall dead estimates or calculations for the years 1912 (or 1914) to 1922 (lines 492 to 495), and then presents together the various totals (lines 498 to 501a) that I previously determined and sums them (line 502) to get the total dead, and next the overall domestic dead (line 503). Beneath this I show for comparison the consolidation of the estimated domestic dead (line 504). The comparison is as it should be: the low of line 503 is lower than line 504, the high is higher, and the mid-value is slightly below by about 5 percent. Because of this, there appears no need for me to reconsider the various calculations going into this total. I next show the estimates and consolidations for refugees from Turkey’s wars and genocides (lines 510 to 537). There is nothing unusual in their presentation and their consolidations figure in the calculation of population deficits and unnatural deaths (e.g., line 606). In order to calculate population deficits I give population estimates and consolidations for Turkey as a whole (lines 542 to 551) in 1914 to 1915. To determine a population deficit later, I also calculate the population for 1920 to 1921 (line 552) from the minority population estimates given next for Armenians (lines 556 to 596), Greeks (lines 615 to 625), and Muslims (lines 628 to 630). Moreover, I had to calculate an average population controlled by the Nationalists (line 553) for later use in the genocide ratios (lines 640 to 641). I could not find any information on what this proportion was, even for a particular year, and therefore from narrative histories of this period12 I estimated it to vary from 40 to 75 percent, with a mid-value of 50 percent, taking into account that French and Greek forces occupied a portion of south-western Anatolia during this period. The table lays out the calculation of the Armenian population deficit and unnatural deaths (lines 600 to 611). From the consolidated estimates of the Armenian’s population growth rate, I projected what the population should have been in 1923 (line 604) and subtracted from it the actual population (line 589). Subtracting from this the number of refugees that escaped the genocide (line 522–this is conservative, since many refugees returned to later be killed by the Nationalists) gives an estimate of those Armenians who died unnatural deaths (line 606). I did the same for Armenian-Russians (lines 609 to 610). I also sum the two ranges of unnatural deaths (lines 606 and 610) to get the number of unnatural deaths for Russia and Turkey’s Armenians together (line 611). And I also give or calculate the population deficits for the Greeks and Muslims (lines 626 and 632). Finally, in the remainder of the table I calculate the democide rates for the Young Turks (lines 636 to 637) and the local Nationalists (lines 640 to 641). Per year the Young Turks killed almost 1 out of every 100 of their population (line 637). The Nationalists, however, were far more vicious. For the population they controlled they murdered 1 out of every 38 per year (line 641). NOTES * From the pre-publisher edited manuscript of Chapter 5 in R.J. Rummel, Statistics of Democide, 1997. For full reference to Statistics of Democide, the list of its contents, figures, and tables, and the text of its preface, click book. 1. See McCarthy (1983), who in analyzing the change in the Armenian population from before to after WWI manages to avoid any hint that Armenians were killed by the government. McCarthy credits their population loss to war conditions or a civil war they fought with Moslems. See also Shaw and Shaw (1977), who in the three pages they devote to the Armenians allege that only 200,000 of them died, and these from war, famine, and disease in spite of the attempts by Turkish authorities to protect them. 2. For relevant documentation and discussion, see Dadrian (1991a, 1991b, 1991c). 3. For a report on this trial, see Alexander (1991). 4. Rummel (1994, Chapter 10). 5. For primary sources and analysis the work of Dadrian (1986, 1991b, and 1991c) is particularly useful. 6. As for example in McCarthy (1983), Miller (1966), Toynbee (1922), and Ladas (1932). 7. Emin (1930, pp. 218-219, 222). 8. Gross (1972, 47n.6). 9. Calculated from the population statistics in Karpat (1985, p. 188). 10. Housepian (1966). 11. Toynbee (1922). 12. For example, Miller (1966). MOHAMMEDAN SUB-HUMAN NEANDERTHALS: REMEMBER THE HINDU HOLOCAUST! HINDU COMMUNITIES IN PAKISTAN ARE UNDER CONSTANT ATTACK Global Minorities Alliance, which fights for the rights of persecuted minority communities the world over, has documented that the discrimination facing communities does not just come in the form of violence on the streets, but also comes through institutional and systematic discrimination in the law courts and in the police stations. “Subsequent Governments have failed to protect and safeguard the rights of minorities,” says Shahid Khan, author of the report and Vice-Chairperson of Global Minorities Alliance (GMA). “Instead they have feasted upon the weaknesses and vulnerabilities of the smaller minority groups by introducing laws which further pushed them deep into a sea of despair, injustice and inequality.” In the report Invisible Citizens of Pakistan: Minorities in Focus, released by GMA today (16 March), the human rights organisation details the various minority groups in Pakistan (such as Christians, Ahmadis and Hindus) and the situations they are facing: discriminatory laws, a move towards Islamization at the expense of non-Muslim groups, a compromised law enforcement structure, the abuse of minority women, sectarian violence, and the destruction of minority religious places of worship. This was demonstrated today in an attack by an angry mob on a Hindu dharamshala (community centre) in Larkana, Sindh province, Pakistan, following accusations of burning pages from the Quran. “GMA strongly condemns this attack and urges the Pakistan Government to rebuild this desecrated building as a sign to the community that their rights are to be upheld,” said Mr Khan. The report highlights many examples of where minority communities have been unfairly targeted, including specific cases where people have been unfairly punished, imprisoned or killed, either directly or indirectly because of their minority status. The examples show that the victims of persecution come from all social stratums, from teenage Hindu girls at risk of forced conversion, to the Federal Minister for Minority Affairs, Shahbaz Bhatti and the Governor of Punjab, Salman Taseer, who were gunned down by extremists. “Minorities are seen as non-entities and ‘invisibles’ in today’s Pakistan with no equal, fundamental and constitutional rights. Where a governor, a judge or a minister is not safe, what hope does a vulnerable member of a minority community have?” says Mr Khan. The report has been sent to political and religious leaders in the UK and worldwide, and has been well received. Responding to the report, Humza Yousaf MSP, Minister for External Affairs and International Relations in Scotland, said: “The Scottish Government is concerned by incidents of religious persecution in Pakistan, as highlighted in this report, and we continue to urge the Government of Pakistan to protect and guarantee the fundamental rights of all its citizens. “As a Government we are committed to promoting a multi-faith, multi-cultural society and we do not tolerate any form of religious prejudice. We encourage and support the often slow, patient and unheralded work of interfaith dialogue – supported and encouraged by our many faith communities – which is crucial to building a Scotland where people from all backgrounds can follow their faith in peace. “As a good global citizen we are committed to promoting and supporting the development of interfaith relations within and between countries.” One such community facing persecution in Pakistan is the Ahmadiyya community. In response to the report, a spokesperson for the community in the UK said: “Islam is clear that there should be no compulsion in religion and it is unfortunate that Pakistan, a country that claims to be an Islamic Republic, denies its citizens freedom of religion. “We hope that the case studies noted in this report will remind Pakistan of its obligations and the return it to the vision of its founding father Mohammad Ali Jinnah, where all citizens are equal and free to practise their faith.” Invisible Citizens of Pakistan: Minorities in Focus makes some recommendations for the Pakistan Government, which include the following: 1. Members of minority communities should be given equal, fundamental and constitutional rights as citizens of Pakistan. 2. Access to education and public life should be the right of every citizen of Pakistan. 3. The Government should encourage interfaith and inter-religious programmes across the country to promote a culture of understanding, peace and tolerance. 4. The Government should reform the discriminatory laws which are used to target minorities. 5. Policing reforms should be made to better protect minorities and minority places of worship. 6. The Government should stop the proliferation of hate speech and literature which targets any religious groups/communities, and should also make sure those who commit such crimes are penalized by law. 7. Minorities should have an increased and proportionate number of seats at provincial, national and senate level. 8. The rule of law should be maintained for every citizen. Without these changes, minority communities in Pakistan – which was founded as a free state where everyone has equal rights – will continue to face persecution in their homeland. 1. luckylarrysilverstein March 18, 2014 at 8:27 pm In the “gospel” of Muhammad, Hindus have 2 options CONVERT OR DIE! This has been the situation from the start of Mohammedanism! Why Hindus don’t understand this FACT, blows my mind! THE HINDU HOLOCAUST The genocide suffered by the Hindus of India at the hands of Arab, Turkish, Mughal and Afghan occupying forces for a period of 800 years is as yet formally unrecognised by the World. The only similar genocide in the recent past was that of the Jewish people at the hands of the Nazis; of the Africans during the slave trade and also the almost total extermination of native populations like the Aboriginal people in Australia and the native Indians, Aztecs, Incas, etc. in North and South America. The holocaust of the Hindus in India was of even greater proportions, the only difference was that it continued for 800 years, till the brutal regimes were effectively overpowered in a life and death struggle by the Sikhs in the Panjab and the Hindu Maratha armies in other parts of India in the late 1700′s. We have elaborate literary evidence of the World’s biggest holocaust from existing historical contemporary eyewitness accounts. The historians and biographers of the invading armies and subsequent rulers of India have left quite detailed records of the atrocities they committed in their day-to-day encounters with India’s Hindus. These contemporary records boasted about and glorified the crimes that were committed – and the genocide of tens of millions of Hindus, mass rapes of Hindu women and the destruction of thousands of ancient Hindu / Buddhist temples and libraries have been well documented and provide solid proof of the World’s biggest holocaust. QUOTES FROM MODERN HISTORIANS Dr. Koenraad Elst in his article “Was There an Islamic Genocide of Hindus?” states: “There is no official estimate of the total death toll of Hindus at the hands of Islam. A first glance at important testimonies by Muslim chroniclers suggests that, over 13 centuries and a territory as vast as the Subcontinent, Muslim Holy Warriors easily killed more Hindus than the 6 million of the Holocaust. Ferishtha lists several occasions when the Bahmani sultans in central India (1347-1528) killed a hundred thousand Hindus, which they set as a minimum goal whenever they felt like punishing the Hindus; and they were only a third-rank provincial dynasty. The biggest slaughters took place during the raids of Mahmud Ghaznavi (ca. 1000 CE); during the actual conquest of North India by Mohammed Ghori and his lieutenants (1192 ff.); and under the Delhi Sultanate (1206-1526).” He also writes in his book “Negation in India”: “The Muslim conquests, down to the 16th century, were for the Hindus a pure struggle of life and death. Entire cities were burnt down and the populations massacred, with hundreds of thousands killed in every campaign, and similar numbers deported as slaves. Every new invader made (often literally) his hills of Hindus skulls. Thus, the conquest of Afghanistan in the year 1000 was followed by the annihilation of the Hindu population; the region is still called the Hindu Kush, i.e. Hindu slaughter.” WILL DURANT ARGUED IN HIS 1935 BOOK: “The Story of Civilisation: Our Oriental Heritage” (page 459): “The Mohammedan conquest of India is probably the bloodiest story in history. The Islamic historians and scholars have recorded with great glee and pride the slaughters of Hindus, forced conversions, abduction of Hindu women and children to slave markets and the destruction of temples carried out by the warriors of Islam during 800 AD to 1700 AD. Millions of Hindus were converted to Islam by sword during this period.” Francois Gautier in his book ‘Rewriting Indian History’ (1996) wrote: “The massacres perpetuated by Muslims in India are unparalleled in history, bigger than the Holocaust of the Jews by the Nazis; or the massacre of the Armenians by the Turks; more extensive even than the slaughter of the South American native populations by the invading Spanish and Portuguese.” Writer FERNAND BRAUDEL WROTE IN “A HISTORY OF CILILIZATIONS” (1995), that Islamic rule in India as a “colonial experiment” was “extremely violent”, and “the Muslims could not rule the country except by systematic terror. Cruelty was the norm – burnings, summary executions, crucifixions or impalements, inventive tortures. Hindu temples were destroyed to make way for mosques. On occasion there were forced conversions. If ever there were an uprising, it was instantly and savagely repressed: houses were burned, the countryside was laid waste, men were slaughtered and women were taken as slaves.” ALAIN DANIELOU IN HIS BOOK, “HISTOIRE DE I’NDE” writes: “From the time Muslims started arriving, around 632 AD, the history of India becomes a long, monotonous series of murders, massacres, spoliations, and destructions. It is, as usual, in the name of ‘a holy war’ of their faith, of their sole God, that the barbarians have destroyed civilizations, wiped out entire races.” Irfan Husain in his article “Demons from the Past” observes: “While historical events should be judged in the context of their times, it cannot be denied that even in that bloody period of history, no mercy was shown to the Hindus unfortunate enough to be in the path of either the Arab conquerors of Sindh and south Punjab, or the Central Asians who swept in from Afghanistan…The Muslim heroes who figure larger than life in our history books committed some dreadful crimes. Mahmud of Ghazni, Qutb-ud-Din Aibak, Balban, Mohammed bin Qasim, and Sultan Mohammad Tughlak, all have blood-stained hands that the passage of years has not cleansed..Seen through Hindu eyes, the Muslim invasion of their homeland was an unmitigated disaster. “Their temples were razed, their idols smashed, their women raped, their men killed or taken slaves. When Mahmud of Ghazni entered Somnath on one of his annual raids, he slaughtered all 50,000 inhabitants. Aibak killed and enslaved hundreds of thousands. The list of horrors is long and painful. These conquerors justified their deeds by claiming it was their religious duty to smite non-believers. Cloaking themselves in the banner of Islam, they claimed they were fighting for their faith when, in reality, they were indulging in straightforward slaughter and pillage…” A sample of contemporary eyewitness accounts of the invaders and rulers, during the Indian conquests The Afghan ruler Mahmud al-Ghazni invaded India no less than seventeen times between 1001 – 1026 AD. The book ‘Tarikh-i-Yamini’ – written by his secretary documents several episodes of his bloody military campaigns: “The blood of the infidels flowed so copiously [at the Indian city of Thanesar] that the stream was discolored, notwithstanding its purity, and people were unable to drink it…the infidels deserted the fort and tried to cross the foaming river…but many of them were slain, taken or drowned… Nearly fifty thousand men were killed.” In the contemporary record – ‘ Taj-ul-Ma’asir’ by Hassn Nizam-i-Naishapuri, it is stated that when Qutb-ul- Din Aibak (of Turko – Afghan origin and the First Sultan of Delhi 1194-1210 AD) conquered Meerat, he demolished all the Hindu temples of the city and erected mosques on their sites. In the city of Aligarh, he converted Hindu inhabitants to Islam by the sword and beheaded all those who adhered to their own religion. The Persian historian Wassaf writes in his book ‘Tazjiyat-ul-Amsar wa Tajriyat ul Asar’ that when the Alaul-Din Khilji (An Afghan of Turkish origin and second ruler of the Khilji Dynasty in India 1295-1316 AD) captured the city of Kambayat at the head of the gulf of Cambay, he killed the adult male Hindu inhabitants for the glory of Islam, set flowing rivers of blood, sent the women of the country with all their gold, silver, and jewels, to his own home, and made about twentv thousand Hindu maidens his private slaves. This ruler once asked his spiritual advisor (or ‘Qazi’) as to what was the Islamic law prescribed for the Hindus. The Qazi replied: “Hindus are like the mud; if silver is demanded from them, they must with the greatest humility offer gold. If a Mohammadan desires to spit into a Hindu’s mouth, the Hindu should open it wide for the purpose. God created the Hindus to be slaves of the Mohammadans. The Prophet hath ordained that, if the Hindus do not accept Islam, they should be imprisoned, tortured, finally put to death, and their property confiscated.” Timur was a Turkic conqueror and founder of the Timurid Dynasty. Timur’s Indian campaign (1398 – 1399 AD) was recorded in his memoirs, collectively known as ‘Tuzk-i-Timuri.’ In them, he vividly described probably the greatest gruesome act in the entire history of the world – where 100,000 Hindu prisoners of war in his camp were executed in a very short space of time. Timur after taking advice from his entourage says in his memoirs : “they said that on the great day of battle these 100,000 prisoners could not be left with the baggage, and that it would be entirely opposed to the rules of war to set these idolaters and foes of Islam at liberty. “In fact, no other course remained but that of making them all food for the sword’ Timur thereupon resolved to put them to death. He proclaimed : “throughout the camp that every man who has infidel prisoners was to put them to death, and whoever neglected to do so should himself be executed and his property given to the informer. When this order became known to the ghazis of Islam, they drew their swords and put their prisoners to death. 100,000 infidels, impious idolaters, were on that day slain. Maulana Nasir-ud-din Umar, a counselor and a man of learning, who, in all his life had never killed a sparrow, now, in execution of my order, slew with his sword fifteen idolatrous Hindus, who were his captives”. During his campaign in India – Timur describes the scene when his army conquered the Indian city of Delhi: “In a short space of time all the people in the [Delhi] fort were put to the sword, and in the course of one hour the heads of 10,000 infidels were cut off. The sword of Islam was washed in the blood of the infidels, and all the goods and effects, the treasure and the grain which for many a long year had been stored in the fort became the spoil of my soldiers. “They set fire to the houses and reduced them to ashes, and they razed the buildings and the fort to the ground….All these infidel Hindus were slain, their women and children, and their property and goods became the spoil of the victors. I proclaimed throughout the camp that every man who had infidel prisoners should put them to death, and whoever neglected to do so should himself be executed and his property given to the informer. When this order became known to the ghazis of Islam, they drew their swords and put their prisoners to death.” The Mughal emperor Babur (who ruled India from 1526 -1530 AD) writing in his memoirs called the ‘Baburnama’ – wrote : ” In AH 934 (2538 C.E.) I attacked Chanderi and by the grace of Allah captured it in a few hours. We got the infidels slaughtered and the place which had been Daru’l-Harb (nation of non-muslims) for years was made into a Daru’l-Islam (a muslim nation).” In Babur’s own words in a poem about killing Hindus (From the ‘Baburnama’ ) he wrote : “For the sake of Islam I became a wanderer, I battled infidels and Hindus, I determined to become a martyr Thank God I became a Killer of Non-Muslims!” The atrocities of the Mughal ruler Shah Jahan (who ruled India between 1628 – 1658 AD) are mentioned in the contemporary record called: ‘Badshah Nama, Qazinivi & Badshah Nama , Lahori’ and goes on to state: “When Shuja was appointed as governor of Kabul he carried on a ruthless war in the Hindu territory beyond Indus…The sword of Islam yielded a rich crop of converts….Most of the women (to save their honor) burnt themselves to death. Those captured were distributed among Muslim Mansabdars (Noblemen)” The Afghan ruler Ahmad Shah Abdali attacked India in 1757 AD and made his way to the holy Hindu city of Mathura, the Bethlehem of the Hindus and birthplace of Krishna. The atrocities that followed are recorded in the contemporary chronicle called: ‘Tarikh-I-Alamgiri’: “Abdali’s soldiers would be paid 5 Rupees (a sizeable amount at the time) for every enemy head brought in. Every horseman had loaded up all his horses with the plundered property, and atop of it rode the girl-captives and the slaves. The severed heads were tied up in rugs like bundles of grain and placed on the heads of the captives…Then the heads were stuck upon lances and taken to the gate of the chief minister for payment. “It was an extraordinary display! Daily did this manner of slaughter and plundering proceed. And at night the shrieks of the women captives who were being raped, deafened the ears of the people…All those heads that had been cut off were built into pillars, and the captive men upon whose heads those bloody bundles had been brought in, were made to grind corn, and then their heads too were cut off. These things went on all the way to the city of Agra, nor was any part of the country spared.” WHY SHOULD WE REMEMBER “Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) is the international day of remembrance for the victims of the Holocaust and of other genocides” (Holocaust Memorial Day Trust) The biggest holocaust in World History has been whitewashed from history. When we hear the word HOLOCAUST most of us think immediately of the Jewish holocaust. Today, with increased awareness and countless cinema films and television documentaries – many of us are also aware of the Holocaust of the Native American peoples, the genocide of the Armenian peoples in the Ottoman Empire, and the millions of African lives lost during the Atlantic slave trade. The World seems to either ignore or just does not seem to care about the many millions of lives lost during the 800 – year long holocaust of Hindus in India. The Indian historian Professor K.S. Lal estimates that the Hindu population in India decreased by 80 million between 1000 AD and 1525 AD, an extermination unparalleled in World history. This slaughter of millions of people occurred over regular periods during many centuries of Arab, Afghan, Turkish and Mughal rule in India. Many Indian heroes emerged during these dark times – including the 10th Sikh Guru – Guru Gobind Singh and also the Hindu Maratha king – Shivaji Maratha – who led the resistance against this tyranny and eventually led to its defeat by the late 1700s – after centuries of death and destruction. The modern World today is facing a global threat from organizations and groups of terrorists such as the Taliban and Al-Qaeeda – whose ideology is chillingly similar to that of the perpetrators of the World’s biggest holocaust in India. Also ironically – these terrorist groups are growing and launching attacks in exactly those areas that suffered extensively during India’s holocaust. Let us hope that the bloody lessons of the past are learnt so that history does not even have the remotest chance of repeating itself. ———————————————————————— Bibliography, Articles and Links: Negationism in India, by Dr Koenrad Elst. (Voice of India, New Delhi.) Rewriting Indian History by Francois Gautier (Vikas Publishing House, New Delhi 1996) ‘‘Aurangzeb, as he was according to Mughal Records’’(An exhibition) by Francois Gautier’s Trust : ‘FACT – India’ URL(http://www.aurangzeb.info/) The Story of Civilization. Vol. 1: Our Oriental Heritage by Will Durant (New York: Simon and Schuster, 1935.) A History of Civilisations by Fernand Braudel (Penguin Books, New York 1995) Histoire de l’Inde, by Jean Danielou. (Editions Fayard, Paris.) Growth of Muslim population in India (A.D. 1000-1800) by K.S. Lal. (Voice of India, New Delhi.) “Demons from the Past” (article in the ‘Daily Times’, Pakistan August 30, 2004) by Irfan Husain (http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=story_30-8-2004_pg3_4) The ‘Hindu Wisdom’ website : http://thedevil.com/The_Hindu_Holocaust_by_Muslims/Islamic_Onslaught.htm stephen-knapp.com website : http://www.stephen-knapp.
      • QURAN TEACHES SHIRK

        MOHAMMEDANS TURN THEIR PROPHET INTO AN IDOL

        QURAN TEACHES SHIRK

        1. Quran 3.32: “Say: “Obey Allah and His Messenger”: But if they turn back, Allah loveth not those who reject Faith.”

        2. Quran 4.13: “Those are limits set by Allah: those who obey Allah and His Messenger will be admitted to Gardens with rivers flowing beneath…”

        3. Quran 4.59: “O ye who believe! Obey Allah, and obey the Messenger…”

        4. Quran 8.20: “O ye who believe! Obey Allah and His Messenger…”

        There are many more verses (see 3:32; 4:14,59,69; 5:92; 8:1,46; 9:71; 24:47,51–52,54,56; 33:33; 47:33; 49:14; 58:13; 64:12), in which Allah commands Muslims to obey Allah and His Messenger Muhammad. So, obeying what Prophet Muhammad said, recommended and commanded has the same importance in forming the foundation of Islam as obeying Allah’s commands in verses of the Quran. So, if Muslims think that what Allah’s words in the Quran say forms inviolable foundation of Islam, then they must obey Prophet Muhammad’s personal recommendations and commands too. And Prophet Muhammad’s recommendations and commands are found in the Hadiths (and Prophet’s biographies) only. So, by rejecting the Hadiths, the Quran-only Muslims discard one-half of Islam.

        In sum, the Quran repeatedly says: “Obey His (Allah’s) Messenger” — i.e. Prophet Muhammad. But the allegedly Quranist Muslims say: “Do not obey Allah’s Messenger”. In other words, Quran-only Muslims’ central idea goes against a central idea of the Quran. In other words, the so-called Quran-only Muslims are actually Quran-opponent in their most important claim about Islam that Prophet Muhammad’s personal sayings, commands and deeds have no relevance to Islam, but the Quran (aka Allah) says that Prophet Muhammad’s personal sayings, commands and deeds are integral to Islam.

        What is Shirk (Polytheism) and its manifestations (in Islam)?

        WHAT IS SHIRK?

        Shirk basically is polytheism, i.e. the worship of others along with Allah. It also implies attributing divine attributes to any other besides Allah. It particularly implies associating partners in worship with Allah or to believe that the source of power, harm or blessings is from others besides Allah.

        TYPES OF SHIRK

        There are three types of Shirk, namely:
        (1) Ash-Shirk-al-Akbar, i.e. major Shirk
        (2) Ash-Shirk-al-Asghar, i.e. minor Shirk
        (3) Ash-Shirk-al-Khafi, i.e. inconspicuous Shirk.
        Ash-Shirk-al-Akbar (The major Shirk):
        The major and serious polytheistic form, it has four aspects:
        (a) Shirk-ad-Du’â, i.e. invocation.This aspect implies invoking, supplicating or praying to other deities besides Allah.

        Almighty Allah says:

        “And when they embark on a ships they invoke Allah, making their Faith pure for Him only, but when He brings them safely to land, behold, they give a share of their worship to others,” (Quran — V.29:65)
        (b) Shirk-al-Niyyah wal-Iradah wal-Qasd. This aspect implies intentions, purpose and determination in acts of worship or religious deeds not for the sake of Allah but directed towards other deities.
        (c) Shirk-at-Tâ’a. This aspect implies rendering obedience to any authority against the Order of Allah.

        Almighty Allah says:

        “They (Jews and Christians) took their Rabbis and their monks to be their lords besides Allah (by obeying them in things which they made lawful or unlawful according to their own desires without being ordered by Allah), and (they also took as their lord) Messiah, son of Maryam (Mary), while they (Jews and Christians) were commanded (in the Torah and the Gospel) to worship none but One Ilâh (God i.e., Allah), Lâ ilâha illâ Huwa (none has the right to be worshipped but He). Praise and Glory be to Him, (far above is He) from having the partners they associate (with Him).” (Quran — V.9:31).

        Once, while Allah’s Messenger (SAW) was reciting the above Verse, ‘Adi bin Hatim said, “O Allah’s Prophet! They do not worship them (rabbis and monks).” Allah’s Messenger said, “They certainly do. They (i.e. Rabbis and monks) made legal things illegal, and illegal things legal, and they (i.e. Jews and Christians) followed them; and by doing so they really worshipped them.”(Narrated by Ahmad, At-Tirmidhi, and Ibn Jarir). (Tafsir At-Tabari, Vol.10, Page No. 114).
        (d) Shirk-al-Mahabbah. This implies showing the love which is due to Allah Alone, to others than Him.

        Almighty Allah says:

        “And of mankind are some who take (for worship) others besides Allah as rivals (to Allah). They love them as they love Allah. But those who believe, love Allah more (than anything else). If only those who do wrong could see, when they will see the torment, that all power belongs to Allah and that Allah is Severe in punishment.” (Quran — V. 2:165)

        (2) Ash-Shirk-al-Asghar Ar-Riyâ’ (The minor Shirk, i.e. acts performed to show off)

        Any act of worship or any religious deed done in order to gain praise, fame or for worldly purposes, falls under this minor form.

        Almighty Allah says:

        “Say (O Muhammad SAW ) : ‘I am only a man like you, it has been inspired to me that your Ilâh (God) is One Ilâh (God i.e Allah). So whoever hopes for the meeting with his Lord, let him work righteousness and associate none as a partner in the worship of his Lord.’ ” (Quran — V. 18:110)

        (3) Ash-Shirk-al-Khafi (The inconspicuous Shirk).

        This type implies being inwardly dissatisfied with the inevitable condition that has been ordained for one by Allah; conscientiously lamenting that had you done or not done such and such or had you approached such and such you would have had a better status, etc.

        The Noble Prophet Muhammad SAW said:

        “Ash-Shirk-al-Khafi in the Muslim nation is more inconspicuous than the creeping of black ant on black rock in the pitch-darkness of the night.” And this inconspicuous Shirk is expiated by saying thrice the following sentences within a day and a night: “O Allah! I take Your refuge from that I should ascribe anything as partner in Your worship, being conscious of that, and I beg Your pardon for that sin which I am not aware of.”

        MAJOR & MINOR SHIRK – A CLARIFICATION

        The texts of the Quran and Sunnah indicate that shirk and the ascribing of rivals to Allah sometimes puts a person beyond the pale of Islam and sometimes does not. Hence the scholars divided shirk into two types which they call shirk akbar (major shirk) and shirk asghar (minor shirk). There follows a brief description of each type:

        1 — Major shirk

        This means ascribing to someone other than Allah something that belongs only to Allah, such as Lordship (ruboobiyyah), divinity (uloohiyyah) and the divine names and attributes (al-asma’ wa’l-sifaat).

        Major Shirk may sometimes take the form of beliefs
        Such as the belief that there is someone else who creates, gives life and death, reigns or controls the affairs of the universe along with Allah.
        Or the belief that there is someone else who must be obeyed absolutely besides Allah, so they follow him in regarding as permissible or forbidden whatever he wants, even if that goes against the religion of the Messengers.

        Or they may associate others with Allah in love and veneration, by loving a created being as they love Allah. This is the kind of shirk that Allah does not forgive.

        Or the belief that there are those who know the Unseen as well as Allah. It is also shirk to believe that there is someone who bestows mercy in a manner that is befitting only for Allah, so he shows mercy as Allah does and forgives sins and overlooks the bad deeds of his worshippers.

        Major Shirk may sometimes take the form of words:

        Such as those who make dua or pray to someone other than Allah, or seek his help or seek refuge with him with regard to matters over which no one has control except Allah, whether the person called upon is a Prophet, a wali (“saint”), an angel or a jinn, or some other created being. This is a kind of major shirk which puts one beyond the pale of Islam.

        Or such as those who make fun of religion or who liken Allah to His creation, or say that there is another creator, provider or controller besides Allah. All of these are major shirk and a grave sin that is not forgiven.

        Major Shirk may sometimes take the form of actions
        Such as one who sacrifices, prays or prostrates to something other than Allah, or who promulgates laws to replace the rulings of Allah.

        2 — Minor shirk

        This includes everything that may lead to major shirk, or which is described in the texts as being shirk, but does not reach the extent of being major shirk.

        This is usually of two types:

        1 — Being emotionally attached to some means which have no basis and for which Allah has not given permission, such as hanging up “hands”, turquoise beads, amulets, etc on the grounds that they offer protection or that they ward off the evil eye. But Allah has not made them the means of such protection, either according to shareeah or according to the laws of the universe.

        2 — Venerating some people or things in a way that does not go so far as ascribing lordship to them, such as swearing by something other than Allah, or saying, “Were it not for Allah and So and so,” etc.
        The scholars have stipulated guidelines to distinguish major shirk from minor shirk when shirk is mentioned in the texts of sharee’ah. These guidelines include the following:

        (i) — When the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) states clearly that this action is minor shirk, such as in al-Musnad (27742) where it is narrated that Mahmoud ibn Labeed said: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “The thing that I fear most for you is minor shirk.” They said: “O Messenger of Allah, what is minor shirk?” He said: “Showing off, for Allah will say on the Day when people are recompensed for their actions: ‘Go to those for whom you were showing off with your deeds in the world, and see what reward you find with them.'” Classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in al-Silsilah al-Saheehah, 951.

        (ii) — When the word shirk is used in the texts of the Quran and Sunnah in the indefinite form [without the definite article al-]. This usually refers to minor shirk, and there are many examples of this, such as when the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allaah be upon him) said: “Incantations, amulets and love spells are shirk.” Narrated by Abu Dawood, 3883; classed as saheeh by al-Albaani in al-Silsilah al-Saheehah, 331.

        (iii) — If the Sahaabah understood from the texts of sharee’ah that what was meant by shirk here was minor shirk, not major. Undoubtedly the understanding of the Sahaabah carries weight, because they are the most knowledgeable of the people (after the prophet) concerning the religion of Allah, and the most knowledgeable as to the intent of the Lawgiver. For example, Abu Dawood (3910) narrated from Ibn Mas’ood (may Allah be pleased with him) that the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) said: “Tiyarah (superstitious belief in omens) is shirk, tiyarah is shirk,” three times, and there is no one among us but (will have some of that) but Allah will rid him of it by means of tawakkul (putting his trust in Allah). The words “there is no one among us…” are the words of Ibn Mas’ood, as was explained by the prominent scholars of hadeeth. This indicates that Ibn Mas’ood (may Allah be pleased with him) understood that this was minor shirk, because he could not have said, “There is no one among us…” referring to major shirk. Moreover, major shirk cannot be eliminated by means of tawakkul, rather it is essential to repent there from.

        (iv) — If the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) interpreted the words shirk or kufr in a manner which indicates that what is meant is a minor form thereof and not the major form. For example al-Bukhaari (1038) and Muslim (74) narrated from Zayd ibn Khaalid al-Juhani that he said: The Messenger of Allah (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) led the morning prayer for us at al-Hudaybiyah following rainfall during the night. When the Prophet (peace and blessings of Allah be upon him) finished, he turned to face the people and said to them: “Do you know what your Lord has said?” They said: “Allah and his Messenger know best.” He said: “This morning one of My slaves became a believer in Me and one a disbeliever. As for him who said: ‘We have been given rain by the grace of Allaah and His mercy,’ that one is a believer in Me, a disbeliever in the stars; and as for him who said: ‘We have been given rain by such-and-such a star, that one is a disbeliever in Me, a believer in the stars.'”
        Minor shirk may sometimes take the form of outward actions, such as wearing talismans, strings, amulets and the like, and other words and deeds. And sometimes it may be hidden, like a little bit of showing off.

        Minor Shirk may also take the form of beliefs

        Such as the belief that something may be a cause of bringing benefit or warding off harm, when Allah has not made it so; or believing that there is barakah (blessing) in a thing, when Allah has not made it so.

        Minor Shirk sometimes takes the form of words

        Such as when they said, “We have been given rain by such and such a star,” without believing that that the stars could independently cause rain to fall; or swearing by something other than Allah, without believing in venerating the thing sworn by or regarding it as equal with Allah; or saying, “Whatever Allah wills and you will,” and so on.

        Minor Shirk sometimes takes the form of actions

        Such as hanging up amulets or wearing a talisman or string to dispel or ward off calamity, because everyone who attribute powers to a thing when Allah has not made it so either according to sharee’ah or according to the laws of the universe, has associated something with Allah. This also applies to one who touches a thing seeking its barakah (blessing), when Allah has not created any barakah in it, such as kissing the doors of the mosques, touching their thresholds, seeking healing from their dust, and other such actions.

        Source and References:

        1. Dr. M. Taqi-ud-Din al-Hilali, Ph.D., Dr. Muhammad Muhsin Khan – Islamic University, Al-Madinah Al-Munawwara. Source: Noble Quran — English Translation of the meanings and commentary
        2. Islamqa.info

        SEVEN VERSIONS OF QURAN

        The pagan Arabs were mostly illiterate and very rarely had the facilities or the wherewithal to put down in writing the verses of the Quran. Most of the Quran had to be memorized by those who were attending Muhammad at any one time.

        Since Muhammad had to inform some of his immediate followers of his alleged ‘revelations’ at different times, in different places to different companions – over the incredibly long period of twenty three years – it was impossible for him to keep track of the verses, their contents and to which Sura they belonged.
        He was after all, giving different versions of a verse to different companions at different times and different localities. This caused of course, dissent, consternation and bewilderment among his followers.

        When confronted by the numerous and very embarrassing discrepancies, Muhammad escaped this dilemma by informing his gullible and ignorant followers that the Quran was ‘revealed’ in SEVEN different ways, modes, versions or dialects.

        Allah, who gave the Torah to Moses in only one form and in a singular language, had to give the ‘glorious and inimitable’ Quran in SEVEN different ways.

        The reader should be reminded that many of the MEMORIZERS of the Quran perished in the earliest battles of ‘Islam’, BEFORE the Quran was finally collated and collected.
        Hence, even according to the Hadiths, innumerable verses were lost in that way as well as in other ways as detailed in ‘The Collection of the Quran’ section.

        Al-Tirmidhi HadithHadith 2215
        Narrated byUbayy ibn Ka’b
        Ubayy told of Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) meeting Gabriel and saying, “I have been sent, Gabriel, to a people who are unlettered, among whom are old women and old men, boys and girls, and men who have never read a book.” He replied, “The Qur’an, Muhammad, has been sent down in seven modes.”
        Tirmidhi transmitted it.

        Al-Muwatta Hadith Hadith 15.5 About the Qur’an
        Yahya related to me from Malik from Ibn Shihab from Urwa ibn az-Zubayr that Abd ar-Rahman ibn Abd al-Qari said that he had heard Umar ibn al-Khattab say, “I heard Hisham ibn Hakim ibn Hizam reciting Surat al-Furqan (Sura 25) differently from me, and it was the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, who had recited it to me. I was about to rush up to him but I granted him a respite until he had finished his prayer. Then I grabbed him by his cloak and took him to the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, and said, ‘Messenger of Allah, I heard this man reciting Surat al-Furqan differently from the way you recited it to me.’ The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, ‘Let him go.’ Then he said, ‘Recite, Hisham,’ and Hisham recited as I had heard him recite. The Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, said, ‘It was sent down like that.’ Then he said to me, ‘Recite’ and I recited the sura, and he said, ‘It was sent down like that. This Qur’an was sent down in seven (different) ways, so recite from it whatever is easy for you .’ ”

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 9.640
        Narrated byUmar bin Al Khattab
        I heard Hisham bin Hakim reciting Surat-al-Furqan during the lifetime of Allah’s Apostle, I listened to his recitation and noticed that he was reciting in a way that Allah’s Apostle had not taught me. I was about to jump over him while He was still in prayer, but I waited patiently and when he finished his prayer, I put my sheet round his neck (and pulled him) and said, “Who has taught you this Sura which I have heard you reciting?” Hisham said, “Allah’s Apostle taught it to me.” I said, “You are telling a lie, for he taught it to me in a way different from the way you have recited it!” Then I started leading (dragged) him to Allah’s Apostle and said (to the Prophet), “I have heard this man reciting Surat-al-Furqan in a way that you have not taught me.” The Prophet said: )O ‘Umar) release him! Recite, O Hisham.” Hisham recited in the way I heard him reciting. Allah’s Apostle said, “It was revealed like this.” Then Allah’s Apostle said, “Recite, O ‘Umar!” I recited in the way he had taught me, whereupon he said, “It was revealed like this,” and added, “The Qur’an has been revealed to be recited in seven different ways, so recite of it whichever is easy for you .” (See Hadith No. 514, Vol. 6)

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 6.514
        Narrated byUmar bin Al Khattab
        I heard Hisham bin Hakim reciting Surat Al-Furqan during the lifetime of Allah’s Apostle and I listened to his recitation and noticed that he recited in several different ways which Allah’s Apostle had not taught me. I was about to jump over him during his prayer, but I controlled my temper, and when he had completed his prayer, I put his upper garment around his neck and seized him by it and said, “Who taught you this Sura which I heard you reciting?” He replied, “Allah’s Apostle taught it to me.” I said, “You have told a lie, for Allah’s Apostle has taught it to me in a different way from yours.” So I dragged him to Allah’s Apostle and said (to Allah’s Apostle),
        “I heard this person reciting Surat Al-Furqan in a way which you haven’t taught me!” On that Allah’s Apostle said, “Release him, (O ‘Umar!) Recite, O Hisham!” Then he recited in the same way as I heard him reciting. Then Allah’s Apostle said, “It was revealed in this way,” and added, “Recite, O ‘Umar!” I recited it as he had taught me. Allah’s Apostle then said, “It was revealed in this way. This Qur’an has been revealed to be recited in seven different ways, so recite of it whichever (way) is easier for you (or read as much of it as may be easy for you).”

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 3.601
        Narrated byUmar bin Al Khattab
        I heard Hisham bin Hakim bin Hizam reciting Surat-al-Furqan in a way different to that of mine. Allah’s Apostle had taught it to me (in a different way). So, I was about to quarrel with him (during the prayer) but I waited till he finished, then I tied his garment round his neck and seized him by it and brought him to Allah’s Apostle and said, “I have heard him reciting Surat-al-Furqan in a way different to the way you taught it to me.” The Prophet ordered me to release him and asked Hisham to recite it. When he recited it, Allah’s Apostle said, “It was revealed in this way.” He then asked me to recite it. When I recited it, he said, “It was revealed in this way. The Qur’an has been revealed in seven different ways, so recite it in the way that is easier for you.”

        Sahih Muslim HadithHadith 1787/9
        Narrated byUbayy ibn Ka’b
        The Apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) was near the cistern of Banu Ghifar when Gabriel came to him and said: Allah has commanded you to recite the Qur’an in one dialect to your people. Upon this he said: I ask from Allah pardon and forgiveness. My people are not capable of doing it. He then came for the second time and said: Allah has commanded you that you should recite the Qur’an to your people in two dialects. Upon this he (the Holy Prophet) again said: I seek pardon and forgiveness from Allah, my people would not be able to do so. He (Gabriel) came for the third time and said: Allah this He said: I ask pardon and forgiveness from Allah. My people would not be able to do it. He then came to him for the fourth time and said: Allah has commanded you to recite the Qur’an to your people in seven dialects, and in whichever dialect they recite, they will be right.
        ***
        It was exactly because of these various versions of the Quran that Uthman bin Affan allowed only ONE Quran to exist by BURNING the SIX other versions.

        He would NOT have taken such an extreme measure if the differences were only DIALECTICAL but most certainly if they were TEXTUAL.

        Since Muhammad accepted and allowed the seven variations of the Quran, as agreed upon with Allah through Gabriel, no MORTAL had the right to burn any of them as each one was supposedly divine.

        This UNILATERAL act of desecration was one of the important causes for the rebellion and dissension that ended with his murder.

        This SACRILEGIOUS act, nullifies the UNFOUNDED and totally SPURIOUS claims of the followers of Muhammad that the Quran was never changed or tampered with, in DEFIANCE of the reports in most of the books written by the earlier Mohammedan exegeses that show otherwise

        • Lucky bin pseudo Chimpanzee, you said :”Muslims think that what Allah’s words in the Quran say forms inviolable foundation of Islam, then they must obey Prophet Muhammad’s personal recommendations and commands too.”, correct?

          The first statement is correct : ” “Muslims think(know) that what Allah’s words in the Quran say forms inviolable foundation of Islam”.

          The second statement : “then they must obey Prophet Muhammad’s personal recommendations and commands too.” The Prophets commands are to be followed as long as they are consistent with the Quran and not otherwise.

          Read this verse : Quran 5:92 Pickthall: Obey Allah and obey the messenger, and beware! But if ye turn away, then know that the duty of Our messenger is only plain conveyance (of the message).

          I hope that is clear to you, fanfaron!

      • MUHAMMAD’s QURAN PROTOCOLS FOR TOTAL WAR

        NOTES TO THE READER

        1. The quotations listed by chapter and verse in this document are taken from the authorised translation of the QURAN sponsored, financed, and distributed world-wide by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Care has been taken not to quote any injunction or precept out of context. The verses are quoted in their traditional order, for ease of reference to the original Arabic as well as to other translations.

        The translation helpfully uses square brackets, [for the identification of Jews and Christians, for instance] and explanatory parentheses; these have been retained in the quotations and no additional comments or notes have been inserted except where shown in italics. The grammar, spelling and punctuation of this translation have also been retained.

        2. While reflecting on these excerpts, the reader has to bear in mind that, to the faithful, the Holy Book of Islam is the transcript of a tablet preserved in Heaven, eternal and immutable, the final expression of Allah’s will; the speaker throughout is Allah. Hence the enormity of the practical implications of its teachings.

        3. In recent years, much has been heard about ‘Islam’ as a religion of compassion and peace. With the exception of scholars and students of comparative religion, no one in the West has really taken the trouble to study or read the Quran from cover to cover; none of the Christian, Jewish or others, considered to be ‘Unbelieving’ religious authorities (Hindus, Buddhists, Animists, Atheists, etc), one has spoken to, has claimed to have any but the most superficial and fragmentary knowledge of its contents.

        They certainly had no idea about the contemptuous anti-‘Unbelievers’, anti-Christian and anti-Jewish dogmas it contains. Most Jews, and certainly most Christians and other ‘Unbelievers’, have no idea that the Quran is a veritable, relentless tirade against all of them. As will be seen from the following pages, the Quran can only be described as a ‘Gospel’ of hate.

        4. The proposed new UK legislation against incitement to religious hatred has been designed, we are told,
        “to protect Muslims from religious hatred”; that is why it is being vociferously welcomed by the
        Council of British Muslims.

        The Quran does not only incite, but also preaches explicit hatred against Christians, Jews and all other non-Muhammadan Muslims (Unbelievers). Will the new legislation protect the majority of the people of this country from the hatred preached by the imams in Britain’s over twelve hundred mosques every Friday?

        5. It would be interesting to obtain a legal opinion as to whether the open incitement contained in these Quranic precepts, falls within the remit of the proposed legislation?

        6. The tragic fact is, that most decent human beings, find it almost impossible to believe, that an alleged holy book, such as Muhammad’s Quran, could possibly contain so much hatred, anger, injustice and immorality.

        The inability of ordinary decent people to comprehend, let alone accept the reality, of the totally depraved indifference that is shown by Muhammad’s Quran, towards all human life in general, but vis a vis the ‘UNBELIEVERS’ in particular, is beyond their imagining.

        That is why, I have attempted to put together, most of the relevant warmongering, hatemongering and insulting verses of the Quran under one single heading.

        Anyone who has studied Muhammad’s Quran, will know that none of them has been taken out of context, changed, perverted or tampered with. Those who have not read or studied Muhammad’s Quran, can easily verify the veracity of the following verses by actually reading them.

        In summation, in the year 622AD, the first warmongering verse was ‘revealed’, that which is called

        ‘The Sword Verse’

        Al Tauba 9:” 5 But when the forbidden months are past then fight and slay the pagans wherever ye find them and seize them beleaguer them and lie in wait for them in every stratagem (of war); but if they repent and establish regular prayers and practice regular charity then open the way for them: for Allah is Oft-Forgiving Most Merciful”

        Muhammad in his Quran, declared total and eternal WAR, against all those who do not believe (UNBELIEVERS) in ‘Allah AND in Muhammad as his messenger’.

        Those who are not followers of the CULT of Muhammad, are given three choices:

        1 Convert and be saved.

        2 Submission to eternal and utter humiliation is offered for the peoples of the Book, such as the Jews, Christians and Zoroasterians.

        3 Death, enslavement and forced conversion, to be inflicted upon: Hindus, Buddhists, Animists, Atheists and the like.

        It is left to the reader, after investigating, comparing and contrasting Muhammad’s Quran, the Bible and other available references, to make up one’s own mind

        QUOTATIONS BY CHAPTER AND VERSE FROM THE TRANSLATION OF THE QURAN SANCTIONED BY THE HIGHEST RELIGIOUS MUSLIM AUTHORITIES IN SAUDI ARABIA

        Al Baqara 2

        Al Baqara 2:39 “Those who disbelieve and reject Our revelations are the dwellers of the Fire, they shall abide therein forever.”

        2:59 “But the transgressors [the Jews] changed the word from that which had been told to them for another, so We sent upon the wrongdoers a punishment from the heaven because of their rebelling against Allah’s obedience.

        2:65 “And indeed you [Jews] knew those among you who transgressed in the matter of the Sabbath. We [Allah] said to them: “Be you monkeys, despised and rejected.”

        2:67 “And remember when Moses said to his people: ‘Verily, Allah commands you that you slaughter a cow.’

        {The ‘story’ of the cow – which has no basis in the Bible – follows, which tells the faithful how the Jews attempted, unsuccessfully, to deceive and outwit Allah: 67-73}

        2:74 “Then after that your hearts [Jews] were hardened and became as stones or even worse in hardness. And indeed, there are stones out of which rivers gush forth and indeed, there are stones which split asunder so that water flows from them, and indeed, there are stones which fall down for fear of Allah. And Allah is not unaware of what you do.”

        2:77 “Know they [Jews] not that Allah knows what they conceal and what they reveal?”

        2:80 “And they [Jews] say, ‘Hell-fire shall not touch us but for a few hundred days.’ Say (O Muhammad): Have you taken a covenant from Allah, so that Allah will not break his covenant? Or is it that you say of Allah what you know not?”

        2:85 “Then do you [Jews] believe in a part of the Scripture and reject the rest? Then what is the recompense of those who do so among you, except disgrace in the life of this world, and on the Day of Resurrection they shall be consigned to the most grievous torment.

        2:86 “Their torment [the Jews] shall not be lightened nor shall they be helped.”

        2:87 “And indeed, we gave Moses the Book and followed him up with a succession of Messengers … Is it that whenever there came to you [Jews] a Messenger with what you yourselves desired not, you grew arrogant? Some, you disbelieved and some, you killed.”

        2:88 “And they [the Jews] say: ‘Our hearts are wrapped’ (i.e., do not hear or understand Allah’s Word.) Nay, Allah has cursed them for their disbelief, so little is that which they believe.”

        2:89 “And when there came to them [the Jews], a Book (this Qur’an) from Allah confirming what is with them [the Torah and Gospel], although aforetime they had invoked Allah (for coming of Muhammad) in order to gain victory over those who disbelieved, then when there came to them that which they had recognised, they disbelieved in it. So let the Curse of Allah be on the disbelievers.”

        2:92 “And indeed Moses came to you [Jews] with clear proofs, yet you worshipped the calf after he left, and you were wrongdoers.”

        2:94 “Say to them [the Jews]: ‘If the Home of the hereafter with Allah is indeed for you especially and not for others, of mankind, then long for death if you are truthful.’

        2:95 “But they will never long for it because of what their hands have done. And Allah is All-Aware of the wrongdoers.

        2:96 “And verily, you will find them [the Jews] the greediest of mankind for life and (even greedier) than those who ascribe partners to Allah. Everyone of them wishes that he could be given a life of a thousand years but the grant of such life will not save him even a little from (due) punishment. And Allah is All-Seer of what they do.”

        2:116 “And they [the Christians] say: ‘Allah has begotten a son’. Glory be to Him! Nay, to Him belongs that is in the heavens and on earth, and all surrender with obedience to Him.”

        2:159 “Verily, those [the Jews and the Christians] who conceal the clear proofs, evidences and the guidance, which We have sent down, after We have made it clear for the people in the Book, they are the ones cursed by Allah and cursed by the cursers.”

        2:161 “Verily, those who disbelieve, and die while they are disbelievers, it is they on whom is the Curse of Allah and of the angels and of mankind, combined.

        2:162 “They will abide therein [under the curse in Hell], their punishment will neither be lightened nor will they be reprieved.”

        2:191 “And kill them wherever you find them, and turn them out from where they have turned you out. Disbelief is worse than killing. And fight not with them at the Sacred Mosque, unless they (first) fight you there. But if they attack you, then kill them. Such is the recompense of the disbelievers.”

        Al Imran 3

        Al Imran 3:10 “Verily, those who disbelieve, neither their properties nor their offspring will avail them whatsoever against Allah; and it is they who will be fuel of the Fire.”

        3:12 “Say to those who disbelieve: ‘You will be defeated and gathered together to Hell, and worst indeed is that place to rest’.”

        3:56 “As to those who disbelieve, I [Allah] will punish them with a severe torment in this world and in the Hereafter, and they will have no helpers.”

        3:61 “Then whoever disputes with you concerning him [Jesus] after all the knowledge that has come to you [i.e. Jesus being a slave of Allah and having no share in Divinity] say: ‘Come, let us call our sons and your sons, our women and your women, ourselves and yourselves – then we pray and invoke the Curse of Allah upon those who lie [who believe Jesus is the son of Allah]’.”

        3:69 “A party of the people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians] wish to lead you astray. But they shall not lead astray anyone except themselves, and they perceive not.”

        3:70 “O people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians]: Why do you disbelieve in the revelations of Allah while you yourselves bear witness to their truth?”

        3:71 “O people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians]: Why do you mix truth with false thoughts and conceal the truth while you know?”

        3:75 “Among the people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians] is he who, if entrusted with a great amount of wealth, will readily pay it back; and among them there is he who, if entrusted with a single silver coin, will not repay it unless you constantly stand demanding, because they say: ‘There is no blame on us to betray and take the properties of the illiterates (Arabs).’ But they tell a lie against Allah while they know it.”

        3:78 “And verily, among them [Jews and Christians] is a party who distort the Book with their tongues, so that you may think it is from the Book, but it is not from the Book, and they say: ‘This is from Allah,’ but it is not from Allah; and they speak a lie against Allah while they know it.”

        3:85 “And whoever seeks a religion other than Islam, it will never be accepted of him, and in the Hereafter he will be one of the losers.”

        3:87 “They [disbelievers] are those whose recompense is that on them rests the Curse of Allah, of the angels, and of all mankind.

        3:100 “O you who believe! If you obey a group of those who were given the Scripture [Jews and Christians], they would indeed render you disbelievers after you have believed!”

        3:110 “You [Muslims] are the best of peoples ever raised up for mankind; you enjoin [the ordinances of Islam] and forbid all that Islam has forbidden and you believe in Allah. And had the people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians] believed, it would have been better for them; among them are some who have faith, but most of them are wrongdoers.”

        3:118 “O you who believe! Take not as your friends those outside your religion [Jews and Christians] since they will not fail to do their best to corrupt you. They desire to harm you severely. Hatred has already appeared from their mouths, but what their breasts conceal is far worse. Indeed We have made plain to you the revelations, if you understand.”

        3:119 “Lo! You are the ones who love them [Jews and Christians] but they love you not, and you believe in all the Scriptures while they disbelieve in your Book. And when they meet you, they say, ‘We believe.’ But when they are alone they bite the tips of their fingers at you in rage. Say: ‘Perish in your rage.’ Certainly, Allah knows all the secrets in the breasts.”

        3:151 “We shall cast terror into the hearts of those who disbelieve, because they [Christians] join others in worship with Allah, for which He had sent no authority; their abode will be the Fire and how evil is the abode of the wrong doers.”

        3:181 “Indeed, Allah has heard the statement of those [Jews] who say: ‘Truly, Allah is poor and we are rich!’ We shall record what they have said and their killing of the Prophets unjustly, and we shall say: ‘Taste you the torment of the burning Fire'”.

        Al Nisa 4

        Al Nisa 4:14 “And whosoever disobeys Allah and His Messenger and transgresses His limits, He will cast him into the Fire, to abide therein; and he shall have a disgraceful torment.”
        4:46 “Among those who are Jews, there are some who displace words from (their) right places and say: ‘We hear your word and disobey.’ … But Allah has cursed them for their disbelief, so they believe not except a few.”

        4:47 “O you who have been given the Scripture [Jews and Christians]! Believe in what We have revealed confirming what is (already) with you, before we efface faces (by making them like the back of necks; without nose, mouth, eyes, etc.) and turn them hindwards, or curse them as We cursed the Sabbath-breakers. And the Commandment of Allah is always executed.”

        4:48 “Verily, Allah forgives not that partners [Jesus as son of God] should be set up with Him in worship, and whoever sets up partners with Allah in worship, he has indeed invented a tremendous sin.”

        4:50 “Look, how they [Christians] invent a lie against Allah, and enough is that as a manifest sin.”

        4:51 “Have you not seen those who were given a portion of the Scripture [the Bible]? They believe in false gods and idols and say to the disbelievers that they are better guided as regards the way than the believers (Muslims).”

        4:52 “They [Jews and Christians] are those whom Allah has cursed, and he whom Allah curses, you will not find for him any helper.”

        4:55 “Of them [Jews and Christians] were some who believed in him (Muhammad – peace be upon him) and of them were some who averted their faces from him; and enough is Hell for burning them.”

        4:56 “Surely! Those who disbelieve in Our Revelations We shall burn them in Fire. As often as their skins are roasted through, We shall change them for other skins that they may taste the punishment. Truly, Allah is Ever Most Powerful, All-Wise.”

        4:74 “Let those believers who sell the life of this world for the Hereafter fight in the Cause of Allah, and whoso fights in the Cause of Allah and is killed or gets victory, We shall bestow on him a great reward.”

        4:76 “Those who believe, fight in the Cause of Allah, and those who disbelieve, fight in the Cause of Satan. So fight you against the friends of Satan; ever feeble indeed is the plot of Satan.”

        4:82 “Do they not then consider the Qur’an carefully? Had it been from other than Allah, they would surely have found therein much contradictions.”

        4:84 “Then fight (O Muhammad) in the Cause of Allah and incite the believers (to fight along with you), it may be that Allah will restrain the evil might of the disbelievers. And Allah is Stronger in Might and Stronger in Punishing.”

        4:89 “They wish that you reject Faith, as they have rejected, and thus that you all become equal. So take not friends from them, till they emigrate in the Way of Allah. But if they turn back (from Islam) take hold of them and kill them wherever you find them, and take neither friends nor helpers from them.”

        4:93 “And whoever kills a believer [Muhammadan Muslim] intentionally, his recompense is Hell to abide therein, and the Wrath and the Curse of Allah are upon him, and a great punishment is prepared for him.”

        4:115 “And whoever contradicts and opposes the Messenger after the right path has been shown clearly to him, and follows other than the believers’ way, We shall keep him in the path he has chosen, and burn him in Hell – what an evil destination.”

        4:153 “The people of the Scripture [Jews] ask you to cause a book to descend upon them from heaven. Indeed they asked Moses for even greater than that, when they said: ‘Show us Allah in public,’ but they were struck with thunder-clap and lightning for their wickedness. Then they worshipped the calf even after clear signs had come to them.”

        4:155 “Because of their breaking the covenant, and their rejecting the revelations of Allah, and of their killing the Prophets unjustly, and of their saying: ‘Our hearts are wrapped’ – nay, Allah has set a seal upon their hearts because of their disbelief, so they believe not but a little.

        4:156 “And because of their disbelief and uttering against Mary a grave false charge;

        4:157 “And because of their saying, ‘We killed Messiah Jesus son of Mary, the messenger of Allah’, – but they killed him not, nor crucified him but the resemblance of Jesus was put over another man, and those who differ therein are full of doubts. They have no knowledge, they follow nothing but conjecture. For surely; they killed him not.”

        4:160 “For the wrong-doing of the Jews, We made unlawful to them certain good foods which has [sic] been lawful to them, and for their hindering many from Allah’s Way;

        4:161 “And their taking of usury though they were forbidden from taking it and their devouring of men’s substance wrongfully (bribery, etc.). And We have prepared for the disbelievers among them a painful torment.”

        4:171 “O people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians]! Do not exceed the limits in your religion, nor say of Allah aught but the truth. The Messiah Jesus son of Mary was (no more than) a Messenger of Allah and His Word which He bestowed on Mary and a spirit created by Him; so believe in Allah and His Messenger. Say not: ‘Three!’ Cease! It is better for you. For Allah is one God, Far Exalted is He above having a son.”

        Al Ma’idah 5

        Al Maiidah 5:13 “So because of their [the Jews] breach of their covenant, We cursed them and made their hearts grow hard. They change the words from their (right) places and have abandoned a good part of the Message that was sent to them and you will not cease to discover deceit in them, except a few of them.”

        5:14 “And from those who call themselves Christians, We took their covenant, but they have abandoned a good part of the Message that was sent to them. So We planted amongst them enmity and hatred till the Day of Resurrection, and Allah will inform them of what they used to do.”

        5:17 “Surely, in disbelief are they who say that Allah is the Messiah, son of Mary.”

        5:18 “And both the Jews and the Christians say: ‘We are the children of Allah and His loved ones.’ Say: ‘Why then does He punish you for your sins?’ Nay, you are but human beings of those He has created, He forgives whom He wills and He punishes whom He wills.”

        5:33 “The recompense of those who wage war against Allah and his Messenger and do mischief in the land is only that they shall be killed or crucified or their hands and their feet be cut off on the opposite sides, or be exiled from the land. That is their disgrace in this world, and a great torment is theirs in the Hereafter.”

        5:55 “O you who believe! Do your duty to Allah and fear Him. Seek the means of approach to Him, and go on a Jihad in His Cause as much as you can. So that you may be successful.”

        5:38 “Cut off the hand of the thief, male or female, as a recompense for that which they committed, a punishment by way of example from Allah. And Allah is All-Powerful, All-Wise.”

        5:41 “O Messenger! Let not those who hurry to fall into disbelief grieve you, of such who say: ‘We believe’ with their mouths but their hearts have no faith. And of the Jews are men who listen much and eagerly to lies – listen to others who have not come to you. They change the words from their places; they say, ‘If you are given this, take it, but if you are not given this, then beware!’ … Those are the ones whose hearts Allah does not want to purify; for them there is a disgrace in this world, and in the Hereafter a great torment.”
        5:51 “O you who believe! Take not the Jews and the Christians as your friends, they are but friends to one another. And if any amongst you takes them as friends, then surely he is one of them. Verily, Allah guides not those people who are wrongdoers.”

        5:57 “O you who believe! Take not for friends those who take your religion for a mockery and fun from among those who received the Scripture [Jews and Christians] before you, nor from among the disbelievers; and fear Allah if you indeed are true believers.”
        5:59 “Say: ‘O people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians]! Do you criticize us for no other reason than that we believe in Allah, and in the revelation which has been sent down to us and in that which has been sent down before us, and that most of you are rebellious and disobedient to Allah?'”

        5:60 “Say (O Muhammad) to the people of the Scripture: ‘Shall I inform you of something worse than that, regarding the recompense from Allah: those Jews who incurred the Curse of Allah and His Wrath, those of whom some He transformed into monkeys and swines, those who worshipped false deities; such are worse in rank and far more astray from the Right Path.'”

        5:62 “And you see many of them [Jews] hurrying for sin and transgression, and eating illegal things [as bribes, usury, etc.]. Evil indeed is that which they have been doing.

        5:63 “Why do not the rabbis and the religious learned men forbid them from uttering sinful words and from eating illegal things. Evil indeed is that which they have been performing.”

        5:64 “The Jews say: ‘Allah’s Hand is tied up.’ Be their hands tied up and be they accursed for what they uttered. Nay, both His Hands are widely outstretched. He spends of His Bounty as He wills. Verily, the Revelation that has come to you from Allah increases in most of them their obstinate rebellion and disbelief. We have put enmity and hatred amongst them till the Day of Resurrection. Every time they kindled the fire of war Allah extinguished it; and they ever strive to make mischief on earth. And Allah does not like the mischief-makers.”

        5:66 “And if only they had acted according to the Torah and the Gospel, and what has now been sent down to them from their Lord (the Qur’an), they would surely have gotten provision from above them and from underneath their feet. There are from among them people who are on the right course, but many of them do evil deeds.”

        5:68 “Say (O Muhammad!): ‘O people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians]! You have nothing (as regards guidance) till you act according to the Torah and the Gospel and what has now been sent down to you from your Lord (the Qur’an).’ Verily, that which has been sent down to you from your Lord increases in many of them their obstinate rebellion and disbelief. So be not sorrowful over the people who disbelieve.”

        5:69 “Surely, those who believe, those who are the Jews and the Sabians and the Christians, – whosoever believed in Allah in the Last Day, and worked righteousness, on them shall be no fear nor shall they grieve.”

        5:70 “Verily, We took the covenant of the Children of Israel and sent them Messengers. Whenever there came to them a Messenger with what they themselves desired not – a group of them they called liars , and others among them they killed.”

        5:72 “Surely, they have disbelieved who say: ‘Allah is the Messiah son of Mary.’ But the Messiah said: ‘O Children of Israel! Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord.’ Verily, whosoever sets up partners in worship with Allah, then Allah has forbidden Paradise for him, and the Fire will be his abode. And for the wrongdoers there are no helpers.”

        5:73 “Surely, disbelievers are those who said: ‘Allah is the third of the three.’ But there is no God but One God. And if they cease not from what they say, verily a painful torment will befall the disbelievers among them.”

        5:74 “The Messiah son of Mary was no more than a Messenger; many were the messengers that passed away before him. His mother was a true believer. They both used to eat food. Look how We make the revelations clear to them, yet look how they are deluded away.”
        5:78 “Those among the Children of Israel who disbelieved were cursed by the tongue of David and Jesus son of Mary. That was because they disobeyed (Allah and the Messengers) and were ever transgressing beyond bounds.”

        5:79 “They used not to forbid one another from the wrongdoing which they committed. Vile indeed was what they used to do.”

        5:80 “You see many of them taking the disbelievers as their friends. Evil indeed is that which their ownselves have sent forward before them, for that reason Allah’s Wrath fell upon them and in torment they will abide.”

        5:82 “Verily, you will find the strongest among men in enmity to the believers [Muhammadan Muslims] are the Jews and Pagans, and you will find the nearest in love to the believers those who say: ‘We are Christians’ that is because amongst them are priests and monks, and they are not proud.”

        5:83 “And when they [Christians] listen to what has been sent down to the Messenger, you see their eyes overflowing with tears because of the truth they have recognised. They say: ‘Our Lord! We believe; so write us down among the witnesses.'”

        5:86 “But those who disbelieved and belied Our revelations, they shall be the dwellers of the Fire.”

        5:115 “Allah said: ‘I am going to send it down on to you, but if any of you after that disbelieves then I will punish him with a torment such as I have not inflicted on anyone among all mankind and jinns.'”

        5:116 “And remember when Allah will say (on the Day of Resurrection): ‘O Jesus son of Mary! Did you say unto men: ‘Worship me and my mother as two gods besides Allah?’ He will say: ‘Glory be to You! It was not for me to say what I had no right to say. Had I said such a thing, You would surely have known it. You know what is in my inner-self though I do not know what is in Yours, truly, You, only You, are the All-Knower of all that is hidden and unseen.'”

        5:117 ” ‘Never did I [Jesus] say to them aught except what You did command me to say: “Worship Allah, my Lord and your Lord.” And I was a witness over them while I dwelt amongst them, but when You took me up, You were the Watcher over them and You are a Witness to all things.’ [The translation adds: ‘This is a great admonition and warning to the Christians of the whole world’].”

        5:118 “If You punish them [Christians], they are Your slaves, and if You forgive them, Verily You, only You are the All-Mighty, the All-Wise.”

        Al A’araf 7

        Al A’Araf 7:160 “And We divided them into twelve tribes as distinct nations. We directed Moses by inspiration, saying: ‘Strike the stone with your stick,’ and there gushed forth out of it twelve springs: each group knew its own place for water. We shaded them with the clouds and sent down upon them manna and quails, saying: ‘Eat of the good things with which We have provided you.’ They harmed Us not but they used to harm themselves.”

        7:161 “And remember when it was said to them: ‘Dwell in this town [Jerusalem] and eat therefrom wherever (sic) you wish, and say, ‘Forgive our sins’; and enter the gate prostrate. We shall forgive you your wrongdoings. We shall increase the reward for the good-doers.’

        7:162 “But those among them who did wrong changed the word that had been told to them. So We sent on them a torment from heaven in return for their wrong-doings.”

        7:163 “And ask them about the town that was by the sea, when they transgressed in the matter of the Sabbath: ‘When their fish came to them openly on the Sabbath day, and did not come to them on the day they had no Sabbath. Thus We made a trial of them for they used to rebel.'”

        7:166 “So when they [the Jews] exceeded the limits of what they were prohibited, We said to them: ‘Be you monkeys despised and rejected.'”

        7:167 “And remember when your Lord declared that He would certainly keep on sending against them [the Jews] those who would afflict them with a humiliating torment till the Day of Resurrection.”

        7:168 “And We have broken them up [the Jews] into various separate groups on the earth, some of them are righteous and some are away from that. And we tried them with good and evil in order that they might turn to Allah’s obedience.

        7:169 “Then after them succeeded an evil generation, which inherited the Book, but they chose the goods of this low life saying: ‘Everything will be forgiven to us.'”

        Al Anfal

        QurAl anfal 8:7 Behold! Allah promised you one of the two (enemy) parties that it should be yours: ye wished that the one unarmed should be yours but Allah willed to justify the truth according to His words and to cut off the roots of the unbelievers.

        8:12 “Remember when your Lord inspired the angels, saying: ‘Verily, I am with you, so keep firm those who have believed. I will cast terror into the hearts of those who have disbelieved, so strike them over the necks, and smite over all their fingers and toes.

        8:13 “This is because they defied and disobeyed Allah and His Messenger. And whoever defies and disobeys Allah and His Messenger, then verily, Allah is severe in punishment.

        8:14 “This is the torment, so taste it, and surely for the disbelievers is the torment of the Fire.”

        8:39 “And fight them [the infidels] until there is no more disbelief, and the religion will all be for Allah Alone [the translation adds: ‘in the whole of the world’.]”

        8:50 “And if you could see when the angels take away the souls of those who disbelieve, they smite their faces and their backs, saying: ‘Take the punishment of the blazing Fire.'”

        8:55 “Verily, the worst of living creatures before Allah are those who disbelieve.”

        8:60 “And make ready against them all you can of power, including steeds of war to threaten the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others besides whom you may not know but whom Allah does know. And whatever you shall spend in the Cause of Allah shall be repaid unto you, and ye shall not be treated unjustly.”

        Al Tauba 9

        Al Tauba 9:29 “Fight against those who believe not in Allah, nor in the Last Day, nor forbid that which has been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, and those who acknowledge not the religion of truth [i.e. Islam] among the people of the Scripture [Jews and Christians], until they pay their Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.”

        9:30 “And the Jews say: ‘Ezra is the son of Allah’, and the Christians say: ‘Messiah is the son of Allah.’ That is a saying from their mouths. They imitate the saying of the disbelievers of old. Allah’s Curse on them, how they are deluded away from the truth!”

        9:31 “They [Jews and Christians] took their rabbis and their monks to be their Lords besides Allah, and Messiah son of Mary, while they were commanded to worship none but one God. Praise and glory to Him, far is He from having the partners they associate with Him.”

        9:32 “They [Jews and Christians] want to extinguish Allah’s Light with their mouths, but Allah will not allow except that His Light should be perfected even though the disbelievers hate it.”

        9:33 “It is He Who has sent His Messenger with guidance and the religion of truth [Muhammadan Islam] to make it superior over all religions even though the disbelievers hate it.”

        9:34 “O you who believe! Verily, there are many of the rabbis and the monks who devour the wealth of mankind in falsehood, and hinder them from the Way of Allah. And those who hoard up gold and silver and spend it not in the Way of Allah – announce unto them a painful torment.”

        9:35 “On the Day when that gold and silver will be heated in the Fire of Hell and with it will be branded their foreheads, their flanks, and their backs, and it will be said unto them: ‘This is the treasure which you hoarded for yourselves. Now taste of what you used to hoard.'”

        9:38 “O you who believe! What is the matter with you, that when you are asked to march forth in the Cause of Allah (i.e. Jihad) you cling heavily to the earth? Are you pleased with the life of this world rather than the Hereafter? But little is the enjoyment of the life of this world as compared with the Hereafter.”

        9:39 “If you march not forth (Jihad) He will punish you with a painful torment and will replace you by another people, and you cannot harm Him at all, and Allah is Able to do all things.”

        9:68 “Allah has promised the hypocrites, men and women, and the disbelievers the Fire of Hell, therein shall they abide. It will suffice them. Allah has cursed them, and for them is the lasting torment.”

        9: 73 O Prophet! strive hard against the unbelievers and the Hypocrites and be firm against them. Their abode is hell an evil refuge indeed.

        9:111 “Verily, Allah has purchased of the believers their lives and their properties for the price that theirs shall be the Paradise. They fight in Allah’s Cause, so they kill and are killed … Then rejoice in the bargain which you have concluded. That is the supreme success.”

        Al Nahl 16

        Al Nahl 16: 27 Then on the Day of Judgment He will cover them with shame and say: “Where are My `partners’ concerning whom ye used to dispute (with the godly)?” Those endued with knowledge will say: “This Day indeed are the Unbelievers covered with Shame and Misery

        Al Hajj 22

        Al Hajj 22:19 “As for those who disbelieve, garments of fire will be cut out for them, boiling water will be poured down over their heads;

        22:20 “With it will melt what is within their bellies, as well as their skins.

        22:21 “And for them are hooked rods of iron to punish them.

        22:22 “Every time they seek to get away therefrom, from anguish, they will be driven back therein and it will be said to them: ‘Taste the torment of burning!'”

        Al Ahzab 33

        Al Ahzab 33: 64 Verily Allah has cursed the Unbelievers and prepared for them a Blazing Fire

        Al Zummar 39

        Al Zummar 39:16 “They [the unbelievers] shall have coverings of Fire, above them and coverings of Fire beneath them; with this Allah does frighten His slaves: ‘O My slaves, therefore fear Me!'”

        39:20 “But those who fear Allah and keep their duty to their Lord, for them are built lofty rooms; one above another under which rivers flow. This is the promise of Allah: and Allah does not fail in His Promise.”

        39:23 “Allah has sent down the best statement, a Book, its parts resembling each other in goodness and truth, oft-repeated. The skins of those who fear their Lord shiver from it. Then their skin and their heart soften to the remembrance of Allah. That is the guidance of Allah. He guides therewith whom He pleases and whomever Allah sends astray, for Him there is no guide.”

        Al Shura 42

        Al Shura 42: 26 And He listens to those who believe and do deeds of righteousness and gives them increase of His Bounty: but for the Unbelievers there is a terrible Penalty.

        Al Jathiyah 45

        Al Jathiyah 45:7 “Woe to every sinful liar, –

        45:8 “Who hears the verses of Allah recited to him yet persists with pride as if he heard them not. So announce to him a painful torment!

        45-9 “And when he learns something of Our Verses, he makes them a jest. For such there will be a humiliating torment.

        45:10 “In front of them there is Hell, and that which they have earned will be of no profit to them … theirs will be a great torment.

        45:11 “This Qur’an is a guidance. And those who disbelieve in the revelations of their Lord, for them there is a painful torment.”

        Al Ahqaf 46

        Al Ahqaf 46: 20 And on the Day that the Unbelievers will be placed before the Fire (it will be said to them): “Ye received your good things in the life of the world and ye took your pleasure out of them: but today shall ye be recompensed with a Penalty of humiliation: for that ye were arrogant on earth without just cause and that ye (ever) transgressed.”

        Muhammad 47

        Muhammad 47:2 “But those who believe and do righteous good deeds, and believe in that which is sent down to Muhammad, for it is the truth from their Lord, He will expiate from them their sins, and will make good their state.”

        47:3 “That is because those who disbelieve follow falsehood, while those who believe follow the truth from their Lord. Thus does Allah set forth their parables for mankind.”

        47:4 “So, when you meet [in Jihad] those who disbelieve smite at their necks till when you have killed and wounded many of them, then bind a bond firmly on them. Thereafter is the time either for generosity or ransom. Thus [you are ordered by Allah to continue in carrying out Jihad against the disbelievers till they embrace Islam] … But those who are killed in the Way of Allah, He will never let their deeds be lost.”

        47:8 “Those who disbelieve, for them is destruction, and Allah will make their deeds vain.

        47:9 “That is because they hate that which Allah has sent down [this Qur’an], so He has made their deeds fruitless.”

        Al Dhariyat 51

        Al Dhariyat 51:5 Those who resist Allah and His Apostle will be humbled to dust as were those before them: for We have already sent down clear Signs. And the Unbelievers (will have) a humiliating Penalty .

        51:60 Woe then to the Unbelievers on account of that day of theirs which they have been promised!

        Al Mumtahina 60

        Al Mumtahina 60:13 O ye who believe! turn not (for friendship) to people on whom is the Wrath of Allah. Of the Hereafter they are already in despair just as the Unbelievers are in despair about those (buried) in graves.

        Al Tahrim 66
        Al Tahrim 66:9 O Prophet! strive hard against the Unbelievers and the Hypocrites and be firm against them. Their abode is Hell an evil refuge (indeed).

        There are of course more of the same.

        Muhammad’s Quran is as UNGODLY as Hitler’s Mein Kampf.

      • BLACK STONE – HAJAR AL ASWAD:

        This is the name given to the meteorite embedded in the wall of the Ka’ba that was venerated by the Pagan Arabs and has become the prime centre of veneration of Muhammadan Islam by subsuming all the traditions and fetishes of the Pagan Arabs into the new wrapping of ‘Islam’.

        The Black Stone (Hajar al Aswad) is NEVER mentioned in the Quran

        According to the ‘Muslims’, it is in the ‘tradition’ of the Arabs that this stone was given to Abraham and Ishmael by the angel Gabriel to be the corner stone of the Ka’ba. Of course this could not have been the case since CORNER STONES are not the FIRST but the LAST to be put into a building. Moreover, it was originally white in colour , but became black because it was touched by menstruating women over the centuries.

        One should ask the question as to why would Abraham, the first monotheist and friend of God, allow the veneration of a stone?

        It was he after all who, according to the tradition of the Jews and ‘Isalm’, destroyed all the figures of gods and goddesses that were venerated by his tribe, would now accept another symbol of paganism, a mere unsculpted stone, after all?

        The Black Stone is a comparatively small meteorite, being roughly 30 cm (12 in.) in diameter. However, it can be recognized instantly by the large silver band surrounding it.

        When pilgrims circle the Ka’ba as part of the ritual of the Hajj, many of them try, if possible, to stop and kiss the Black Stone.

        The Stone is actually broken into several pieces, damage which occurred when it was stolen in 930. Qarmatian warriors sacked Mecca and carried the Black Stone away to their base in Bahrain. It was returned twenty-two years later. In the process, the Black Stone was cracked. It is now held together by the silver band, which is fastened by silver nails to the Stone.

        Some ‘Muslims’ are more willing to believe that the Stone itself has some supernatural powers. They believe that this stone fell from the sky during the time of Adam and Eve, and that it has the power to cleanse worshippers of their sins by absorbing them into itself. They say that the Black Stone was once a pure and dazzling white and it has turned black because of the sins it has absorbed over the years.

        It is remarkable, however, that even though the temple contained 360 idols worshipped before Muhammad, the Black Stone was never kissed or made an idol of worship. In fact, the Ka’ba was never worshipped by the idolaters prior to Muhammad. The building contained idols of worship but the building itself was never an object of worship.

        The single most important reason for kissing the Stone is because Muhammad did so. No devotional significance whatsoever is attached to the stone. Kissing or touching the Black Stone is a reverential act of acknowledgment that Allah’s hand directed its placement and construction. That Abraham and Muhammad, Allah’s blessing upon them, had touched and kissed the stone and an acknowledgment that Allah had entrusted the ‘corner stone’ of his religious central focus for man upon that hollowed and sacred place.

        Fiqh-us-Sunnah Fiqh 5.74b
        Sunnah of Tawaf
        It is Sunnah to perform certain acts in tawaf as given below:

        1. Facing the Black Stone at the start of the tawaf while uttering a takbir (Allahu-Akbar), and a tahlil (La ilaha illahlah), and raising one’s hands as they are raised in prayers, and if possible touching it with both hands and kissing it quietly, or placing one’s cheek on it. Otherwise, one may touch it with one’s hand and kiss the hand, or touch it with something, and then kiss it, or if even that is not possible, one may just point to it with a stick, etc. as is mentioned in some of the ahadith given below.

        Ibn ‘Umar said: “Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) faced the Black Stone touched it, and then placed his lips on it and wept for a long time.” ‘Umar also wept for a long time. The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: ‘O ‘Umar, this is the place where one should shed tears.”’ (Reported by Al-Hakim, who considers it a sound hadith with a sound chain of authorities)

        It is reported by Ibn ‘Abbas that ‘Umar bent down towards the Black Stone and said: “By Allah! I know that you are a mere stone, and if I had not seen my beloved Prophet (peace be upon him) kissing you and touching you I would have never done so.”

        *** This is an extremely interesting statement from one who used to be a pagan. His conversion to Monotheism was so complete that he was able to make the above statement while his Prophet (Muhammad) was actually VENERATING an IDOL ***

        The Quran 33.32 says: “You have indeed in the Messenger of Allah a beautiful pattern (of conduct).”‘ This was reported by Ahmad and others in slightly different words.

        Nafi’ said, “I have seen Ibn ‘Umar touching the Black Stone with his hand, and then kissing his hand and saying: ‘Ever since I saw the Prophet (peace be upon him) doing this, I have never failed to do that.”’ (Reported by Bukhari and Muslim)

        Sowayd bin Ghaflah said: “I have seen ‘Umar kissing the Black Stone and touching it.” He further said: “I know that the Prophet (peace be upon him) was especially very particular about it.”

        (Muslim) Ibn ‘Umar reported that Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) used to come to Ka’bah, touch the Black Stone and then say:
        Bismillahi wallahu akbar (In the name of Allah, Allah is the Greatest.)”

        (Ahmad) Muslim has reported on the authority of Abu Tufail that he said: “I have seen the Prophet (peace be upon him) making tawaf around the Ka’bah and touching it with a stick and then kissing the stick.”

        Bukhari, Muslim and Abu Daw’ud reported that ‘Umar approached the Black Stone and kissed it.

        Then he said: “I know that you are a mere stone that can neither harm nor do any good. If I had not seen the Prophet (peace be upon him) kissing you, I would have never kissed you.”

        Al-Khatabi said: “This shows that abiding by the Sunnah of the Prophet (peace be upon him) is binding, regardless of whether or not we understand its reason or the wisdom behind it.”

        Such information devolves obligation on all those whom it reaches, even if they may not fully comprehend its significance. It is known, however, that kissing the Black Stone signifies respect for it, recognition of our obligation toward it, and using it as a means of seeking Allah’s blessings. Indeed Allah has preferred some stones over others, as He preferred some countries and cities, days and nights, and months over others. The underlying spirit of all this is unquestioning submission to Allah.

        In some ahadith which say that “the Black Stone is Allah’s right hand on earth,” we do find, however, a plausible rationale and justification for this statement. In other words whosoever touches the Black Stone he pledges allegiance to Allah, as it were, by giving his hand into the hand of Allah, just as some followers do pledge their fealty to their kings and masters, by kissing and shaking hands with them.

        Al-Muhallib said: “The hadith of ‘Umar refutes the assertions of those who say that ‘The Black Stone is Allah’s right hand on earth wherewith He shakes the hands of His slaves.”‘ God forbid that we should ascribe any physical organs to Allah. The commandment to kiss the Black Stone is meant to test and to demonstrate palpably as to who obeys and submits. It may be compared with the command to Iblis to bow to Adam.

        We have no definite evidence, however, to believe that any of the stones used in building the Ka’bah originally (by Ibrahim and Isma’il), is still in existence today excepting the Black Stone.

        Sunan of Abu-DawoodHadith 1813 Narrated byAbdullah ibn Abbas
        The Prophet (peace be upon him) said: A person who performs umrah should shout talbiyah till he touches the Black Stone.

        Sunan of Abu-DawoodHadith 1884 Narrated byAbdullah ibn Abbas
        The Prophet (peace be upon him) wore the mantle under his right armpit with the end over his left shoulder, and touched the corner (Black Stone), then uttered “Allah is most great” and walked proudly in three circuits of circumambulation. When they (the Companions) reached the Yamani corner, and disappeared from the eyes of the Quraysh, they walked as usual; When they appeared before them, they walked proudly with rapid strides. Thereupon the Quraysh said: They look to be the deer (that are jumping). Ibn Abbas said: Hence this became the sunnah (model behaviour of the Prophet).

        *** The reader should be made aware that Muhammad and his ‘Muslim’ followers were circumambulating the Ka’ba while it was still a PAGAN SHRINE ***

        Sunan of Abu-DawoodHadith 1894 Narrated byAbdullah ibn Amr ibn al-‘As
        Shu’ayb ibn Abdullah said: I went round the Ka’bah along with Abdullah ibn Amr. When we came behind the Ka’bah I asked: Do you not seek refuge? He uttered the words: I seek refuge in Allah from the Hell-fire. He then went (farther) and touched the Black Stone, and stood between the corner (Black Stone) and the entrance of the Ka’bah. He then placed his breast, his face, his hands and his palms in this manner, and he spread them, and said: I saw the apostle of Allah (peace be upon him) doing like this.

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.667 Narrated byAbis bin Rabia
        ‘Umar came near the Black Stone and kissed it and said “No doubt, I know that you are a stone and can neither benefit anyone nor harm anyone. Had I not seen Allah’s Apostle kissing you I would not have kissed you.”

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.675 Narrated byZaid bin Aslam from his father who said
        “Umar bin Al-Khattab addressed the Corner (Black Stone) saying, ‘By Allah! I know that you are a stone and can neither benefit nor harm. Had I not seen the Prophet touching (and kissing) you, I would never have touched (and kissed) you.’ Then he kissed it and said, ‘There is no reason for us to do Ramal (in Tawaf) except that we wanted to show off before the pagans, and now Allah has destroyed them.’ ‘Umar added, ‘(Nevertheless), the Prophet did that and we do not want to leave it (i.e. Ramal).’

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.673 Narrated bySalim that his father said
        I saw Allah’s Apostle arriving at Mecca; he kissed the Black Stone Corner first while doing Tawaf and did ramal in the first three rounds of the seven rounds (of Tawaf).

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.676 Narrated byNafi
        Ibn ‘Umar. said, “I have never missed the touching of these two stones of Ka’ba (the Black Stone and the Yemenite Corner) both in the presence and the absence of crowds, since I saw the Prophet touching them.” I asked Nafi’: “Did Ibn ‘Umar use to walk between the two Corners?” Nafi’ replied, “He used to walk in order that it might be easy for him to touch it (the Corner Stone).”

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.683 Narrated byUrwa
        ‘Aisha said, “The first thing the Prophet did on reaching Mecca, was the ablution and then he performed Tawaf of the Ka’ba and that was not ‘Umra (alone), (but Hajj-al-Qiran). ‘Urwa added: Later Abu Bakr and ‘Umar did the same in their Hajj.” And I performed the Hajj with my father Az-Zubair, and the first thing he did was Tawaf of the Ka’ba. Later I saw the Muhajirin (Emigrants) and the Ansar doing the same. My mother (Asma’) told me that she, her sister (‘Aisha), Az-Zubair and such and such persons assumed Ihram for ‘Umra, and after they passed their hands over the Black Stone Corner (of the Ka’ba) they finished the Ihram (i.e. after doing Tawaf of the Ka’ba and Sa’i between Safa-Marwa).

        Sahih Al-Bukhari HadithHadith 2.697 Narrated byIbn Abbas
        Allah’s Apostle performed Tawaf (of the Kaba) riding a camel (at that time the Prophet had foot injury). Whenever he came to the Corner (having the Black Stone) he would point out towards it with a thing in his hand and say, “Allahu-Akbar.”

        Al-Muwatta Hadith Hadith 20.108
        Hastening (Raml) in the Tawaf
        Yahya related to me from Malik from Jafar ibn Muhammad from his father that Jabir ibn Abdullah said, “I saw the Messenger of Allah, may Allah bless him and grant him peace, hastening from the Black Stone until he reached it again, three times.”
        Malik said, “This is what is still done by the people of knowledge in our city.”

        Al-Tirmidhi HadithHadith 2577 Narrated byAbdullah ibn Abbas
        Allah’s Messenger (peace be upon him) said, “The black stone descended from Paradise whiter than milk, but the sins of the descendants of Adam made it black.”
        Ahmad and Tirmidhi transmitted it, the latter saying that his is a hasan sahih tradition.

        *** The reader should be made aware of the following:

        1. No where in the Bible is the name of Allah mentioned.

        2. No where in the Torah or the New Testament is there mention of Arabia, Mecca or the Ka’ba.

        3. No where in the Bible is there mention that Abraham or Ishmael ever set foot in Arabia especially in the area of Mecca, almost 1000 miles away from Canaan.

        4. No where in the Bible is there mention that Hagar and Ishmael ever went to Mecca.

        Genesis 21: 20 ” And God was with the lad; and he grew, and lived in the wilderness, and became an archer
        21 ” And he lived in the wilderness of Paran; and his mother took for him a wife from the land of Egypt ”

        5. In fact, the Bible tells us that Ishmael and his children sojourned between

        Genesis 25: 18 ” And they lived from Havilah to Shur that is before Egypt, as you go towards Assyria….

        6. Before Muhammad, no pagan Arab was called Abraham/Ibrahim or Ishmael/Ismail. This is based on the study of the names of ALL the men mentioned in the Ahadith who belonged to the Arab tribes.

        If Abraham and Ishmael were TRULY the ANCESTORS of the Arabs, it stands to reason that at least SOME Arabs would have carried their name. NONE did. Muhammad’s name on the other hand, appears among almost 20% of his followers.

        7. Even the Arabs who had converted to the religion of the Jews [ Al Llatheena Hadoo], did not carry the names of either Abraham or Ishmael.

        8. One can understand that it was possible for the Arabs to have lost their ‘original’ Monotheism and turned to Paganism; but it would be beyond logic or comprehension to assume that they ALSO forgot the names of their most illustrios ‘fathers’.

        9. No where in all the ORAL traditions of Arabia, the poems of the Jahiliyah (before Muhammad), is there mention of Abraham or Ishmael, of Hagar (she is not mentioned in the Quran) , of Maqam Ibrahim in the Ka’ba, or anything about the Black Stone.

        10. The Quran REPEATEDLY asserts that the Pagan Arabs had no KNOWLEDGE of PREVIOUS REVELATIONS. If so, how pray could they have known about the Hebrew Patriarch that they claim relationship to?

        4:113 But for the Grace of Allah to thee and His Mercy a party of them would certainly have plotted to lead thee astray. But (in fact) they will only lead their own souls astray and to thee they can do no harm in the least. For Allah hath sent down to thee the Book and wisdom and taught thee what thou knewest not (before) [ma lam takoonoo ta’alamu] ; and great is the grace of Allah unto thee.

        42:52 And thus have We by Our command sent inspiration to thee: thou knowest not (before) what was Revelation and what was Faith; but We have made the (Qur’an) a Light wherewith We guide such of Our servants as We will; and verily thou dost guide (men) to the Straight Way

        62:2 It is He Who has sent amongst the Unlettered (Ummyeen) an apostle from among themselves to rehearse to them His Signs to sanctify them and to instruct them in Scripture and Wisdom although they had been before in manifest error

        In the Qarawiyun Manuscript in Fez (MS fos.8a-9b) Umar ibn al Khattab was being regaled by stories about the potency of invocation and the narrator told him that in the Jahiliyah, the pagan Arabs knew nothing of a One and only God, the sending of prophets, resurrection, paradise or hell.

        Also in (MS fos. 22b-23b) where it states the following “… The Arabs were illiterate. They did not study writing. All they knew of heaven and hell, the resurrection, the mission of prophets and so on was the little they heard from the Jews and Christians. This teaching had no effect on their lives”

        Before Muhammad, the Pagan Arabs did not know that they were related to Abraham and Ishmael.

        11. All the so called ‘traditions’ of ‘Islam’ regarding the origins of the Black Stone, the Ka’ba, Abraham, Hagar, Ishmael, Adam & Eve (she is not mentioned in the Quran) were CONCOCTED and put together over a period of almost 300 years from the death of Muhammad.

        12. No where does the Quran even intimate that the Arabs are descended from Abraham and Ishmael but only that they were the first ‘Muslims’ and the alleged builders of the foundation of the Ka’ba.

        13. Muhammad had to create for himself and his followers a WORTHY ancestry befitting ‘the prophet of Allah’. He had the genius to MINE the Bible from among the Hebrew characters, precepts, concepts, thoughts and ideas as a foundation for his new ‘scripture’.

        14. All these alleged ‘traditions’ are only WISHFUL thinking that has been fostered upon the human intellect for the last 1400 years.

        MOHAMMEDANS ARE IDOL WORSHIPPERS!

        • Lucky the Babeoon, Kabba is a mere construction and nobody worships it, monkey.

          People go round it as the earth goes round the sun. Why does the Earth go round the Sun, Babeoon???

          Kaaba is for those who believe in the Quran and NOT for Babeoons like you!

          Quran 22 :26 Pickthall: And (remember) when We prepared for Abraham the place of the (holy) House, saying: Ascribe thou no thing as partner unto Me, and purify My House for those who make the round (thereof) and those who stand and those who bow and make prostration.

          People also pray within the Kaaba. Can anybody pray inside an Idol??

          Babeoon, you have a clear misconception of Islam. Islam IS a better religion to be followed by the whole mankind. Do you get that, Babeoon??

          Stop reading the fake Hadiths as they form NO part of Islam! The Constitution of Islam is the Quran and ONLY Quran, Babeoon!!

        • Lucky bin PUSSYFART, … YOU HAVE FARTED on YOUR OWN mum, , without realising it . YOU SAID : “Moreover, it (black stone) was originally white in colour , but became black because it was TOUCHED by MENSTRUATING women over the centuries.”

          Oh yeah, are you talking THROUGH experience? Like Midas, according to your Apish brain,… your APE mother must have “touched” your ARSE a thousand times… to make it black when you were still a baby chimpanzee!
          There are thousands of menstruating women who go to the Temples TO WORSHIP THE IDOLS THAT CANNOT EVEN LIFT A FINGER, THE IDOLS WHICH DO not HAVE HEARTS and Churches where baby “JESUS” swings in a COT … whatever those mothers, daughters, when they touch, do those places become black, PUSSYFART?

          If you continue writing such filth, then see to it that the WOMEN do NOT make your arse menstruate BY TOUCHING it and making it black…when they could remove the contents from Google through USA court, who the APE are you, PUSSYFART??

          • YOU ARE AN APOSTATE & ACCORDING TO SHARIA LAW, EVEN A KAFIR CAN CUT YOUR THROAT!

            WHY THE VIRGIN BIRTH IN ISLAM?

            By Sami Zaatari

            We the Muslims just like the Christians believe that Mary gave birth to Jesus as a virgin, and not the result of sexual intercourse. Both us and the Christians agree that this was a mighty miracle and sign from God, however so the differences between us and the Christian arise when we discuss why the virgin birth was done, both of us have different reasons, and in this article I shall talk about why Allah choose to carry out such a great miracle.

            To begin with, here are the relevant passages from the Quran:
            QURAN:
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            YUSUFALI: Behold! the angels said: “O Mary! Allah giveth thee glad tidings of a Word from Him: his name will be Christ Jesus, the son of Mary, held in honour in this world and the Hereafter and of (the company of) those nearest to Allah;
            003.046
            YUSUFALI: “He shall speak to the people in childhood and in maturity. And he shall be (of the company) of the righteous.”
            003.047

            YUSUFALI: She said: “O my Lord! How shall I have a son when no man hath touched me?” He said: “Even so: Allah createth what He willeth: When He hath decreed a plan, He but saith to it, ‘Be,’ and it is!
            Ibn Kathir’s tafsir writes:
            Delivering the Good News to Maryam of `Isa’s Birth
            This Ayah contains the glad tidings the angels brought to Maryam that she would give birth to a mighty son who will have a great future. Allah said,
            Remember) when the angels said: “O Maryam! Verily, Allah gives you the glad tidings of a Word from Him,) a son who will come into existence with a word from Allah, `Be’, and he was. This is the meaning of Allah’s statement (about Yahya)

            Believing in the Word from Allah.) [3:39], according to the majority of the scholars.
            (His name will be Al-Masih, `Isa, the son of Maryam) and he will be known by this name in this life, especially by the believers. `Isa was called “Al-Masih” (the Messiah) because when he touched (Mash) those afflicted with an illness, they would be healed by Allah’s leave. Allah’s statement,
            (`Isa, the son of Maryam) relates `Isa to his mother, because he did not have a father.
            (Held in honor in this world and in the Hereafter, and will be one of those who are near to Allah.) meaning, he will be a leader and honored by Allah in this life, because of the Law that Allah will reveal to him, sending down the Scripture to him, along with the other bounties that Allah will grant him with. `Isa will be honored in the Hereafter and will intercede with Allah, by His leave, on behalf of some people, just as is the case with his brethren the mighty Messengers of Allah, peace be upon them all.
            `Isa was Created Without a Father
            When Maryam heard the good news that the angels conveyed from Allah, she said;
            (“O my Lord! How shall I have a son when no man has touched me.”)
            Mary said, “How can I have a son while I did not marry, nor intend to marry, nor am I an indecent woman, may Allah forbid” The angel conveyed to Maryam, Allah’s answer,
            (So (it will be) for Allah creates what He wills.)
            He is Mighty in power and nothing escapes His ability. Allah used the word `create’ here instead of the word `does’ as in the tale about Zakariyya [3:40], to eradicate any evil thought concerning `Isa. Allah next emphasized this fact when He said,
            When He has decreed something, He says to it only: “Be! ? and it is.) meaning, what Allah wills, comes into existence instantly and without delay. In another Ayah, Allah said,
            (And Our commandment is but one as the twinkling of an eye.) [54:50], meaning, “We only issue the command once, and it comes into existence instantly, as fast as, and faster than, a blink of the eye. ”
            So from this we can conclude one reason why Allah did this why to show his strength and how he can do what he wills whenever he wills, he just says be and it is. As the tafsir says, he is mighty in power and nothing escapes his ability, this is showing that Allah is able to do all things, including a birth of a child with no father, and also a birth of a child with no father and mother, such as in the case of Adam.
            The Quran touches on the virgin birth again in Surah Maryam:
            QURAN:
            019.016

            YUSUFALI: Relate in the Book (the story of) Mary, when she withdrew from her family to a place in the East.
            019.017

            YUSUFALI: She placed a screen (to screen herself) from them; then We sent her our angel, and he appeared before her as a man in all respects
            019.018

            YUSUFALI: She said: “I seek refuge from thee to (Allah) Most Gracious: (come not near) if thou dost fear Allah.”
            019.019

            YUSUFALI: He said: “Nay, I am only a messenger from thy Lord, (to announce) to thee the gift of a holy son.
            019.020

            YUSUFALI: She said: “How shall I have a son, seeing that no man has touched me, and I am not unchaste?”
            019.021

            YUSUFALI: He said: “So (it will be): Thy Lord saith, ‘that is easy for Me: and (We wish) to appoint him as a Sign unto men and a Mercy from Us’:It is a matter (so) decreed
            Here we see why Allah carried out the virgin birth, as verse 21 says, Allah wanted to make Jesus as a sign for man. What this basically means is that Allah wanted the virgin birth to signify a mighty miracle and mighty proof and sign of God, because such a thing was impossible and unthinkable, and that the only way that such a thing could happen is only if a divine being carried this act out.
            And what better proof do we need than the existence of a divine being and creator than a virgin birth? This is a very strong proof for the Children of Israel, and mankind, and only a fool would deny the existence of God with such a miraculous sign.
            verse 21 also shows us that Allah said that causing a birth even with the fact that no man has touched Mary is easy for him, this once again demonstrates God’s mighty power and how all things are possible with him.

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