A glimpse at the foundations of human rights laid by Islam.
The racial equality espoused by Islam and practical examples from history. Part 1: Racism in the Judeo-Christian tradition.
The racial equality espoused by Islam and practical examples from history. Part 2: Examples from the era of the Prophet.
The racial equality espoused by Islam and practical examples from history. Part 3: The Hajj and the diversity found amongst the Muslims of today.
Power and politics in human rights.
Only God grants true human rights.
How Islam deals with issues still unmanageable in contemporary society.
The article discussed three issues: (a) slavery in Judeo-Christian tradition (b) pre Civil War slavery in the US (c) modern slavery.
Slavery is illegal in all Muslim countries. The article outlines the humane rules of Shariah for dealing with slaves when it existed. References are made to the primary sources of Islam: the Quran and the instructions of Prophet Muhammad. Also, some interesting historical observations are made.
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