Wednesday, 10 December 2014 15:00

Suicide bombings are un-Islamic

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SUICIDE falls under the Quranic prohibition of killing without a just cause simply because a Muslim does not have the right to take his own life. Since life is a God-given gift, it may not be subjected to destruction and abuse even by oneself. This is why syariah prohibits suicide as a heinous sin for which the perpetrator is liable, in the event of an unsuccessful attempt, to a deterrent penalty of ta’zir. If the attempt succeeds, the person is still liable...............Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Mohammad Hashim Kamali

Professor Mohammad Hashim Kamali is founding CEO of the International Institute of Advanced Islamic Studies (IAIS) Malaysia.

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