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Yes, it is true that leaving Islam, in an Islamic state, can be a reason for someone to be put to death. Note the caveat: in an Islamic state. We do not have any Islamic state today; only Muslim countries who mix some parts of Islamic law with other types of law. I think the question you're asking is more about why this might be the case. As you mentioned, ...


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The quran orders certain punishments for those who sin the quran however does not say anything specifically about stoning or beheding. But it does include cutting the theives hand “[As for] the thief, the male and the female, amputate their hands in recompense for what they earned [i.e. committed] as a deterrent [punishment] from Allaah. And Allaah is ...


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To Answer your "why execute" question : A person who leaves his Islam after accepting it is executed in a country ruled by Sharia or Islamic state (I stress, Islamic state) by the decision of the ruler of the land in consultation with the scholars who examine the evidences and conditions of apostasy. Obviously, this ruling can only be implemented by the ...


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A Muslim who turns back from Islam and returns to disbelief is called a مرتد (murtad) in Islamic jurisprudence. The basis of this is the usage of the term in the Quran: ومن يرتدد منكم عن دينه فيمت وهو كافر فأولئك حبطت أعمالهم في الدنيا والآخرة And whoever of you reverts from his religion [to disbelief] and dies while he is a disbeliever - for ...


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The evidence for the hadd of zina on which there is consensus is the testimony of four witnesses (Quran 4:15) or confession ( Hadith on the confession of Ma’iz bin Malik and the woman). The Hanafis and Shafis have limited the admissible evidence to this. The Malikis have also included pregnancy of a woman in the absence of marriage as admissible evidence ...


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In the Qur'an, there is a concept called zina (زنا‬), which refers to both fornication and adultery. In the early days of Islam, the punishment for zina was confinement to the house or corporal punishment. The woman would be confined to the house until she died or another piece of legislation came into force. The man would receive corporal punishment. ...


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Pregnancy might be a result of zina, but not a proof. As zina can only be proven by four witnesses if an accusation was given or four testimonies from a husband who has no witnesses plus a fifth to curse the liar: Those who commit unlawful sexual intercourse of your women - bring against them four [witnesses] from among you. ... (4:15) Without witnesses ...


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According to Fiqh of Shia Islam: Cutting off the hand is for the first stage of theft. For the second time, the left leg will be cut off. For the third time, the retribution is life imprisonment, and annihilation is for the fourth time. [27] References: From Tafsir of Sura Al-Ma’idah: 33 - 38 from Enlightening Commentary of the Holy Quran - Volume ...


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The Hanafia and the Hanbalia opinion is that if someone keeps stealing, nothing is cut off after the rights hand is cut and the left leg is cut. Rather He should be imprisoned until he repents. It is narrated from Ali (may Allah be pleased with him) that A thief was brought to him, so he cut off his hand, and then he was brought the same thief a ...


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Apostasy is an issue that has caused debate for quite sometime. In the end, the answer does should not apply to any people today since there is no Islamic state to uphold the judgement. And anyone who is carrying our Shari'ah criminal punishment is doing so against the Islamic law, since that would require an Islamic state with an established court. That ...


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Rulings (hudūd, Arabic: حدود) are not limited by where the actual crime took place. Long as there is evidence, a Muslim ruler may apply the punishment regardless of where or when the act was committed. From the hadith about Mā'iz ibn Malik in Sahih Muslim 29/34, when Mā'iz asked the Prophet ﷺ to purify him, the Prophet ﷺ asked him four questions: The nature ...


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It is indeed correct as per the verse (Surah Al-Isra 17:32) you referenced that Allah forbids us from approaching zina (unlawful sexual intercourse), and that zina is an immoral act. It is also correct that in Sahih al-Bukhari » Book of Divine Will » Hadith 6612, the Prophet ﷺ said that the eye gets its share of zina by looking at something sinful, and that ...


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I am assuming that you are asking about the legal punishment that is enforced by the state, as otherwise there is no prescribed way to educate or discipline children. I think parents might try to adequately convey the seriousness of your action, but they will not any give any harsh punishment. The Hadd punishment for theft is cutting the hand: والسارق ...


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Generally no, there is no Hudud punishment for slandering. One exception is Qadhf, which is making false accusation of immoral actions. In that case yes there is Hudud punishment for it but it is whipping not cutting off tongue. An-Noor verse 4 : And those who accuse chaste women, and produce not four witnesses, flog them with eighty stripes, and reject ...


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The Prophet Muhammad (S. A. '. S) is noted to have said, A wrong done in this world that is punished, will not be punished in the hereafter. A wrong done in this world that is not punished in this world will have a severe punishment with Allah. As we have people that commit crimes against people and or society as a whole, we are duty bound to assist them. ...


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I found no Sahih hadith regarding the subject, but I have found several Hasan hadith that all go along the lines of this: "Whoever kills his slave, we will kill him: whoever mutilates (his slave). We will mutilate him, and whoever castrates (his slave), we will castrate him." (Sunan an-Nasa'i) So, if we use these hadith, we can say that castration can be ...


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There is something called Tazeer, where a state or court can declare a punishment for a crime that doesn't have a divinely sanctioned punishment. In practice most Islamic countries have legislation to deal with such crimes, and punishments may include imprisonment and fines. Most of the listed crimes would come under harming another person's property, which ...


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Theft is a temporary crime? I dont know how do you judge that it is temporary, for if you were a victim, and you got stolen of something very much valuable, and the thief remain silence and enjoy what is stolen for you,( if he is not caught till forever) isnt that a permanent situation? Where did you get the statement of such as temporary? A crime is a crime....


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Bismi llahi rahmani rahim First of all there are many conditions that have to be fullfilled one of them is that the value of a stolen object has to exceed a certain threshold (ie someone who steals to escape hunger and famine is exempted) Omar has suspended this punishement during his time as a Calife. And there was an argument between muslim scholars ...


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Firstly wish to point out that the first verse quoted, has to do with retaliation. As for the second it specifies the punishment for the crime committed. Furthermore the hand is not amputated if someone for example steals a pencil, or an orange. Rather it is cut off when someone steals something of great value. A thief's hand was not cut off for ...


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Hadd punishments can't be prescribed for piracy because this kind of theft is not like normal theft. There is no witness for this. The only evidence is the computer records. The Islamic goverments will enforce tazir punishments for such issues. But the person may avert the punishment by paying blood money to the affected person or company.


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