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This depends on the crime. Qisas can be forgiven by those who are given the right to extract it, i.e. the family of the murdered, and that is well known: كتب عليكم القصاص في القتلى ... فمن عفي له من أخيه شيء فاتباع بالمعروف وأداء إليه بإحسان ذلك تخفيف من ربكم ورحمة Prescribed for you is legal retribution for those murdered ... But whoever overlooks from his ...


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There is some clarification needed here about the hadd punishment for zina and the issue of rape. It's well known that zina requires 4 witnesses who witness the act. In the absence of 4 witnesses, the evidence is the testimony of the accused themselves. As is well known from the hadith: Abu Huraira reported that a person from amongst the Muslims came to ...


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Yes, the hadith commands us to kill those that apostatize, however, not in our capacity as individuals but in the capacity of the State... It is an instruction to the Islamic Ruler and Islamic judges... In this era when the Khilafah does not exist, the rule is not accurately applied, which is why we need to re-establish one... Read Why Islam is harsh ...


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Quran and Sunnah are both sources of revelation. Asking why Allah gave a ruling in one source rather than another is a pointless question: It is like asking why the punishment of theft and banditry is in Surah Maidah and not Surah Nur where the punishment of slander and fornication are mentioned. There is no answer for it, Allah does as He wills.


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