Tuesday, March 11, 2014

NIGERIA: Muslim hacks daughter to death with machete for converting to Christianity

By Robert Spencer
March 8, 2014

Muhammad commanded: Whoever changed his Islamic religion, then kill him" (Bukhari 9.84.57). This is still the position of all the schools of Islamic jurisprudence, both Sunni and Shi'ite. Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, the most renowned and prominent Muslim cleric in the world, has stated: "The Muslim jurists are unanimous that apostates must be punished, yet they differ as to determining the kind of punishment to be inflicted upon them. The majority of them, including the four main schools of jurisprudence (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi'i, and Hanbali) as well as the other four schools of jurisprudence (the four Shiite schools of Az-Zaidiyyah, Al-Ithna-'ashriyyah, Al-Ja'fariyyah, and Az-Zaheriyyah) agree that apostates must be executed." There is only disagreement over whether the law applies only to men, or to women also - some authorities hold that apostate women should not be killed, but only imprisoned in their houses until death.

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