Tag: jihad

Whoever does not rule by what Allah has revealed, they are from among the disbelievers

﴾And he who does not judge according to what Allah has revealed, then they are the disbelievers﴿, ﴾unjust﴿, and ﴾iniquitous﴿ Does this Koranic verse suggest that establishing Allah’s law/Islamic State must be achieved even by means of bloodshed and combat? The ideological leaders of extremist movements believe that anyone who does not rule according to what they…


Islamic Law, Homosexuality and the ‘Pulse’ Massacre

 In this article, Shaykh Atabek Shukorov an-Nasafi, a leading Muslim scholar from the UK, analyses the classical position of the founder of Hanafi madhhab (the largest school of Islam in terms of worldwide adherents) on homosexuality in background of the Orlando gay nightclub shooting and ISIS throwing people off buildings. The author presents the medieval traditionalist perspective which doesn’t account for…


Sex Slavery In The Islamic State – Practices, Social Media Discourse, And Justifications

The following report authored by Yael Yehoshua, R. Green, A. Agron. and taken from The Middle East Media Research Institute’s (MEMRI) Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor (JTTM) demonstrates how religious ideology motivates different Jihadist factions as well as create rifts between them. Sex slavery has been a contentious topic in the Islamic State (ISIS) narrative since the group’s…