Protection of Minority Rights in Islam: Insight from The Quran and Sunnah

Authors

  • Hafiza Rabia Jamil Research Scholar, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi. Author
  • Dr. Muhammad Atif Aftab Head of Department Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi. Author
  • Fozia Shaheen Wazir Ali Research Scholar, Department of Islamic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences & Humanities, Hamdard University Karachi. Author

Keywords:

Islam, minority rights, Quran, Sunnah

Abstract

This study examines an important area of Islamic law, concentrating on how minorities' rights are protected within the guidelines of the Quran and Sunnah. A thorough investigation of the connection between Islamic teachings and defending minority rights is necessary. Because it's a big problem in today's diverse societies. This research attempts to clarify the key ideas that underpin how minorities of various religions, nationalities, and cultures should be handled in Islamic society by closely examining pertin ent Quranic passages and Prophetic traditions. The research also explores the interpretation and application of these concepts in the context of contemporary legal systems. It offers advice on how to strike a balance between traditional Islamic principles and the demands of a just and inclusive society. The findings of this study aid in promoting a greater comprehension of the connection between Islam and minority rights to promote discussions and aid various groups of people in coexisting peacefully. The study also makes suggestions for how to strike a balance between traditional Islamic principles and the requirement to build a just and inclusive society. The research aims to promote a more inclusive and peaceful society by illuminating how Islamic ideals can coexist with the defense of minority rights.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10504071

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Published

2023-09-30

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Protection of Minority Rights in Islam: Insight from The Quran and Sunnah. (2023). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 4(3), 470-479. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/38

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