“Does Islam encourage terrorism?”

By Syed S. Haidar


The question very directly pointing a finger on the religion of Islam as a whole, (as oppose to this specific sect, who believe in terrorism) and implying that there is something inherently wrong in it.

I would question the very mind who raises such an absurd question. It shows a profound lack of knowledge about Islam. One can not even juxtapose the word terrorism next to Islam, both are contradictory terms. In true Islam, terror does not exist”. In Islam killing a human is an act that is equal in gravity to unbelief. No person can kill a human being. No one can touch an innocent person, even in times of war. There is no such thing as Muslim Terrorist; a terrorist can not be a Muslim; a Muslim can not be a terrorist. Islam, always, in all circumstances approbates peace. The Qur’an regards human life as being exalted and inviolate. Islam consider murder as one the gravest sins and as a capital crime. In Islam even in war fare there are rules to be observed; even trees and vegetation, Read the rest of this entry »