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The Prophet of mercy and prisoners of war : a study in ethical inferences

Gilani, Sayyid Muhammad Yunus and Islam, Tazul (2011) The Prophet of mercy and prisoners of war : a study in ethical inferences. In: 2011 Intentional conference on History and Society Development ( ICHSD ), 25-26 Nov., 2011, Maldives. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Prisoners of war throughout the history have often been subjected to merciless torture: death, dishonor, negligence, brutality, unnecessary harassment or starvation and other ways of inhuman persecution. In the contemporary context where Islam is characterized as merciless and cruel religion, this paper aims to explore the truth of such accusations, discussing the issue of prisoners of war (POWS) in contrast & comparison. The paper investigates how the Final Prophet of Islam (pbuh) & his Companions treated POWS in the most humane way.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Full Paper)
Additional Information: 5372/8607
Uncontrolled Keywords: Prisoners of war (POWS), Prophet Muhammad, war in Islam
Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc > BP1 Islam
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of General Studies
Depositing User: Sarifah Abdullah
Date Deposited: 06 Dec 2011 10:53
Last Modified: 28 Dec 2011 10:39
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/8607

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