Theory and Practice of Human Rights in Islam

Aask24.com is presenting a complete research project on theory and practice of human rights in Islam under the light of Quran and Hadith. this project covers these topics: Human rights in Islam and common misconceptions, human rights in Hadith, human rights in Quran, Islamism definition, Islamism history, Islamism vs. Islam, radical Islamism, Islamism and jihadism, Islamism and Islam,Islam and LGBT issues, abortion in Islam, homosexuality in Islam, homosexuality in Islam, , Saudi Arabia human rights, human rights in Turkey, Cairo declaration on human rights in Islam,  Islamic rules and regulations, Islamic laws and Freedom of Expression in Islam.

Overview of  “Theory and Practice of Human Rights in Islam” Project:

THE ISLAMIC APPROACH:
 The key terms used by the Qur’an and the Sunnah are huquq Allah and huquq al-‘ibad, the rights due towards the Creator and the Sustainer and the rights of Allah’s servants, i.e., human beings.
Islam gave to mankind an ideal code of human rights fourteen centuries ago. These rights aim at conferring honour and dignity on mankind and eliminating management cruelty and injustice.
Human rights in Islam are confidently rooted in the belief that God, and God alone, is the Law Giver and the Source of all human rights. Due to their Divine origin, no ruler, government, assembly or authority can limit or violate in any way the human rights conferred by God, nor can they be surrendered.
As servants of Allah and as members of the Universal Brotherhood of Islam, at the start of the Fifteenth Century of the Islamic Era, confirm our commitment to uphold the following sacred and absolute human rights that we consider are enjoined by Islam.

  • Right to life, freedom, equality and prohibition against impermissible discrimination
  • Right to justice
  • Right to protection against abuse of power and torcher
  • Right to protection of honor and reputation
  • Right of minorities
  • Right to freedom beliefs thoughts and speech
  • Right to freedom of religion
  • Right to protection of property
  • Right of privacy
  • Right to education

THE ORGANIZATION OF THE ISLAMIC CONFERENCE (OIC)  AT THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL:
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation OIC ‎ is an international organization founded in 1969 consisting of 57 member states. The organization states that it is “the group voice of the Muslim world” and works to “safeguard and protect the interests of the Muslim world in the courage of promoting international peace.
The OIC has enduring delegations to the United Nations and the European Union. The representative languages of the OIC are Arabic, English, and French.
Comprised of fifty-seven nations reach over four continents, the forty-year-old Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) is the second largest international body after the UN, and is aimed at protecting Muslim interests worldwide. Some experts say the organization has been weak but they also note its marvelous potential for addressing the issues facing Muslims. Advocates of reaching out to Muslims see the OIC as an vital venue for the United States, but critics question whether engagement with the group is suitable considering some of the positions it has taken on issues such as Islamic radical movements, Israel/Palestine, and the human rights records of its members

 

Theory and Practice of Human Rights in Islam

Theory and Practice of Human Rights in Islam

SAUDI ARABIA HUMAN RIGHTS:
Saudi Arabia is one of almost thirty countries in the world with judicial physical punishment. In Saudi Arabia’s case this includes eliminations of hands and feet for robbery, and beating for lesser crimes such as “sexual abnormality” and drunkenness.

SAUDI ARABIA HUMAN RIGHTS AND CAPITAL PUNISHMENT:
Saudi Arabia engages in capital punishment, including public applications by beheading.  The death punishment can be imposed for a wide range of offenses including murder, rape, armed robbery, constant drug use, apostasy, betrayal, attraction and enchantment and can be carried out by beheading with a sword, stoning or firing squad, followed by killing. A spokesman for the National Society for Human Rights, an organization which is funded by the Saudi Government, said that numbers of implementations are rising because crime rates are rising, that prisoners are treated humanely, and that the beheadings deter crime, saying, “Allah, our creator, knows best what’s good for His people…Should we just think of and preserve the rights of the murderer and not think of the rights of others?”

WOMEN’S RIGHTS IN SAUDI ARABIA:

Saudi women face judgment in many aspects of their lives, such as the justice system .Although they make up 70% of those registered in universities, for social reasons, women make up 5% of the workforce in Saudi Arabia, the lowest quantity in the world. The treatment of women has been referred to as “sex segregation” and “gender apartheid”..

CHRISTIANITY AND SAUDI ARABIA HUMAN RIGHTS
As an Islamic state, Saudi Arabia gives better treatment for Muslims. During Ramadan, eating, drinking, or smoking in public during daylight hours is not allowed.  Foreign schools are often required to teach a yearly introductory part on Islam. The Saudi government has gone further than stopping Christians from worshipping in publicly elected buildings to even raid private prayer meetings among Christian believers in their own homes .The freedom of religion, including the freedom of assembling together to worship and pray, is a basic right recognized under international human rights law.

 

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