The reality and misconceptions surrounding Islamic wars and Jizya

Dhimmi is a special status awarded to the subjects or communities who were part of the Islamic Caliphate as non Muslims people of the land, in which they were free to conduct their own public affairs regardless of the superseding Islamic establishment. Prophet Muhammad God’s blessings be on him, made it explicit in letting Muslims know that -if any harms a Dhimmi has instead harmed me-. Also, in Islamic wars and Jizya; to expedite the war to the point of submission is the key command implying that wars must end and they can not be loaded as burdens over people for ever. Of the like what we see in our present world when weapons fall in wrong hands and they act to transform civilisations into graveyards.

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