I’ve been quite reticent recently concerning my family situation, yet as news emerges daily of Christian persecution, murder and coercion from their homes and countries; drawing parallels between anti-Christian treatment in Muslim hubs across England and Muslim countries is very apt. In spite of the immediacy need to leave our home in Bradford, directly after … More Armed Police escort as Hussain family forced out of Bradford
The British Pakistani Christian Association are making a public appeal for any ex-Muslims within Britain who have/are suffering persecution for abandoning the Islamic faith, for a study. The study also extends to those who have fled to the UK on religiously persecuted grounds, only to undergo re-persecution for his/her ex-Muslim status. If this is applicable … More Have you left Islam & suffered the consequences in Britain?
Taking the findings of the dissertation into consideration, it is clear to see that the concept of freedom of religion, as espoused in the UNDR (1947), ECHR (1950) and ICCPR (1966) fundamentally exists in theory yet cannot be guaranteed in practice within a British context. This dissertation examined the relevance of religion in Europe in … More Thesis Conclusion
You are shunned, treated as an apostate, a traitor. Your property is continually damaged. I have had physical assaults. You find yourself completely isolated, broken (Nissar Hussain in the Barnabas Fund 2016). This chapter will examine the case of British Pakistani, Nissar Hussain, who emerged as Europe’s and Britain’s regional and national face for … More Chapter VI: The Case of Nissar Hussain, broken for Christ.
To them [Muslims], it doesn’t really matter if you do the praying stuff, because to them it seems that you just don’t care. But it’s a big deal if you say, ‘yeah I’m not a Muslim’. It changes nothing in your actions or in what you do. But to them it means everything. Because it’s … More Chapter V: Case studies of the Apostate Experience in Britain
In order to understand Islamic doctrinal basis for the opposition and intolerant attitude to apostates from Islam, it is essential to examine Islamic scripture, doctrine and theological opinion; in order to understand where the justification for persecution – and in extreme cases death – originates from. This chapter aims to present the relevant verses pertaining … More Chapter IV: The Theology on Apostasy
From Muhammad bin Muslim who said, “I asked (Imam) Abu Ja`far (al-Baqir) about the murtad [infidel].” He said, “Whoever turns away from Islam and rejects what has been revealed to Muhammad after he had been a Muslim, then there is no repentance for him; rather it is obligatory to kill him; and his wife should … More Chapter III: Orthodoxy v Heterodoxy