A hadith depicts Muhammad saying: “Whoever modified his Islamic faith, then kill him” (Bukhari 9.84.57). The demise penalty for apostasy is a part of Islamic legislation in line with all the colleges of Islamic jurisprudence.
That is nonetheless the place of all the colleges of Islamic jurisprudence, each Sunni and Shi’ite. Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, essentially the most famend and distinguished Muslim cleric on the earth, has acknowledged: “The Muslim jurists are unanimous that apostates have to be punished, but they differ as to figuring out the type of punishment to be inflicted upon them. Nearly all of them, together with the 4 essential faculties of jurisprudence (Hanafi, Maliki, Shafi’i, and Hanbali) in addition to the opposite 4 faculties of jurisprudence (the 4 Shiite faculties of Az-Zaidiyyah, Al-Ithna-‘ashriyyah, Al-Ja’fariyyah, and Az-Zaheriyyah) agree that apostates have to be executed.”
Qaradawi additionally as soon as famously mentioned: “If that they had gotten rid of the apostasy punishment, Islam wouldn’t exist right this moment.”
“Christian convert killed in Mayuge district,” by Aaron Sseruyigo, Uganda Christian Information, January 12, 2021:
Yusuf Kintu, a 41-year-old former Imam of Macca Mosque in Dolwe Island, Mayuge district was attacked and killed by a Muslims mob just a few days after he renounced Islam to comply with Christ.
Worldwide Christian Concern (ICC), a persecution watchdog situated in Washington, DC, whose concern is the human rights of Christians and non secular minorities, launched a report yesterday confirming Kintu’s demise.
The organisation mentioned the daddy of 4 (4) succumbed to his accidents on December 7, 2020 after he was significantly crushed and left unconscious by a neighborhood Muslim group within the space that was upset in him for leaving Islam and turning into a Christian.
Talking out on the tragic incident, Pastor Andrew Nyanma of the Full Gospel church Dolwe, advised ICC Yusuf had put his religion in Christ on 30th November 2020 after listening to the gospel message.
He defined, “We had been speaking on a number of events however he was so argumentative once we touched on issues associated to religion. He was a superb Muslim Imam but in addition revered different folks’s religion. On this present day, he was calm and receptive. He gave me humble time to elucidate to him why Christ is the one option to the Father. He repented of his sins and dedicated to following Christ.”
Yusuf and his household had been residing in a home near the Mosque the place he was an Imam. Three days after he obtained saved, his spouse Hashfa divorced him and left with two of their younger youngsters to her father’s residence in Bugiri District. She left behind the 2 older youngsters, Abudkriim 19, and Sauda 16.
“He was significantly crushed and left unconscious. His older son and daughter weren’t in a position to assist him instantly, till morning when Pastor Andrew arrived and took him to the hospital. He later died whereas receiving care on the hospital,” ICC quotes one witness as saying….