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What does ISLAM say about PREJUDICE and DISCRIMINATION

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What does ISLAM say about PREJUDICE and DISCRIMINATION? A DEFINITON OF PREJUIDE. 1 a. An adverse judgment or opinion formed beforehand or without knowledge or examination of the facts. b. A preconceived preference or idea. 2. The act or state of holding unreasonable preconceived judgments or convictions. 3. Irrational suspicion or hatred of a particular group, race, or religion. 4. Detriment or injury caused to a person by the preconceived, unfavourable conviction of another or others. A DEFINITON OF DISCRIMINATION. 1. The act of discriminating. 2. The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment. 3. Treatment or consideration based on class or category rather than individual merit; partiality or prejudice: racial discrimination; discrimination against foreigners. Example of prejudice around our environment Friday, 2 June 2006, A Muslims house in forest gate was been raided by the police and A 23-year-old man has been shot by police during a house raid involving 250 officers carried out early on Friday under the Terrorism Act. ...read more.

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veil while she is teaching, so she was been asked to take it off, but she refused because it is one of the rule in the QURAN that all Muslim women must follow. Has she refused she got the sack and she lost her teaching job as a school teacher. The views on PREJUDICE and DISCRIMINAITION: The Muslims teaching about equality..........in the QURAN teaches that all people are created by ALLAH and are therefore equal, from the reading of the QURAN I pick up a quote from it which is: ( O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and female; and made you nations and tribes, that ye may know each other (not to despise each other).verily the most honoured of you in the sight of ALLAH is (he who is) ...read more.

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Learn that every Muslim is the brother of every other Muslim and that Muslim form one brotherhood. IN THE wake of the horrific 7/7 bombings last year, racist attacks increased by 600%, particularly against Muslims. Now, a year later, another increase in racism is occurring. Incidents have been reported in the press of Muslim women having their veils ripped from their faces as well as a general increase in hostility towards Muslims. Books and news articles that has been made by Muslims followers say all the same thing that they have been treated unfair and they are been bullies and they have been put in the tightest spot and they have to take every thing by force because every thing comes back to there religion, race and there woman dressing code. ?? ?? ?? ?? Abiodun Babalola 11K7 ...read more.

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