I don’t know whether to cry to laugh or to pull out my hair
When I calm down from reading this:
I still maintain what Imam said is in line with Quran and Sunnah. If a women is uncovered and gets raped most of the blame rests on her. But I do not see where Imam said that rapist can be let free. No way. Even if women was uncovered rapists has to punished by death.
If I came across a rape crime – kidnap and violation of honour – I would discipline the man and order that the woman be arrested and jailed for life.’ Why would you do this, Rafihi? He says because if she had not left the meat uncovered, the cat wouldn’t have snatched it.
You said: Now – what about those women who are not Muslim, who know nothing about Islam and Allah’s word, and let’s for one minute assume that your quote from the Quran doesn’t refer to a “particular” time in history and still mkes no mention of the veil. What about them? Do you believe that Muslim men should then be free to rape these women? Do you believe that it is the fault of these women that they got raped?
First, Quran is not meant for a particular time period. It is meant for eternity and applicable in all times. And none muslim women are very well aware of Quran and Islam. All they need it to grab a copy and read it. they cannot claim they did not know.
As far as hadood ordinance is concerned, I do not want to know about it. If the majority of scholars in your country agree that hadood ordinance is not against Islam and Sunnah, I have nothing against it. So dont ask me. I did not make that law. Ask your law makers. You petition will be more effective if you ask some one from your country. Not someone from outside.
I will be posting about my problems with Sharia.
I’ve had it, I can’t even reply to him anymore. Please though, I’m urging all of the reasonable Muslims that visit my site to have the patience to try to enlighten this person.