ISLAMABAD: Former prime minister and PTI Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday stated that pressured conversions of non-Muslims had been towards Islam and a “violation of Allah’s instructions”.
Whereas addressing a minority conference, the previous prime minister condemned the pressured conversions of Hindu ladies to Islam in Sindh.
“There may be an ayat (verse) within the Holy Quran [that] there isn’t any coercion in Islam. That is Allah’s commandment. Whoever forcefully converts a non-Muslim is disobeying Allah.” He added that Allah even requested the Holy Prophet (PBUH) to solely ‘preach His message’, and never fear about folks getting into the fold of Islam as this was not his duty.
Mr Khan stated that whereas there was a variety of hate on the planet primarily based on color and faith, Islam didn’t imagine in it.
“As soon as an individual begins practising Islam, he turns into a blessing for all humankind,” stated Mr Khan, including that Islam stresses on justice and equality.
He cited the instance of two caliphs who had been summoned by the courts.
“A Jew introduced the case towards Hazrat Ali however he misplaced the case, regardless of being the caliph, as a result of the qazi [judge] refused to confess his [Hazrat Ali’s] son’s testimony.”
He added that Islam stresses on justice and that’s why, 26 years in the past, he determined to call the social gathering as ‘Insaf ki tehreek’ (Motion for justice). Mr Khan additionally talked about the killing of 4 Muslim males within the US state of New Mexico, claiming that their killing was a results of Islamophobia.
Nevertheless based on media studies, Albuquerque police has arrested the first suspect who was additionally a Muslim and had developed variations with the deceased males over ‘private animus’.
Mr Khan additionally urged the plenty to attend the general public gathering on Aug 13 on the eve of Independence Day in Lahore’s Nationwide Hockey Stadium.
Printed in Daybreak, August twelfth, 2022