Islamic State ruling aims to settle who can have sex with female slaves


#1

Islamic State theologians have issued an extremely detailed ruling on when “owners” of women enslaved by the extremist group can have sex with them, in an apparent bid to curb what they called violations in the treatment of captured females.

The ruling or fatwa has the force of law and appears to go beyond the Islamic State’s previous known utterances on the subject, a leading Islamic State scholar said. It sheds new light on how the group is trying to reinterpret centuries-old teachings to justify the sexual slavery of women in the swaths of Syria and Iraq it controls.

To read the fatwa click here: here

reuters.com/article/usa-islamic-state-sexslaves-idUSKBN0UC0DZ20151229?utm_source=twitter


#2

Nice to see these long-standing, deeply theological issues resolved…


#3

This is why Christians and Yezidis should be given priority status as refugees. They should be moved straight to the front of the line. Apparently, tens of thousands of them have already been vetted and cleared, too, and yet virtually none are being allowed to leave. It’s indeed a blackest mark imaginable against the United States. It shows that the supposed humanitarian underpinnings of all this are a complete farce.


#4

Yep…progress at last


#5

so if the owner doesn’t follow these rules - will they believe the slave?

seems like a waste of paper to me, but it proves what horrible abuse and humiliation these captives have had to endure.


#6

Of course, because owning and/or raping a Muslim woman or child just isn’t a big deal. But we must get non Muslims our of there, because surely Christians don’t deserve this kind of horror. That should only be reserved for people of lesser religions.


#7

It doesn’t work that way in Islam. Muslims are forbidden to have Muslim slaves. Maybe some do, but you won’t find Imams condoning it. They can only take slaves from among “unbelievers” and if the “unbelievers” embrace Islam, they have to be freed.

That’s why the victims of this are Christians, Yazidis or other non-Muslims.


#8

And not a peep from American feminists on an actual war on women?

…and/or the folks with the “Coexist” bumper stickers

Is it too difficult to care or is it because the victims may be Christian.

Hypocrisy.

women and young girls…

pray for them


#9

And what happens to the Jews, if there are any left in the region? Just murdered, I suppose, rather than having the “good fortune” of becoming slaves.


#10

Depends on the particular interpretation of the Koran. Some would say Jews are to be spared, but can be enslaved. Some would say all unbelievers, including Jews, should be killed if they do not instantly convert to Islam upon being told to do it.


#11

Slavery is back?


#12

Slavery has never gone away. Recently, our Holy Father signed on to a joint pledge to end slavery. I pray that the effort will succeed.


#13

Praying for all involved…


#14

Uh…the only Imams condoning this are IS Imams. Slavery is prohibited in Islam, hence the immediate global response from Muslim leaders to this.

Most victims of IS are Muslims. Most of the sex slaves are non Muslim, but many Muslims have been tortured and killed. Sex slavery is not worse than that.


#15

There are no Jews left in the region, except in Israel. Judenfrein.

Iran is developing nuclear weapons, with full support of the American liberal government, as a solution to that.


#16

[citation needed]

This is not the first time ISIS has weighed in on sex with slaves. Last year they published a pamphlet which included instructions on when it was appropriate to rape pre-pubescent slaves, and when it was merely appropriate to molest (“enjoy”) them.


#17

Slavery is absolutely not prohibited in Islam. There are lots and lots and lots of Imams, Ayatollahs, muftis and whatnot, and neither you nor I know what any particular one of them says about slavery. It’s a known fact that there are slaves in Saudi Arabia.shoebat.com/2015/08/21/over-a-million-people-are-living-as-slaves-in-saudi-arabia-and-obama-never-once-has-mentioned-this-instead-he-is-too-busy-blaming-america-for-racism/ Maybe they’re doing something prohibited by Islamic law, but I don’t for a minute believe that.

Sex slavery CAN be worse than being killed, which is why sometimes they commit suicide.

Mohammed had slaves, bought and sold slaves. All four major schools of Islam condone slavery. wiki.ironchariots.org/index.php?title=Muhammad#Ownership_of_slaves


#18

More:

thereligionofpeace.com/quran/015-slavery.htm

Undoubtedly there are Muslims who, notwithstanding the practice of their prophet and his teachings, do not believe in slavery. But they’re free to believe in it. I neglected to say that there are about a million slaves in saudi ARabia, undoubtedly more in other Islamic countries.


#19

In Islam as it has never existed, and as it does not exist in the accepted teachings of the religion, slavery plays no part in the religion.

Once the apologist moves out of the sanctity of her own mind, andsteps away from the temple to Islamic perfection that exists in the mind only, slavery has been a real enough thing in Islamic history and Islamic teaching.

For any group that wants to restore a caliphate and sharia law, the example of the Janissaries and the popularity of smooth-skinned, leggy Ethiopian ladies in the harems of Muslim leaders give an idea of what Islam was really like before the ‘humiliation’ of Western domination spelled out the demise of what once was.

Reformers of Islam need to accept the history of their religion. One can only establish the goal of what the religion may be reformed to, if and when the reality of what the religion must be reformed from is first acknowledged.


#20

once you are tortured and killed - it is over. sex slavery would be like torture I think.


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