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Hadith on Cruelty: Woman enters Hell for torturing a cat

Abu Huraira reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “A woman entered the Hellfire because of a cat or kitten she had imprisoned. She did not let […]

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Hadith on Funerals: Dead are tortured by wailing over them

Umar ibn al-Khattab reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “The deceased are tormented by their families wailing over them.” Ibn al-Mubarak said, “I hope

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Hadith on Torture: Worst punishment in Hell for torturing people

Khalid ibn al-Walid reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the people most severely punished on the Day of Resurrection are those who most

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Ibn Abbas on Rulers: Do not confront rulers if they will kill you

Sa’id ibn Jubayr reported: I asked Ibn Abbas, may Allah be pleased with him, “Shall I enjoin good and forbid evil upon the ruler?” Ibn Abbas said, “If you fear

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Hadith on Vows: Allah does not need you to punish yourself

Anas reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, saw an old man walking with the support of his two sons. The Prophet said, “What is the matter with

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Umar on Jizyah: Non-Muslims given from public treasury as charity

Abu Ja’far reported: The commander of the faithful, Umar ibn al-Khattab, may Allah be pleased with him, passed by an old man among the non-Muslim citizens who was going from

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Hadith on Hijamah: Best of your treatments are cupping, sea incense

Anas ibn Malik reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Verily, the best practice with which you treat yourselves is cupping and sea incense. Do not torture

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Hadith on Fire: Prohibition of punishing people with fire

Ibn Abbas reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not punish with the punishment of Allah Almighty,” meaning fire. Source: Musnad Aḥmad 1904 Grade:

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Hadith on Freedom: The Prophet frees a believing slave girl

Mua’wiyah ibn al-Hakam reported: I said, “O Messenger of Allah, I have a servant-girl whom I slapped.” That upset the Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him. I

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Hadith on Khamr: Alcohol is the key to every evil

Abu Darda reported: My dear friend the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, instructed me, “Do not associate anything with Allah, even if you are slashed and burned. Do

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Hadith on Divorce: The Prophet protects wife from abusive husband

Ali ibn Abi Talib reported: The wife of Al-Walid ibn ‘Uqbah came to the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, and she complained to him saying, “O Messenger of

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Hadith on Talaq: The Prophet divorces husband who hit his wife

Yahya ibn Sa’id reported: Habibah bint Sahl was married to Thabit ibn Qays and Thabit had struck her. When she woke up, she went to the door of the Messenger

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Hadith on Prophets: Do not say a prophet is better than another

Abu Sa’id al-Khudri reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Do not make the prophets better than one another.” In another narration, the Prophet said,

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Hadith on Mercy: The Prophet never beat a woman, servant, or animal

Aisha reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, never struck anything with his hand, neither a woman nor a servant, unless he was fighting in the

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Hadith on Mutilation: The Prophet forbids mutilation, encourages charity

Al-Hayyaj ibn ‘Imran reported: A servant boy of ‘Imran had ran away and he vowed to Allah that if he caught him, he would cut off his hand. Then, he

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Hadith on Slaves: The Prophet orders good treatment of slaves

Jabir ibn Abdullah reported: The Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him, enjoined good treatment of slaves and he would say, “Feed them from the same food you eat, clothe

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Hadith on Freedom: Expiation for beating slaves is to free them

Ibn Umar reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said, “Whoever strikes his slave-boy sharply without right, or punches him, the expiation for the sin is

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Hadith on Animals: Forbidden to mutilate, torture animals

Jabir reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, prohibited beating or cauterizing animals on the face. Source: Ṣaḥīḥ Muslim 2116 Grade: Sahih (authentic) according to Muslim عَنْ جَابِرٍ قَالَ نَهَى

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