Human Rights – In Light of Qur’an and Sunnah (English Paperback)


The topic of ‘Human Rights’ is considered to be the most paramount issue in modern times, and the government which vests its people with the most rights is believed to be the most civilised.


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Details:   Human Rights – In Light of Qur’an and Sunnah,
[A5] Glossy Paperback – 184 pages,
by Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada,
Published by Al-Karam Publications, UK.


The topic of ‘Human Rights’ is considered to be the most paramount issue in modern times, and the government which vests its people with the most rights is believed to be the most civilised.

A comprehensive review of the topical subject of human rights and fundamental freedom based on the teachings of Islam and that of modern day Western sources such as the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948).

Table of Contents:

——The Basis of Human Rights in Islam,
——The Family of Allah, The Most High,
——Wish for Others what you desire for Yourselves.


—[1]. Islam and the Human Being,
—[2]. Rights of the Human Being,
—[3]. The Right to Protect Life,
——Qur’anic Verses,
——Prophetic Traditions,
—[4]. The Right to Human Equality,
—[5]. The Right to Equality in Law,
—[6]. The Right to Justice and Fairness,
—[7]. The Right to Religious Freedom,
—[8]. The Right to Freedom of Speech,
—[9]. The Right to the Basic Necessities of Life,
——Financial Benefits for the New-Born,
—[10]. The Rights of the Poor and Needy,
—[11]. The Rights of the Disabled,
—[12]. The Rights of Parents,
——Some Prophetic Traditions in Honour of Parents,
——The Bible and Honouring Parents,
—[13]. The Rights of Children,
——The Rights of the Foetus,
—[14]. The Rights of the Human Being after Death,
——Respect for the Body,
——Burial of the Body,
——Rights of Parents after their Death,
—[15]. The Day of Judgement and Human Rights,
—[16]. The Position and Status of a Woman in Islam,
—[17]. Three Roles of a Woman,
—[18]. The Rights of a Woman,
—[19]. Some General Objections concerning the Woman,
—[20]. The Rights of Neighbours,
—[21]. The Rights of Non-Muslims,
——The Rights of Human Equality,
——The Right to Religious Freedom,
——Not to Insult the Belief and Leaders of Another Religion,
——Teachings from the Bible,
——Protection for the Lives and Property of Non-Muslims,
——Penalty for the Killing of a non-Muslim,
——The Right to Justice and Fairness,
——The Right to the Bare Necessities of Life,
——Exchanging Gifts,
——Redressing Grievances of Wronged and Perturbed Non-Muslims,
——Promises made to Non-Muslims,
——Friendship with Non-Muslims,
——Well-Treatment of Prisoners of War,
——Noble Conduct with Non-Muslims,
——Inviting Non-Muslims to Islam,
—[22]. The Rights of Animals and Plants,
—[23]. The Sermon of the Final Pilgrimage,
—[24]. The UN Declaration of Human Rights,
—[25]. The Farewell Sermon and the UN Declaration.

—Author’s Other Works.

Shaykh Muhammad Imdad Hussain Pirzada, born in 1946 in Jhang, Pakistan, is a graduate of DMG Bhera and the University of the Punjab (Pakistan). His qualifications include Adib, ‘Alim and Fadil ‘Arabi, BA (English), MA (Islamic Studies), MA (Arabic) and MOL.

He is the author of numerous books relating to various topics – written in a number of different languages including Arabic, Urdu and English. Currently many of his books are being translated into Indonesian & Norwegian languages.

Amongst the books he has written are Islamic way of Worship, Islam; The Complete way of Life, Islamic Beliefs, The Beautiful life of Muhammad, peace be upon him, Imdad-us-Sarf (Etymology), Imdad-un-Nahv (Syntax), Imdad al-Fiqh fi’l-Ibadat, Guldasta Aqa’id, Muslims in a Multicultural Society and many more, all of which are available here at Madani Propagation. At present he is writing Tafseer Imdad-ul-Karam; a modern exegesis of the Qur’an and the first to be written in the United Kingdom. His most recent publication is The Ideal Mother; In light of the Qur’an, Sunna & Tradition. He continuously writes articles on contemporary issues affecting the Muslims, nationally and internationally, that regularly appear in newspapers and journals as well as exclusives in the Al-Karam Journal.

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Weight 0.334 kg
Dimensions 210 × 148 × 9 mm

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Book Title

Human Rights – In Light of Qur'an and Sunnah

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