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The injunctions for family life are given in more details than any other subject in the Holy Quran. In the social life of man 'home' is of utmost gravity. What is it that we call Society The doors of different homes open daily and the...
1. In evidence be just. In Surah Al-Maa-idah (5th Chapter of the Quran) it is said: (5:8) "O you who believe! Stand out firmly as witnesses to maintain and perpetuate justice and do not do it for personal gain but merely for the sake of...
The Holy Quran has prescribed corporal punishments for crimes. Imprisonment as punishment is nowhere mentioned in the Quran. (For general immodest behaviour on the part of women which leads towards adultery, the punishment prescribed is "...
1. To punish the criminal according to law is the duty of the government. This is called 'Qisaas'. In this lies the secret of the life of people. There shall be no distinction between small or big. Thus it is said: (2:178) "O you who...
1. To establish the rule of justice is a basic responsibility of an Islamic State. The demand for justice prevails in all walks of life, but here we shall talk only about the judicial justice (that which pertains to the domain of law)....
Although every law and code of an Islamic State shall be applicable to the government officials like the other individuals of society, but, in view of their special responsibilities, they shall have to be more circumspect in some particular...
In an Islamic State, the spreading of sedition, (creating dispersion, diminution of peace and to bring about lawlessness) or mutiny against it, are the most serious crimes for which the punishment is very severe. Thus it is said: (5:33...
(A) In the maintenance of peace and the protection of human rights, treaties shall be set up with other nations. The respect for the adherence to treaties is essential (5:1)  "The fulfilling of obligations". has been emphasised. (B) If...
The Holy Quran aims at removing all differences of mankind and created a universal brotherhood. Thus it is said: (2:213) "Mankind was one unified community" and (10:19) "Then they differed". In these verses it has been explained that to begin...
Since all human beings are equally worthy of respect, the human rights, ipso facto, shall be equally available to all non-Muslims in an Islamic State. They shall have complete religious freedom. (2:256) "There is no compulsion in the...

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