Human Rights in Islam

This book holds a unique position in the available literature on the subject of human rights and is a scholarly masterpiece in its own way. Individual and collective rights of people have narrated in detail along with comparisons between concept of human rights in Islam and other religions. It has been proven through empirical evidence that the idea of human rights is not the product of the modern age, rather Islam furnished its concept 1400 year ago.

This book contains comparative study of human rights in Islam and Western societies as well as discusses in detail such topics as women rights, rights of non-Muslims, individual and corporate rights, rights of different classes of society and international declaration of human rights. Simple and easy diction has been used. Provisions about human rights described in Madina Pact, Address on Conquest of Makka, and Address on the Last Pilgrimage have been classified with original text.


Direct the believing men to keep their eyes always lowered and guard their private parts. That is purer for them. Surely, Allah is Well Aware of (the works) which they are busy doing. (Sura an-Nūr, 24 : 30)

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