Mufti Menk – Treatment Of Prisoners Back In The Day

Mufti Menk
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the treatment of veterans in the United States, including the use of war veteran funds and the treatment of veterans in prison. They also mention the importance of respecting and praising veterans, as well as the use of language in the message. The speaker emphasizes the need for caution and respecting veterans in the face of war.
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Let me tell you something very interesting.

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When Allah chose

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to favor entire

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humanity,

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He actually blessed us with a Nabi,

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Muhammad

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And when Allah chose you and I to

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be from the ummah of Nabi Muhammad sallallahu

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alaihi wa sallam, He favored us. We will

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be entering Jannah by the will of Allah,

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by the mercy of Allah, and by the

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intercession of Nabi Muhammad salallahu alaihi wa sallam.

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My messenger has told me that I will

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recognize you on the day of judgment by

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the shine on the places that you used

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to wash When you used to make wudu

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so many times a day. The place will

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shine and I will recognize my ummah. And

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I will tell Allah, O Allah, this person

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is from me and my ummah. Let them

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come here.

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Subhanallah.

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Isn't it soothing?

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He speaks about his intercession for those who've

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committed sins

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so that Allah will forgive them. This person

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is from my ummah.

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For as long as you tried

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and keep seeking the forgiveness of Allah, I

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have a lot of hope.

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Allah says, We sent Him as a mercy.

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Not just to mankind but to all creatures.

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O Messenger,

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we have not sent you except

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as a means of mercy

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for alalamin.

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We sent you as a means of mercy

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for Alalamin.

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He came in and taught us to be

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merciful to animals.

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To be merciful to other creatures.

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If Allah taught me to be merciful towards

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a dog, then what do you think Allah

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would have taught regarding other human beings?

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At times of war

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we were taught,

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be careful how you treat the prisoners of

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war. Be careful who you fight. The elderly,

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the women, the disabled, the places of worship.

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All these are no go areas even though

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you are in a war.

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Today they claim to be very advanced.

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Wallahi, today we are more barbaric

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than anything that happened at the time of

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the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him. Look

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at the treatment of those who go to

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prison

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anywhere in the world. Look at how they

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are treated. If you know, you will tell

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yourself, salallahu alaihi wasalam, we have the greatest

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of teachers. Here is the messenger. He tells

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us, even a prisoner of war should be

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treated with utmost dignity and respect.

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Today we penalize, punish and torture

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in the most advanced world,

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according to the world.

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The the type of torture that is served

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to those who are perhaps held in any

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prison

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is something that is totally unacceptable

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by any

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standards.

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And then we blame Islam.

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The prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him, says

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be careful

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how you treat them. Watch out. Treat them

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fairly.

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Respect.

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Offer them food, clothing,

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drink, dignity.

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Let them relieve themselves in the correct

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way. Give them honor. Allahu Akbar.

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That's why a lot of them turned to

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Islam. They saw. Wow, this is a faith.

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To this day in many countries people go

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to the prisons.

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At times if they're introduced to islam it

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gives them an opportunity to interact with this

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for the first time. They come out and

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they're muslims.

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Especially in the western world.

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They come out and they're Muslim because

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they finally were introduced to something that they

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discovered

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when they were in their solitude and so

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on.

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But here is the messenger. Look at how

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He treated them. Look at what He said

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about women.

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Imagine people say, oh oppressing women oppressing women.

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When the statement the prophet Muhammad says, the

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best of you are those who are best

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to their women.

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Didn't he say that?

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Where is that teaching? Show me any one

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of the books that exist on earth that

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has the teaching. The best of mankind are

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those who are the best to their women.

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Allahu Akbar. It's not there. It's only my

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Nabi.

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