Nadim Bashir – Justice in Islam

Nadim Bashir
AI: Summary © The speakers discuss the importance of justice and standing up for one's rights in the context of Islam. They stress the need for justice to be applied to their founding and to their personal lives, as well as the importance of being fair and practicing it in their own lives. They also mention a story about a man named Norman who was punished for his actions and his son's actions.
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I merchandise he said he will pay him the next day. I'm cutting this story very short. He refused to pay him. This man went all the way to the Kaaba. And it was a practice that if you want to get everyone's attention, you go straight to the Kaaba and you began to speak out loud. He went to the Kaaba, he began to speak out loud, telling the people of Makkah, that what kind of an unjust people you are, this drew the attention of everyone. And people came and asked him that what is wrong and what is your matter, he informed them of what had transpired. People they came together, a group of people came together, and they put together an agreement that aired from today to to us till the

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time knows that every person who comes into Makkah, and they do business in Makkah, no one's going to be treated in a wrong way. Part of this group was who rose to the loss and Allahu Allah, he was setting up. And this was prior to him being a prophet, meaning what that even part of being a human being, this is something that Allah has put within our fitrah that we should stand up for justice and stand up for people's rights. Not only that, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam he even says, later on into his life, that if the same situation would have taken place again, I wouldn't be part of it again, I will be proud to be part of that again. So this is something that we all have to

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really inculcate within our lives, that what exactly does either mean and standing up for doing what is right. Does it ever occur to us in a pseudo QA, there are four stories that are mentioned in certain carve one the stories stories is the story of the or name, the some of the Alama are of the opinion, the one of the reasons why there are names story has been mentioned in the Quran, is because Allah gave him a great amount of wealth and a great amount of power, which means that Allah Subhana Allah, Allah gave Him authority, but he used his authority and his his resources in a way that helped people and benefited people. And he protected people from the fitna of Yajima Jews. So

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till today, and till the Day of Judgment, we're going to be reciting his story. So now when we look at our lives, we always find ourselves in a situation that where we are authoritarians upon other people, there are people that are under our guardianship, people who are under our supervision and under our authority, and what should we do in that kind of situation? Sometimes we find ourselves in a situation that where we are a parent, and in that kind of situation, we have to always remember, when it comes to our kids, we have to apply justice. Now, let me let me say something about this, I understand that you're gonna say to me that well, all of my children are not the same. And we always

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give the very famous example, we always put up our fingers and say that every one of my fingers are not equally the same length mean that all of my children are different, and I have to deal with all my children differently. But at the same time, did you know brothers and sisters, you know how many youth come to me? And they tell me that my parents are they they let others do whatever they want, but they are so strict on me. They don't let me do this and they let others do the same thing. They have restrictions on me but not upon others. We have to remember is this. I want to share with you a story of nomadic urban Bushido the Athan a very short story once. No Amman, even a Bashir, his

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mother said to her fault said to her husband, that I want you to give Norman evitable shear a president give him a present. And so he said, Okay, fine. The mother then said, I just don't want you to give the present to him. I want you to go in the company of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and make the promise I'm a witness that you're giving him a gift. When he came to the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and he told him the nature of his visit. The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, he asked that you're giving no man this gift? He says, Yes, he goes, Do you have any other children? He goes, yes, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam said, I do not want to be

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part of something that is considered as injustice in the eyes of Allah subhanho wa taala, meaning that no man's father was giving one of his sons a gift and not the other one a gift. This in itself, the Paulson he referred to this as injustice. So this is why it is very important that when it comes to our founding members, we should try to apply justice as much as we can. Something else that we find ourselves in situation is we may we may find ourselves as an employer, as a supervisor, there are people who are working underneath us working under our authority. We have to be fair with everyone. We have 50 employees working underneath us, we have to be fair, we have to be fair, as

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much as we can across the board. The next thing is sometimes we find ourselves even in a situation that where we have authority upon others and they are under they're completely under us. We have to take care of them. And when that kind of situation happens and when they are injustice

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says that do take place. It is very important that we have to stand up in the case of embodiment of Fatah. Last Story In sha Allah. He had assigned a governor in Egypt during his Khilafah by the name of Amr ibn Al ours for the Allah time. I'm even in the US or the Athan had a son by the name of Mohammed Ibrahim Ahmed, everyone asked all the time. And what happened was that this this man, Hamid was a very he was a great horse racer. And at that time in Egypt, one of the key hobbies was horse racing. So one day a man came, he was a Christian, he was a slave. He says, I want to race you. He told Muhammad, I want to race you. He says Carla says, you know, let's race to everyone's amusement.

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This Christian man had defeated Muhammad. Now Muhammad came and he was, you know, because he lost, he felt humiliated. And he says, a testimony, or you think you're gonna beat me? One or Ibnu acromion I am the son of noblemen.

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Many people who are believers, and the dean and they are right, they are guided, and you think you're gonna beat me, he took out his whip and he lashed him.

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This man, this Christian man, he went all the way to Medina, to Ahmed Baba, on

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top of your waterline, he welcomed this man. He heard his case, he gave him an accommodation in Medina. And he sent a messenger to Egypt and said, I want you to order I'm going to ask and his son to come right now, not that you send the message. And they get to decide when they want to come here, they have to come right now. Because injustice cannot be tolerated. They both came. Muhammad came the Prophet Hatanaka. And he told that man, that here's a stick hit him and lashing the way you the way he hit you. And when everyone got together, he first hesitated. But then he hit the hit, he hit Mohammed. And then he told the man, the Christian man, I want you to take the steak and put it

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on the head, put it on the head of I'm living in a house. And he says I've already hit him. That was a key thing. Justice has been served. But now you want me to do this. And Omar Ravi, Allah and he wanted to send a message to everyone. And not only that, but a message to I'm living in a house that you think and you find it fine, that there is someone there is someone underneath your authority who's taking your name, but because they are your son, they get to do injustice against other people. This is on your shoulders, this is on your shoulders. And then you said to him to arm live in the US since when? Since when have people since when has it happened, that people that you are

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enslaving people will follow what are the wallet debt from Omaha

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that they while they came free into this dunya and you are enslaving people while they were born free since when has this happened during your during your reign and doing your authority in Egypt. So he basically reprimanded him for what he did. And not only that, but then I'm gonna call Bertha on he sent this messenger with the three of them with Muhammad, his father and that Christian man back to Egypt. And not only that, but he was there supervising them, because while they're going back, Muhammad might be upset that you went all the way to Medina to, to to tell Ramana Macatawa about me, he may retaliate against him. So this is why He sent a message or to ensure that his

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rights are not violated. Most important thing that we learned is this brothers and sisters, we always will find ourselves in a situation where there are going to be people under our authority, whether we are parents, whether supervisors, bosses, whatever it is, but we always have to apply justice in our life. Why if we apply justice, then inshallah Allah will reward us tremendously in this dunya in the off camera, and if we do injustice of any sort of any type or any capacity, then Allah subhana wa Taala will hold us accountable in this dunya and akhira. Ask Allah subhana wa Tada give all of us ability to practice on what has been said and where it's been heard. Dr. Mala? Hey

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