K-pop guide to Muslims: Animal Rights in Islam


That’s Jun Ji Hyun and actress Jung Ryu Won dressed in green Rudolph the Reindeer costumes. Speaking of animals, people usually associate animal rights with hippies but there are many people of faith (hippies and non-hippies) out there who are concerned about animal rights and draw inspiration from their faith. Many Muslims like UMM lol Cats (see I told you not all of us are hippies) are also included in this category. Here are some references to support our position in Islam. Thus the beloved prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) stated “If someone kills a sparrow for sport, the sparrow will cry out on the Day of Judgment, “O Lord! That person killed me in vain! He did not kill me for any useful purpose.” (Nisai). The Prophet (peace be upon him) said, “Whoever kills a sparrow or anything bigger than that without a just cause, Allah will hold him accountable on the Day of Judgment.” The listeners asked, “O Messenger of Allah, what is a just cause?” He replied, “That he will kill it to eat, not simply to chop off its head and then throw it away.”
(Nisai, Hakim).


6 Responses to “K-pop guide to Muslims: Animal Rights in Islam”

  1. 1 kimiam February 5, 2008 at 11:42 pm

    I think this is in line with most major world religions.

  2. 2 Amina Ae Sook February 6, 2008 at 12:19 am

    I wish people of all these religions also practiced what they preached. 😦

  3. 3 Lofter February 6, 2008 at 1:05 am

    I’ll second that.

  4. 5 Amina February 6, 2008 at 12:56 pm

    good post…btw i luv cats 🙂

  5. 6 Amina Ae Sook February 6, 2008 at 5:56 pm

    Amina, welcome to the blog. Great name by the way. 😀

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