Uprooting the Forces of Evil: Islam’s War on Terror
An important compilation of questions and answers on terrorism, terrorist and the correct Islamic stance. Questions on the bombings around the world, the influence of foreign policy, the misrepresentation of the Qurʾān (on the part of terrorist ideology), suicide, supposed martyrdom, cooperation with authorities (against terrorists), and the correct view on the likes of ibn Laden.
If a Muslim is aware that someone, maybe another Muslim, is planning to commit an act of terrorism, can he inform the police? It is mandatory upon them to inform the necessary authorities, because these people are plotting to transgress, oppress and murder. Prophet Muḥammad (ﷺ) said: “Aid your brother whether he is the oppressed or the oppressor.” The Prophet (ﷺ) was asked: “How is the oppressor to be aided?” He responded: “By preventing him from oppression.