Islamic Jizya: Fact vs Fiction

The payment of the Jizya, on pain of death, by non-Muslims to their Muslim masters is a form of slavery. It is designed to degrade, despite ludicrous statements to the contrary from Western “liberals”. It is fundamental to Islam, and it is coming back

Muslim demands for non-Muslim “infidels” to pay jizya on pain of death are growing, even as the West fluctuates between having no clue what jizya is and thinking that jizya is an example of “tolerance” in Islam.

In the video where the Islamic State slaughters some 30 Christian Ethiopians in Libya last April, the spokesman repeatedly pointed out that payment of jizya (which the impoverished Ethiopian migrant workers could not render, nor the 21 Copts before them) is the only way for Christians around the world to safeguard their lives…

  • dance…dancetotheradio

    You can’t save your life by paying an arbitrary tax.
    You get out of there.

    • AlanUK

      Plenty of evidence in the NT to suggest a Christian should flee.

      (See Joseph and Mary with the baby Jesus and the advice later in Matthew to Christians of NT times who were persecuted in Judaea to flee to the mountains.)

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Prior to President Jefferson sending the Marines to the shores of Tripoli, a popular slogan among Americans was, “Millions for defense, not one cent for tribute (jizya).”