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Islamic State offers female slaves as top prizes for Qur’an competition
Jun 21, 2015 3:10 pm By Robert Spencer
They’d almost have you thinking that all this had something to do with Islam. They’d almost have you thinking that they’re aware that the seizure of Infidel girls and their use as sex slaves is sanctioned in the Qur’an.
According to Islamic law, Muslim men can take “captives of the right hand” (Qur’an 4:3, 4:24, 33:50). The Qur’an says: “O Prophet! Lo! We have made lawful unto thee thy wives unto whom thou hast paid their dowries, and those whom thy right hand possesseth of those whom Allah hath given thee as spoils of war” (33:50). 4:3 and 4:24 extend this privilege to Muslim men in general. The Qur’an says that a man may have sex with his wives and with these slave girls: “The believers must (eventually) win through, those who humble themselves in their prayers; who avoid vain talk; who are active in deeds of charity; who abstain from sex, except with those joined to them in the marriage bond, or (the captives) whom their right hands possess, for (in their case) they are free from blame.” (Qur’an 23:1-6)
“ISIS Offers Female Slaves As Top Prizes For Koran Competition,” MEMRI, June 19, 2015 (thanks to Marc):
According to an image that was circulated on Twitter today, the Islamic State (ISIS) is supposedly offering female slaves as top prizes in an upcoming Koran memorization competition in Syria.
The statement, whose authenticity couldn’t be verified, was issued by the Da’wa and Mosques Department in Al-Baraka (Al-Hasaka) province in Syria.
It begins with congratulations to ISIS soldiers and departments in the province upon the beginning of the month of Ramadan. It then announces the upcoming Koran memorization competition, at which it says participants will be tested and given prizes accordingly.
The statement lists the prizes planned for the top ten competitors, with the top three to each be awarded a female slave: “Winner of the first place [will be granted] (sabiyya) [a female slave who was captured at war],” it wrote….