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Killed 232
Injured 138
Suicide Blasts 3
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Killed 801
Injured 712
Suicide Blasts 11
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Myths of Islam

 Islam is a Democracy


The Myth:

Islam is compatible with democratic principles.  The religion itself is a democracy.

The Truth:

A democracy is a system in which all people are  equal before the law, regardless of race, religion or gender.  The vote of every individual counts as much as the vote of any other.  The collective will of the people then determines the rules of society.

Under Islamic law, only Muslim males are entitled to full rights.  The standing of women is often half that of men - sometimes even less.  Non-Muslims have no equal standing with Muslims.  In fact, a Muslim cannot be put to death for killing an unbeliever.

The Islamic state is guided by Islamic law, derived from the Quran and Sunnah.  A body of clerics interprets the law and applies it to all circumstances social, cultural and political.  The people are never to be placed above the Quran and Sunnah any more than man should be above Allah.

It is somewhat debatable as to whether there are any states in the Muslim world that qualify as actual democracies.  There is no denying, however, that the tiny handful which are often held up as democratic nations are ones in which deep tension exists between the government and religious leaders, as the latter often complain that democracy is an idolatrous system imposed on them.

Islam is not a facilitater of democracy.

Further Reading

Democracy and Islam
Loyalty to a Non-Muslim Government

Myths of Islam Index

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