BOKO HARAM VS RELIGION OF ISLAM – What you need to know
1. The Boko Haram kidnapped girls and forced them to change their religion.
Islam says: “Let there be no compulsion in religion…..” (Qur’an 2:256)
2. The Boko Haram have forcefully married off girls.
Islam says: “…..Do not inherit women against their will…..” (Qur’an 4:19)
3. The Boko Haram are aggressive towards those who do not follow their beliefs.
Islam says: “IF IT HAD BEEN YOUR LORD’S WILL, all of the people on Earth would have believed [in one religion]….” (Quran 10:99)
4. The Boko Haram have murdered thousands of Muslims and Christians alike in cold blood.
Islam says: “….If any one slew a person – unless it be for murder or for spreading mischief in the land – it would be as if he slew the whole people: and if any one saved a life, it would be as if he saved the life of the whole people…” (Quran 5:32)
5. The Boko Haram use the cover of Islam to commit their mayhem and claim they are doing ALLAH’S work or JIHAD (HOLY WAR).
Islam says: “…… BUT DO NOT TRANSGRESS LIMITS; FOR GOD LOVES NOT TRANSGRESSORS.” (Qur’an 2:190)”
6. The Boko Haram believes once you are not with them you are an enemy to them.
Islam says: “O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other (not that ye may despise each other)……” (Quran 49:13)
7. The Boko Haram have unleashed tyranny and indecency in the land.
Islam says: “God commands justice and doing good and giving to relatives. And He forbids indecency and doing wrong and tyranny….” (Quran 16:90)
Finally, upon all their false claims its clear to see that Boko Haram do not represent Islam in any way because, they are acting against Islam.