Slavery in islam


1- The article discussed three issues: (a) slavery in Judeo-Christian tradition (b) pre Civil War slavery in the US (c) modern slavery.
2-Slavery is illegal in all Muslim countries. The article outlines the humane rules of Shariah for dealing with slaves when it existed. References are made to the primary sources of Islam: the Quran and the instructions of Prophet Muhammad. Also, some interesting historical observations are made.