Jizya


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Jizya

A tax historically imposed on non-Muslims living in under Islamic law. The jizya was levied on a per capita basis and formed a major source of state revenue in some Muslim societies. In exchange for paying the jizya, non-Muslims were not required to pay zakat.
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The long take on IS fighters also reframes and reinforces already introduced visual symbols of IS men riding horses in the desert, the weaving black flag, and the sharia principles, such as the return of the head (beheading), the zakah, the jizya, and the return to gold as the main currency.
Sin el afan de presentar un listado exhaustivo de estos casos, resulta pertinente notar el cobro de la jizya a los dimmi (cristianos, judios y otros no islamicos) en territorios musulmanes, los impuestos que pagaban los judios en la Europa del bajo medievo y temprana modernidad, las formas tributarias adoptadas por los poderes metropolitanos durante el siglo XX en Africa colonizada.
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49) In the aftermath, the Islamic State kidnapped dozens of Christians who had been living in the city, releasing them about a month later after they had signed the ahl al-dhimmah (protected people) pact and paid the jizya (a tax on non-Muslims).
23) The degree to which the Islam of the conquest period was viewed as "an Arab society" is perhaps indicated by the account of the Banu Taghlib in the region of Diyar RabFa to the northeast--the tribe remained Christian, but instead of paying jizya it paid double the normal Muslim sadaqa.
Quran, 9:4) Historical records indicate that the Prophet Muhammad did not impose the jizya tax upon the Jews; instead, he asked them to observe their obligations under the treaty they made with the Muslims.
Christians within areas held by ISIS are forced to either convert to Islam or pay the jizya, a religious tax on non-Muslims.
The jizya tax paid by non-Muslims living in Islamic states-Hindus, Zoroastrians, and Christians among them--was another temporal burden.
Islamic State jihadists attacked a checkpoint 15 kilometres (nine miles) west of Sirte, killing five members of Brigade 166 belonging to the Libya Dawn group and tasked with protecting the city," brigade spokesman Khaled Abou Jizya said.
It has demanded that Christians living in its territories pay the jizya, a tax on religious minorities dating to early Islamic rule.
Defenders of this view believe that a non-Muslim state has only three options: to accept Islam, to accept Islamic supremacy and pay the Islamic state the jizya, or to be ready to accept death.
Accordingly, Christians, also considered People of the Book, were free to stay in their religion, after giving the jizya and kharaj taxes but were exempt from the zakat that Muslims paid.