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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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Jizyah is a goodwill symbol of the coexistence between non-Muslims and Muslims, and an incentive to Islam, to protect them; moreover it is one of the fiscal revenue of the state.
An analysis of the treaty, signed between the Christians of Najran and the prophet PBUH, reveals that such decision was due to the consideration of maqasid al-shari'ah, as it would enhance the maslahah (interest) of all Muslims through the collection of jizyah payment.
Later on he also re-imposed jizyah on non-Muslims which alienated many Hindus.
Killing is to continue until the unbelievers pay jizyah [the subjugation tax] after they are humbled or overpowered," he wrote.
CAIRO: The historical practice of obliging Christians living in a Muslim country to pay the jizyah, a per capita tax levied on a section of an Islamic state's non-Muslim citizens, isn't applicable today, a recent study found out.
The zimmi are freed from military obligation and zakat but have to pay jizyah (tax) to guarantee their loyalty toward the country and the Islamic government protecting their security.
Islam) among the people of the Scripture (Jews and Christians), until they pay the Jizyah with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.
The Journal has, for instance, published articles on various aspects of laws of inheritance, on ribab, jizyah, ijmac, land ownership, legal injunctions, the institution of waqf, and on Muslim family laws in various countries.
He has pounds 15,000 on Jizyah at 1-10 (Tom Jones) in the maiden sprint and pounds 18,000 on 1-6 chance Carbon Steel (Barry Hills) in the seven-furlong maiden.
In terms of last resort, jihad may be waged only if the enemy has first been offered the triple alternative: accept Islam, pay the jizyah (the poll tax required for non-Muslim "People of the Book" living under Muslim control), or fight.
Some other Fuqaha, in connection with determining different lump-sum amounts of Jizyah to be assessed for the prosperous, the middle-class, and the poor Zimmies, have considered those as prosperous persons who owned wealth equivalent to ten thousand dirhams or more, those owning wealth equivalent to two hundred dirhams but less than ten thousand dirhams, as middle-class persons, and those owning less than two hundred dirhams, i.
It contains the following passage: 'Here, killing is to continue until the unbelievers pay Jizyah after they are humbled or overpowered.