in Islam is another misunderstood concept.
: a poll tax imposed on non-Muslims (who are defeated in jihad forcibly or entered under the authority of the Islamic state as a result of treaties) .
Non-Muslims subjects paid the jizyah
(tax) and in return Muslim rulers did not interfere with their religious and secular customs provided they were not in contrast with the monotheistic faith of Islam.
Then, both parties struck a deal according to which the Christians were required to pay jizyah
(a form of tax).
The dhimmi were allowed to exist and practice their own religion on payment of a jizyah
, which originally meant tribute but became much higher than the normal zakat that the Muslim had to pay.
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.Aa
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.
In addition, a non-Muslim territory could avert jihad by paying an annual tribute or poll tax (jizyah
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.