IS militant kills own mother for apostasy

An Islamic State militant killed his own mother in front of a post office where she worked  in the northern Syrian city of Raqqa this week, Syrian activists said on Friday, with one monitoring organisation adding that the episode began when she tried to persuade him to leave the extremist group.

The fighter, Ali Saqr, 21 [some say 20], killed his mother in front of several hundred people for what the Islamic State called apostasy, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, two groups that monitor the conflict through contacts in Syria.

The act was the latest in a chain of brutal and bizarre killings that the Islamic State uses, and often widely publicizes, in efforts to tamp down dissent and to attract recruits.

It would not be the first time that a member of the Islamic State has killed a parent on the group’s orders. Last year, a Lebanese father traveled to Raqqa to try to bring back his son, an Islamic State fighter, and three other children whom the son had persuaded to go there. The son reported the father, who was detained and killed, according to interviews with family members.

The events in Raqqa followed a similar trajectory, according to the Syrian Observatory. It said that the mother, whom it identified as Lena al-Qasem, had urged her son to leave the group and flee Raqqa, its de facto capital, and that he reported her comments to the Islamic State.

Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently said on Friday that her request was not the reason she was killed. But both monitoring groups say the Islamic State had declared the mother guilty of apostasy and had ordered her death.

We were curious about what the Quran has to say about honoring one’s parents and found the following:

A Muslim child should respect and appreciate his or her parents on a daily basis. Allah mentions that human beings must recognise their parents and that this is second only to the recognition of Allah Himself. Throughout the Quran, we notice that parents are mentioned with appreciation and respect, even if they are senile. In the Quran, there is a very beautiful description of how parents are to be treated; Allah Says (what means): And your Lord has decreed that you not worship except Him, and to parents, good treatment. Whether one or both of them reach old age [while] with you, say not to them [so much as] ‘uff’ [i.e., an expression of irritation or disapproval] and do not repel them but speak to them a noble word. And lower to them the wing of humility out of mercy and say: ‘My Lord! Have mercy upon them as they brought me up [when I was] small.[Quran 17:23-24]

The recognition and respect of parents is mentioned in the Quran eleven times; in every instance, Allah reminds children to recognise and to appreciate the love and care that they have received from their parents. One such example is when Allah says what means: And We have enjoined upon man goodness to parents…” [Quran 29:8 & 46:15]

Although Islam recognises both parents, mothers are given particular gratitude and respect. This can be appreciated if we reflect upon the hardships and suffering that mothers experience in their lives. In this regard, there is a Hadeeth of the Prophet sallallaahu alayhi wa sallam  may Allah exalt his mention) : It was narrated by Abu Hurayrah may Allah be pleased with him that a man came to the Prophet sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allah exalt his mention ) and asked him: ‘Who is most deserving of my close companionship?’ He sallallaahu `alayhi wa sallam ( may Allah exalt his mention ) replied: “Your mother; your mother; your mother; then your father; then the next closest to you in kinship; then the one next closest.”

Islam has endorsed respect for parents by their children, even if the parents are non-Muslims. If parents strive to convert their children to non-Islamic beliefs, the children should not obey them, but must still maintain goodness towards them. In this regard, Allah says what means: And We have enjoined upon man [care] for his parents. His mother carried him, [increasing her] in weakness upon weakness, and his weaning is two years.  Be grateful to Me and your parents; to Me is the [final] destination. But if they endeavour to make you associate with Me that of which you have no knowledge, do not obey them but accompany them in [this] world with appropriate kindness and follow the way of those who turn back to Me [in repentance]. Then to Me will be your return, and I will inform you about what you used to do.” [Quran 31:14-15]

343 Responses to “IS militant kills own mother for apostasy”

  • You made some decent points there. I looked on the internet to find out more about the issue and found most individuals will go along with your views
    on this site.

    My page :: acne cure (Gennie)

  • Adam Clarke is a Google-certified Search Engine Optimization and also web marketing professional that has
    attained hundreds of leading positions over the past 10-years.

    Also visit my site; Halley

  • Look at my web blog; diamonds stores online (Chana)

  • below youll uncover the link to some internet sites that we feel you need to visit

  • When someone writes an post he/she maintains the image of a user in his/her mind that how a user
    can understand it. Thus that’s why this post is amazing. Thanks!

    Look at my web-site: ราคาพิเศษ

  • You’re in reality a great webmaster. The website loading pace is incredible.
    It seems that you’re doing any special
    trick. Also, the contents are a work of art. you’ve
    done a wonderful task on this subject!

    my website … male extra pills

  • You made some good points there. I checked on the net to learn more about the issue and found most
    people will go along with your views on this web site.

    Here is my weblog … garcinia cambogia free trial 4.95 (Kristal)

  • The display is so good that no matter what you are doing everything looks razor sharp.
    offers AMOLED or even SLCD capacitive touchscreen that provides
    sixteen zillion colours. Sony CEO Bert Nordberg said: “It’s the first time to participate in industry conferences as Sony Mobile, which is a new chapter in our company.

  • Wow! Finally I got a website from where I know how
    to really get helpful information regarding my study and
    knowledge.

  • People tend to get offended and drift away if they have been lied to or if facts have been hidden from them.

    You are going to expect your guests to eat it, you’re going to want
    to know exactly what everyone will be getting. And granting that these customers are the ones
    that keep your company alive, is it not proper that you give special care of them.

  • What’s up to every body, it’s my first pay a visit of this website; this weblog contains awesome and in fact
    excellent stuff designed for readers.

    Feel free to surf to my website – buy garcinia cambogia free trial

  • This piece of wrting is actualloy a fastidious one it assksts new internet viewers,
    who are wishing in favor off blogging.

    My web blog; Click Here

  • Hi, There’s no doubt that your website might be having browser compatibility problems.

    When I take a look at your site in Safari, it looks fine
    but when opening in IE, it has some overlapping issues.
    I simply wanted to give you a quick heads up! Other than that, wonderful site!

    Feel free to visit my blog post: remove acne scars

  • Way cool! Some extremely valid points! I appreciate you penning this article plus the rest
    of the site is really good.

    My webpage: slender garcinia cambogia and natural cleanse free trial;
    Alberto,

  • Hi there everyone, it’s my first pay a quick visit at this site, and piece of writing
    is genuinely fruitful designed for me, keep up posting these types of articles.

  • Remarkable! Its genuinely remarkable paragraph, I have
    got much clear idea on the topic of from this piece of writing.

  • Don:

    Howdy mate, This was an outstanding post for such a difficult topic to discuss.
    I look ahead to seeing a lot more fantastic posts like
    this one. Thank you.

    Take a look at my web-site :: male extra review (Don)

  • For most up-to-date information you have to go to see internet and on internet I found this web site as
    a finest web site for most up-to-date updates.

  • Howdy, i read your blog occasionally and i own a similar one and i was just wondering if you get a lot of spam comments?
    If so how do you protect against it, any plugin or anything
    you can recommend? I get so much lately it’s driving me insane so any help is very
    much appreciated.

  • Hi my family member! I want to say that this article is awesome, nice written and include approximately all important infos.
    I would like to look more posts like this .

  • Hi, i think that i saw you visited my web site
    so i came to “return the favor”.I am trying to find things to enhance
    my web site!I suppose its ok to use a few of your ideas!!

  • Ⅴery energetic post, I enjoyed tҺat ƅіt.
    Ԝill there be а ⲣart 2?

  • It’s the true story of Frances, the sleeping with other
    people watch online Oscar-winning Spirited Away.
    The bantering between Clooney and his dawning consciousness.

  • Good post, I think website owners should learn so much from this web blog its user-friendly as
    well as posts are great.

    Also visit my blog post; male extra reviews

  • Hmm is anyone else encountering problems with the pictures on this blog loading?
    I’m trying to find out if its a problem on my end or if it’s the blog.
    Any feedback would be greatly appreciated.

  • I don’t even know how I ended up here, but I thought
    this post was good. I do not know who you are but certainly you’re going to a famous blogger if you aren’t already 😉 Cheers!

    Here is my web-site: acne skin treatment – Michal

  • Where the herpes simplex virus treatment is worried,
    you might not concur in which hsv simplex virus remedy can be done by means of organic hsv simplex
    virus treatment 2016. Although in case you have already
    been making use of drugs for instance Acyclovir, Valtrex, Famcyclovir and Zovirax then you’re not receive remedied through these kind of medines.

    Hundreds of remedies are simply just supress the actual signs
    and symptoms of herpes virus however, not heal forever.
    Should you really need to cure hsv simplex
    virus subsequently you’ll want to take the pound regarding
    nature’s electric power. You need to switch remedies connected treatment method to be able to healthy herpes virus treat 2016.

    Baking soda enable you to run dry watery lesion along
    with frosty sore. This kind of will assist you to slow up the itching as
    well as ache in the outbreaks associated with hsv simplex virus
    illness. You may also make use of Extra virgin olive
    oil to be able to cure hsv simplex virus an infection.
    Echinacea has anti-viral which allows you stop further outbreaks involving herpes and also aids you to quicken this treatment procedure for herpes simplex virus.
    Propolis consists of anti-viral attributes that aids you to
    raise in the healing technique of lesion as well as cold uncomfortable.

    Echinacea is really a strong seed which includes to anti-viral for you to eliminate the virus for great.
    Now I am about to inform you the actual costly plan regarding that’s going to
    expose your herpes simplex virus treat 2016 software.

  • Also visit my blog … best diamond stores (Violette)

  • This is a really good tip particularly to those new to the blogosphere.
    Short but very precise info… Thank you for sharing this one.

    A must read article!

  • Thank you for the good writeup. It if truth be
    told used to be a leisure account it. Glance complex to far delivered agreeable from you!
    By the way, how could we keep in touch?

  • Fantastic post however I was wanting to know if you could write a litte more on this topic?
    I’d be very grateful if you could elaborate a little bit more.
    Thank you!

    Also visit my web page :: treatment of acne

  • Rich:

    This page definitely has all of the information and facts I wanted concerning this subject and didn’t know
    who to ask.

    Also visit my web blog: acne soap; Rich,

  • Ivan:

    My family all the time say that I am wasting
    my time here at web, however I know I am getting knowledge every day by reading thes good posts.

    My page natural acne treatments – Ivan,

  • This is very interesting, You are a very skilled blogger.
    I’ve joined your rss feed and look forward to seeking more of your great post.
    Also, I’ve shared your web site in my social networks!

  • Please let me know if you’re looking for a article writer for your weblog.
    You have some really good posts and I believe I would be a good
    asset. If you ever want to take some of the load off,
    I’d really like to write some material for your blog in exchange for a link back to mine.
    Please send me an e-mail if interested. Many thanks!

    Feel free to surf to my weblog แนะนำ

  • Amos:

    Greetings! Very useful advice within this post! It’s the little changes that will make the biggest changes.
    Many thanks for sharing!

    Take a look at my page: remove acne scars; Amos,

  • I love this bridesmaid survival games pc package that
    I discovered at Casa Camacho It has things like tic tacs, aspirins as well as various other points
    like that- just little last minute products that could be tucked right into
    a bag or bag to assist them be gotten ready for the upcoming wedding
    celebration.

  • I’m extremely pleased to discover this great site. I wanted to thank you for ones time
    for this fantastic read!! I definitely appreciated every part
    of it and i also have you book-marked to check out new things in your website.

    My homepage – acne rosacea treatment (Magda)

  • dsf:

    I read this paragraph fully concerning the resemblance of latest and preceding technologies,
    it’s remarkable article.

  • Does your blog have a contact page? I’m having problems locating it but, I’d like to
    shoot you an email. I’ve got some recommendations for your
    blog you might be interested in hearing. Either way, great website and
    I look forward to seeing it grow over time.

    Feel free to surf to my weblog :: acne skin care tips (Vania)

  • I relish, cause I found exactly what I was having a look for.
    You’ve ended my four day long hunt! God Bless you man. Have a great day.
    Bye

    My web page severe acne treatment – Sophie,

  • Magnificent items from you, man. I’ve have in mind your
    stuff prior to and you are just extremely fantastic.
    I actually like what you’ve acquired here, certainly like what you’re saying and the
    way in which wherein you assert it. You make it enjoyable and you
    still care for to keep it sensible. I cant
    wait to read much more from you. That is actually a tremendous website.

About Us
App Icon GlobalMediaPost 4 Global Media Post is an aggregate website dedicated to independent international news, local arts, and much more. Since 2008, we have continually strived to become the best provider of intelligent news and opinion articles in the Southern Hemisphere for the edification of our readers everywhere… All selected by our former News Ltd editor and sprinkled with liberal Australian arts allowing our more than 30000 savvy readers (and growing) to enjoy a daily serve of 'World News at a Glance'!
Donate to Global Media Post
Global Media Post does not charge subscription fees, so please donate and support us in our ongoing endeavours. We have a social justice category and firmly support fair play and global inclusion. We engage young people in journalism by accepting local arts reviews and offer on-going mentoring. We also elicit Australian communities in cultural and culinary engagement wherever possible.
Advertisements


Techol Logo
Professional English Editing Service
Contact techolediting@gmail.com for a reasonable quote.