Self-Defence In Islamic Law

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Dr. Mohammad Ahmad Abdelraziq Al-Jabali , Prof. Hasan Taisir Abdelrahim Shammout


This study sought to explore the issue of self-defense in Islamic law and to define the circumstances under which a person can defend himself, his honor, and his property. It also aims to define the sharia laws for warding off an assault. The importance of this research is stemmed from the topic it addresses which is the human beings whom Allah Almighty has honored, and the rulings of dealing with the cases of assault he encountered. The study concluded that it is obligatory to defend oneself, wealth, and honor against the aggressor, and it clarifies that the defender does not incur any damage or reimbursement as a result of self-defense.

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