Islam Promotes Terrorism, A Misconception!

This is one of the biggest accusations made by anti-Islamists and Terrorist groups that Islam promotes terrorism, both for their own vested interests.

Let alone promoting terrorism or killing the innocent one, Islam does not even allow Muslims to destroy plants and animals unnecessarily.

Misconception: Islam Promotes Terrorism.
Those people, who only introduced to Islam through media are maligned with this misconception.

In strong words, let me say that:
The above statement can be backed by the following Verses from the Holy Quran.

1. This is the verse of Quran from chapter- Al Maidah. You will not find strong statement against terrorism like this in any other religion's scriptures.
Whoever kills a person [unjustly]…it is as though he has killed all mankind. And whoever saves a life, it is as though he had saved all mankind.” (Qur’an, 5:32)
Islam does not promote terrorism
Islam does not promote terrorism.
2. In the Quran, God has said:
God does not forbid you from showing kindness and dealing justly with those who have not fought you about religion and have not driven you out of your homes. God loves just dealers." (Quran, 60:8)
Islam does not permit terrorism
Misconception: Islam promotes terrorism.
3. No, Islam doesn't allow forced conversion, unlike others. 
Let there be no compulsion in religion.  Truth has been made clear from error.  Whoever rejects false worship and believes in God has grasped the most trustworthy handhold that never breaks.  And God hears and knows all things.” (Quran 2:256)
Islam does not promote terrorism
Myth & Accusation: Islam promotes terrorism.

The above three verses from the Holy Quran is enough for busting the myth that Islam promotes Terrorism.
There are many similar verses in the Quran which shows that Islam and Terrorism are the two different tracks. 

Attention: Anti-Islamists nowadays use a trimmed version of some of the verses of The Quran to justify their accusation (i.e. Islam promotes terrorism). There are certain verses of the Quran which is to be understood in the context of other verses coming before or after it. This what they (Anti-Islamists & Terrorists) do, by dangerously carving out only those certain verses to spread their malicious agenda against Islam and Muslims.

Now, see the favourite verse of Anti-Islamists and Terrorists who seek to misguide both Muslims and non-Muslims.
And kill them wherever you find them (who?), and expel them from where they expelled you, as persecuting people to sway them from God’s Religion is worse than killing. But do not fight them at the Sacred Mosque, unless they fight you there. But if they do fight you, then slay them; This is the recompense of the disbelievers.” Quran 2:191
They sometimes dangerously trimmed it to:
And kill them wherever you find them…” Quran 2:191

An intellectually honest person will have the obvious reason to ask, " Who to kill?"
To answer this question and to understand the above verse, you have to go through the verses before and after it (i.e. 2:190 and 2:192):
And fight in the way of Allah those who fight with you, and do not exceed the limits, surely Allah does not love those who exceed the limits.“ Quran 2:190

And you are wise enough to understand from the above verses that the word "fight" means "self-defence" here.

The verses after 2:191 is:
But if they cease, Allah is Oft-forgiving, Most Merciful.” Quran 2:192
The above following verses from the Quran were revealed at the time when Muslims were expelled from their home because of their belief. They faced more than 10 years of persecution and had to flee to a safe place.
The Survey: Islam Promotes Terrorism
The Survey: Islam Promotes Terrorism

The above verses were referring to the Arab pagans of Makkah during that time who were oppressive to the Muslims and planned to attack them.

Hence, the above verses can only be applicable to those circumstances.
This shows that Quran can be dangerously misunderstood when not understand it through proper contexts.
Islamophobes and Terrorism

Lastly, Anti-Islamists uses the word " Jihad" as a synonym to "Terrorism" to prove their fallacious remark that Islam promotes terrorism. To know what Jihad is and how it is antonym process of Terrorism, go to the following article which is discussed in another page(Click here: Islam, Jihad and Terrorism).

Above facts clearly, demonstrate that nothing in the Quran promotes terrorism while Islamophobes' obsession goes on ignoring these facts.
Islam, Islamophobes and Terrorists
Anti-Islamists: Islam Promotes Terrorism

Request: Don't judge Islam based on the news headlines rather learn it from the Holy Quran and authentic Hadiths whatever may be your intention.

Strongly repeating the statement that Islam does not promote terrorism.
Islam is against Terrorism
Without any logical facts even if you are not ready to reject the biggest lie that Islam promotes terrorism, then you are getting aligned yourself with Anti-Islamists and Terrorist groups.

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