Islam and Animal Rights

Maneka Gandhi in SouthAsia Magazine: Cruelty to animals is strongly condemned in the Qur’an and the Hadith of the Prophet and punishments are provided for it. Most of the Sahih Hadith collections have Abdullah Ibn Umar’s report, no rx “The Prophet cursed the one who treated animals harshly.”  Al-‘Asqalani specified that “The cursing indicates that […]