Tag: Murder

Chapel Hill killer jailed for life for 2015 murder of Muslim students

Craig Hicks in court in 2015Craig Hicks fatally shot newlyweds Deah Barakat, 23, and Yusor Mohammad, 21, and Yusor’s 19-year-old sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha in Chapel Hill.
He pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree murder and was given three life sentences.
Hicks was not charged with hate crimes, despite the victims’ families insisting they were targeted for their religion….more: BBC

Murder map: Deadliest U.S. cities

Image result for Murder map: Deadliest U.S. citiesIn America’s urban centers, 3,081 people were murdered in the first half of 2017, according to the Major Cities Chiefs Association Violent Crimes Survey. That’s up from 2,994 people for the same period in 2016.

Here are murder rates in 61 cities and major urban centers across the U.S. for the first half of 2017. The rates are calculated per 100,000 residents, based on the most recent population data for each city. …more: CBS

US|Murder Rates Rose in a Quarter of the Nation’s 100 Largest Cities

Murder rates rose significantly in 25 of the nation’s 100 largest cities last year, according to an analysis
by The New York Times of new data compiled from individual police Image result for Murder Rates Rose in a Quarter of the Nation’s 100 Largest Citiesdepartments. The findings confirm a trend that was tracked recently in a study published by the National Institute of Justice. “The homicide increase in the nation’s large cities  ….MORE: .nytimes.com

WHO WAS “HARON MONIS” WHO SEIZED DOZENS OF HOSTAGES IN SYDNEY CAFE?

 

WHO WAS “HARON MONIS” WHO SEIZED DOZENS OF HOSTAGES  IN SYDNEY CAFE?  MORE: Three dead as Sydney siege ends – Asia-Pacific – Al Jazeera English5_032 (1)

Note:  Allah says (which means):  ” whoever kills an innocent soul, it is as if he had slain mankind entirely. And whoever saves one – it is as if he had saved mankind entirely. And our messengers had certainly come to them with clear proofs. Then indeed many of them, [even] after that, throughout the land, were transgressors.” 
Surat Al-Mā’idah (The Table Spread)سورة المائدة : 23)

more : http://quran.com/5
 

Saving A Life

What does Islam say about killing an innocent person? Hikmet ISIK God Almighty declares that killing an innocent person unjustly is like killing all of mankind and saving a person’s life is like saving all of mankind. Could you please…