Tag: Zakat

Human rights 2

In an earlier article on the same topic, we discussed the meaning of human rights in the Islamic context as opposed to the modern day thinking on the subject. Human rights refer to the rights of humans given directly from


Zakat Fact and Myths

Zakat is the third the pillar of Islam. It literally means to increase. Technically Zakat is intended to purify one’s possession of wealth by distributing a prescribed amount which has to be given to the poor as a fundamental act


Zakat is one of the five pillars of Islam. It is an amount a Muslim has to give away from his wealth preferably at the end of each Islamic financial year. The Islamic financial year starts at the end of