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Eight men of the tribe of ‘UKL became Muslims and emigrated to Medina. The climate of Medina did not suit them. Muhammad allowed them "to go to the camels of sadaqa and drink their milk and urine" (urine was considered curative). Away from the control of the Prophet, they killed the shepherds, took the camels and turned away from Islam. The Prophet sent twenty ansars after them with an expert tracker who could follow their footprints. The apostates were brought back. "He [the Holy Prophet] got their hands cut off, and their feet, and put out their eyes, and threw them on the stony ground until they died" (4130). Another hadis adds that while on the stony ground "they were asking for water, but they were not given water"
John Pilger "They who put out the people's eyes..."
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"They who put out the people's eyes...". ...
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... life too, should be taken, which eventually leads him to tear his eyes out. The way
he experiences Divine punishment is how he feels he will be punished if he ...
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