Apostasy in Islam
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Apostasy in Islam means rejecting Islam.
- Lo! those who disbelieve after their (profession of) belief, and afterward grow violent in disbelief: their repentance will not be accepted. And such are those who are astray.
- The laws of Islam, to which anyone who joins it agrees, forbid someone born a Muslim, or someone who [begins] to believe in Islam [at some point in his life] of his own free will, to rebel against Islam and to move to any other religion...
- Sharia court ruling in Egypt, "Egyptian Court in Controversial Ruling: Christians Who Convert to Islam Cannot Convert Back", MEMRI, August 8, 2007.
- AbuMusa said: Mu'adh came to me when I was in the Yemen. A man who was Jew embraced Islam and then retreated from Islam. When Mu'adh came, he said: I will not come down from my mount until he is killed. He was then killed. One of them said: He was asked to repent before that.