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The Genocide of Banu Qurayza

The Genocide of Banu Qurayza


Date Published: 
Tuesday, 4 October, 2016

Hijra year 5 (627 AD), on the orders of Prophet Muhammad, almost nine hundred Jews of a Medinan tribe named Banu Qurayza were massacred by Muslims. The killing began early in the day, ending in torchlight. Those who escaped death were taken captive and sold at slavemarkets.

Further details can be found in this work by MA Khan