The martyrdom of `Uthman

The words of the third rightly guided khalifah `Uthman radiya Llahu `anhu “I do not want blood to be shed for my sake,” will continue to echo through time; telling the tale of the oppressed khalifah who despite having the armies of Islam and great companions of Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam ready to answer his call, chose to honour the blood of those very people who refused to show him the same favour. Hereunder follows the heart-rendering tragedy of the martyrdom of `Uthman that threw the ummah into disarray and chaos, from which it has not yet recovered to the present day. The fictitious tales which the enemies of Islam have crafted to distort the image of this illustrious companion have also been dispelled and the true sequence of events brought to the fore; a priceless gift for the seekers of the truth.

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The martyrdom of `Uthman

The last day of the siege and the dream of `Uthman

The Sahabah offer to defend `Uthman and his rejection thereof

The reasons why `Uthman told the Sahabah radiya Llahu `anhum not to fight

 

The attitude of the Mothers of the Believers and some of the female Sahabiyat

Umm Habibah bint Abi Sufyan

Safiyyah bint Huyay

`A’ishah bint Abi Bakr

How the female Sahabiyat dealt with the situation

Asma’ bint Umays

Sa`bah bint al-Hadrami

 

How `Uthman was murdered

The senior Sahabah commented on the murder of `Uthman

Zubayr ibn al-`Awwam

Talhah ibn `Ubayd Allah

`Ali ibn Abi Talib

Sa`d ibn Abi Waqqas

The date of his martyrdom, his age when martyred, his funeral and burial

The date of his murder

His age when he was martyred

His funeral and burial

 

The innocence of Muhammad ibn Abi Bakr with regard to the murder of `Uthman

 

Attitude of the Sahabah towards the murder of `Uthman

 

Praise of Ahl al-Bayt for `Uthman and their innocence of shedding his blood

The attitude of `A’ishah the Mother of the Believers

`Ali ibn Abi Talib

`Abd Allah ibn `Abbas

Zayd ibn `Ali

`Ali ibn al-Husayn

 

The attitude of `Ammar ibn Yasir

The alleged beating of `Ammar ibn Yasir

Accusation against `Ammar of taking, part in the turmoil and stirring up trouble against `Uthman

`Ammar’s innocence of the murder of `Uthman

`Amr’s innocence of the murder of `Uthman

 

Comments of the Sahabah about the fitnah

Anas ibn Malik

Hudhayfah ibn al-Yaman

Umm Sulaym al-Ansariyyah

Abu Hurayrah

Abu Bakrah

Abu Musa al-Ash`ari

Samurah ibn Jundub

`Abd Allah ibn `Amr ibn al-`As

`Abd-Allah ibn Salam

Hasan ibn `Ali

Salamah ibn al-Akwa’

`Abd Allah ibn `Umar

 

The effect of `Uthman’s murder in creating further turmoil and division

Wronging and transgressing against others are causes of doom in this world and in the Hereafter

The Muslims’ sorrow at the murder of `Uthman