Answering the Baseless Shi`i Allegations Against Sayyiduna `Uthman

The rancour which the Shia harbour for the noble Sahabah radiya Llahu `anhum needs no introduction and it is quite commonplace to find them levelling unfounded tenuous accusations against the esteemed companions and students of Rasulullah salla Llahu `alayhi wa sallam on account of their bigotry. This article answers the baseless allegations of the Shia against Sayyidina `Uthman radiya Llahu `anhu, and explains the true nature of events — in light of authentic narration — thus exposing the feeble conjecture of the Shia.

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Name, Family, Virtues, Status and Service to the Ummah


Objection of not participating in the Battle of Badr


Similitude between Sayyiduna `Uthman and Sayyiduna `Ali


Objection for fleeing from the Battle of Uhud



Objection for not Participating in the Pledge of Ridwan



Objection of Performing Four Raka`at in Mina



Objection of Adding the Second Adhan in Jumu`ah



Objection to Taking the Special Grazing Pasture in Madinah




Objection Regarding the Burning of the Masahif


Retraction of Ibn Mas`ud

Consensus of the Sahabah Upon the Mushaf `Uthmani



Objection Regarding the Alleged Ill-Treatment and Oppression Upon the Sahabah

Sayyiduna `Abd Allah ibn Mas`ud

Final Moments of Ibn Mas`ud


Sayyiduna Abu Dhar al-Ghifari

An incident

Another incident   Scrutiny and Criticism from the Scholars

The Final Moments of Sayyiduna Abu Dhar al-Ghifari


Sayyiduna `Ammar ibn Yasir



Objection Regarding Implementation of the Hudud



Objection of the Khilafah of `Uthman Being an Intermission


Verses of the Qur’an


A Few Incidents From the Era of Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan

A letter to the governors

Address to the Public

Another Letter to the Governors

A letter to the Officers of the Army

Point to Consider

Explanations of the Senior Scholars

Explanation of Salim Ibn `Abd Allah

Explanation of Imam al-Bukhari

Statement of Ibn al-`Arabi al-Maliki

Explanation of Sheikh `Abd al-Qadir al-Jilani

Final Word on This Discussion


Demise of Sayyiduna `Uthman ibn `Affan


Date of his martyrdom

Dispelling a doubt

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