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A post shared on Social media claims that Harvard University Ranks Quran As the best look for justice.

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Multiple Fake news claims-: A post shared on Social media claims that Harvard University Ranks Quran As the best look for justice.

The American University of Harvard ranks the Holy Qur’an as the best book of justice after lengthy scientific studies have examined extensively the rules of justice contained in the Holy Quran, confirming that the Holy Qur’an is a book full of rules of human justice,

February 9, 2020

While the world recognizes the Quran as the best book for Justice. Our Parliamentarians are unable to implement laws as per Quranic teachings in the Country. I beg @ImranKhanPTI

Harvard University quotes the Quran, with its divine words, which is the final revelation as believed by us, the Muslims. Allah has selected it as His last and final book. Without any doubt, it came from the Creator of this Universe and guides us on the right path of living.

Rules and Justice are highly prioritized in Islam and the Holy Book which is full of essential laws for humans. Islam doesn’t have any space for injustice.

Facts Check Verdict: Fake / False

News Verification: A post shared by many users on Social media and shared over by 1000 of people claims that the Quran has been declared book by Harvard University and termed as the best book of Justice.

The fake news was first published on theislamicinformation on January 13, 2020, soon after that, it has been widely shared on other social media platforms as well.

The news has been shared in various Muslim religious websites like siasat.

What does Harvard University book of justice represent: The words on these walls affirm the power and irrepressibility of the idea of justice. They give testimony to the endurance of humanity’s yearning for fairness and dignity through law.

This exhibit is a collaboration between students, faculty, and staff at Harvard Law School.  It reflects the hope that the aspirations and ideas expressed here will continue to inspire all who struggle for laws that are just.

Martha Minow
Dean and Jeremiah Smith, Jr. Professor 

In the entrance wall there is engraving, taken from the holy Quran.

Qur’an (622 CE)

“O ye who believe!

Stand out firmly for justice, as witnesses

To Allah, even as against photo of Group Veiled Women with a Baby, Artist Unknown, late 19th century. Brooklyn MuseumYourselves, or your parents,

Or your kin, and whether

It is (against) rich or poor:

For Allah can best protect both.”  

According to Islamic tradition, this surah (chapter), was revealed in Medina after the Prophet’s hijra (migration) from Mecca in 622 CE. As the name of this surah implies, An-Nisa’ mainly deals with the obligations and responsibilities of women in Islamic society, but it also touches on inheritance and family law along with slavery and temporary marriage. In this verse, the Qur’an is addressing the importance of truthfulness in testimony

 

Words of Justice

The words on these walls affirm the power and irrepressibility of the idea of justice. They give testimony to the endurance of humanity's yearning for fairness and dignity through law. This exhibit is a collaboration between students, faculty and staff at Harvard Law School.





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