Islam and Freedom of Expressions

اسلام اور اظهار آزادي رائے,

  • Muhammad Idrees Lodhi Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan
  • Qudsia Khakwani
Keywords: Key Words: Freedom of expression, Seeratunabi, consultation, restrictions, public opinion.


Freedom of expression has been placed with great importance in Seeratunabi. This paper describes scope and parameters of freedom of expression in light of Seeratunabi. It has been discussed as blessing of Allah in the Holy Book. Prophet Muhammad SAW used to consult His companions on those issues if wahi was not communicated from Allah. In result of consultation and discussions, The Prophet used to change His opinion and decisions accordingly. This research paper throws light on the several incidents, events, and episodes of Makki and Madni life of Prophet Muhammad SAW. Such freedom of expression had been practiced according to the principles of justice and equity. Restrictions and gagging of freedom of expression has been declared curse in Holy Quran.

Author Biography

Muhammad Idrees Lodhi, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan

Chairman Department of Islamic Studies

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan


Director Seerat Chair

Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan, Pakistan


How to Cite
Lodhi, M., & Khakwani, Q. (2019). Islam and Freedom of Expressions. The Islamic Culture "As-Saqafat-Ul Islamia" الثقافة الإسلامية - Research Journal - Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi, (41). Retrieved from