Persecution of Muslims by Meccans
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- 1 Overview
- 2 Migration age
- 3 Post Migration age and response
- 4 List of Specific Recorded Instances
- 5 References
Muhammad was protected somewhat by the influence of his family. Abu Lahab's wife Umm Jamil would regularly dump filth outside his door. An eyewitness mentioned that the worst thing he ever saw the Quraish doing to Muhammad was that a person from Quraish clutched his clothes.
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In 6 BH (616 CE) almost one hundred Muslims made a second migration back to Abyssinia where they stayed protected. After the Muslims in Arabia had migrated to Medina in AH 7 (628/629) and attained security, the Muslims in Abyssinia migrated back to Arabia and reunited with them in Medina  after six years absence.
Post Migration age and response
Invasion of Safwan
Muhammad ordered an attack to pursue Kurz bin Jabir Al-Fihri.
Invasion of Sawiq
The tortured slaves by Quraysh in Mecca
- Bilal ibn Rabah al-Habshi, tortured by Umayyah ibn Khalaf
- Abu Fakiha, Aflah ibn Yasar, tortured by Abu Jahl
- Abu Fuhayra/ Abu Amr, Amir ibn Fuhayra, tortured by Abu Jahl
- Khabbab ibn al-Aratt, tortured by (Umm Anmaar) Harla bint Abd-al-Uzza and (Abu Jahm) Siba'a ibn Abd-al-Uzza
- Yasir ibn Amir, tortured by Abu Jahl until died
- Harith ibn Yasir, also tortured by Abi Jahl until died
- Abdullah ibn Yasir, also tortured by Abu Jahl until died
- Ammar ibn Yasir, tortured by Abu Jahl twice
- Mu'mil ibn Abdullah al-Thaqafi, tortured by Abu Jahl
- Hakima bint Habib ibn Ku'ayb al-Nahdiyya al-Thaqifiyya
- Umm Ubays
- Na'ilah bint al-Mu'ammil
- Umm Umays
- Umm Unays
- Harithah bint al-Mu'ammil
- Zunayra al-Rumiya bint al-Mu'ammil
- Umm Shareek
- Ghaziyyah bint Jabir ibn Hakim
- Sumayya bint Khayyat
- Jariyyah bint Amr ibn al-Mu'ammil
List of Specific Recorded Instances
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Slaves who were Muslims
- Abu Fakih – tied and dragged on burning sand, had a very heavy stone put on his chest 
- Ammar ibn Yasir – tortured.[unreliable source?][better source needed]
- Al-Nahdiah – tortured [unreliable source?][better source needed]
- Umm Ubays – tortured 
- Lubaynah– extensively beaten 
- Zinnira – beaten until she lost her eyesight temporarily.
- Umm Kulthum bint Muhammad – was divorced on orders of Abu Lahab [unreliable source?][better source needed]
- Ruqayyah bint Muhammad – was divorced on orders of Abu Lahab 
- Sa'd ibn Ubadah – tortured and almost killed.[dead link]
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- Ibn Ishaq, Sirat Rasul Allah. Translated by Guillaume, A. (1955). The Life of Muhammad, p. 145. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Mubarakpuri, The Sealed Nectar, pp.150-151. (online)
- Guillaume, A (2004). "How the apostle was treated by his own people". The Life of Muhammad. Oxford. p. 131.
- The Sealed Nectar The Second ‘Aqabah Pledge Archived 2006-11-28 at the Wayback Machine on sunnipath.com
- "witness-pioneer.org". witness-pioneer.org.
- "Islam's Holy Prophet Muhammad - The Millennium Biography of Muhammad The Prophet of Allah - Chapter 30: Persecution". islamic-paths.org. Archived from the original on 21 April 2005.