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Bahrain salary tax termed ‘un-Islamic’

Posted in People / organisations by Dr Mohammad Al-Ubaydli on June 20, 2007

Cato would be proud – Islam is used to back libertarian principles:

Bahrain trade union officials and religious leaders have slammed the government’s 1% salary tax, claiming it goes against the principles of Islam.

Jamal Ateeq, head of the Communication, Posts and Civil Aviation Authority trade union, said on Tuesday it was considered “un-Islamic” to deduct money from people’s salaries without permission, reported Gulf Daily News.

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  1. […] the same issue, Mohammad Al-Ubaydli makes reference to an ancient champion of liberty and (or maybe to his modern-day namesake): Cato […]


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