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Diyyah


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Blood money. Financial compensation payable to the victim or the victim's next of kin in cases of crime against an individual, such as homicide, infliction of wounds, or battery, in place of retribution. Diyyah for killing is typically set and standard, while diyyah for injury varies according to the type and severity of injury. Encouraged by the Quran in place of retribution.

Subjects: Islam.


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