Islam, Slavery and Dhimmitude

When Amr conquered Tripoli (Libya) in 643, he forced the Jewish and Christian Berbers to give their wives and children as slaves to the Arab army as part of their jizya. From 652 until its conquest in 1276, Nubia was forced to send an annual contingent of slaves to Cairo. Treaties concluded with the towns of Transoxiana, Sijistan, Armenia, and Fezzan (Maghreb) under the Umayyads and Abbasids stipulated the annual dispatch of slaves from both sexes…Musa b. Nusayr brought back thirty thousand prisoners from his expeditions to Spain (714)

(Bat Ye’or, The Decline of Eastern Christianity under Islam – From Jihad to Dhimmitude, pp. 108-109.) quoted Samuel Green

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