Apostasy: "Whoever Changes His (Islamic) Religion, Kill Him" - Insightful article on apostasy, taqiyya, and several other aspects unique to Islam. "Apostasy in Islam: The Point of No Return," by Abdallah al-Araby. Apostasy in Islam is equal to treason. In Islam, politics & religion are inseparably intertwined. A famous fundamental expression in Islam says it all, "Islam is a religion and a state."