for some of its products or money. The Prophet (p.b.u.h.a.h.f.) said: "If any of you has a land, let him offer it to his brother (in Islam) or he should cultivate it").
Ibn Taymiyyah wrote in his book al-His-
bah' ; "The head of State has the right to force people to sell what they possess, in return of its equivalence at the time, when people are in des- perate need of it. When somebody has food which he does not need, while people are starving, he should be forced to sell in return of its equiva- lent price, and for this reason jurists said: `Those who are in need of food which is possessed by others, can obtain the food without consent of their owners provided the equivalent value is paid. In the case of demanding a higher price than the normal one, their claim does not hold' "
3. SOCIAL JUSTICE:
There are two means for achieving social