Conversion of Hamza and Umar and The Incident of the Boycott

The situation of the Muslims changes with the conversion of two men – Hamza ibn Abd al-Muttalib and Umar ibn Al-Khattab. The leaders of the Quraish feel really threatened at these and pressures the protector of Prophet Muhammad   for the last time.

Abu Talib, the uncle and protector of Prophet Muhammad   remains by his nephew. As a result, the tribes of Quraish decides to boycott the Muslims. What follows is a difficult couple of years for the Muslims of Makkah.



  • Quraish feels threatened by the two conversions
  • For the final time the leaders of Quraish meets Abu Talib and asks him to handover Prophet Muhammad  
  • The incident of the boycott
  • The boycott treaty gets annulled