Abu Bakr رضي الله عنه advocates for the freedom of enslaved Muslims like Bilal ibn Rabah رضي الله عنه. Abu Jahl tortures vulnerable Muslim families like Yasser, Sumayyah, and Ammar رضي الله عنهم. Omar's friends confront him.
Persecution reaches unbearable lengths, and a group of Muslims seeks refuge in Abyssinia in King Najashi's kingdom. As frustrations in Makkah mount, so, too, does Omar's رضي الله عنه animus and frustration toward the Prophet ﷺ.