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Ramadan 16, 1428. September 29, 2007. #75
From the editor: 3 items
1. Dear Muslims: asalamu alaikum: During Ramadan don't forget
to make du'a for the Islamic political prisoners in
U.S.-Zionist jails. They were railroaded and oppressed by
the Zionist injustice system. Be it Imam Jamil al-Amin,
Dr. Omar 'Abdel Rahman, Siddique Abdullah Hasan,
Ahmad Abdel Sattar,
Dr. Ali al-Timimi, Masaud Khan and the innocents in Guantanamo
Bay or the 26,000 in Iraqi-U.S. concentration camps, and the
12,000 in Israeli prisons, they deserve our moral and
2. Are you aware that U.S. Muslims have independent and honest
Islamic leaders? Did you see the article on Imam Abdallah
Yasin of Amirate America in our Sept. 22 issue? Did you
read up on the stand of Imam Warith Deen Umar which we
highlighted earlier in New Trend?
3. See below, item on Imam Musa.
Who said U.S. Muslims don't have leaders?
Not Anti-Semitism but Fact
Lithuania suspects prominent Israeli Holocaust researcher
of war crimes during WWII: Why the Jews were hated.
VILNIUS. Sept 11, 2007 (Interfax) - Lithuania has requested
that the Israeli authorities facilitate the questioning of
prominent historian and Holocaust researcher Yitzhak Arad
regarding his partisan past during World War II and his
supposed subsequent service for the Soviet NKVD
"The pretrial investigation documents of this criminal case
include enough data to assume that the suspect Yitzhak Arad
might have committed criminal deeds in Lithuania," the
Lithuanian Prosecutor General's Office said in a
According to the Lithuanian prosecution authorities, Arad
joined a Soviet partisan squad while Lithuania was occupied
by Nazi Germany and then served with the NKVD. He is
suspected of involvement in executions of Lithuanian
civilians and members of the anti-Soviet resistance movement,
the statement says.
Following WWII, Arad served for the Israeli Defense Forces
(IDF) and was promoted to brigadier general. After retirement
in 1972, he became a historian and a Holocaust researcher. He
was the director of Yad Vashem, the Israeli Holocaust
Remembrance Authority, for 21 years from 1972 to 1991.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen [News] [2 items]
P.O. Box 10881, Baltimore, MD 21234
Rally at Dag Hammarskjold Plaza at the UN in New York:
Symbolic Opposition to Guantanamo Bay and Abu Ghraib
by Abu Talib [Jamaat al-Muslimeen, Brooklyn]
On September 26, numerous organizations from across New York
city rallied at the United Nations. The action was called in
response to Bush's address to the U.N., attempting to justify
war against Iran. Several hundred people participated, some
of whom were arrested at the U.N. The people took to the
pavement when the Police revoked their permit to protest at
the U.N. Instead, they walked from 47th Street in Manhattan
to Washington Square, where they ended the march.
There were many young people at the rally and their chants:
* were come join us to drive out the Bush Regime
* the world cannot wait.
The people were wearing orange which was to symbolize those
who are detained and tortured with no due process in
Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib.
Sadly, there was no representative or organizations from the
Muslim communities standing with the people against this war
criminal in the White House, who is killing Muslims in the
Middle East by his policies. These Muslim groups are not
saying anything or standing up or holding our own rally or
demonstration in the city. Many Muslims are sleeping in
America. I represented the Jamaat al-Muslimeen at this rally.
Juma Khutba and Outreach
Role Models for our Children: This Ramadan:
Accept Allah, Shun Taghoot
September 28, 2007: Islamic Center of the Triad in Greensboro
is attracting more and more people. In Ramadan, the Center is
bustling with Islamic activities. Imam Badi Ali and the
leadership committees with him are working overtime to
provide services to the community.
On 9.28, Dr. Kaukab Siddique gave the Juma' khutba and led the
prayer. Over 500 people attended the khutba. At iftar that
evening, he met the children of the community, ranging from
six to twelve years old. These 50 youngsters were led by Sis.
Umm Merwan, a dynamic sister. Later still, during Taravih
prayers, Dr. Siddique spoke to several hundred worshippers
and urged them to repent, accept Allah into their lives and
The main points of the khutba are as follows:
Text: The Qur'an 9:100
We must strive to save our children and our families from the
satanic forces which are rampant in the U.S. power structure.
Our children must not follow us because we are too weak and we
came to America for our dunya, not our deen.
Role models are essential for our children. If we do not
provide Islamic role models, our children will imitate film
stars, entertainers and corrupt leaders of this society, one
of whom, though a Senator, was looking for homosexual sex in
a public bathroom.
The example of our Leader, Muhammad Mustafa, pbuh, shines
through the lives of his Sahaba, r.a. These are the best role
models. For males:
Abu Bakr, r.a., Umar, r.a., 'Usman, r.a., Ali, r.a., Saad,
r.a. and others.
For females: Khadijah, r.a., Fatima, r.a., Ayesha, r.a.,
Umm Ammara, r.a., Umm Waraqah, r.a. and others
Many of the sahaba, r.a., were children, e.g. the
Our faith, our Qur'an, our Leader [pbuh], our Ummah will be
victorious, inshallah. Bombs, tanks, artillery cannot defeat
those who have faith in the Hereafter
The khutba by Dr. Siddique is available on CD thanks to a
Pakistani brother. Please send a donation to: New Trend,
P.O. Box 356, Kingsville, MD 21087
and the CD will be mailed to you.
For Once, a Rather Reasonable Article about Imam Musa
Sent by "preservedeen"
..or just search "imam musa washington post" on Google.
Despite one or two unwelcome comments, it's a pretty decent
article. There's even a quote from the FBI and a bonus video.
Ramadan Mubarak! May your connection to Allah (swt) be
revived and/or refined and may His blessings and mercy
descend upon you this month.
Islamic Revolution Possible in Pakistan through Jamia
Hafsa/Red Mosque Sacrifices
Pakistan's Mothers and Daughters and the Youths led by
Shaheed Abdul Rashid Ghazi
New Trend Special [Ref: Reply to Hamid Mir's Attack by Br.
Muhammad Irfan Farouqi.]
Never before in the history of Pakistan has the Pakistani army
led by its commander-in-chief attacked an Islamic women's
seminary and a mosque dedicated to the Qur'an and the
The mothers and daughters of Jamia Hafsa, led by Umm Hasan,
were making a demand which is at the very foundation of
Pakistan as a nation. They were demanding that Islamic Law
[Shariah] be implemented in Pakistan.
The movement coming out of Jamia Hafsa and the Red Mosque
[Lal Masjid] has touched the heart and soul of Pakistan's
Islamic ethos. It has all the ingredients necessary for an
Islamic revolution in Pakistan. Think of this:
[to be continued]
Uncompromising Islamic leadership. Maulana Abdul Aziz and
Abdul Rashid Ghazi have shown a good understanding of
Pakistan's corruption. They were very aware of the modern
world and were very aware of the Laws and teachings of Islam.
These were real 'Ulema-e-Haqq.
Women played a leading role. Umm Hasan and thousands of
Islamic women showed that in Hijab women can change the course
of history. The Muslim world is proud of these women. No
country in the world has women so brave, so pure, so dedicated
to the truth as these.
The women of Jamia Hafsa carried out symbolic, non-violent ,
actions to make Pakistanis aware of the deep corruption which
is undermining the social system.
The Islamic women arrested a woman involved in trafficking of
females for the Musharraf officialdom. The"madam" admitted
that she was involved in exploitation of women under
The Islamic women closed down a massage parlor organized by
Chinese women to provide sexual favors to Musharraf's men.
The daughters of Islam persuaded some shop keepers to destroy
their CDs of pornographic material and murder and violence.
These were peaceful acts in which no one was hurt. If the
government had done its duty, the women would not have had to
When Musharraf's elite commando forces attacked the mosque and
the Women's Seminary, Abdul Rashid Ghazi and the young men and
women resisted. Muslims have the right to resist when someone
invades their mosques and schools.
The choice Abdul Rashid Ghazi had was to surrender in front of
overwhelming odds or to accept martyrdom like Abdullah ibn
Zubair, r.a., and Hussain ibn Ali, r.a. Ghazi went down
fighting with gun in his hand like Tippu Sultan at
Seringapatam when the British army surrounded him.
General Musharraf used mortars, artillery and dynamite to
destroy the Women's Seminary and to decimate the interior of
the Red Mosque. Phosphorous was used to kill Abdul Rashid
Ghazi's mother and hundreds, some say thousands, of
Musharraf's crime is a crime against humanity unequalled in
the history of the Muslims of the subcontinent. Even the
British and Indian armies did not commit such
Part of the leadership of Islamic leadership survived.
Maulana Abdul Aziz is not only alive but very clear in his
Islamic thinking. Umm Hasan is alive and very strong in her
Though Jamia Hafsa was demolished by Musharraf's bandit army
and Red Mosque is under occupation, the Islamic revolution
has tremendous support among the people in Islamabad and
Saudi Authorities' Religious Practices are
Counterproductive and unIslamic
Mohammad Al Assadi
UAE [2nd report]
We spoke about how the UAE has complete control over what
should be said at every house of worship, which makes the
creative among us less creative, turning the rest to mere
recorders that repeat what is recorded in them. Also when
someone with good knowledge about the Noble Qur'an tries to
share with other believers, they prevent him from such, and
the are willing to throw him out of the land. Today we will
have a peak at Islam in Saudi Arabia , looking at a specific
issue that makes no sense whatsoever, namely those who are
called Mutawaa. What is a Mutawaa, a Mutawaa is someone who
goes during the short time preceding any prayer with a stick
in his hand to hit people with and shout at them: it is prayer
time, go and pray at the Masjid. On the outside, this may look
as something good for some of us, however, we need to remember
what Allah says in Ayah 5;47 says:
"let the people of the Injeel (Bible) judge according to what
Allah sent in it, and whosoever does not judge according to
what Allah sent, those are Fasiq (deviators and offenders
of Allah). Ayah 5;45 says:
"and whosoever does not judge according to what Allah sent,
those are the worst among the unjust". Now, do those
Mutawaa judge according to what Allah sent, did Allah say:
when prayer time comes, force believers into prayer at the
edge of a stick? Ayah 2;256 says:
"no compulsion/forcing in the religion of Islam", no pushing
others in regard to believing, or in any other aspect of the
faith period. Ayah 18;29 says:
"whosoever wants let them believe, and whosoever wants let
him/her disbelieve", therefore we conclude that those
Mutawaa are acting against the Ayahs (words) of Allah, and not
judging according to what Allah sent in the Noble Qur'an.
Allah is so clear, no one have the right to force any of the
Muslims into practicing Islam, this is a personal issue, a
relation between the worshiper himself/herself and Allah, no
one has the right to come in between, for if you force me to
pray, why should I get rewarded for something I was forced to
Yes, even Saudi is full with sad practices, and the government
is not preventing those nut cases from forcing people to pray
when time comes at the edge of a stick, as if we are mere
sheep in the hands of an ignorant shepherded about what Allah
sent in the Noble Qur'an.
2007-09-29 Sat 21:03:52 cdt