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Dr Kaukab Siddique | Editor-in-Chief Zulq'idah 21, 1428, December 1, 2007. #92

Amazing report on 103 African children narrowly saved from European slavery. Scroll all the way down.

Jamaat al-Muslimeen [News] [2 items only]
P.O. Box 10881
Baltimore, MD 21234

Outreach: Baltimore Muslims urged to Protest Rushdie, Albright invited by Baltimore Jews: Jamaat Shoora Resolutions on Imam Jamil, Iran-Iraq

November 30, 2007: After Juma' prayers, Jamaat al-Muslimeen gave literature to 207 Muslims at Masjid Rahma, the big immigrant Islamic center on the west side of Baltimore. The community structure in this mosque is changing. The majority are still Indo-Pakistanis but a large number of Africans are visible. Most Arabs seem to have moved to a mosque on the east side. There were a few African-Americans too.

The literature consisted of the resolutions of Jamaat al-Muslimeen's National Islamic Shoora which expressed opposition to the disrespect for women in the media, condemned the glorification of adultery and homosexuality, urged the release of Imam Jamil and other political prisoners, exposed Zionist plans to attack Iran and demanded the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and NATO forces from Afghanistan. The Shoora also supported the rights of Haitian, Mexican and other Central-South American immigrants.

The 4th page of the handout invited Muslims to speak out against the Jewish community's invitation to honor Salman Rushdie and Medeleine Albright, two of the biggest Islam haters of our time. [Alhamdullilah the literature was well received. The pro-government elements in this mosque appeared to be quite helpless.]

U.S. Muslims Condemn Cultural Invasion of Sudan, Egypt, all Muslim Lands by Britain and Zionists
Sudanese Masses Oppose Effort to Name a Toy after the Prophet Muhammad [peace be on him]

Press Release: November 30, 2007: Jamaat al-Muslimeen USA Ameer Dr. Kaukab Siddique [Maryland] and Shoora leader Imam Badi Ali [North Carolina] have condemned the cultural invasion of Sudan, Egypt, Jordan and other Muslim countries by Britain [in particular] and Zionist/imperialist forces in general. Islam does not allow the trivialization of religion. Giving a toy the name of the leader of the Ummah, pbuh, is a serious violation meant to take away the sacred and the holy from religion. Here are important aspects of the violation: Peace in the world requires understanding and acceptance of the Islamic way of life. Indoctrination of children to trivialize Islam will be opposed by all aware Muslims. What the Zionists have done to Jesus, pbuh, in America should not be allowed to happen to Muhammad, pbuh, in Sudan.

Editorial note: While the imprisonment of a British woman for 15 days in Sudan became major news, the horrible slaughter of an American woman by an Israeli professor at a prestigious U.S. university hardly made it out of Philadelphia. The American people are thus manipulated by the power structure.

New Trend Special Report

Jewish-Israeli Professor Smashed Wife to Death: Taught at Prestigious University of Pennsylvania
Will Get Off with Light Sentence: A Typical Case of Women's "Rights" in Jewish America

Prof Rafael Robb, an Israeli Jew, confessed on November 29 that he had murdered his wife Ellen while she was wrapping Christmas presents. The corporate media skillfully buried the story so that it was not transmitted in any recognizable way outside Philadelphia. Here is a synopsis of the key points the media, those few who reported it, either omitted entirely or hid them so far down in the story that only a very patient reader would find them. "Ellen was bludgeoned so badly investigators initially thought she'd been blasted at close range with a shotgun or rifle. The DA was prepared to introduce testimony from experts suggesting this was an "enraged blitz attack" by someone who knew the victim and was trying to "wipe her face off the map." ... He [Robb] admitted staging evidence of a break-in at the house and disposing of the weapon and bloody clothes in a dumpster in Chinatown." [Rick Leventhal, Fox News.]

HOW TO SAVE DARFUR: by William Reed

[Published by special permission of the author to New Trend. Published first in the Washington Times on November 23] [The Save Darfur Coalition has spent $15 million but none of it on the people. The "genocide" propaganda against Sudan is not accepted by African nations The author notes the actiivities of rebel groups which are obstructing peace- Editor]

The way to "save" the people of Darfur, Sudan is simple; help bring about a lasting peace there. Attaining a comprehensive peace for people in that region to return home and build their homes and lives will require a change in the mentality and approaches we employ toward the people and the issues there.

World leaders, such as UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon are trying to improve the terrifying humanitarian situation in Darfur and eastern Chad and institute processes that will allow the 2 million refugees to return home, receive stipends and live productive lives. In contrast, Washington's politicians continue practices that cuddle rebel combatants, dodge peace talks and cling to demands that "a large and robust" force of armed peacekeepers be placed in the region.

Instead of bellicose demands for "strong sanctions" and Western interference against the government of Sudan, isn't it time for us to cease hindering processes that could produce peace? It's time that Americans concerned about the Darfur's humanitarian situation be told the truth: there is a war occurring there and peace can only occur when the shooting stops?

People want peace for Darfur, Washington wants a more pugnacious approach. To the chagrin of Save Darfur lobbyists, a group of international elder statespersons that recently visited in Darfur say activists must change tactics and begin to "promote peace". The group included Nobel laureates former United States President Jimmy Carter and South African Archbishop Desmond Tutu, British tycoon Richard Branson, and women and children's rights advocate and wife of Nelson Mandela, Graca Machel. Carter said Washington's use of the term genocide to describe situations in Darfur was "unhelpful". He said: "There is a legal definition of genocide and Darfur does not meet that legal standard… I don't think it qualifies to be called genocide."

Through the powerful Save Darfur Coalition lobby's practices, Washington is sole world capital claiming that "genocide" is occurring in the ongoing war. Washington politicians and lobbyists cite "genocide is occurring in Darfur" with regularity in Congress, political forums and even on the Presidential campaign circuit. Using the term as an issue that crosses all religious, race, class, and political boundaries Save Darfur activists have captured Americans' attention, but like "weapons of mass destruction in Iraq" we are along in those proclamations. Although they live right next door, no African leader labels events in Darfur as "genocide" and an UN-appointed commission of inquiry said it found "no genocide".

The Save Darfur Coalition spent $15 million in 2006 and none of that money went to aid any groups or people on the ground in Darfur. They say they help the people of Darfur by "utilizing media outreach, public education, targeted coalition building and grass roots mobilization to pressure policymakers and other decision-makers in the U.S. and abroad to help people of Darfur". Their agenda toward the Darfur issue is U.S. interference, anti-Chinese involvement, and downplaying the efforts and suggestions made by countries in the African Union (AU). The movement's current activities do not illustrate it as having as its abiding goal being focused on helping people on the ground in Darfur.

The conflicts in Darfur, and the region, stretch back to the 1950s. Many Americans forget that the countries in Africa were artificially made by imperialists with no regard to ethnicity or cultural heritage. Subtle racism is now at play when in our self-absorbed beliefs we think that we understand their problems despite realistic facts that we don't know their histories, or dispositions. Earnest activists and advocates now need to address "alternative" means in order to save Darfur.

Peace talks on Darfur continue to stall. Negotiations between the Sudanese government and Darfur rebels to have occurred in late October have now been postponed until December. United Nations and African Union envoys complained that bringing the rebels together was akin to "herding cats." Though they started the fighting that has spawn the Darfur disaster, there are more than a dozen splinter rebel factions and the main rebel chiefs say they boycotted the talks because the U.N. and AU mediators had invited lesser groups.

South African President Thabo Mbeki recently urged the world to stand tough against rebels in Sudan who refuse to take part in peace talks. He said "The international community should take firm action against anybody who willfully absents themselves from these negotiations, choosing to engage in violent actions against the innocent people of Darfur".

The Save Darfur "solution" for Sudan and Darfur is one much of Africa resents. We need to cease acting like an imperial master, imposing neo-colonialist controls from the West, and instead enable the AU to decide and implement their own solutions. People concerned about saving Darfur need to help the AU become a more dominant presence and authority in establishing peacemaking processes.

(William Reed is President of the Black Press Foundation, on the Advisory Board of the World Media Association and co-founder of the Give Peace A Chance Coalition, GPAC)

Al-Awda Statement On Annapolis Conference

With the US-sponsored international conference in Annapolis MD, Al-Awda, the Palestine Right to Return Coalition, reiterates once again that a just and lasting peace can only be achieved with the return of all Palestinians to their original homes, towns, and villages, with full restitution of all of their confiscated and destroyed property, and compensation. The Palestinian Arab people, regardless of their religious affiliation, are indigenous to Palestine. Therefore, they are entitled to live anywhere in their homeland Palestine which encompasses present-day "Israel", the West Bank and Gaza Strip. No agreement, negotiations or parties which purport to trade away these rights or any other inalienable rights can have any legal basis and cannot bind or compel the Palestinian people to end the struggle for the fulfillment of all of their rights.

The definition of Israel as a "Jewish state", granting exclusive rights to citizenship and land to any Jew from anywhere in the world, while denying the indigenous inhabitants of Palestine their fundamental rights, is part and parcel of the racism inherent in the colonialist Zionist ideology which underlies the policies and laws of the settler state of "Israel". Any sacrifice of any part of our land and culture will represent a blow to the entire Arab peoples and the lands of West Asia and Africa.

The US government subsidizes Israel's injustices with billions of dollars annually. Any Palestinian and other Arab participating in accommodation with the Zionist and US regimes in order to promote normalization and put an end to the Palestinian liberation struggle, stand exposed naked before the world as traitors to our people.

Until all Palestinians exercise their right to return and self determination, Al-Awda calls on all its members and supporters to redouble their efforts, working for and demanding:

1. An end to all US political, military and economic aid to "Israel"
2. The divestment of all public and private entities from all Zionist corporations, and American corporations with subsidiaries operating within "Israel"
3. An end to the investment of Labor Union members' pension funds in "Israel"
4. The boycott of all "Israeli" products

The 60 year commemoration of the Palestinian Nakba will take place in May 2008. Al-Awda's 6th Annual International Convention will take place in Anaheim, California, May 16-18, 2008. The convention will be dedicated to renewing our struggle to return and to reclaim our land no matter what deals are made in Annapolis.

Until Return

Al-Awda, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-685-3243
Fax: 360-933-3568

Africa and the World
By Akbar Muhammad



I've just returned from Sudan where I have learned more of the horrifying details about a modern day French Slave Trade of children in Africa. An NGO called Zoe's Ark was busted trying to transport 103 children from Chad and Darfur. They were in the process of kidnapping these children and taking them to France to be sold into slavery at the cost of $3,400 per child. These modern day slave traders were operating under the deceptive pretense that these children were orphans and their parents were killed in the Darfur conflict.
Both the European and American press have avoided using the "S" word, Slavery in their reporting by downplaying the act as "child trafficking" instead of calling it what it is: pure and simple Slavery. The reports are that these children were headed to France, Belgium and even as far away as America. The French and Belgium governments have been fighting a growing number of pedophile rings for years and America is not far behind.
Zoe's Ark conspiracy was reported to the Chadian authority by a hired driver who overheard a disturbing conversation between the children. As part of the cover up when transporting these children, these modern day slave traders placed bandages and intravenous into some of the children's arms to make it appear that they were in need of medical treatment. Because of the report given by the driver, the Chadian authorities were able to intervene before the slave traders could put the children on a chartered plane from Spain called GIRjet headed for France. The Chadian and Sudanese investigation have revealed that many of the parents of these children were still alive; some parents believed that their children were going to attend school somewhere in Chad and other parents have yet to be identified.
A Sudanese humanitarian group is circulating a poster with the pictures of all 103 children (21 girls and 82 boys) in an attempt to find the missing parents or relatives. When I looked at the pictures of these young kids all under 10 years old, I knew there was more to this story than meets the eye and there were a host of burning questions that needed to be answered.
Let me start by asking where is "Save Darfur" on this tragedy. A full page ad in the New York Times paid for by the "Save Darfur Coalition" reads "Will the Peace Keepers find them before the Janjaweed do?" The ad shows children who are of the same age of those 103 children from Darfur. The "Save Darfur" Coalition should be challenged to run an ad that reads "Will the Peace keepers find them before the French Slave Traders do".
The next troublesome area in this investigation is reminiscent of the slave trade in the Western Hemisphere. Review of the tapes that were confiscated by the Chadian officials reveal that the staff of Zoe's Ark attempted to change the names of the children and give them European names in place of their African names. Anyone who saw Roots remember the scene when the slave owner beat Kunta Kinte until he denied his name and accepted "Toby." We can identify these 103 children but how many more were taken before Zoe's Ark was busted. How could Zoe's Ark bring 103 children into France without a passport, travel documents or refuge cards; were Immigration and Customs involved in this conspiracy?
Further and more puzzling is the French President, Nicolas Sarkovy decision to personally fly to Chad and pressure the Chadian President, Idriss Deby to release all seventeen involved in the intrigue. News reports indicate that he was able to get some freed while others remain to face charges.

To receive a copy of the 103 children or to send comments or questions email

The writer is well known for his Islamic efforts in Africa and was very prominent at Minister Louis Farrakhan's Farewell Speech.

For Pakistani and South Asian readers: "Save Darfur" is a coalition of Jewish and Christian evangelist organizations working to instigate the Bush administration's military intervention against Sudan. It has succeeded in getting sanctions imposed on that African nation. CAIR is a "Muslim" clique which wanted to join the Zionist "Darfur Coalition" rally, was denied permission and showed sorrow for being left off the bandwagon of propaganda against Islamic Sudan.

2007-12-02 Sun 07:15:49 cst