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Safar 5, 1429/ February 12, 2008
Why the Holocaust Story was needed. This is horrible but
true. View with caution. Strictly NOT FOR CHILDREN.
Scroll all the way down.
[With thanks to Br. L.]
URGENT letters of support for Momin Khawaja, calling for
his release, should be sent to top Canadian officials:
[For details and sample letter, see
the one before the last.]
(1) Right Honorable Mr. Stephen Harper, Prime Minister of
(2) Minister of Security and Emergency, and Deputy Prime
Minister, Hon Mr. Stockwell Day, MP:
(3) Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada
Hon Mr. Robert Nicholson, MP
(4) Ms. Alexa McDonough:
(5) Bill Siksay, MP
From Br. Muhafiz in Washington, DC:
Family from Trinidad hit by Fire Accident:
They have 2 Children
On the morning of January 30, 2008, a Muslim family of four
(two adults, two children) lost their home and all of their
belongings to a heavy (accidental) fire that spread swiftly
throughout their single family home in Northeast DC.
Pictures can be seen here:
If you can help with funds or goods, please call:
PROTEST THE APPEARANCE OF ISLAM-HATER SALMAN RUSHDIE AT
Date: February 26
Time: 7:30 - 8:30 PM
Place: Meyerhoff Symphony Hall, 1212 Cathedral Street,
For more information, call: 443-869-5233
For FIVE IMPORTANT News Items about U.S. Muslims,
please scroll down.
Our America: [3 items only]
Understanding Why People Support Obama and our Role
From Imam Warith Deen Umar [Albany, New York] to
Br. Kaukab Siddique
Dear Shaikh, as salaam alaikum
Excellent response regarding the elections. Twiddledee or
Twiddledum it won't matter who wins. I wouldn't vote for any
of them until deen becomes dominant.
However as an African-American I can fully understand the
glee and sense of pride Black people have when a "brother"
wins. It didn't matter whether OJ killed his wife or not.
When he won against "these" people, Black people cheered.
Its like rooting for the Giants or the Patriots. The people
cheer but they get nothing from the win or the loss but a
Muslims have to learn how to compartmentalize these
happenings as the war rages. They have to be able to say
'Yaay' for the Yankees or their American Idol and then
get back to the battle, get back to the Jihad. When they get
so confused that they incline to compromise their deen
and follow their feelings, we have to step in and remind them
as you have done so well. We have to tell them they are
getting close to becoming indistinguishable from the
kuffar and the enemy. They must know and feel the
fear of getting the pain and punishment of those who they
choose to cheer for and then blindly select to represent
Keep up the good work and may Allah protect you.
Your brother in Islam.
Easy Way to Identify and Boycott Israeli Products
by Ken Meyercord [Virginia]
I recently learned that the barcode for products coming from
Israel begins with "729" (the numeric representation of the
barcode is printed right below the barcode). So for all those
who want to do something personally to express their disgust
with the policies of the Israeli government, like boycott
Israeli products, just remember the ditty "7-2-9,
Don't spend a dime!"
Africa's Loot by "Chosen People" Funds
[Received with thanks from Br. Rafe, California.]
Maurice Templesman is one of the top funders of Barack Obama
and Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party. Templesman was
the unofficial ambassador to the Congo (Zaire) for years, but
a new Israeli-American tycoon has replaced him.
Can you imagine if it was Arabs or Muslims stealing African
wealth and enjoying $23000 halal dinners while black Africans
starve at $95 per year. This story would be front page on
every newspaper and the UN would be jumping up and down.
Muslim secular intelligentsia would be complaining and
whining like crazy.
When Dan Gertler and Chaim Leibovitch and their friends visit
the luxury Gertler villa in Lumumbashi, the capital of
Katanga, Congo's large southern province, their kosher meals
arrive by private plane from Kinshasa. The special executive
jet that flies their kosher meals a few hundred miles over
the roadless Congo costs some $US 23,000 per trip.
The average income for Congolese citizens each year—if they
survive it—is about $95. Shootings at mining facilities and
diamond mines are common, land is stolen from Congolese
people, strikes are crushed by security forces that companies
are partnered with, and black overseers of state terror
routinely arrest and torture any vocal opposition—and
sometimes disappear them—in support of white bosses. The
Société MiniPre de Bakwange—MIBA— and the diamond fields of
Mbuji-Mayi in Congo have a long history of bloodshed backed
by Western powers, including Israel, from the beginning.
Amnesty International points out that not a single state
agent has ever been prosecuted for the extrajudicial
executions of suspected "illegal" miners in Mbuji-Mayi.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen [News] [5 items]
P.O. Box 10881
Baltimore, MD 21234
U.S. Muslim Children Speak in Poetry: We are one with the
People of Gaza
From Imam Badi Ali, Greensboro, NC
February 9, 2008 --The youth committee of the Islamic Center
of the Triad [ICT] met at Borders Books in Greensboro for a
poetry reading session titled "To Gaza with Love." Fifteen
children read poems during this one hour program. Some of the
poems were very brief but evocative. Here are two of them:
How Our People Live
I look up!
The beautiful sky is smeared with a Jet fighter's trail!
I look at the Horizon!
An ugly monster of steel is rumbling towards us!
Father! Mother! Where are you!
I am scared!
Ya Allah! Make me strong!
Little boys and girls
Withering like flower petals
Parents look at them with tearless eyes
Slow creeping hunger and thirst crawls like a snake
Then came the news
The wall is down
thousands crossed into Rafah, the other Rafah
I see my mother opening a bag of flour
Perhaps our flowers will smile again
We congratulate the children of North Carolina! Other Islamic
communities in USA should use similar creative ways to
connect with the global community of Islam. Remember that
intense efforts are underway by agents with Muslim names to
cut off the Muslims of America from the Muslims of the world.
How shameful it is that a CAIR-ISNA-MAS related group took
Muslim children to the Pentagon. One of our brothers will
provide details on this sickening episode soon.
Outreach #1: to Arab American Community: Document on
Iraq's Albright, Rushdie 2-26, Afghan Genocide,
February 8, 2008: Most worshipers at a mosque on the north
east side of Baltimore are from Arab countries. The imam is
an older gentleman from Syria with a sufi-istic bent of mind.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen gave literature after Juma' prayers to 85
people and in each case verbally told all 85 about the
upcoming rally, inshallah, against Islam-hater Rushdie on
The document gave details about the successful Jan. 29
protest against Madeleine Albright. It outlined the battles
taking place in the northwest of Pakistan between the forces
of Islam and American-funded-and-armed army units led by
General Kayani. A major part of the document was Dr. L. Ali
Khan's analysis of the genocide NATO is carrying out against
the Muslim population of Afghanistan. Dr. Khan, Professor of
Law notes from the viewpoint of international law that
genocide is the correct term for NATO-U.S. military
operations in that land.
The worshipers were shocked to know that Rushdie has been
invited-supported-publicized for his Baltimore visit by a
combination of three Jewish-American groups: Villa Julie
College, Meyerhoff Symphony Hall and WYPR Radio [branch of
NPR]. Some thanked us for informing them.
A Pakistani brother [one of the very few there] got angry and
cursed Rushdie loudly. We urged him to be disciplined and to
face the forces of hate in an organized but peaceful way. The
blessed messenger of Allah, Muhammad, pbuh, is more precious
for us than our own lives but we must be disciplined to be
effective, we told him, and he agreed.
Outreach #2: Selective Distribution of Jamaat
Resolutions in Brooklyn, New York
Over Juma' and Saturday, Jamaat al-Muslimeen's National
Shoora's resolutions passed at Lincoln University were given
to 10 people at Masjid Farooq, 15 people at a Shia Mosque
Foundation and 5 at a masjid which follows W.D. Muhammad. The
9 resolutions include support for the rights of immigrants
from Haiti and Mexico, strongly oppose war threats against
Iran and call for withdrawal of troops from Iraq and
Afghanistan. One resolution condemns the media subversion of
values through glorification of adultery, fornication
Islamic Woman in Louisiana Prison Suffers for her Faith:
Her Library Destroyed
By Dr. Mulazimuddin Rasool
Sister Maryam is doing a 90 day stretch in solitary ----
compliments of the Chaplain. She is accused of lying
concerning a memo she sent to the Chaplain. The whole thing
is so bizarre and ridiculous. For five years the Chaplain and
other staff have attempted to break Maryam's spirit through
constant ridicule and defamation. The khimar and
prayer rug are still a source of aggravation for them, and
she is still being challenged by dining hall staff and
prevented from eating with the other inmates until she takes
that "rag" off her head!
The most recent affront was the trashing of 200 books, while
she was in the "hole." They were confiscated by Lt. Bouvey,
and Maryam was told that they would be donated to the
library, but Asst. Warden Jorden told her they were not fit
to be in the library. She was later told that the books were
From the time she was admitted, it was a struggle to get the
books to her, since everything had to go through the
Chaplain. Now, any books sent are considered a package, and
she is only allowed two packages per year. She is going to
file an ARP (administrative remedy procedure) with a list of
all of the books and a request to have them replaced. There
still has been no response from the court concerning the
appeal. The lawyer's $20,000 fee was prohibitive, she
submitted a hand-written 1500 page appeal.
The sister's full name, prison number and address are:
Maryam Uloho #464534, PO Box 26, St. Gabriel, LA 70776
Readers are urged to write letters of protest to:
Governor Kathleen Blanco:
PO Box 94004
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9004
Fax (225) 342-7099
Richard L. Stalder, Secretary
Department of Public Safety and Corrections
504 Mayflower Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70804
or PO Box 94304
Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9304
Sis. Haila: Yemeni Teenager who killed her Rapist 7 years
back: Making a Strong Come back +Book on Islam in India v.
Important for us here
By Sis. Eileen
salaam alaikum, Haila is doing very well. I sent her books
which she didn't get as she had moved. She is not allowed
books where she is now. She is in a half back house and hopes
to leave the system and live at her sisters in June. She must
be almost 25 now. She was attacked right before her 18th
birthday. She still has TMJ and carpal tunnel from the fall
in the Atlantic County jail years ago. The system wouldn't
pay for treatment for that. She got her GED two years ago and
was taking college courses which were interrupted when she
was transferred. She is very smart with a quick curious mind,
so I do hope she persists. Her faith is strong and her
personality still cheerful and bubbly. I am happy she didn't
get institutionalized and manipulative though Delaney hall is
advertised as a substance abuse treatment facility. I don't
know if they take others too but Haila was not a substance
abuse so maybe she faked it to get in.
I was telling you that the article about the spread of Islam
to India was very interesting and that I am always fascinated
by such stories. I have read the books on the slaves to
America that were Muslim and the pre Columbian Muslim
navigators who came to South America but I had been told by a
Muslimah that there were some here and that Willliam Penn
found in Pa. Indians with Muslim dress and names and these
are allegedly to be found on the treaty and in the paintings.
I would love to know more.
Please write gentle letters of support to the sister:
Haila Gabr 431527
Delaney Hall ( Hope Unit)
451 Doremus Avenue
Newark, NJ 07105
United Nations Association, Pomona Valley Chapter, presents
a special program with
Imam Ali Siddiqui
"What Americans Need to Know About Islam"
When: Feb 19, 2008, 5:30 PM
Where: Porter Hall, Pilgrim Place, 660 Avery Road,
Claremont, CA 91711
Imam Siddiqui is an Expert of One Nation
President of California Muslim Institute, Vice Chair of Peace
with Justice Center of the Pomona Valley, CA, and Director,
Clergy and Laity United for Economic Justice
Call Mel Boynton 909-398-1124
Open to the public.
Refreshments will be served
Background Research on War
German Soldier Uncovers NATO Atrocity
ISAF used Afghan children to detect land-mines: ex-German
soldier [News Report.]
Berlin, Jan 10, IRNA - Soldiers of the NATO-led
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) have
repeatedly used Afghan children to detect land-mines in
war-ravaged country, said a former German ISAF officer in
Berlin on Thursday.
Unveiling his new book titled Final Station, Achim
Wohlgetan pointed out that children were misused by ISAF
forces to find land- mines in the Kabul region in 2002.
ISAF soldiers threw apples on an area and then waited to see
what would happen. If the children were to run to pick up the
apples, and there was no explosion, the area was declared
safe, according to Wohlgetan.
A German Defense Ministry spokesperson voiced serious
questions over some of the claims which Wohlgetan made in
He alleged that German soldiers had operated outside the
mandated area of ISAF in Afghanistan in 2002.
Speaking at a routine government press briefing in Berlin on
Wednesday, Christian Dienst expressed strong doubts
over claims made by Wohlgetan,
who said that several troops had knowingly violated the
The 41-year-old ex-German soldier quit military service in
2006 as a lower ranking officer.
According to Dienst, Wohlgetan lacked an overview of all
aspects of the security structure.
Some 3,500 German troops are deployed in mainly
Germany has faced intense pressure in recent months from its
NATO allies, notably the US, Britain and Canada, to widen its
military presence into southern Afghanistan where NATO troops
are battling a revitalized Taliban insurgency.
A spate of kidnappings of German nationals in Afghanistan has
also negatively influenced public opinion about the western
military campaign in the war-ravaged country.
According to the latest opinion polls, most Germans oppose
the western war in Afghanistan.
By Jalaluddin S. Hussain
Canadians Condemn Israeli Blockade of Gaza: Columnist
Calls for Release of Omar Khadr from Guantanamo
The Gaza protest on Saturday, February 09, 2008, drew more
than 300 people. It was a vocal 90-minute March, which took
place in spite of very cold and inclement weather. The
demonstrators condemned the severe and effective blockade
imposed by Israel on the people of Gaza Strip, since June
2007. Naturally, this has resulted in severe shortages of
electricity, water, food and vital medicines. The
demonstrators' route covered Montreal's prime downtown
The one recurring slogan of the demonstrators was : "Israel
is criminal, Canada is complicit". It is highly regrettable
that even after 7-months of hellish lives for the Gazans, no
concrete help has been provided to them even by the wealthy
Arab countries/sheikhdoms, like Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the
United Arab Emirates. It seems that many Muslim states are
vying with Uncle Sam and Israel themselves, for perpetrating
cruelties on the Palestinians.
It is reassuring that more than 30 groups endorsed or
participated in the February 9, 2008, Montreal protest. Some
of the groups which took part were: Ligue des Droits et
Liberties, the Montreal chapter of the Alliance of Concerned
Jewish Canadians, the Federation National des Enseignants du
Quebec and the Concordia's Muslim Students Association. Amir
Khadir, a leader of Quebec Solidaire, a left-leaning
political party of this province, in effect pointed out that
the powers of destruction and injustice were fully in control
of Gaza, from outside. One speaker, at the demonstration,
also mentioned the painful fact that Canada, of all
countries, voted against a January 24, 2008, United Nations
Human Rights resolution, sponsored by Syria, calling for
Israel to end its siege of that ill-fated Strip.
Janet Bagnall, a forceful columnist of The Gazette,
(www.montrealgazette.com), wrote an interestingly provocative
column, dated February 8, 2008. Entitled, "The U.S. treatment
of Khadr is a blight on Canada's reputation", her article
pleaded for the active intervention of the Canadian
government on behalf of this brave child-soldier. Now that
the whole story of his alleged grenade-throwing has been put
in serious doubt, the Canadian government should request the
U.S. government to release Omar Khadr honourably. His
continued incarceration in Guantanamo is a blot on the very
face of Canadian sovereignty!
IRAQ: Lull Ends. Heavy Fighting as U.S-backed Shi'ite
forces Probe Mosul: Iranian Cooperation with U.S.:
Ahmedinejad to Visit
from New Trend's Iraq Monitors
TV coverage of the war in Iraq has completely disappeared in
the U.S. Careful reading on wire services and Pentagon
casualty figures indicate that U.S. losses are steadily
rising. According to a conservative source, icasualties, 40
U.S. troops were killed in January and 16 have been killed in
the first 10 days of February, with totals of 3960 killed and
28,770 wounded. The January toll was higher than the tolls
for October, November and December. A serious loss in
February are two Navy Seals killed on February 4 and 6 Navy
Seals wounded and a Sailor working with them killed on
February 9. [The training of each Navy Seal costs $1,000,000.]
A large Shi'ite force has entered the Islamic city of Mosul,
backed by U.S. air power. Curfew was imposed on two districts
of Mosul on Feb. 9. At least 22,000 Shi'ite troops are
involved in the large scale killings which have started.
Several retaliatory attacks against Shi'ites have occurred.
The scale at which supporters of Islamic resistance are being
killed by the U.S. can be gauged by the U.S. announcement
that 2400 Al-Qaidah-in-Iraq were killed and 8800 captured in
2007. Random crowd of 27,000 Iraqis are in one U.S.
concentration camp and 17,000 in an al-Maliki camp on
suspicion of being resistance supporters.
Indications are that resistance is reviving in Anbar
province. On Feb.9, a U.S. soldier was killed and 3 wounded
near Tikrit in a bomb blast. Three police working for the
U.S. were killed in a bomb attack in Fallujah.
The deadliest revenge attack against Shi'ites came from two
female bombers who killed 60 people. The U.S. explained the
attack by saying that the two women didn't know what they
were doing and had Downs Syndrome. [Both sides attempt
disinformation in this dirty war.]
LATEST NEWS: February 11: Fourteen tribal leaders [Sunni] who
had come to Baghdad to make a deal with the U.S. were killed.
[Reported on FOX News ticker.]
On Feb. 9, a car bomb killed 23 and wounded 25 people in an
attack on Shi'ite troops in Balad. In Mosul itself, 4 Shi'ite
troops were killed and 7 wounded in a martyrdom attack. In
Balad Ruz, Shi'ite police were hit by mortar fire which
killed 2 and wounded 10.
The U.S. has handed over a captured Al-Qaidah diary to
Washington Post which says the radicals cut off the fingers
of smokers and whipped alcohol drinkers. Foreign fighters are
a problem for al-Qaidah, the diary says, because their accent
gives them away. People are leaving al-Qaidah, the diary
claims [it may be fabricated].
IRAN has admitted that it is holding a son of Osama
bin Laden. As the Iranian Foreign Minister said last
year, Iran has invested $1 billion in the regime set up by
the U.S. under al-Maliki. Iran and the U.S. are working
together against the "terrorists" and now the President of
Iran is planning to visit Iraq.
This happened on Valentine's Day in 1945 in Dresden when
German children were ready to go and socialize.
All German cities were treated similarly. This is why the
Holocaust story was needed.
2008-02-13 Wed 03:33:21 cst