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Shawwal 5, 1432/ September 14, 2010 # 36
Verse of the Week:
"Those who believed, and adopted exile, and fought for the
Faith, with their property and their persons, in the cause
of Allah, as well as those who gave (them) asylum and aid,-
these are (all) friends and protectors, one of another. As
to those who believed but came not into exile, ye owe no
duty of protection to them until they come into exile; but
if they seek your aid in religion, it is your duty to help
them, except against a people with whom ye have a treaty of
mutual alliance. And (remember) Allah sees all that ye
Holy Qur'an 8:72
Submitted by Sis. Abigail
From Imam Badi Ali [Jamaat al-Muslimeen National Shoora
Leader) North Carolina
The New York mosque/Ground Zero situation has clouded the
real issues facing the Muslim world in America. Palestine
is under occupation, Iraq is in shambles; Afghanistan is
undergoing heavy fighting; Pakistan is flooded; Africa is in
crisis and the American public is focused on the mosque at
Ground Zero. The Imam of the Mosque is not an Imam and has
no following...why is he being projected as an Imam when he
works for the State Department. Islam is clear on such
issues...you either serve Allah or opposing forces.
The entire disaster of the BP oil spill has been
forgotten...what happened to all of the environmental
issues? Muslims and the American public must learn not to
be deceived by the media.
Literature given to 300 Muslims after Eid prayers in Masjid
On September 10, a record number of Muslims were reached by
Jamaat al-Muslimeen. The following are some of the articles
from New Trend which were given to 300 people mostly from
Pakistan and India, with a sprinkling of African Americans,
Arabs and Africans.
Christian Zionism: The Tragedy and the Turning
$267 Million a Day in Fighting the Taliban
Non-Cooperation with Oppressors. Fasting is a Means to an
end, not an end in itself
Iraq: 150,000 minus 450 = 50,000 ?
Latest Jamaate Islami Relief Effort News
Not Really a Mosque. Not Really an Imam or Muslim. Long time
FBI Collaborator. Obama's Political Acumen: He fooled
Muslims and Provoked Fox TV "Rightists"
Eid Fun at ISB
By N. Siddique
On Eid morning, I was distributing New Trend at the ISB,
located on Baltimore's West side. It is Baltimore's largest
and possibly most "controlled" mosque. The mood of the
mosque-goers was upbeat, and nearly everyone I approached
took the NT (unlike some mosques, where worshippers run away
from a sista trying to hand them of a copy of the
anti-imperialist Islamic paper). I was more than halfway
into the distribution when a balding gent in grey
shalwar-kameez approached me. He was unremarkable in
appearance, somewhat slender (lacking the characteristic
middle class Paki pot belly), clean-shaven, and
"What is this, sister?" he asked rhetorically.
I gave him my standard, This-is-an-Islamic-paper,
I expected him to take the NT and walk away, but instead he
faced me with a dark look on his face.
"You need permission to distribute anything here," he said.
"Really?" I breathed, surprised. "Is this something new? We
have always distributed our newsletter here and it was never
What I told him was nothing short of the truth. Spineless
mosque staffers had initially threatened to call the cops on
the NT editor as he stood distributing the vanguard Islamic
paper. He told them to go ahead, please do. After that, the
mosque administration had stopped harassing him and other
volunteers when they distributed the NT.
"Yes, we have a new policy in place as of last year.
Everything has to be approved by the board," he said, his
slight Paki accent emerging. "We had to do this because we
were getting a lot of complaints about literature which was
unIslamic or anti-American. Law enforcement was also
"I see," I said. "Well, I can certainly understand you have
a policy. Can you please look this over, and make sure it's
not unIslamic," I proffered a copy of the NT to him.
He said, "No, I can't. It has to go before the board."
"Well you're on the board, right?"
Yes, but this is not a dictatorship. I can't simply okay it
without consulting the other members of the board."
"Well, what if there is no time to consult the other members
of the board?" I asked. "This is the Eid prayer. Time is of
the essence." I was getting irritated because people were
walking by, without receiving information I thought
invaluable, while Mr. Unremarkable waylaid me.
"This is the policy," he was adamant, as only a toady can
"Look I'm a visitor. I'm don't usually come here, and I
wasn't aware of the new policy, because, as I said, in the
past there was never any problem with distributing Islamic
literature. I'm asking you to please check it, and okay it,"
I was clutching at straws.
"As I said it's not a dictatorship," he said.
"Okay, I understand you have a policy. Excuse me while
I...." I headed toward the road, but it seemed to concern
him that I was going to distribute the NTs even there.
"This is private property. You need permission to distribute
"The masjid belongs to Allah," I said.
"Let's not go there," he said.
"Why not go there?" I countered. "Do you see anyone else
talking about these issues?" I indicated the NT articles on
Afghanistan and Iraq. That is why I'm distributing this
paper. No one else is talking about it." Despite the
residual Ramadan sabr, exasperation was setting in.
"We do talk about the issues," he said. "I talk about the
issues. In fact I'll be on NPR tonight, talking about
NPR. This joker was going to be on airwaves where
independent-minded Muslim leaders were persona non grata. I
relinquished all hope of him "permitting" a NT distribution.
"Really?" I feigned interest. "What's your name? I asked.
"I'm ---," he said proudly.
"I'll make it a point to listen. And I understand you have a
policy. I won't be distributing anything on your property,"
I told him. "Thank you for standing up for Haq. I hope you
do great on NPR tonight," I said, my voice heavy with
I'd been retreating toward the property line all the while,
and he'd followed me, as if to intimidate, with the same
dark look on his face. When I got to the road, I immediately
resumed distribution of the NT, and he walked off,
pretending to check the mailbox. I found that this was
actually a much more effective vantage point from which to
hand out papers, eliminating duplicate copies of the paper
going to the same family, and in fact, conferring a degree
of officiousness on the distributor, as I greeted the
brothers and sisters just outside the mosque entrance.
Nearly all the cars exiting the mosque took the NT, some of
them honking their horns to get my attention if I missed
The interlude raised a number of issues:
1) The mosque administration seems more concerned with the
sensitivities of law enforcement, than either the genocide
being enacted upon the Muslim world, or, the interests of
its congregation. Additionally, intrusion of law enforcement
into mosques may violate the U.S.'s own laws mandating
strict Separation of Church and State (or Mosque and State,
in this case).
2) The mosque appears to forfeit First Amendment Freedoms in
disallowing the distribution of items with the tenuous label
of "anti-American" (ie, which dare question U.S. foreign
policy). So, Muslims have fewer rights to speak out on
issues at their own mosque than non-Muslim Americans who
criticize U.S. foreign policy (whether at a religious
institution or elsewhere). On the other hand, Madeleine
Albright, instrumental in the mass extermination of Iraqi
children, was infamously permitted to use this very mosque,
the ISB, as a mouthpiece. Similarly, U.S. politicians are
welcome to canvass there, and distribution of literature,
such as that disseminated after Eid salat, entitled "Islam
on Capitol Hill presents Jummah Prayer on Capitol Hill," is
permitted. So, only pro-government views—and not others—may
be heard at the mosque, a clear contradiction of democratic
(and Muslim) ideals.
3) The extent of government control of this mosque is
troubling. Surveillance cameras, reportedly supplied by DHS,
are in place, on and around the property, ostensibly for the
protection of the mosque. Exactly who has access to the
surveillance garnered by the cameras is unclear. If the
property is under surveillance, are the khutbas also
approved, monitored, or otherwise scrutinized by the
authorities, as, for example, under the Egyptian or Saudi
dictatorships? If so, would this not constitute a clear
violation of First Amendment freedoms?
America is Not at War with Islam?
158,538 Comments and Countless Sermons Prove Otherwise.
By Sis. Abigail [New Trend Research Associate]
By now, most everyone has heard about the Florida church who
threatened to burn the Qur'ans on the anniversary of 9/11;
this story has been broadcast by international media outlets
on a daily basis for the past couple of weeks despite the
hopes of the White House of keeping it quiet.
Why would the White House want to keep this story quiet?
Was it because they knew it would cause the Muslim world to
question America's character and opinions about Muslims?
Once the story became known internationally, what response
did the strategist within the Obama administration come up
with? Their main priority seemed to be to 'defuse' the
reaction of the Muslim world so this revelation of American
character would not have a negative impact on foreign
relations with their much-needed Muslim allies.
Regarding President Obama's statement:
At a 9/11 memorial service at the Pentagon, the President
said: "As Americans, we are not and never will be at war
with Islam," They are not at war with Islam? Do their
policies agree with that statement? Do their policies allow
the practice and incorporation of Islamic values and laws
into any society? No...their foreign and domestic
policies actually work in opposition to certain aspects of
Islamic law and forbid the practice of certain Islamic
laws...people who study Islam and American policies know
this basic fact.
Since we know that American policies work to remove certain
aspects of Islamic law, and since we know that Islam is a
whole religion which cannot be dissected (and still remain
to be Islam), then how can anyone believe the U.S. is not at
war with Islam?
The President's comments reminded me of a documented email
conversation which I had with a woman last week about Islam;
this woman, who has political influence in the U.S., has a
very common American mentality about Islam; she said she and
her organization did not oppose "the pious Muslims"...they
were only opposed to the Muslims who support Shar'ia Law!
It is extremely important for the Muslim world to know that
most U.S. politicians and even so-called "intellectual"
Americans are under this spell of believing that there is an
Islam without Shar'ia law and Islamic jurisprudence.
These Americans say they know "faithful and pious Muslims"
who do not believe in, nor support Shar'ia law and say these
'muslims' claim to practice the true Islam without the
implementation of Shar'ia or Islamic jurisprudence ....these
"muslims' describe an Islam that does not govern ones total
life, and they describe an Islam that allows separation of
church and state!
It is extremely important to realize this: It is this
so-called "form" of Islam that the American leadership is
not at war with!! It is this "form of Islam" (which is a
dissected remnant of Islam) that America allows to be
practiced! America does not allow the implementation of
Islam in its entirety, but actually forbids it, and U.S.
policies prove this.
Regarding General Petraeus statement:
Gen. David Petraeus said he is outraged by the pastor's
decision to burn the Quran, which, he said, could "endanger
troops and it could endanger the overall effort here."
Please don't be deceived into thinking General Petraeus was
defending the Qur'an or defending Muslims when he decided to
intercede in this situation.
Why is he outraged? Is it because he thinks burning a
Qur'an is wrong? No.
Is he outraged because burning a Qur'an hurts the feelings
of millions of Muslims? No.
Listen to why he objected to the burnings: He says: "It
puts our soldiers in jeopardy very likely," "And I think, in
fact, images from such activity could very well be used by
extremists here and around the world."
He did not object on a moral basis to burning the Qur'an; he
only objected because he feared the reaction of the Muslim
world would harm the American soldiers. He was merely
worried about Americans being injured...not about Muslims.
His intercession should not be viewed as a 'favor' to the
Muslim world; it should be viewed as self-centered and
Regarding Hillary Clinton's statement:
In a video interview, Hillary made several points that need
to be addressed:
Mrs. Clinton said the media should not broadcast information
about Quran burnings and the suppression of the story should
be viewed "as an act of patriotism". Since when did
suppression of the truth become righteous and patriotic?
Why not acknowledge the truth and learn to deal with it
appropriately? The US Government, despite its claims of
having a 'free speech' and 'free media' society has always
tried to stifle and hide the truth about the character of
the American people and government, and this statement by
Mrs. Clinton confirms it.
The White House knows that if the Muslim world knew the
truth about how millions of Americans think and feel about
Islam, many 'friendships' between the U.S. and Muslims
leaders would cease to exist and this would have a
destroying impact on America's foreign agenda.
Mrs. Clinton's statement led people to believe that the
desire to burn the Quran were the desires of only a small
church in Florida (having only 50 members) and said the
churches actions "doesn't in anyway represent America, or
Americans, or American government, or American Political or
Religious leadership". Her statement is absurdly false, and
there are numerous ways of proving that it is false.
"the koran is nothing but a book of lies and all muslims are
Regarding what she said about it not being the feelings
and opinions of American Political leaders, I say this:
American Politicians may not publicly criticize the one true
Islam but their policies and actions prove their hatred and
lack of love for true Muslims, and we should never believe
their words more than their actions!
Regarding what she said about it not being the feelings
of the American religious leaders, I say this: That's
absolutely not true, and it's easy to prove it's not true!
American political leaders may disguise their true feelings
about Islam from the public (and only speak the truth behind
closed doors), but most American church leaders openly
slander and denounce Islam during their time of "fellowship"
with their congregation.
These so-called Christian leaders do not hide their
hate-filled feelings about Islam, in fact many of them are
televised and most of them have independently produced video
and audio recordings of their sermons that are easily
obtainable by the general public for a small fee. There are
literally thousands of these recorded sermons that prove
what American Religious Leaders believe and teach about
Islam, and they are certainly slanderous and negative.
Many of these recorded sermons are sickening, painful, and
abusive towards Muhammad (pbuh), and accuse him of the most
despicable actions and teach that he was influenced by Satan
instead of the Almighty God. Some of these recorded sermons
slander and criticize Ismail (pbuh) and his descendants, and
teach that Ismail and his descendents do not have a 'share'
in the Kingdom of the Almighty and that they will be "at
war" with the "chosen people" of God, (who they claim to
be). I assure you these sermons exist, and they prove the
bitterness, rage, and hatred that the Religious leaders in
America have for Islam and they most certainly prove that
hatred for Islam is not isolated to a small church in
Florida, as Mrs. Clinton says, but is actually very common
and wide-spread throughout this country.
Once again, Mrs. Clinton is merely trying to "calm" the
Muslim world with a distortion and a covering of the truth
because the White House fears the U.S. foreign agenda will
be disrupted by the truth.
Regarding what Mrs. Clinton said about the Florida church
not properly representing America or Americans, I say this:
This is another distortion of truth. I assure you that the
spirit that dwells inside of people and produces the type of
evil exhibited at Abu Ghraib is not isolated to a few
American soldiers, nor is the desire to burn Qur'ans
isolated to 50 members of a Florida church. Bitterness and
hatred towards Muslims most certainly dwells in the hearts
and minds of millions of Americans, and listening to
uncensored average Americans will prove it.
The statements were posted in response to an article that
announced the Florida church had cancelled its plans to burn
the Qur'an, and to an article that announced the deaths of 2
Afghans who were killed in the protests against the burning
of the Qur'an.
At the time of my writing this article (9/12/10 @ 10:40pm)
there had been a total of 158,538 publicly posted comments
in response to 2 very small articles regarding the Qur'an
burnings. These comments were posted by average American
citizens....the very people who vote politicians into office
and the very people who influence U.S. foreign policies.
Below are examples of the comments made by American
citizens....these comments are vulgar and abusive and I have
not censored them....they are displayed just as they were
publicly posted by the American people who wrote them, and
they prove that Mrs. Clinton was absolutely wrong when she
said Americans do not harbor hatred for Muslims.
"we don't need the preacher to burn korans......it won't
stop me from burning them"
"Im gonna burn a whole pile of the D-a-m-n things what ya
"he may have changed his plans, but in my city... the books
will burn !!!"
"Islam is a primitive cult of murder and what it deserves is
mockery and ridicule."
"Not only should EVERY TRUE AMERICAN burn EVERY Quran, but
we should also, should we stumble across someone carrying
or reading one...burn them to hell as well!"
"burning the quran is an act of humanity"
"I have to say that I find myself agreeing with Jones.
Muslims are a bunch of hysterical sub-humans, and we ARE at
war with Islam. Would that our "leaders" would see it as
"100 million American gun owners take out only 15 muslims
each = no more muslims"
burn the quran, then nuke all muslimaniacs ~"
"Islam is a force for evil around the world"
problem solver burn the qoran and burn all muslims problem
"NUKE THE MIDDLE EAST !!!!"
"Let's have a pork roast and use the koran for fuel"
"i just bought 10 qurans or korans whatever. the first one i
used as toilet paper and the remaining 9 will be burned.
burn all the qurans you can get your hands on. im gonna get
100 more for 9/11."
" First we need a President who will take on the
Muslims,,,,once we get a President with a backbone, the
Muslims will know we will fight them to keep our freedom and
" I burn every koran I have ever got my hands on and always
will. Bet no muslim alive would confront me alone and bare
handed, they are all cowards"
"Hell, I will go out and buy a koran and burn it myself!
Screw the muslimes"
"NOTHING is worse than a muslim"
"Burned 4 of them, one for each plane.Splatter with pigs
blood.Boil in lard.Ignite with golden grain.Poured stale
beer and urine on the dyeing embers.Smelled alot like the
woman in line at Walmart in the burka"
"Please don't burn it!!! Uriniate on it!!!"
"I burned the Quran to start my grill that I am cooking PORK
on today. HA HA HA. FU Muslims."
"I ordered my Koran on Amazon ($3.99 used) but won't have it
until monday. So I will just be a little late. Islam is not
a religion it is a cult and not deserving of any religious
"Muslims hate Truth, it shows Islams War Nature !!!"
"Why can't they just kill everyone in towel head world, then
we will have world peace"
"muslems we will never forgive or forget 9/11 death to all
Latest Zionist Attack on Academic Freedom Fails
+ Letter from an alumna of Lincoln University
Latest Zionist Attempt to Defame Dr. Kaukab Siddique and
Suppress his right to Free Speech
A notorious Islam hater, Steve Emerson, on his web site,
known for its dishonesty, tried to present Dr. Siddique
speech on Palestine, on September 3 in Washington, as hate
speech and incitement to violence. Emerson's attack was
picked up by one Debra Burlingame and transmitted to Lincoln
University professors. Here we present Ms. Burlingame's
attack, followed by Dr. Siddique's response, concluding with
comments from various professors and a letter to Lincoln
from an alumna of Lincoln University.
Sent: Monday, September 06, 2010 6:51 PM
Subject: Lincoln University Prof Engages in Hate Speech
Dear Lincoln University Faculty & Staff Members:
Last Friday, a hate-filled rally took place at Dupont Circle
in Washington, D.C. in which supporters of Hamas and
Hezbollah engaged in dangerous exortations against
Christians and Jews, and called for the destruction of
One of the most shocking diatibes against "kuffirs" (a
crude word for non-Muslims) was delivered by Lincoln
University Professor Kautab Siddiqi. He can be seen in a
video posted with the article about the event by the
Intestigative Project on Terroristm.
While free speech, especially political speech, is a
cornerstone of American democracy, Professor Siddiqui's call
for Muslims to "unite and rise up against this hydra-headed
monster," urging them to "stand united to defeat, to
destroy, to dismantle Israel" goes beyond the merely
rhetorical. This is incitement to violence.
Is this the face of Lincoln University? We don't think so.
Nor do we think that it is the face of all Muslims, the vast
majority of which to do not condone violence aimed at
Please join us, those who have lost loved ones at the hands
of terrorists who targeted innocent civilians, and reject
Professor Siddiqi's call to violence.
Debra Burlingame, Co-founder, 9/11 Families for a Safe &
Dr. Siddique's Reply: Yes, I did Speak Against Israel
Hamas and Hizbullah, elected representatives of their
people, are not fighting USA
I was told by a student that someone has sent an abusive
letter to the Lincoln community in an attempt to put an end
to my constitutional right to free speech. The emailer knew
that she was being dishonest and hence did not send me a
copy of the letter.
The rally in Washington was against the Israeli occupation
of Palestine, in particular the Israeli desecration of
Jerusalem [al-Quds in Arabic]. It was not against America.
It was not against the victims of 9.11. So, the emailer, Ms.
Burlingame has been dishonest on more than one count. She
conveniently forgot that Israel and USA are two distinct
I was not an organizer or a main speaker at the rally, so to
give me the credit for this popular expression of Muslim
American viewpoints is another game Ms. Burlingame has
She writes that the rally expressed "dangerous exortations
against Christians and Jews." [sic!] That's simply not true.
There was not ONE word against Christians. In fact a
Christian scholar, Charles Carlson, came all the way from
Colorado to speak against Zionism. There were Jewish
speakers there, from Code Pink, etc, speaking critically of
Zionism is an ideology of hate. That's what was criticized
at the Washington rally.
Ms. Burligame mentions Hamas and Hizbullah. She does not
mention that most of the banners were those of Palestine,
not of Hamas or Hizbullah. She also failed to note that
Hamas and Hizbullah are elected representatives of the
people of Gaza and Lebanon [respectively]. They have not
usurped anyone's land. In any case, their fight is against
ISRAEL, not against America.
Yes, I did speak against Israel. Does Ms. Burlingame know
that Israeli Jews have occupied Palestinian land by force of
arms? Does she not know that under international law and
Islamic law, the occupied have the right to resist and expel
The Palestinians have the same right to resist Israeli Jews
as the Jews of Warsaw had to resist the Nazis.
I wonder if Ms. Burlingame knows that "rise up" is the
accepted terminology of moral righteousness against
oppressors and occupiers. It is not hate speech.
As if all that package of lies from Ms. Burlingame was not
enough, she cut off my words "if possible by peaceful means"
and to really make sure she would be effective, she censored
both the beginning and the conclusion of my speech. [See the
youtube link she has sent].
Ms. Burlingame tried a hatchet job. She must have been in a
hurry because she got both my first name and my last name
Kaukab Siddique, PhD
Associate Professor of English & Mass Communication
Others Respond to the Zionist attack on Dr. Siddique's
place of work:
A number of Lincoln University professors visited Dr.
Siddique following his reply and assured him of their
support. Others, both Black and White, wrote openly in his
support. One veteran lady professor remarked in irritation:
Who is this woman anyway? A very senior professor told Dr.
Siddique: I could see that the attacking email was garbage
and I deleted it.
From, Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz,
Endowed Chair and world famous
mathematics professor now at Grambling university,
Louisiana, who was famous at Lincoln for his professionalism
and excellence, came this response to Dr. Siddique's letter:
"Asalamu alaiikum! Mumtaz, mumtaz!!! Clearly the devil is
on the run. Truth has and is overcoming falsehood, and,
indeed, lies and distortions are being exposed. There is no
hiding place. The light is on. Thanks a million for your
clarity and sharpness."
A number of scholars and teachers in various fields as well
as students of Dr. Siddique wrote to the President of
Lincoln University to protest the Zionist outrage. Here is
the best letter from one of his former students:
Dear President Nelson:
I am, again, writing to you in response to another letter
you have received from one of Dr. Kaukab Siddique's
detractors. I have had the privilege of knowing him for
nearly twenty years and have found him to be someone of the
highest integrity and moral character.
Dr. Siddique is not a hate monger and has never espoused
such speech. However, many of his detractors are pro-Israel
supporters who believe that Israel has the right to exist on
occupied land. It is common practice for these Zionists to
purposely mislabel their opponents as anti-Semites or
terrorists. This tactic would only be successful if people
did not research the facts and see the misinformation for
what it is, lies.
The September 3rd rally at DuPont Circle, in Washington,
D.C., was an anti-oppression rally. It is every human
being's right to stop oppression in its tracks by any means
necessary, as El Hajj Malik Shabazz (Malcolm X) stated. Dr.
Kaukab Siddique is continuing this legacy by speaking out
against tyranny and human rights abuses.
If these Zionists are not hate mongers then, why are they
trying to interfere with Dr. Kaukab Siddique's livelihood?
Rather than simply voice their opposition to the views of
anti-Zionists, they would rather seek them out to destroy
them and their families. This is the typical destructive
behavior of hate mongers!
These Zionists will continue to urge Lincoln University to
discipline or terminate Dr. Siddique until he agrees with
them that Palestinians are savages who deserve to live under
Zionist occupation. That will never happen!
I only hope that your administration not only continues to
respect Dr. Siddique's First Amendment right to free speech
but, recognize it for what it really is: Support for those
living and enduring human rights abuses by Zionist occupiers
Aisha [New York City]
Holocaust Stories originated before the "holocaust"
Thomas Mann's War-Time Radio Speeches and the Genesis of the
Mass Gassing Allegations
Thomas Kues - Inconvenient History
Courtesy codoh [dot] com
.. .. From 1940 to the end of the war Mann recorded a number
of speeches in German which were sent to the BBC and
broadcasted from London in order to reach German radio
listeners .. .. As Mann proceeded to declare, the reports on
mass killings of Jews were not simply "stories", but history
in the making. This is highly ironic, considering that most
of the supposedly authentic and reliable reports on mass
killings relayed by Mann to his listeners have been quietly
thrown down the memory hole. The speeches made by Mann
during the war years are actually mythology in the making,
and reading them gives us more insight into how and when the
mass gassing allegations arose and provides us with leads to
follow up in future research into this issue.
Threat to burn the Qur'an sparked worldwide anti-US response
Kashmiris Lead in Anti-Qur'an Burning Movement: 15
[Source RTT News]: On September 13, the curfew imposed by
Indian forces in Indian-occupied Kashmir was broken by
thousands of Kashmiri youths. Indian forces repeatedly
opened fire on the unarmed Muslims killing 15 and wounding
scores of others.
The demonstrators were protesting an American pastor's plan
to burn the Qur'an. The angry crowds targeted a protestant a
Christian missionary school and threw stones at police. At
one point, youths took a truck and ran it over police,
Earlier, after Eid prayers, crowds of historic proportions
gathered to condemn Indian occupation. The Indians then
imposed an indefinite curfew which was broken on 9.13.
[Ed. Note: India is a close ally of the US and has used rape
as a weapon to crush Muslim resistance in Kashmir. US media
do not report Kashmiri suffering.]
[Latest: September 14: Demonstrations are Continuing and 2
more Kashmiris have been killed by the police.]
Afghans in anti-Qur'an Burning Rallies
Three Give their Lives: 10,000 rally in non-Taliban city
September 10: Reuters) - Protests by thousands of angry
Afghans over plans by an obscure U.S. church to burn copies
of the Koran grew on Friday, with demonstrations spreading
to the capital and at least five provinces, officials said.
Several hundred gathered in a northern district of Kabul,
while about 2,000 marched on a government building in
western Farah, officials and witnesses said. There were also
protests in nearby Badghis in the northwest and Ghor and
Herat in the west.
One protester was shot dead outside a German-run NATO base
in northeastern Badakhshan, a government spokesman said.
Several were wounded.
KUNDUZ, (Reuters) - One man was shot dead when protesters,
angry over plans by a U.S. pastor to burn copies of the
Koran, attacked a NATO base in Afghanistan's north on
Friday, a provincial government spokesman said.
A crowd, estimated at 10,000 by a spokesman for the
Badakhshan province governor, had earlier poured into the
streets after special Eid prayers. Some later hurled stones
at a NATO base run by Germans and a protester was shot when
troops inside opened fire, spokesman Amin Sohail said.
A spokesman for Nato in Kabul said NATO was aware of
protests in Faizabad, the capital of Badakhshan, and were
September 11: Anti-Qur'an burning rallies continued in
Afghanistan leading to atrocities by NATO forces which
killed two unarmed protestors in Logar province. Most of
Logar is now in Taliban control.
Pakistan # 1. [One Pak called it Delayed Eid "present" from
September 12: A US missile strike killed three militants
in northwestern tribal belt, near the Afghan border,
The strike early Sunday hit Newey Adda village in the Datta
Khel area near Miramshah, the main town of North Waziristan
tribal district, officials said.
"A US drone fired two missiles. The target was a house used
by militants as a compound. Three militants have died," a
senior security official in Peshawar told AFP.
Another intelligence official in Miramshah also confirmed
the attack and the death toll. - AFP
[Ed note: "Militant" is a term used by the non-Muslim media
to justify the killing of civilians who support the
Pakistan #2 [From Shamsuddin]
Jamaate Islami calls Florida Pastor's Qur'an Burning Stunt
Protest Rallies all over Pakistan Condemn American's
September 10, 2010. Protest demonstrations were held in
cities across Pakistan at the appeal of top JI leader Syed
Munawar Hasan to condemn the Qur'an burning plot by a church
leader in Florida. The biggest rallies, in Lahore, Karachi
and Rawalpindi, followed the final Juma' prayer of
Addressing a very large juma' gathering in Mansoorah [on the
outskirts of Lahore], Munawar Hasan said that though the
Qur'an burning threat has been put off, the very fact that
someone could dare to make such a threat shows that the
western world is aware of the cowardice and shamelessness of
the rulers of Muslim countries. Our rulers, he said, are
slaves of America. The JI leader said that the Qur'an has
been memorized by millions and it is in the hearts and souls
of countless millions. No one can destroy the Qur'an by
burning it. The issue, he said, is the violation of the
sacred by the western terrorists. The West is trying to
rationalize the Pastor's plan by calling it freedom of
expression; others try to excuse him as a mere nut case. In
fact he is an extremist reeking with hatred of Islam.
A WORD to US MUSLIMS: The Islamic leader, Munawar Hasan, had
a few words for US Muslims too. He said, distributing copies
of the Qur'an is okay, but if US Muslims cannot come out on
the streets to protest such horrific desecration and cannot
even raise their voices against the ultimate in hate, that
means they are second class citizens: There is then no
Islamic basis for their stay in America and they should
In Lahore city, a mass rally was held at the Mosque of
Martyrs and was addressed by JI leaders Liaqat Baluch, Dr.
Farid Piracha, Ameer al-Azeem and Zikrullah mujahid. The
demonstrators carried anti-American placards and chanted
slogans like: "We'll sacrifice our lives for the sanctity of
the Qur'an, we'll sacrifice our lives for the honor of the
In Karachi, a mass rally against American Qur'an burning
threat was held at Lasbella Chowk where JI leaders condemned
the American move.
First Response to Qur'an Burning Threat Came from
September 4: Thousands of mostly Muslim protesters rallied
around Indonesia in opposition to an American church's plan
to burn copies of the Koran on September 11.
During the weekend rallies in Indonesia, cities protested an
event planned by a small Florida church to mark the ninth
anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks in the United
The chairman of the Islamic group Hizbut Tahrir Indonesia
that planned the protests, Rokhmat Labib, says the plan to
burn the Islamic holy book is a provocation.
He says if the event happens Muslims will certainly fight
back, and he cannot predict what form the retaliation will
The Pluralism Care Movement, a group comprising interfaith
organizations and representatives from moderate Christian
and Muslim centers, has called for the U.S. government to
prevent the burning. It says the reaction from Indonesia
should be one that shows the country's tolerance for
Labib sees it differently. He says Muslims must not stay
silent when their faith is threatened.
He says Hizbut Tahrir does not accept the argument that the
reason for burning the Koran is because it is the source of
Labib says Muslims do not have any problem with Christians
as long as they do not spread their beliefs in Muslim areas.
And since Muslims are not forcing their beliefs on
Christians, he says there is no reason why they should feel
Iran's Islamic Leader [following new report of Qur'an
burning in Tennessee]
September 13. "Without a doubt, the leaders of the global
arrogance engineered [this plot] and [were in charge of] the
command room of these atrocities," the Leader said.
Ayatollah Khamenei added that "Zionist think-tanks which
hold the most influence on the US government and its
security and military organizations" were among the
accomplices in the scenario.
"This incident and previous incidents clearly show that what
the global arrogance is attacking today is the foundation of
Islam and the Holy Quran," Ayatollah Khamenei said.
The Leader said that the enemies' main objective behind this
abominable act was to drag their fight with Islam and
Muslims to all levels of the Christian society and to give
it a religious pretext by bringing the Church into play.
$60 Billion Weapons Deal for Saudi Arabia [to fight
September 13: WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is
seeking a go-ahead from Congress to sell up to $60 billion
worth of sophisticated warplanes to Saudi Arabia and could
add another $30 billion worth of naval arms in a deal
designed to counter the rise of Iran as a regional
The deal would apparently represent the largest single U.S.
arms sale ever approved. It would allow Saudi Arabia, the
most militarily advanced of the Arab Gulf states and one of
the richest countries in the world, to buy top-line
U.S.-made helicopters and fighter jets with ranges that
would span the Middle East and beyond.
Somali Mujahideen Squeezing Puppet Regime but Lack Heavy
September 12: Somali mujahideen , al-Shabab, struck a
military unit of the US installed Mogadishu clique killing 5
troops and injuring others.
Big Success for Bok Haram Islamic Movement
Prison Raid in Nigeria Releases Hundreds
DAKAR, Senegal — More than 700 inmates in the northern
Nigerian city of Bauchi were freed Tuesday night in a daring
raid by well-armed attackers on a prison where members of an
Islamist sect were being held, authorities and witnesses
September 7. Prison staff members stood outside the partly
scorched exterior of the central prison in the northern
Nigerian city of Bauchi on Wednesday.
A "substantial" number of those freed in the attack belonged
to the sect, called Boko Haram, a police spokesman in Bauchi
said. The attack came just over a year after the bloody
suppression of an uprising by the sect left more than 800
dead, and suggested that the sect was still active.
"Before we got to the area, they succeeded in freeing 721
inmates," a police spokesman, Mohammed Barau, said
Wednesday. "They went there with sophisticated rifles, and
they attacked the prison." Mr. Barau said one police officer
was shot dead, and a total of four people were killed,
Witnesses on Wednesday described a brazen assault by
well-armed assailants, largely unhindered by security
forces. One witness, Lifidin Bauchi, the local director of
Jama'atu Nasril Islam, a national Muslim advocacy
organization, said police officers did not arrive in
substantial numbers until hundreds had fled from the prison
and into the streets.
Mr. Bauchi said the attackers were wearing "traditional
gowns," and were "using big, big guns." He said he had just
finished evening prayers in the central mosque, next to the
prison, when he heard gunshots.
"I saw two men with big guns shooting directly to the door
of the prison," Mr. Bauchi said. "They surrounded the whole
prison. I saw them firing."
He quoted the assailants as saying they "had not come to
kill us, just to collect their followers." He also said that
the shooting lasted up to an hour and that the attackers
broke down the door of the prison and set fire to cars in
the prison yard.
"They were many, and they were well armed," he said.
"Immediately when they left, the policemen started coming.
The police arrived when they had already gone."
Last year's unrest began in Bauchi, when members of the sect
attacked a police station and 39 were killed. Over a week in
late July 2009, police and army forces struck back,
concentrating on the nearby city of Maiduguri, where Boko
Haram had its headquarters and where members lived a life of
strict observance. Among the scores killed was the sect's
leader, Mohammed Yusuf, in still unexplained circumstances
while in police custody.
The group, whose name is a Hausa expression indicating
disgust with Western education, is known to have been angry
over the failure to fully apply Islamic law in this
predominantly Muslim region of Nigeria.
The Bauchi State police commissioner, Alhaji Danlami
Yar'Adua, told reporters in Bauchi late Wednesday that five
people in all had been killed, including a soldier, a
policeman, two prison warders and a civilian.
A witness reported seeing security officers fleeing upon
spotting the well-armed attackers.
"They mounted their machine guns in front of the prison yard
with impunity, and asked traders around the premises of the
prison not to panic," said the witness, Malam Zubairu
Mr. Barau, the police spokesman, said on Wednesday that
relative calm had returned and that the police had made
Sani Adamu contributed to this report from Bauchi,
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