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Safar 27, 1433/January 21, 2012 # 4
Munawar Hasan says: Revolution must precede Elections
Pakistanis with umbrellas, came out in their thousands on
January 15, in Islamabad. Large throngs of hijabi women were
there denying the cultural imperialism of the West.
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for photo and report.
Look at what ICNA and CAIR are up to. Shameless opportunism!
See Zahid Bukhari's resume.
More on leadership: Arab/Muslim leaders
Spotlights from Imam Badi Ali, Jamaat al-Muslimeen National
Shoora Leader, North Carolina
Clowns cannot lead nations or fight battles.
Great leaders take their people towards
Paradise through their vision, understanding, courage and
Arab leaders think they are God's gift to
their people, so criticism of the leaders is considered
dangerous. They want to lead by hitting people on the head.
Arab leaders think they are above the law and
above the people.
Our leaders are nothing but bullies, agents and
butchers. Our people are victims.
The function of true leadership is to produce
more leaders for this world and the Hereafter.
If you cannot inspire people to think, learn
and reform, you are not a leader.
In some of the Arab revolutions going on, the
objectives are not clear. One form of dictatorship may be
replaced by another. USSR was a bad example of a revolution.
Spotlight # 9:
A true revolution has to be one of values,
God-fearing, opposed to war and occupation, not taking sides
without truth even temporarily.
Revolution is like art work. It can end up
with a beautiful painting. Or it may merely mix colors and
create a mess.
Lynne Stewart's Appeal Coming up.
On February 29, Jamaat al-Muslimeen urges New York readers
to go to the Federal Court in downtown New York to support
Lynne Stewart's appeal. A large crowd of supporters is
This is the great American fighter for human rights who gave
all she had for the rights of the Blind Shaikh [Dr. Omar
Abdel Rahman]. She never charged a cent, and then herself
incurred the wrath of the Bush White House and Israel and
was given 10 years in prison for supporting a terrorist!.
On Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman, Sis. Nadrat notices that his
family has been protesting EVERY DAY in Cairo, Egypt for
months. For further comment by Sis. Nadrat on this great
scholar of Islam, please scroll way down. Also, we have an
extensive article on the case of the Blind teacher from Dr.
Edward Miller of San Rafael California written at the time
when Dr. Omar was being railroaded. ISNA man Siraj Wahhaj
played a dirty role in getting this man of God sent to
prison for life. [As NT noted earlier, Dr. Omar's son has
been killed in a US air strike in Afghanistan.]
Did the White House issue this Statement against Marines
Urinating on Corpses?
"The actions of this group completely undermine the work of
our servicemen and women and are contradictory to the values
of the American people. Such acts only serve to further
distort the image of America and greatly endanger the lives
of our troops and civilians abroad."
It almost is, word for word, but NO! It is a statement from
ICNA, a bootlicking group which claims to be Islamic. This
is the kind of hypocrisy which should be uncovered.
So, to educate the naive, we publish the resume of Zahid
Bukhari, the President of ICNA, who has been re-elected by
ICNA's inner circle of stooges. He has been serving the US
State Department! He proudly published this resume on the
Internet. No fear of Allah here. No Taqwa! Sheer munafiqat.
Please scroll all the way to the end.
We have an article from Br. Athar in Canada in which an Arab
woman indentifies the actvity of the marines in Afghanistan
as "pissing," not urination which she thinks is a euphemism
for an ugly activity which is part of western culture.
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The article is only for adults.
Imam Badi Ali speaks against bullying of Muslim students.
Important interview in North Carolina paper.
Scroll to end please.
The Saga of a Woman who Renounced the Aga Khani Cult &
New Trend Report
Several years back Sis. Gulshan, who was an Ismaili, a
follower of the Aga Khan, embraced Islam. Since then she has
been hounded by cyber terrorists who have been indulging in
an orgy of abuse and pornographic hate against her. As she
stood firm on her newly found Islamic faith, the attacks on
her became more and more personal and vehement.
The cyber terrorists use fake names and their identiities
have still not been traced by Muslims who decided to defend
the sister's honor and personal security.
In turn Muslims have investigated Aga Khan's cult and
questioned its "right" to attack a Muslim woman. This was
then used as an excuse by the abusers to attack Islam
itself, including great Companions of the Prophet, pbuh,
such as Abu Huraira, r.a., and Khalid ibn al-Waleed, r.a.,
as well as Caliph Usman, r.a., and his compilation of the
Qur'an, as well as those wives of the Prophet, pbuh, who
were Christian or Jewish but embraced Islam.
All these attacks by the supporters of Aga Khan have been
answered by Muslims. However, the latest attack is most
egregious. It is the claim that the Prophet, pbuh, had only
one daughter, Fatima, r.a., and that Ruqayya, r.a., was not
his biological daughter.
Here is the answer to this attack by Kaukab Siddique:
Brief Outline of the Great Struggle of Ruqayya, r.a.,
Forgotten owing to Sectarian Propaganda
Documentation that the Prophet, pbuh, had more than one
daughter and Ruqayya, r.a., was a great Islamic woman:
The Qur'an says "daughters" not daughter. Here is the verse:
"O Prophet! Tell your wives and daughters, and the believing
women, that they should cast their outer garments over their
pesons [when going out]: That is most convenient for them
that they should be known and not molested. And Allah is
Oft-Forgiving, Most Merciful." [33:59]
Here is documentation from Hadith:
"Ruqayya, was the daughter of the Messenger of Allah, pbuh,
and her mother was Khadija, the daughter of Khuwaylad.
Before receiving prophethood, Muhammad, pbuh, had married
her to Utba, the son of Abi Lahab bin Abdul Mutallib who
divorced her soon thereafter before taking her as his wife
because in the meantime the prophet received prophethood and
the verses condemning Abu Lahab were revealed in the Qur'an.
She never went to Utba's home."
"She embraced Islam the very day her mother, Khadija, r.a.,
embraced Islam." [Among the very first to embrace
"She was among the first women to take the oath of
allegiance [baiat] to the Prophet, pbuh."
"She was married to one of the greatest Companions of the
Prophet, Usman, r.a."
" She did hijra TWICE to Africa with Usman, r.a.. The
Prophet, pbuh, said this is the first hijra in all of human
history for the sake of Allah since the time of the Prophet
"Ruqayya suffered greatly [for Allah's sake] during hijra
and lost her unborn child through miscarriage."
All quotes from Tabqat ibn Saad, first and earliest
collection of biographical Hadith.
[Comment: If you read the Qur'an, you will realize that the
Hijra by Ruqayya, r.a., puts her above other women,
including Fatima, r.a. who was also a great woman. We love
Fatima, r.a., but facts must be above feelings.]
"And their Lord has accepted of them and answered them:
'Never will I allow to be lost the work of any of you, be
you male or female, you are one community: those of you who
have done hijra from their homes or been driven out from
there, or suffered harm in My Cause, or fought, or been
Question : Re: the article on the murder of the Iranian
Professor, you wrote:
Mahdi= Fringe narrative for most muslims ?
What does that mean?
Shameel Yakub [Discuss the Religion - Islam forum]
Ed. Reply:There are 13 narratives of the coming of the
Mahdi. None of them are genuine teachings of the Prophet,
pbuh. Ibn Khaldun studied them and found that all are either
Daif [weak] or maudu [fabricated]. The Iranian concept of a
12 year old boy who disappeared more than a thousand years
ago and will return as Mahdi is baseless in the teachings of
Islam. The central concept of Islam is agreed upon by all
scholars as Jihad, not waiting for a savior.
CAIR on Drunken individual vs CAIR on Life Sentence on Shi'a
Recently a drunken man from Guyana threw various objects at
a number of houses in Queens, New York. He wanted to use the
bathroom in al-Khui Islamic Center. Inside 60 people were
having a dinner party but he was denied the use of the
bathroom. So he came back with a Starbucks bottle filled
with flammable stuff and threw it at Al-Khui Center. Damage
was minimal and no one one was hurt. Later the man was
arrested via security cameras. CAIR raised a hue and cry,
trying to paint the incident as a terrorist act and a hate
Shi'a Imam Sentenced to Life on Flimsy Evidence.
Days later, on January 13, Jamaat al-Muslimeen reported from
Brooklyn, New York, that a Shi'a Imam, Kareem Ibrahim has
been sentenced to life in prison. The regime claims: that
he was conspiring to blow up JFK airport, one of the biggest
airports in the world. The evidence was bogus, based on the
activities of a government infomant. Two other Muslims have
already been sentenced to life in the case, Russell
Defreitas and Abdel Kader and one to 15 years, Abdel
If ever there was a bogus case, this was it. The harsh
sentences have terrified the West Indian communities in New
York and turned them to spying on each other to search for
"terrorists." Not a word on this shameful injustice from
CAIR. So trying to win brownie points from the Shi'a al-Khui
center for a near non-event, while totally ignoring the
grave injustice done in the JFK case. This is how CAIR
works, teaching Muslims that there is Islamophobia [a word
copied from the Zionist idea of homopohobia] among the
American public, while showing the cruel White House regime
as defenders of Muslims and keeping SILENCE on the most
outrageous sentences imposed on innocent Muslims.
Photo of Innocent Shi'a Imam Kareem Ibrahim who was
extradited to the US from Trinidad.
War News: Nigeria Boko Haram Islamic force Attacks Police
Stations in Kano: Curfew Imposed by Military
[Background: War began in Nigeria when military forces
attacked mosques and Islamic schools in northern Nigeria.
Boko Haram tried to defend mosques but tanks went in and
slaughtered them. Yusuf, leader of Boko Haram, and several
hundred of his followers were arrested, tortured and
executed. Boko Haram has re-organized and is now using
al-Qaida style attacks.... editor]
[Source: BBC]: January 20: Islamic movement known as Boko
Haram attacked targets across Kano, Nigeria's most important
northern city. At least four police stations were hit in
upscale areas inhabited by foreigners, in particular Indians
and Lebanese. Police appears to have suffered heavy losses
but has admitted 143 killed till now. At least one of the
attackers was a martyrdom operator. The military has imposed
curfew on the city.
Abul Qaqa, named after a commander in the time of Caliph
Umar, r.a., told journalists, on behalf of Boko Haram that
the attacks are aimed at forcing the Christian president to
release Islamic prisoners.
War News: Afghanistan NATO Suffers from Taliban Attacks:
French want to withdraw
Source: Wire services. AFP etc: January 20: In the Kapisa
area just north of Kabul, 4 French troops were killed and 16
wounded, 8 seriously , when an Afghan soldier opened fire. He
has been arrested. It is suspected that he is a Taliban
infiltrator. [Poverty forces many Afghans to join the
military force the US and Karzai are organizing from among
the Afghan population.] The French President Sarkozy has
expressed shock at the loss of 20 elite troops in one day.
He has been telling his people that French forces are
helping to reconstruct Afghanistan.
January 19: Six US marines were killed when a US helicopter
went down in Helmand province. The Taliban claimed
responsibility. These were elite troops. One of them, from
Centerville, Iowa, used to fly Presidents Clinton and Bush.
NATO is denying Taliban victory but is yet to offer an
Also January 19: A human bomber sent by the Taliban attacked
NATO vehicles exiting the large air base outside Kandahar.
NATO is not revealing losses but the total for January
computed by "icasualties" from local papers in the US shows
that the US death toll for January has risen to 25. So at
least 19 US troops were killed in this attack. Taliban
claimed that US troops panicked and opened fire after the
attack killing several civilians including 2 childen. NATO
is denying this.
War News: Pakistan: Fooling the People.
Drone Attacks Renewed After Eight Week Hiatus: Chechen
US has delivered two more drone attacks in Pakistan's North
Waziristan area. The number of deaths caused by the attacks
are said to be 8 with at least 3 of them being Chechen
refugees from Russia's war torn region. After the
attacks, Pakistani intelligence joyfully announced that Pak
Taliban leader Hakeemullah Mehsud had been killed in one of
the attacks. The Pak Taliban denied the report and later
Paki intelligence also retracted its claim. New Trend
observers say that these attacks are coordinated with the US
by Paki military.
In spite of the coordination, Pakistanis continue to believe
that the military is loyal to Pakistan while the civilian
government is hooked up to the US.
Alleged ISI Torture Comes out : [Dawn report] Four of the
suspects arrested by the Pakistani military intelligence for
attacks on a Pakistani military center in Punjab have been
found dead after being tortured and poisoned. Their
relatives received anonymous phone calls to pick up their
dear ones body from outside a hospital in Peshawar. The
bodies, in separate instances, were dumped on the street.
The suspects had been declared innocent by a series of
Pakistani courts but in each instance were re-arrested.
When America Bowed to Zionist Pressure & Sentenced Dr. Omar
Day of Ignominy: January 17, 1996. Judge Mukasay sentenced
Egyptian Islamic leader Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman,
Hafiz-e-Quran, Hafiz-e-Sahih-al-Bukhari, Al-Azhar University
Ph.D., and outspoken critic of the Mubarak regime to life in
prison for conspiracy. Blind, diabetic, and a non-English
speaker, he has spent most of the last 17 years in solitary
confinement--conditions which can only be characterized
...as "cruel and unusual," and, as such, a violation of U.S.
law. His conviction in a court presided over by a Jewish
judge--with evidently zionist leanings--occurred only after
government informer Emad Salem was paid 1 million dollars
(and two other witnesses smaller sums) to testify; nearly
all defense evidence illustrating Abdel Rahman's quarrel was
with Egypt--and not with the U.S.--was disallowed;
mis-translations of Abdel Rahman's putative order to target
New York landmarks was allowed as evidence; and a climate of
fear created by New York's corporate (zionist) media for
months leading up to the trial.
In 2011, the Islamic Organization for Human Rights called on
the newly emerging Egyptian "pro-democracy" movements to
push for Abdel Rahman's release.
- Nadrat Siddique
A Political Prisoner In the U.S.:
Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman [The Blind Shaykh.]
By Dr. Edward W. Miller [Courtesy: Coastal Times, San
In early 1980 in Cairo, an Egyptian imam, or holy man,
quietly moved from mosque to crowded mosque, preaching the
tenets of Islam while also condemning the on-going
corruption of his government. Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman, a
Ph.D. from Al-Azher University, was denouncing the
plundering of Muslim lands in Palestine, as well as
President Mubarak's treachery in cooperating with Israel and
the U.S. to support repression of both the Palestinian and
his own people. The Sheik commanded his followers to stand
up against "a military dictator whose prison brimmed with
70,000 of the nation's best sons and daughters" in a regime
where ideas were being censored by Egyptian thought police.
The sheik also beseeched his people to stop the looting of
their country by Western banks and corporations whose
profits and way of life both drained the natural resources
and morally corrupted the culture of Egyptians.
Sheik Rahman had been jailed by Mubarak for his preachings
in the early 1980s, released in 1984 only to be imprisoned
again in 1985, 1986 and 1989. At each trial he was acquitted
of wrong-doing, and he continued preaching to advocate the
values of Islam and protest against government corruption.
When Sheik Rahman decided to travel to this country,
Egyptian foreign minister Amar Moussa and U.S. ambassador to
Egypt, Robert Pelletreau, connived together to have him
arrested under the pretext of "violating immigration laws."
The Zionists, including Senator Alphonse D'Amato (D-NY) and
Assemblyman Dov Hikind (NY), made it their personal business
to reinforce the indictment. Egyptian secret police spy Emad
Salem was sent to the U.S. with specific instructions to
keep close tabs on his activities. After some months of
imprisonment in solitary, this blind and diabetic cleric was
finally brought to trial in what was to become one of the
most corrupt legal procedures in U.S history.
The sheik's trial was intentionally corrupted at every turn
by America's Jewish organizations. Jury selection began on
January 9, 1995, at which time the Zionist media began an
assault on that learned scholar and his associates. The day
before the jury date, The New York Times led the attack with
a defaming article by a man named Bernstein. Prior to this,
the prosecution had published excerpts from the scholar's
22-year-old Ph.D. dissertation, taking bits and pieces out
of context to bias any potential jurors. Even NPR (National
Public Radio) joined in the chorus on January 9 with a
lengthy news report by columnist and author Judith Miller
who claimed the case against the Sheik "was strong." Most
Americans were unaware that Judith Miller is a militant
anti-Muslim writer whose biased reporting on the Mideast for
The New York Times and inflammatory book on Muslim countries
has received condemnation form scholars and writers the
At the beginning of the trial, the sheik's lawyers had
demanded the strongly-biased Zionist Judge, Michael B.
Mukasey, recuse himself from the trial. Mukasey refused.
(Federal Law, Title 28, Section 455(a) requires a sitting
judge to recuse himself from any trial where his
impartiality might reasonably be questioned.) Mukasey was a
committed Zionist, a long-time supporter of Israel. His wife
is also a Zionist.
Sheik Rahman was then denied the lawyer of his choice by
Judge Mukasey, and when he then asked the court to permit an
expert to explain the practices of Islam to an ignorant
American jury, he was refused this due process. Eventually,
on January 17, 1996, Sheik Omar Abdul Rahman was sentenced
by a Jewish judge of strong Zionist leanings to imprisonment
for life "plus 65 years." The extra 65 years were added
under the court's Count #3: Conspiracy to murder Hosin
Mubarak (Egypt's president).
Those 65 years added to the sentence were related to the
"conspiracy theory," and the judge's interpretation of
conversations Sheik Rahman had had with supposed
international terrorists and were largely based on the
inflammatory and largely fictitious documentary, Jihad in
America, produced by a Zionist Jew, Stephen Emerson, and
shown nationwide on PBS. Both the prosecution and the judge
employed guilt by association in their judgment. The Sheik
was NOT sentenced for implication in the World Trade Center
bombing; however, phone calls to the Sheik by Muslim
defendants in that case had been presented and even accepted
as evidence without the court every providing to the jury
translations of those conversations.
The conspiracy theory was supposedly supported by the
testimony of Abdo Haggag, an Egyptian, who quoted an
unrecorded conversation he allegedly had with the Sheik. He
delayed more than a year before reporting it to the police.
At the trial, Haggag admitted under oath to having received
$100,000 for his testimony, plus another $60,000 for his
After receiving his lifetime sentence, this elderly, sick
and blind sheik, standing before the Jewish judge, spoke
quietly and at length in Arabic. He pointed out the on-going
"historical junction" at which "the spiritual power of Islam
was confronting the military/material juggernaut of a
Zionist White House." Sheik Rahman continued, debunking the
prosecution's theory that he heads an international
terrorist organization. He emphasized that he was
sequestered in a jail in Cairo in the early 1980s at the
time the so-called "international terrorist group" was
allegedly being formed. Judge Michael Mukasey was visibly
irritated by the Sheik's remarks, and interrupted the
scholarly cleric repeatedly and rudely, finally remarking
that "religion has nothing to do with the case."
Columnist and author Edward C. Coughlin, Jr., noted in an
article in New Trend (January/February '96): "Since the days
of the 'Star Chamber' proceedings in England, governments
have used the conspiracy laws to destroy their political
enemies. In an America controlled by the Zionist Gang, a
decision was made at the highest level to "get Sheik
Rahman... The evidence against the sheik which took nine
months to prosecute was purely circumstantial and built on
the most dubious kind of foundation. His trial in
Zionist-dominated New York City in front of a card-carrying
Zionist jurist and in a society swarming with an
Islamic-bashing media and pro-Zionist tabloids and news
readers, guaranteed his ultimate conviction."
Coughlin continued: "One of the counts in the indictment
against the blind sheik...was a rarely-used Civil War
seditious conspiracy charge. A key witness against the
cleric...was a government informer...a known liar who had
demanded one million from the FBI to entrap the sheik and
Even the highly-prejudiced Washington Post, an establishment
mouthpiece, was forced to state in an editorial after the
guilty verdict was announced that aspects of the trial
worried it." The Post said: "conspiracy trials are
troublesome because they enable prosecutors to link a number
of people, some of whom are only tangentially connected, to
one of the events cited in the indictment, and put everybody
on trial together. There are special reasons when the
defendants, like Sheik Rahman, already foreign-born, are
more likely to be linked in the jurors' minds to the
stereotype of an international terrorist." Coughlin adds:
"The sheik was unpopular because the Zionist press had
already done a hatchet job on him... It is clear that the
U.S. government was used by an alien element, the Zionists,
to wrongly target him for persecution. Justice demands that
his conviction be overturned on appeal."
Not only was the trial of Sheik Abdul Oman Rahman a long and
terrible ordeal for this blind, aged cleric, but his
imprisonment continues to be deliberately cruel and
physically threatening. In the U.S. Federal Prison Hospital
in Springfield, Missouri, since October, 1995, he is totally
isolated from fellow prisoners. Amnesty International
reported that Dr. Rahman, a diabetic, had been subject to
deliberate neglect by his guards, who "routinely fail to
respond to his legitimate requests for assistance... He has
not had his hair or nail cuts, nor has he been provided with
a change of clothing for several months." He is not allowed
to join in Muslim prayers with other Muslim prisoners, he is
deprived of his prayer rug and a clock to determine his
praying schedule, has no short-wave radio to hear Arabic
news (his only language), and is subject to frequent strip
searches combining gratuitous humiliations. Amnesty
International points out the U.S. is not meeting its
obligation under Articles 7 and 10 of the International
Convenant on Civil and Political Rights: "All persons
deprived of their liberty shall be treated with humanity and
respect for the inherent dignity of the human person."
Many Muslims and non-Muslims plus Muslim organizations both
in this country and abroad have joined forces to form the
Committee to Free Sheik Omar Abdel Rahman. The legal aspects
of this group are being handled by Ex-Attorney General
Ramsey Clark's office. Hopefully, the sheik can be re-tried
on appeal, cleared of conspiracy charges and allowed his
freedom. The dark stain on our federal judicial system,
however, will never fade completely.
(Israel's plan to weaken the power of Islam began at Camp
David when Egypt was seduced to split the Arab league. Sadat
was murdered for his betrayal. Sadat then led a more
independent Egypt until his murder, after which Israel with
U.S. help placed a secular, anti-Muslim Mubarak in the
presidency. The shiek's imprisonment here is intended to
further weaken Islam in Egypt, which explains Zionist
interest in his trial.)
Imam Badi Ali moves against Bullying of Muslim Students
Muslim community forms PTA for students
by Yasmine Regester
Originally posted 1/19/2012
As bullying in grade schools is exposed all over the
various organizations have formed to address this harrowing
concern. The Muslim Parent Teacher Association or MPTA of
Greensboro is one of these groups.
Formed more than a year ago, the MPTA is a division of the
youth center of the Islamic Center of the Triad (ICT). The
is an organization dedicated to supporting the Muslim
community and advocating the teachings of Islam while
educating the larger community. According to MPTA members,
stories of Muslim students being bullied in the Guilford
County Schools began to circulate through the youth center.
Parents wanted to provide a place where students would feel
safe to talk about their experiences and seek help if
"We know name calling is an issue but this goes beyond that
and targets someone's religion," said Karen Mujali, vice
president of the MPTA.
Name calling, particularly the use of the word "terrorist"
against Muslims is something ICT President, Badi Ali wants to
deter people from. "All Muslims do not condone terrorism any
more than all Christians condone the violence against the
federal building in Oklahoma. This generalization is
simplistic and illogical," said Ali.
Mujali noted that some students might be fearful to get their
parents involved in school conflicts because the parents have
an accent or wear traditional Muslim garb which might add to
the harrassment by others. Students fear they will become
the target of more bullying.
The MPTA met with the Guilford County School Board of
Education to see how the organizationcould work with the
schools to help the children being bullied. Mujali noted
that there are school policies in place on how to handle a
bullying situation. "There is a process when students report
bullying, however, when you're bullied for your religion it should be
stopped the first time," said Mujali. The group acknowledged
the detrimental effects bullying has on children such as
lowered self -esteem, lack of self-worth and trouble
concentrating in school. "Forming this group gives the
students a way to communicate what's happening so we can
address it," explained Mujali.
The MPTA also believes in providing support for the children
who act out through bullying and those who witness it.
MPTA also participates in school fundraisers and activities
that include the greater Greensboro community. The group
hopes that a partnership with GCS will in turn inspire positive
growth and change.
"As a parent, our kids are our diamonds. We trust the schools
with our kids. We have to make sure they have the same rights
as all other kids," said Ahmad Abdelmajid, MPTA member.
"Kids shouldn't feel they have to live in fear."
Badi Ali, ICT President, noted that the MPTA has the same
function as any other PTA. "We are there to support, educate,
and build a bridge between the Muslim community and schools.
We want to be involved with education by communicating better
with the schools. It's our job to be open with the schools in
order to bring understanding and (be) better able to work together."
With the Muslim community rapidly growing in the area, the
group has given suggestions to the school board on how to
make steps toward bridging the gap between school and community.
The MPTA said they would like to see GCS hire more Muslim
teachers in the schools, make committees more open to the
Muslim community, and offer a course that teaches the Arabic
language and the culture. This allows the children to see
themselves reflected in the education system.
According to Ali, the increase in bullying and prejudice
against Muslims appears to be coming from a lack of
understanding or knowledge of Islam and culture. MPTA also
suggests teacher workshops where educators can learn about
the different cultures from which their students come. Thus
providing them with the tools to understand how to combat
the bullying with education.
"In a civilized society, it's the duty of the majority to
protect the minority, and the responsibility of the minority
to voice their concerns to bring harmony in the community,"
said Ali. Leadership within Guilford County Schools confirmed
participation in a number of meetings with members of the
Islamic community late last year. Students or parents can also
anonymously report incidents of bullying on the GCS web site
From Zahid Bukhari's Resume: No Changes Made:
This is ICNA's President! Serving Taghoot!
a two day workshop on "Giving Voice to Muslim Democrats:
Securing Democracy and Peace in the Mediterranean Space,"
organized under the umbrella of the research programme "The
Mediterranean, Europe, and Islam: Actors in Dialogue
(Meiad)," and sponsored by a consortium of three
institutions: the University of Naples "l'Orientale", the
Mediterranean Foundation, and the Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal
Centre for Muslim-Christian Understanding, Georgetown
University, Naples, Italy on February 23-24, 2007
Made two presentations on "Muslim Roots in America" at the
Political Science Department of University of Latvia and the
Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia on February 12-13,
"Economic Challenges of the Muslim Minorities in the West"
in a seminar on 'Model Minority Muslim and the Muslim Ummah'
organized by the Centre for Research on Islamic & Malay
Affairs (RIMA), Singapore on August 5, 2006.
Participated in a State Department International Information
Program in Bosnia and Herzegovina and made presentations on
'The Role of the Muslim Community in American Public Life
after September 11" at the Center for Interdisciplinary
Postgraduate Studies (CIPS), University of Sarajevo, Islamic
Medrasa in Travnik and Tuzla; and also conducted five media
interviews, April 24-28, 2006.
"Education, Religion and Public Policy: US Experiences." A
paper presented at the conference on Perspectives on Islamic
Education in the 21st Century, held at Raichak, West Bengal,
India April 3-5, 2006.
Participated in a State Department International Information
Program in India and made presentations on 'Muslims in
America: before and after September 11, 2001' at the
Institute of Objective Studies, Delhi, and various other
institutions in Nagpur, Chandigarh, Shimla and Kolkata. Had
a web-chat with Times of India, and conducted seven media
interviews with three TV channels and four English and Hindi
newspapers, March 26 - April 2, 2006.
"Beyond the Clash, Dialogue and Alliance of Civilization:
The American Muslims' Experience in the Post 9/11 Era." A
paper presented at the international conference on History
and Civilization of the Muslim World held at the University
of Punjab, Lahore, Pakistan, February 27-28, 2006.
Participated in a State Department International Information
Program in Pakistan and made more than ten presentations on
'Islam and Muslims in the USA: Challenges and Opportunities'
at the Council of Islamic ideology, Institute of Policy
Studies (IPS), Islamic Research Institute at the
International Islamic University, Islamabad, Peshawar
University, Peshawar Press Club, Lahore Women University,
and Sargodha University; and also conducted media interviews
with ARY-TV, Aaj-TV, and Daily Pakistan, February 21- 26,
"Hopes, Fears and Aspirations: American Muslims in Post 9/11
Era," a paper presented at a transatlantic dialogue
entitled, Muslim Communities Participating in Society: A
Belgian-U.S Dialogue, organized by the Royal Institute for
International Relations (IRRI-KIIB) and the Embassy of the
United States of America to Belgium in Brussels, Belgium on
November 16-17, 2005
Participated in a State Department International Information
India and addressed four two-day seminars organized by the
SPAN magazine (Urdu section) on "Civil Society, Multi-ethnic
Democracies and the Media" in Lucknow, Hayderabad, Patna,
and Jaipur, and also conducted 10 media interviews on "Islam
in America," September 2-20, 2005.
"The State of Islamic Studies in American Universities:
Initial findings of a larger project" a paper presented in a
conference on Islam in Higher Education, organized by the
Association of Muslim Social Scientists (AMSS) at the
University of Birmingham, England on 29-30 January 2005.
"The Role of American Muslims in Enhancing the Dialogue of
Civilizations," a paper presented at the 3rd World Public
Forum "Dialogue of Civilizations," Rhodes, Greece on
September 28 - October 2, 2004.
Participated in two panels on, 'Human Moral Development in
Islam, Christianity and Buddhism', and 'Responsibility of
the Global Muslim Community in the Post 9/11 World' at the
Parliament of World's Religions 2004, Barcelona, Spain on
July 7 - 14, 2004.
Participated in a State Department International Information
Russia and addressed 16 meetings at various universities in
Moscow, Yekaterinburg and Kazan, and also conducted 9 media
interviews on "Islam in America," February 27 - March 7,
Made a presentation on "American Muslims and Challenges of
9/11," at the Center for the Study of America, Quaid-e-Azam
University, Islamabad, Pakistan on December 2, 2003.
Participated in the working meeting of "Partners in
Humanity," organized by HRN Prince El Hassan bin Talal and
Search for Common Ground, Amman, Jordan on July 26-29,
Participated in the "Mahather Dialogue on the Advancement of
Ummah," organized by the University of Technology's Center
for the Knowledge Advancement at Kula Lumpur, Malaysia on
August 13-15, 2002.
"American Muslims and the Dialogue of Civilizations," a
paper presented at the International Symposium on Islam and
the Dialogue of Civilizations, organized by the King
Abdulaziz Public Library,
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on March 17-20, 2002.
Participated in a State Department International Information
Program in Japan and addressed five meetings of scholars,
businessmen, journalists and students in four cities on
"Islam and Muslim community in Post 9/11 America," January
By Layla Anwar
January 17, 2012 "Information Clearing House" --- I've been
reading quite a bit about the politics of "Urination", a
series of articles expressing "indignation" at the video
that proudly circulated, about some of your brave boys
"urinating" on dead corpses of Afghans after being murdered
All of you prime and proper people of "conscience" showed
indignation, including your Hilarious Clinton, she's always
in the habit of hilariously laughing when dead corpses
appear on her phone screen. We are told that this
"urination" business on dead corpses is not part of your
morality nor of your ethics. OK I know you are still trying
to figure out what these two words mean - morality and
ethics, but then by now, we already know you use words you
hardly understand the meaning of.
Frankly speaking, I don't understand why all this
indignation, that has suddenly gripped you ?!
And what is this "urination" thing ? Can't you use the real
words - after all your boys were pissing on the dead. Is
"Urination" supposed to make it more sanitized, more medical
like ? Or maybe it is supposed to make it more polite and
more acceptable ? No darlings, you were simply pissing on
Is this a strange habit of yours, pissing on the dead ? Not
I remember when I had the "privilege" of spending some time
in England, the English boys at the closing of the pub,
where they pissed themselves silly, would engage in pissing
contests...who could piss the farthest. They would gather in
packs like dogs, and start pissing all over the place,
marking territory...How different are you from the dogs ?
My friend had a dog, when her father passed away in his bed,
the dog stood still near the dead body guarding it until my
friend arrived...the dog is more noble. He knew his
territory and his duties...as a dog, but you pride
yourselves on being "humans", "free humans"...
So pissing contests are not something so strange to your
"culture", it's a male Anglo-Saxon thing, and am sure the
"brave" stinks from America must have caught the Anglo-Saxon
cultural bug...like some heritage, an inheritance of
Furthermore why all this disconcertment, this bewilderment
at "urination"? Did your not "brave" ones piss on the living
But of course they did, they did on numerous occasions, I
reported it...but I saw no indignation then -- instead I was
called a liar, a lunatic.
NO you filthy bast..ds, am neither a liar nor a lunatic...am
truer than a polished diamond.
In July 2008 - I wrote about Ahmad and this is what I had to
"Once arrived, they placed them in a corner of a dirty cell
and started pissing on their wounded bodies while
hysterically laughing. Not contenting themselves with that
alone, they (the Americans) brought in a basin used to
collect shit from their mobile toilets and emptied it on
Ahmad and the other detainees heads"
I was writing about Ahmad in Baghdad...I was writing about
the women you tied with their legs apart until you split
them in the middle...split loose from their bodies, their
souls and their humanity...
I strongly suggest you re-read that post of mine - I called
it "Crucified by Freedom."
No need to be so outraged, this is you.
You pissed on the living, on the Crucified, why surprised
when pissing on the dead ?
Or should I say "Uri-Nation" ?
Layla Anwar : All you need to know about me is that I am a
Middle Easterner ,an Arab Woman - into my 40's and old
enough to know better . I have no homeland per se . I live
in Iraq, Lebanon, Palestine, Jordan, Syria and Egypt
simultaneously .... All the rest is icing on the cake.
Please visit her blog http://arabwomanblues.blogspot.com
Revolution must Precede Elections: Syed Munawar Hasan
by Shamsuddin Amjad
LAHORE, Jan. 15: Ameer, Jamaat e Islami, Pakistan, Syed
Munawar Hasan, has said that a revolution must precede
elections in the country in order to ameliorate the lot of
Addressing a rally organized by the JI against US
interference, drone attacks, besides price hike and other
socio-economic ills at Islamabad Committee Chowk, on Sunday,
he said that elections in the country had always brought
thieves, feudal lords, and capitalists into power who
multiplied the people's problems besides damaging the
Islamic identity of the country. A revolutionary change
prior to the elections alone could stop the return of
corrupt and pro-US people to power, he added.Thousands of
people joined the rally in spite of bitter cold and heavy
Syed Munawar Hasan said that the current four year rule of
the PPP had further weakened democracy and the parliament
while the judiciary was mocked at and the constitutional
institutions were harmed. During this period, more than
seven thousand Americans were issued visas unlawfully which
resulted in a spate of terrorism.
He said the country's economy had been ruined and the common
man was finding it difficult to make both ends meet.
Thousands of industrial units had been closed and workers
had been rendered jobless.
He said that if the masses wanted a change, they must
support the JI which had an honest and competent leadership
capable of solving their problems.
Photo of Syed Munawar Hasan addressing a huge crowd in
Islamabad, Jan.15. It was cold under steady rain.
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