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Mohurram 9, 1434/November 23, 2012 # 52
See Imam Badi Ali's top rated analysis of the Israeli
onslaught on Gaza.
Imam Badi's little daughter Maitha was almost hit by a
pro-Israel car driver.
See photo below.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen needs your support to renew protests
against the imprisonment of innocent Islamic people in USA,
including Imam Jamil, Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman,
Ahmed Abdel Sattar
Lynne Stewart, Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, Dr. Ali Timimi,
Imam Hasan, Imam Abu Toubah, Dr. Kifah al-Jayyousi, Ehsan
el-Sadequee, Ziyad Yaghi and others. Let us know if you can
write letters and talk to your community.
We have a web site for Sis. Laila's son Ziyad.
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India's Shame: [From NT Media Monitor]
India is paying homage to an avowed Islam hater who died
last week. The city of Bombay [Mumbai] has been closed down
by Hindu mobs and extemist cults seeking Muslim blood.
Meanwhile, Ajmal Qasab has been executed by India. He was
one of 10 Pakistani mujahideen who attacked high value
targets in Mumbai. They held off 5,000 Indian troops for 60
hours before they were all killed except Qasab. He was
treated as a terrorist and finally, secretly, executed. POWs
are not to be executed under international law. The
background to the attack was the continuing occupation of
Kashmir by 700,000 Indian troops, the biggest occupation
force in history. India has killed more than 10,000
Kashmiris, wounded 40,000, made 2 million homeless and has
desecrated numerous mosques and Muslim shrines.
Breaking News: November 23. Israel violated the ceasefire by
shooting at unarmed protestors approaching Israel's control
line in Gaza, killing one Palestinian and wounding 19. [BBC]
Breaking news 2: November 18. Islamic forces in Aleppo,
Syria rejected the "opposition coalition" concocted in UAE
by supporters of western powers. November 21: Assad's jet
fighters struck at a hospital in Aleppo killing 15 people.
Assad's air force also bombed a suburb of Damascus. Heavy
casualties. November 22: Muhahideen captured Assad artillery
base in Deir el Zour province bordering Iraq. This opens up
the way to reinforcements coming in from Iraqi al-Qaida. [A
Christian has been appointed head of the "opposition
coalition" set up by western-backed Sheikhdoms.]
Breaking News 3: In Kano, Nigeria, there were violent
protests by Muslims after a Christian insulted the Prophet
Muhammad, pbuh. [BBC]. [There seems to be a planned campaign
by Christian extremists to insult the Prophet, pbuh. It is
Breaking news 4:November 20. Pakistan's top military
commander General Kayani went to Kabul and met the NATO
general in charge and Karzai's chief military man to
coordinate operations against Islamic forces in Afghanistan
November 21: Quetta, Pakistan. Pak Taliban hit a Paki
military truck killing 4 troops and wounding 3. The troops
were protecting a convoy of military families of whom 21
persons were injured. Pak Taliban also attacked Shi'ites in
Rawalpindi. There were scores of casualties. A war seems to
be going on between Shi'ites and Pak Taliban following ten
years of Shi'ite support for Paki military operations
against Pak Taliban. Paki military operations were
propagandized by a Shi'ite General for 5 years or more.
November 21: A massive anti-Israel, anti-US and pro-Gaza
rally was held in Karachi, Pakistan, addressed by Asadullah
Bhutto, Muhammad Hussain Mehnati and Hafiz Naeem.
Breaking news 5: November 23: Large scale demonstrations
are going on in Cairo, Egypt against President Morsi's
decision to grab dictatorial powers. Offices of Muslim
Brotherhood [Ikhwan] have been set on fire in Ismailiya and
Port Said. Clashes in Alexandria between the Ikhwan and
Muslim opposition. [President is refusing to break the
treaty with Israel forged by Hosni Mubarak.]
Breaking news #6: From November 1 to 20, iCasualties
reported, 14 of NATO's elite troops were killed by Taliban
mujahideen in Afghanistan. Another 24 NATO troops were
killed in October. [NATO is facing defeat and news of these
losses are neither reported nor discussed in the US major
media. By contrast even one Israeli killed is top news- ed.]
November 20: French occupation forces have suddenly
withdrawn from Afghanistan after steady losses at the hands
of the Talibs. Australian troops who occupied Uruzgan
province have retreated from there to defensive positions
A message from Kaukab Siddique
A day of Great Symbolism: Imam Hussain gave his life on 10th
Mohurram to oppose tyranny & brute force.
In the year 61 of the Islamic calendar, Prophet Muhammad's,
pbuh, grandson Hussain, r.a., was surrounded by a tribal
army from Kufa which wanted to force him to owe allegiance
to ibn Ziyad, the Governor of Kufa and to the tyrant
Hussain, r.a., and the 72 blessed people who were with him
went down fighting to the end.
The message of this tragic event is that Muslims must not
accept rulers who are tyrants. Allegiance is immoral if it
is based on brute force.
Today Israel is trying to force Palestinians to accept
allegiance to the Jewish terrorist entity, which like
Yazeed's regime is an illegitimate entity. Imam Hussain
never taught Muslims to beat their chests and to weep and
mourn and carry out abuse of other Muslims. He did not even
mourn his father, Ali's, r.a,, murder or that of Usman, r.a,
in this weird manner. Such activities are forbidden in
Today's Yazeed is Israel. Today's Yazeed are the occupiers
of Afghanistan and Kashmir and Chechnya. Today's Yazeed are
the murderers who let loose drone strikes on Islamic people
in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia
Where is today's Hussain, r.a.? Abdur Rasheed Ghazi, who
went down fighting in the Red Mosque of Islamabad against
General Musharraf's brigades was an example. Is there no one
like Hussain today? Why?
Gaza Wins as the Israeli Assault Peters out amid Worldwide
Condemnation & Rallies even in America [Imam Badi Ali's
November 21: Alhamdulillah, Israel accepted a cease fire.
The Israelis came running to the US and Egypt to seek a
cease fire. Scholars of warfare say that when a poorly armed
militia stands up to a vastly powerul and superbly armed
military and is not defeated, it means the weaker force has
won, usually owing to support by the people.
In America, the stronghold of Zionist terrorists,
anti-Israel rallies were held in every major city and some
in smaller cities. These were by non-Muslims, often White
people. A few were by Palestinian secular groups. The only
Islamic rallies against Israel came from Jamaat al-Muslimeen
for which Jamaat al-Muslimeen and its activists deserve
[A large Zionist rally was held by Jews in Los Angeles but
it was challenged by about 250 Palestinians/White
supporters. A clash ensued and police had to intervene.]
Imam Badi Ali comments on 8 Days of Brutal Israeli Assault.
Leading Islamic Expert on Palestine briefed New Trend on a
Imam Badi Ali, who leads a large congregation in Greensboro,
North Carolina, is the voice of Islam in America on
Palestinian issues. Owing to several decades of research and
activism related to Palestine, Imam Badi, himself from
Palestine, has a better Islamic understanding of Palestinian
issues than anyone else in America. As leader of Jamaat
al-Muslimeen's shoora council, he has become a powerful
voice for truth and understanding, as can be seen in weekly
issues of New Trend, as well as on facebook and on New
Trend's web site which receives more than a million hits.
Here are some of the questions we asked Imam Badi Ali and
Q. Why did Israel accept a cease fire when it is militarily
so much more powerful than Hamas?
Ans: The faces of Gaza's children slaughtered by the Israeli
air force and navy did it. The international community
reacted with deep revulsion, all the way from Australia to
Israel became a pariah.
Q. Will there be any consequences for Israel?
Ans. Israel has the full support of the US President but the
world sees Netanyahoo and other Israeli leaders has war
criminals. They should be tried for war crimes.
Q. How did Americans react to the horrific bombardment of
Ans. It was amazing. People called each other to come out
and demonstrate against Israel. So many rallies without any
central direction! The Zionists were taken by surprise. I
think many Americans are beginning to see through the fog of
immoral pro-war attitudes created by the major media.
Q. What did the corporate media try to do?
Ans: They tried these tricks: 1. Creating equivalence
between Israel and Gaza, as if Gaza's flinty home made
rockets were the equivalent of Israel's late model jets and
naval artillery. These rockets could not reach any targets.
They had only three strikes, while Israel bombed more than
2,000 "targets", killing 166 people, including 45 children
and 62 women, and injuring more than 3,000.
2. Israel was committing genocide, causing huge explosions
in heavily populated areas. The media refused to show the
face of genocide. The pictures which came out independently
were censored by the major media.
3.Israelis worried about the sound of sirens even when
nothing hit their houses and this was shown as great human
suffering by CNN etc while very brief coverage was given to
Gaza where people were actually being killed. You could see
the CNN anchor and the explosions showing Israel's power but
no Gaza people.
Q. What about Obama's and Netanyahoo's claim that Israel has
the right to defend itself?
Ans: Remember that Israel is the name of the occupation of
our land. What right do occupiers have to claim that they
are defending themselves when they kill those who challenge
the occupation? From the river to the sea, from the north to
the south, it is Palestine. Netanyahoo is a global
Q. What is the role of President Morsi and the Muslim
Ans: They showed great concern for Gaza but instead of being
brothers of the people of Gaza, they became brokers, talking
to Israel. This is a form of recognition of Israel. We know
that President Morsi is under pressure from the US and the
World Bank and unsure of the army. In those circumstances he
did well. However the Islamic requirement was to open the
borders and to arm the Gazans and let those who want to
fight Israel, go in. There is a lot we don't know here. Some
things are going on behind the scenes. Some US commentators
are hinting that Hamas should be recognized which of course
also means that Hamas will be asked to recognize Israel.
What is Morsi saying on this, we don't know. Wait and see.
Q. Why was there a strange silence from the Ulema in the
Middle East. People like Qaradawi who were silent during the
decades of rule by Hosni Mubarak, Qaddafi and Assad gave
strong fatwas against them during the Arab Spring. What is
their role related to the attack on Gaza?
Ans: The Qur'an and the Hadith required the scholars to give
fatwas against the Israeli attack but they were silent.
Instead of telling the people to go and fight Israel, they
were absolutely silent. This is definitely clear violation
of the teachings of Islam. It raises questions about the
loyalty and relevance of these scholars.
Genocidal Hatred of Gaza emanated from Corporate Zionist
media in America
by Kaukab Siddique
During the 8 day assault on Gaza, the corporate media run by
Zionists committed serious atrocities against Palestine in
general and Gaza in particular. All the way from CNN to
MSNBC, Fox and the radio network NPR, it was a show of
fanatical support for Israel, a total lack of objectivity
and sometimes downright lies.
CNN sent its hardcore Jew Wolf Blitzer to report from Israel
and its self-proclaimed homosexual Zionist Anderson Cooper
to Gaza along with the Jew Ben Wiedeman. No Islamic observer
or even a non-Zionist Christian was included.
Wolf Blitzer uncritically accepted Israeli claims of
thousands of rockets coming in. No attempt to verify was
to verify. Of course almost NONE of the rockets hit anything
and only five Israelis were killed..
Anderson with the help of Ben Wiedeman concocted a story
[Nov. 20] of Iranian rockets going to Sudan and then through
Egypt to the Sinai and then across the Sinai to Gaza. Any
evidence? Of course not. This was CNN's effort to build a
support story for Israeli claims about Iran.
Imam Badi's Daughter almost run over by pro-Israeli Car
November 16. During a peaeful vigil in Greensboro, North
Carolina, for peace in Gaza, children also participated.
Photo shows Imam Badi Ali's little daughter Maitha wearing a
headcover with the Palestinan flag on it. As she was
standing there, a pro-Israel car driver swerved and tried to
run her down. Fortunately he missed, alhamdulillah.
Zionists are violent haters. Even far away from Gaza, in USA
itself, one can see that.
The Weight of Tradition: Ancient Roots of Modern Conflict
Mark Weber - Podcast
Israel's inhumane treatment of non-Jews, as well as the
often arrogant outlook of the organized Jewish community,
reflect a centuries-old mindset that has roots in the Hebrew
scriptures (the "Old Testament"). As Weber explains in this
hard-hitting broadcast, Judaism is not just "another
religion." Its character and core values are markedly unlike
those of Christianity and the other great world religions.
Jews are encouraged to regard themselves as separate from
the rest of humanity, and as members of a community with
interests distinct from those of everyone else.
Courtesy Sis. Amirah Ibrahim in Philadelphia.
With thanks to Salim Mansur Khalid.
Mammoth Gathering by "Save Bangladesh" at British Parliament
Either Ensure Fair Trial under International Supervision or
Release Opposition Leaders
London, Tuesday the 20 November 2012.
This afternoon a large protest took place at the Parliament
Square in front of the historic Palace of Westminster, the
home of the British Parliament by London based Human
Rightsorganization, Save Bangladesh.
Thousands of Bangladeshis from different parts of the United
Kingdom joined the demonstration to record their discontent
with the current Awami League led government on issues
ranging from extra-judicial killings, forced disappearance,
endemic and high profile corruption, soaring inflation and
price hike to unfair and highly politically motivated war
Reverberating the square with chants and slogans the meeting
started at in the early afternoon presided over by Nazrul
Islam, Barrister-at-law and President of Save Bangladesh.
Men and women converged carrying colorful banners and
festoons with pictures of the fallen/tortured humanbeings
under the corrupt government which happens to have pardoned
21 convicted murderers from their own party while holding
kangaroo trial against most innocent people whose only crime
was that they belong to the opposition parties.
Mohammad Abu Baker Molla, Barrister-at-law, HR activist and
Coordinator of Save Bangladesh, UK warned the AL government
about the dangerous path it is choosing for themselves and
the nation, which is an exact copy of current PM's father,
Sheikh MujiburRahman, who tried to suppress opposition by
killing hundreds of thousands of people including thousands
of freedom fighter, banning mass media and all opposition
political parties but that could not save him at last.
Referring to Arab Spring, Abdullah Faliq - Head of
Researcher, Cordoba Foundation, asked the government to take
lessons from Egypt, Tunisia and other despotic regimes who
tried all their best to remain in power but failed. Not only
them, their corrupt children and family members also fallen
to the knee from the top.
In the name of international war crime tribunal, the AL
government had created a caricature of medieval street
justice of tyrant rulers but alas their monarchs could not
last long, saidAnas at Tikriti - Founding Member of British
Muslim Initiative and Cordova Foundation; he asked the
Muslim PM to act fairly or be prepared to suffer the
Muhidur Rahman, Chairperson of Bangladesh Centre for Social
Development, said that Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami (BJI) is a
registered political party with licence to work freely
anywhere in the country. They got representation in the
current parliament while BJI had participated in all the
democratic elections held under the current government, he
added. Hence, the constitution of the country allowed them
to organise protest and seminars which should not be
attacked by ruling party cadres and riot police.
If a democratic party is pushed to the wall and banned
outright, warned M AMalik - former secretary of the UK BNP,
it will serve as a boomerang for the government and country
in the long run. He reminded PM that she had promised under
oath not to take actions out of anger or annoyance which is
a sign of fascist intolerance.
Thousands of on lookers both British and tourists eagerly
joined in to learn more about the critical situation in
Bangladesh. A number of members of British parliament, from
both houses, came out in support of the protest and promised
to raise their concern with the relevant body.
Professor Abdul Kader Saleh, President of UK
KhelafotMojlish, raised concern on recent abduction of the
defencewitness from the Tribunal gate and condemned the
threats made against the defence counsels by government
Retired Brigadier Usman Khalid of Pakistan Rifah Party
criticised the sporadic violations of human rights which, on
most occasions, instigated by the ruling party thugs and
criminals. Sheikh Mohammad Al Massari from Saudi Arabia
reminded the PM and AL leaders that the oppressors had their
end and Allah would certainly help the oppressed one very
Mufti Shah Sadruddin, President of Jamiat-e-Ulama Islam
Europe, told the crowd that the present government had
failed in every aspects of public life; comparing them with
the Pharaohs of Egypt, the AL government would be drowned
soon, he added.
Many other prominent speakers also spoke on the trial of
Islamic Scholars like Mowlana Saeede who was twice voted to
Parliament by the huge Hindu minority constituents; never in
last four decades, there was a single crime recorded with
the local police against him, said Mowlana Maudud Hasan,of
Dawatul Islam UK & Ire.
Hasan MueenUddin, Vice President of Dawatul Islam UK & Ire,
Ayub Khan from IFE, M Ghaneem from Muslim Brotherhood of
Egypt, Maolana Shuaib Ahmed of JUIE, Umar Ali from
Federation of Students' Islamic Societies UK and Mohammed
Khozber of Finsbury Mosque also spoke on the injustices
committed by the AL led government and its terrorist sister
organisations around the country.
The crowd demanded for fair trial under the auspices of UN
and ICC, otherwise to release the opposition leaders at
once. If the government fails to allow the peaceful protest
by BJI activists, they would be held liable for any
subsequent consequences by people and international
Later on a group of delegates led by Nazrul Islam,
Barrister-at-law and President of Save Bangladesh and
Mohammad Abu Baker Molla, Barrister-at-law, HR activist and
Coordinator of Save Bangladesh UK placed a petition to
British Prime Minster at 10 Downing Street and Submitted a
Memorandum to House of Lords.
International Relations Team
2012-11-24 Sat 05:36:57 cst