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Jamada al-Awwal 26,1434/April 8, 2013 # 14
Islamic Shoora Met in Greensboro, NC: April 6.
Islamic Voice in USA rising Against Occupation, Israel,
Police Brutality, Drones, Homosexuality: For Political
Prisoners, Women's Rights, the Downtrodden, the Oppressed,
Palestine, Africa, One Ummah, Bangladesh, Kashmir, Mali ...
The National Islamic Shoora of Jamaat al-Muslimeen [central
planning committee] was able to meet in Greensboro, North
Carolina, owing to the organizational skills of Imam Badi
Ali and his team of volunteers. The meeting went on from
9.30 AM to 10 PM [about 12 and a half hours]. Halal meals
Arab style were provided by the organizers. Prayers were
combined for Zuhr and Asr and Maghrib and Isha with Dr.
The program was chaired by Dr. Kaukab Siddique, Ameer of
JAM, in the morning and Sis. Ashira Naim, Secretary General,
in the evening.
A highlight of the program included a call in by Imam
Siddique Abdullah Hasan, who is on death row in Youngstown,
Ohio. He spoke about the Lucasville, Ohio, prison uprising
and the brutal way in which the prisoners were denied their
religious rights in the use of alcohol in TB shots. The
shoora was enthused by Br. Hasan's call and asked important
Br. Kaukab Siddique began the program with verses from Sura
Ale Imran 149 onwards in which Allah teaches Muslims how to
deal with their own weaknesses and the role of leadership
within that context.
He said, we are not against Jews. Islam always protected
Jews, but we are against those Jews, Christians and
"Muslims" who support Israel's claims of legitimacy.
The entire shoora was involved in wide ranging discussion of
ways to boycott Israeli goods and businesses supporting
Israel. Also extensive was the effort to pin down the
meaning of Zionism.
The keynote speaker at night was Dr. Abdulalim Shabazz who
spoke for more than an hour on the connection between Racism
and Zionism. One of America's leading intellectuals, a
Distinguished Professor of Mathematics at Grambling
University, alumnus and professor of Lincoln University, Dr.
Shabazz discoursed about the origins of American racism and
its "natural" development into Zionism. Islam, he
said,negates the concept of race as a false construct meant
to divide, subjugate and rule people. Dr. Shabazz provided
texts which could help Americans to understand this great
evil. He also spoke of his own experiences with leading
Br. Yusuf , Advocacy Director of JAM, from Tennessee, spoke
on the distinction between Saudi "Salafis" and the authentic
salafis who follow the Prophet, pbuh, the sahaba, r.a, and
the generation after them. The Saudis have come up with an
externalized version of Islam which emphasizes the way one
looks rather than the essential uprising of Islam against
tyrants, kings and dictators.The Saudis have de-politicized
Islam, he said. Osama bin Laden wanted the monarchy
overthrown after it supported the arrival of US armadas in
Arabia. "Saudi" Arabia is in a form of security lockdown as
many now want to follow Osama's lead against the
Br. Solano traced the Islamic heritage of Hispanic people
from Spain, their tremendous suffering under the Christian
Inquisition and now their growth in America as a significant
factor. Br. Solano is a pioneer in taking the message of
Islam to Spanish speaking Americans and Latino immigrants.
A local brother presented a detailed study of drone attacks
by the US in Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia. He noted that
drone attacks are a blatant form of terrorism against
civilians, including children, and takes any suspected
supporter of the Taliban and al-Qaida, including US
citizens, as targets for death by missile without any legal
process.. Under Obama, these crimes against humanity have
burgeoned beyond what Bush did.
Br. Abu Talib spoke on the conditions of poverty and lack of
rights for the poor in various areas of New York, in
particular East Flatbush, which were affected by the monster
storm Sandy. He noted the inactivity of both Shias and
Sunnis in New York who oppose each other but both support
the government through a process of de-politicization.
Br. David Wiggins and Br. Duane "Shorty" Davis supported by
Nadrat Siddique spoke at length about the oppression imposed
on the people of Baltimore by the O'Malley administration
and the callous attitude of officials in the legal system
[who are mostly Zionists and Jews]. As in the case of
journalist MacArthur, Jamaat al-Muslimeen is highlighting
the injustices of the system. Duane Davis has invented a
creative form of dissent by comparing the administration to
a potty [toilet basin] which he carries around with him in
Expression of US Muslim Conscience:
Resolutions of Jamaat al-Muslimeen's Shoora
We condemn the exploitation and degradation of women by
the media and businesses. Women should not be objectified as
money making instruments of male pleasure and sex slavery.
This degradation of women is directly responsible for
the chaotic disrespect for mothers in the home, in the
workplace, in the community, and in the society in general.
The concept of MOTHER is essential to civilization!
The campaign against guns seems to be politically
motivated. The movement should be against the culture of
violence which permeates America. People, not guns, kill
The killings in Connecticut and Aurora have led to a
relentless media campaign against guns seemingly at the
instigation of the government. The killings of youths and
children in poor and oppressed, particularly Black,
communities, in Chicago and other major cities should have
been the center of attention. The money going to Israel and
other corrupt regimes should be going into our inner
We urge the American people to protest police brutalities
which are rampant across America. We call for the early
release of James MacArthur who was active in observing
police actions against citizens.
We call on Muslims, Christians and all people who believe
in Allah [God] to denounce President Obama's support of
homosexual marriages. The Obama regime is skillfully
undermining the religious rights of Americans. Now Obama has
gone further by seeking Supreme Court verdicts against
democratic opposition to homosexuality. The regime's evil
moves can only be defeated by mass opposition from people of
We call on the American people, particularly the nine
million Muslims of America, to oppose monopoly of the media
by supporters of Israel. We should create independent
All political prisoners should be released. The Muslim
world knows that Imam Jami al-Amin, Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman,
Ahmed Abdel Sattar, Lynne Stewart, Dr. Ali Timimi, Dr
Kifah. al-Jayyousi, Imam Siddique Abdullah Hasan, Ziyad
Yaghi, Shifa Sadequee, and many others are innocent and
should be released. The world does not know that numerous
Black dissidents and rebels against the power structure have
spent decades in prison. They, along with Native American
prisoners, have suffered enough and should be released.
Obama broke his election promise to close down the
horrific Guantanamo Bay prison gulag. The isolation there is
so terrible that scores of Islamic prisoners are on hunger
strike and some are near death. Latest news indicate that
according to the prisoners, the Qur'an was again defiled by
the authorities. Mr. President, tear down this wall of
The end of the occupation of Palestine, from the river to
the sea, is central to the future of the Muslim world.
Palestine belongs not only to Palestinians but to Islam
and the Muslim world, with full guarantees for the rights of
Christians and Jews.
We appeal to people of conscience to BOYCOTT all
businesses which are Israeli or which support Israel in part
or in full.
We call for an end to the occupation of Afghanistan. NATO
is an occupation force which has committed horrible
atrocities against the Afghan people.
We condemn the bombing campaign by US drones in Pakistan,
Yemen and Somalia.
We hail the successes of the Islamic forces in Syria
while we oppose moves by the West to arm the westernized
sections of the opposition and by Russia and Iran to re-arm
the Assad regime.
The threats and campaigns against Iran's nuclear program
should be stopped. Israel already has nuclear weapons. Iran
has the right to defend itself by developing its nuclear
We urge India to withdraw its occupation forces from
Kashmir and allow the people of Kashmir to express their
will to join Pakistan.
We strongly oppose the re-colonization of Africa by way
of French troops in Mali, the US-Israeli support for
Nigeria's army, the western interventions in Somalia and
Sudan, and the western intrigues in Libya and Egypt.
The people of Chechnya have suffered for many years
under the heel of the Russian occupiers. We urge human
rights groups to pay attention to the suffering of the
people of Chechnya.
Bangladesh's regime, under Indian instigation has
launched show trials against Jamaate Islami Bangladesh
leaders. Protests against these fake trials by thousands of
young Bengali men and women have been brutally crushed by
the Hasina regime under instigation from India. Muslim
world should support the Bengali Islamics .
Blasphemy by Bangladeshi pro-India and secular groups
have deeply hurt the Bangladeshi people who are deeply
devoted to Islam but are defenseless against India-supported
army and police. The situation is serious. We urge all
Muslims to support the Islamic cause in Bangladesh.
We condemn the horrific crimes being committed by
Buddhist mobs against the Muslim minority in Burma [Myanmer]
first against the Rohingya Muslims in south western Burma
and now against Muslims in central Burma. These crimes
against humanity should be condemned by all human
We note with sorrow that Turkey is reversing its
admirable stance against Israel under US pressure. We urge
Turkey to resist the blandishments of the imperialists.
Unequalled Islamic Rally in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Stop
Hindu-Secular Attacks on Islam. Pro-India Regime Surprised
by Strength of Islam.
April 5. Long March started from Chittagong and cities all
over the country after Juma prayers.
The protestors had a problem reaching Dhaka because the
government, through its agencies, closed down all forms of
transportation by declaring a "hartal" against the Islamics.
Using private and volunteer transportation, the Islamics,
with thousands of young people from Jamaate Islami, reached
Dhaka in their HUNDREDS of THOUSANDS.
Photo below: April 6. Shows the Islamic flood in Dhaka.
Nothing like it has been seen before. The love of Muhammad,
pbuh, drew them. They cry as they take his name. They are
deeply hurt that in their country the secularists insult the
one they love most.
The government arrested 4 of the bloggers to calm down the
protestors but the people were not fooled.
Hasina, the pro-India prime minister of Bangladesh, riding a
wave of hatred against Pakistan, and supported by Israel and
the US, remains arrogant as she showed in an interview with
the BBC on April 6.
The US is supporting the regime. The Zionist media
COMPLETELY CENSORED the historic gathering of Islamics in
Dhake. [See photo below from a Bangla language paper.]
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