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Jamada al-thani 21,1435/April 21, 2014 # 16
April 17: Pakistani Taliban decided to end their cease fire
with the Pakistani army after reports of the army killing a
number of activists. Pak Taliban are also accusing the army
of keeping numbers of Islamic women and children as
Pakistan journalists are protesting the shooting incident in
which noted journalist Hamid Mir was injured. His brother
accused Pakistani intelligence for the shooting.
For breaking war news from Syria, Nigeria, Algeria and
please scroll to the end.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen comment: Dear American Muslims. Do you want to be friends with
Israel, AIPAC, International Jewry?
They are violating al-Aqsa, the third holiest mosque of Islam .
Boycott all Jewish and non-Jewish businesses which support
Israeli forces storm Aqsa compound, dozens injured and detained
Published yesterday (updated) 21/04/2014 10:03
A young Palestinian woman shouts at the entrance of the
mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, on April 20, 2014
(AFP Ahmad Gharabli)
JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Palestinian worshipers were
wounded and dozens were detained after clashes broke in the
Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning with Israeli
forces who had stormed the courtyards firing stun grenades
and rubber-coated bullets.
The raid comes amid frequent clashes in recent days after
right-wing Jewish groups urged Jews to flock to the compound
-- which they believe is the site of a former Jewish temple
-- and conduct Passover rituals inside.
Director of Al-Aqsa Mosque Omar Kiswani told Ma'an that more
than 400 police officers stormed the courtyard of the
Al-Aqsa Mosque through the Moroccan Gate and the Chain Gate
escorting extremist Jews other Jewish visitors into the
Israeli forces, Kiswani said, "besieged" worshipers in the
southern mosque "attacking them with clubs and pepper
spray," after clashes broke out with Palestinian worshipers
in the compound.
Dozens of Palestinians sustained injuries during the
assault, while several others suffered from excessive tear
gas inhalation. Twenty-five young men were reportedly
detained by Israeli forces.
Kiswani said that Likud member of Knesset Moshe Feiglin had
also entered the compound during the raid, accompanied by
special security units. Feiglin has visited the site
frequently in recent months, and he has vocally supported
the extension of Israeli sovereignty over the compound.
Earlier on Sunday morning, clashes erupted outside the
Lions' Gate (Bab al-Asbat) and Gate of Remission (Bab
al-Hutta) of the Al-Aqsa compound when Israeli police denied
hundreds of worshippers access to the compound.
Witnesses said that Israeli officers had denied all
Palestinian residents of Jerusalem under the age of 60
access to the compound, including students who attend
schools inside. Men and women were also attacked with clubs
and pepper spray, witnesses said.
Israeli forces detained a young man after he was beaten
Israeli police spokesman said in a statement that police had
detained 16 Palestinian "rioters," adding that they were all
detained "as they threw stones/blocks at officers at the
scene this morning."
He also said that two police officers were lightly injured
in the clashes, which broke out after the Palestinians threw
stones as "tourists visited."
Our America: Chicago
Iqbal's Poetry, Message, Genius, Vision, Relevance :
Gathering of Muslim Intellectuals
On April 20, 2014 Indo-Pakistani intellectuals gathered in
Chicago to pay tributes to Allama Iqbal, the originator of
the concept of :Pakistan and Islam as a revolutionary force.
We publish here the advertisement for the program which was
widely distributed in Chicago and published in Urdu
Iqbal Society, Chicago
Invites you to
Iqbal Day 2014
Sunday April 20, 2014
New East West University location
489 Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL
12.30 pm: Reception, Lunch and Zuhr
2pm: Keynote Address: "Iqbal's Relevance Today"
Dr. Kaukab Siddique, PhD.,
Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Free Admission to Reception & Program
For further info please call: 312 867-0122 / 630
About the Speaker
Kaukab Siiddique graduated with honors from Karachi
University. Pakistan. He taught English at Karachi
University and published a socio-cultural magazine called
the Criterion for 10 years. .He went on to win the
prestigious Commonwealth scholarship and obtained his PhD
from Dalhousie University, Canada. During those years,
Pakistani media were under official censorship, To break the
silence, Dr.Siddique published a newsletter from Canada
titled In Pakistan, In the seventies, he wrote a series of
articles and a book on the revolution in Iran.
He is the Chairperson, interim, of the Department of
Languages & Literature at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania,
America's oldest Black university.
His weekly commentary on current issues in the Muslim world
can be seen on the online magazine, New Trend
www.newtrendmag.org. He has several books on the rights of
women in Islam and his ongoing teachings on Muslim women's
issues are available on the blog
He is married to a convert to Islam from Texas
Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity in West Baltimore, Maryland
4 Pages: Battles in Syria, Sahaba, r.a., central to Islam,
Agha Khan extemist Group+Tatars & Russia+Shoora on May 3.
On April 19, 2014, Jammat al-Muislimeen literature was given
to 100 Muslims after Juma salat at Masjid Rahma, West
Baltimore, Maryland. These were 4 pages :
Agha Khan, extremist cult leader welcomed by pro-Zionist
Canadian leader. [Photo of "playboy "imam."
Info on speakers at upcoming Jammat al-Muslimeen Shoora
in Baltimore on May 3.
Ruusia's oppression of Tatars in Crimea+Battles in Syria
as Mujahideen advance
Br. Kaukab's Khutba on central role of sahaba, r.a, in
Qur'am, hadith and struggle for Islam, re: Muawiyya, r.a.and
Khalid, r.a. Sura 9:100
Rahma is the biggest mosque in Baltimore. There were at
least 200 cars in the parking lot.
Nouman Ali Khan talks on Dawah to Latinos
[With thanks to Jamaayt al-Muslimeen Virginia.]
Delaware - Recently, Superior Court Judge Jan Jurden, who
was appointed in May 2001, has deemed it unsuitable to send
Robert H. Richards IV to prison for raping his 3 year old
daughter because he "will not fare well." I must mention
that he is a trust fund baby and the great-grandson Irenee
du Pont, whose chemical company fortune is worth nearer to
$50 Billion. I must also state that a man who is 6 foot 4
inches and weighs 275 pounds can fend for himself in prison.
His now ex-wife has also accused him of molesting their 18
month old son but, the police has stated that there is not
enough evidence to charge him.
There is a petition for her removal here. They are looking
for 47,000 signatures and already have 46,915, so far, in
only a matter of days! There are other calls for the removal
of Judge Jurden elsewhere Online.
In Delaware the du Ponts rule. In December 2010, John du
Pont died in prison at the age of 72. He served time for the
senseless murder of former Olympic wrestler David Schwartz,
a married father of two, who was renting a place on du
Pont's Philadelphia property. After the murder, John du Pont
was holed up in his mansion for two days while police
patiently waited for him to come out. He did just that only
after police turned off the heat to his home.
Our America: "justice?" [1400 views.]
Ziyad Yaghi's Mother Cries out for Justice:
Innocent sent to Colorado. "crime?" Being Good Muslim!
Tell Earth Day Network to end its partnership with Sodastream !
Help jam Sodastream's Secret Continent Campaign !
April 19, 2014
On April 8, Israeli settlement profiteer SodaStream launched
an "awareness-raising" campaign centered on the Great
Pacific Garbage Patch. "The Secret Continent" campaign was
created in partnership with Earth Day Network, which works
with over 22,000 partners in 192 countries to broaden,
diversify, and mobilize the environmental movement. But
SodaStream is using this association to "greenwash" its
violations of human rights and international law.
With Earth Day being celebrated worldwide on April 22, send
an email to Earth Day Network to Say No to Greenwashing
SodaStream's main production facility is located in the
industrial zone of Mishor Edomin, an illegal Israeli
settlement in the occupied West Bank. Because of its
location in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, SodaStream
benefits from subsidized water, a captive Palestinian labor
force, tax benefits, and lax regulation of environmental and
labor protection laws. While SodaStream purports that it's a
socially responsible and eco-friendly business, there is
nothing socially responsible or green about occupation
In explaining the decision to partner with SodaStream, Earth
Day Network President KathleenRogers said: "We applaud the
bold steps SodaStream is taking...The Secret Continent
Campaign isn't just a publicity stunt. It's a serious effort
to advocate for the health of our oceans and the survival of
our planet." Reducing plastic waste is important, but Earth
Day is a party to SodaStream's attempt to launder its
reputation—this IS a "publicity stunt." And after the recent
media and social media firestorm about Scarlett Johansson,
SodaStream and Oxfam, this does not bode well for Earth Day
Tell Earth Day Network to end this partnership with
SodaStream and to send the message that companies profiting
from occupation and human rights abuses have no place in the
global environmental movement.
Thanks for taking action,
Nancy K. and the CODEPINK team
PS You can also take part in a culture jam of SodaStream's
40 Black Muslim Women Shining their Light on America
With thanks to Sis. Hadayai, Atlanta, Georgia
April 20: Almost the entire southern Golan heights have been
captured by al-Nusra and other Islamic groups. Only a druze
enclave and Quneira are still in Assad's hands. Israel is
expressing dismay at the sight of al-Qaida's black flags in
villages only a couple of miles from the Israeli occupied
April 18: Assad's forces captured the Christian town of
Maaloula 40 miles north of Damascus for the 4th time in 4
months. Islamic forces withdrew without losses.
A British Muslim has been killed in the fighting with
Assad;s troops. His father has rejected the British claim
that he was a "terrorist." Another British Muslim has
posted a video describing the living conditions in areas of
Syria captured in ISIL.
Long range artillery attacks and air strikes by Assad's
forces killed 93 civilians including 13 children in areas
in Damascus, Aleppo, Idlib and Latakis held by Islamic
fighters. Those killed included 50 "militants" or armed
Breaking News: Nigeria
The situation of war in Nigeria is difficult to interpret
because the army does not allow journalists to enter areas
where the army is active. BBC reports begin by publishing
government claims of attacks on civilians by Boko Haram.
After three paragraphs of government bulletins, BBC notes
that horrendous misbehavior of the military with civilians
and brutal treatment of Muslims is arousing support for Boko
New Trend's analysis is that following the Algerian example,
Nigerian Special Forces are killing civilians and then
accusing Boko Haram of doing it.
Breaking News: Yemen
April 15: A large gathering of Al-Qaida in the Arabian
Peninsula was held openly in southern Yemen. It was led by
Nasir al-Wuhaiyshi, and addressed by Dr. Ayman al-Zawahiri
through media. Washington Post says it is regretful that
such an open gathering was not caught in time for US drone
Al-Zawahiri urged the people of Arabia to rise up and
overthrow the Saudi dynasty. [CNN]
In a separate message, al-Zawahiri condemned the Palestinian
West Bank leader Mahmoud Abbas as a traitor and puppet of
Israel. The Palestinian Authority in turn condemned
al-Zawahiri and accused al-Qaida of neglecting Palestine.
[New Trend's Fact Check shows that Osama bin Laden's very
first concern was for the liberation of :Palestine.]
On April 18 and April 20 US drone attacks killed 15 people
in al-Bayda province of Yemen and 30 in the province of
Abyan. Theu were suspected of being al-Qaida.
Breaking News: Algeria
April 20: After bogus elections in Algeria, the regime's
troops fought a group of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Msghrib in
the Tizi Ouzou area but lost heavily and has admitted 14 of
its troops killed. [Reuters]