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27 Rabi' al-Awwal,1436 - January 18, 2015 Issue # 55, Newsletter # 1585
Massive article on France, cartoons, arrogance of the West
and Islamic resistance.
From: Dr. Firoz Kamal, leading Bangladeshi scholar. Lengthy
but worth reading.
Please scroll to end.
Jamaat al-Muslimeen Urges Boycott of Coca Cola [From Ali
Courtesy Friends of al-Aqsa
Honor of the Prophet, pbuh, Comes first.
Cartoons cannot be tolerated by any Muslim.
Use non-Violent Means to Defeat the Enemies of Islam:
Understand Atrocity stories & war time Propaganda.
On January 16, 2015 Dr. Kaukab Siddique gave the juma'
khutba at Masjid Jamaat al-Muslimeen in Baltimore, Maryland,
on the sensitive issue of the cartoons of the Prophet, pbuh,
being distributed in France and US media like Fox TV. Here
is a summary of the main points of the khutba. Almost all
imams in America are scared of standing up to the power
structure. Hopefully some will have the "guts" to speak
Text: "Surely in the Messenger of Allah you have the pattern
of excellence for any one whose hope is in Allah and the
Last Day and who engages much in the remembrance of Allah."
[The Qur'an 33:21]
"Certainly those who hurt Allah and His messenger, Allah has
cursed them in this world and in the Herafter, and has
prepared for them a humiliating torment." [33:57]
" O Hissain [ibn Thabit], answer the disbelievers and
ridicule them." [Prophet Muhammad, pbuh, in times of war.
Sirat Rasool Allah by Ibn Ishaq, the earliest hadith book of
the biography of the Prophet, pbuh.]
Our existence as Muslims is unthinkable without the
example [Sunnah] of the Prophet, pbuh. The wudu [ablution]
we carry out to prepare for prayer is from his hadith, as are the
raka'as for our five prayers and the way we line up.
Similarly, all the way from marriage to child up
bringing, to the way we speak, the food we can eat and the
way we eat, to diplomacy, war, town planning, birth and
death ceremonies, celebrations and mourning, all are from
the way of the Prophet, pbuh.
Our way of life is sacred. The people among whom we live
are secularized. They ridicule even Moses, pbuh, and Jesus,
pbuh, whom they claim are their leaders.
We must stand firm and not compromise on the honor and
respect of the Prophet, pbuh. We are willing to engage those
in civil discourse who question Islam, but those who
ridicule and trivialize the Prophet, pbuh, his family,
wives, his companions are our enemies.
Remember that most Americans, and most non-Muslims, do
not know anything about Islam and certainly nothing about
Muhammad, pbuh, the best of men, and Ayesha, r.a., the best
So don't get upset with ordinary people. Tell them about
the Prophet, pbuh, and why we love him. Give them passages
from the Qur'an and hadith. Show them that there is no
compulsion in Islam and Muslims are not fighting anyone
owing to religious differences. We respect all religions and
all humans and all creatures.
Muslims have not invaded anyone's land. They have invaded
our lands. Non-Muslims burn the Qur'an. We don't burn their
books. They have stolen Palestine by force of arms. They
have been looting Africa. They invaded Afghanistan and Iraq.
They use drones to kill thousands of innocent people. We
obey the laws of America. They enter our countries and try
to destroy our laws.
Be aware of the brainwashing being done 24/7 by the
corporate/Zionist media. Read The Autobiography of Malcolm X
to understand brainwashing when he tried to straighten out
All these atrocity stories are war time propaganda. Ask
for verifiable evidence. All this nonsense about "sex
slaves" and mass killings are a bunch of garbage. What the
Zionists and Imperialists do, they want to tell Americans
that Muslims do it. Beware, beware.
Atrocity stories are spread by the media to convince
Americans that Muslim fighters are SUBHUMAN. Once the
public is convinced that Muslims are subhuman, any crime can
be committed against Muslims. USA's B-1 bombers are
slaughtering Muslims, their drones are wiping out villages,
and they call the mujahideen "terrorists."
In slavery times, the slavers convinced their children
that Black people were subhuman. Later during lynching, they
would take their children to see hanging Black men, with
their bowels coming out, and they called it "pic nic."
The cartoons of the Prophet, pbuh, have shown how much
many of the French and Europeans hate Islam. They see their
youths embracing Islam and it drives them crazy.
America's Muslims can be a power to stop the wars
against our Ummah and to drive the Jews out of Palestine. We
are about 6 to 9 million [estimated] but the oppressors have
planted agent cliques among us. We call them the FOUR LETTER
organizations. They strictly follow what the White House
These munafiqoon are controlling many funded mosques.
These "Muslims" are quite willing to espouse homosexuality
after the ruling clique said it was okay. They blindly
accept what the media say.
Beware! Beware! Be non-violent. Do not break the law of the
land, but speak the truth. Denounce the cartoonists and all
those who support those devils who insult the Prophet,
O Allah, we send blessings on Muhammad, pbuh.
O Allah we send blessings on the family of Muhammad,
O Allah we send blessings on the wives of Muhammad,
O Allah, we send blessings on the Companions, r.a., of
O Allah, we send blessings on the generation which followed
the Companions, r.a. [tabaeen]
O Allah, we send blessings on the generation which followed
the generation after the tabaeen [tabba tabaeen]
O Allah, we send blessings on the great scholars, Abu
Hanifa, Shafaii, Malik, Hanbal, Jafar all the way to
Maudoodi and Syed Qutb
O Allah bless us that we and our spouses and children may
try to follow the pattern of excellence, Muhammad, pbuh.
The Newest Charlie Hebdo issue:
Deliberate Insult and Challenge to Islam.
by Sis. Aisha [New York Jamaat al-Muslimeen]
Now, there is a report that says that the newest Charlie
Hebdo issue has a supposed image of Prophet Muhammad (saw)
on the front cover. I have never known a group so intent on
disrespecting another group as the European Jews. The U.S.
government behaves the same way when they are retaliated
against and so now, the American people have to suffer by
being criminalized when we try to ride public
transportation, go to movies, or museums - we are subjected
to public searches.
NBA players Nicolas Batum and Kevin Seraphin both wore "Je
suis Charlie (I am Charlie)" shirts during warm ups. They
are both of African-descent and have played for the French
National Team. Obviously, they were taking a page from
Derrick Rose's book, who wore a black t-shirt with the
message "I can't breath" on it. Rose's message was a
protest against injustice but, those ridiculous "Je suis
Charlie" shirts are really defending someone's right to
insult religious figures! Charlie Hebdo was not making a
political statement against injustice! They were insulting
1.8 billion Muslims and taunting us about it! It sounds
like they got what they asked for, last week.
Also, Mohamed Ahmed has yet to respond to the questions I
asked him via his AverageMohamed.com site.
The New Trend is absolutely the most potent form of Islamic
media out there. I am afraid I don't see anything
comparable, right now. Jazakallah!
Our America: Two major, latest, crimes of our government.
Two Important Activists 'Died' in US Custody This Month: Abu
Anas al-Libi & Phil Africa
Sis.Karin Friedemann [Boston]
Nazih Abdul-Hamed Nabih al-Ruqai'i, popularly known as Abu
Anas al-Libi, died in US custody on January 2, 2015 - just 3
months after he was kidnapped in Libya in front of his
Tripoli home by a team of US military, CIA and FBI agents
First, al-Libi was taken to a Navy ship for torture.
Intelligence officials interrogated him for a week after his
capture aboard the USS San Antonio in the Mediterranean,
according to the Guardian. He was then indicted and
transferred to a prison in New York City. Reports have
surfaced that the US obtained evidence against him via a
plea bargain from Ali Mohamed, a former Egyptian army major
who worked for the CIA and Egyptian Islamic Jihad.In 2000,
Mohamed received a life sentence without parole after he
pled guilty to five terrorist charges in connection with the
Al-Libi pled not guilty in October 2014 to involvement in
the 1998 US embassy bombings in Kenya and Tanzania. He was
supposed to go to court on January 12, 2015 to defend
himself against the accusations. Instead, he was buried
January 10 in Libya at a well-attended funeral.
'Adel Al-Masry, who was incarcerated alongside him in
America said that our beloved father was maltreated from the
moment he set foot in prison and was denied medical care,
causing his health to rapidly deteriorate," stated his son,
Ahmed Nazeeh al Ruqai'y .
A document filed in court by the Department of Justice said
al-Libi "was taken from the Metropolitan Correctional Center
to a New York hospital due to sudden complications arising
out of his long-standing medical problems." Despite the care
provided at the hospital, the government claimed, his
condition deteriorated rapidly and he passed away Friday
evening. They mention an imam was present with him at the
hospital. Could this imam lend more insight into what
happened at the hospital? There is no question that foul
play could have been involved.
A similar though unrelated mysterious death occurred in
another US prison hospital the same week. On Sunday, January
4th, 2015, Phil Africa was secretly transported from his
Dallas, Pennsylvania prison to Wilkes Barre General Hospital
at the same time as MOVE members were attempting to visit
him. At the hospital, he was held in isolation for 5 days
and not even allowed to call his wife of 44 years, Janine
Africa. Due to the hospital and prison receiving hundreds of
phone calls in support from around the world, Phil was
finally allowed to call Janine on Thursday, January 8th. She
reported that he was heavily drugged, incoherent and
couldn't even hold the phone to talk to her. On Friday,
January 9th Phil was sent back to the prison infirmary. On
Saturday, January 10th Ramona and Carlos Africa were granted
permission to visit Phil in the prison infirmary. When they
reached him he was incoherent and couldn't talk or move his
head to look at them. An hour after they left, they got a
call that Phil passed away.
"Inmates in the infirmary and others in the prison were
shocked when they heard the news. They had witnessed his
vigorous health for decades in the prisons, had just seen
him stretching and doing jumping jacks six days earlier,"
reads a statement written by the family. "When Merle Africa
died in prison on March 13th, 1998 the conditions were very
similar. She had been one way in the prison, but within
hours of being forced to go to an outside hospital she was
Phil Africa was a member of the Black revolutionary group,
MOVE, whose home was bombed in Philadelphia by the US
government on May 13, 1985. Two of Phil's children died in
Al-Libi also lost one of his sons in the Libyan independence
struggle. (Details unknown).
Al-Libi's wife, Umm Abdul Rahman, didn't deny that her
husband had been an al-Qaeda member, who fought against the
Soviets in Afghanistan in the 1980s. "My husband was
affiliated with al-Qaeda a long time ago. But he was never a
senior leader in al-Qaeda," she said. Later on he got
involved with the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group, she said.
"They had a common vision, a common cause, a common enemy,
which was the Gaddafi regime and they wanted to overthrow
His commitment to the ousting of Libya's longtime dictator
resulted in several years of imprisonment in poor conditions
in Iran after the family fled Afghanistan.
Al-Libi was given asylum by the UK but was nevertheless
frequently harassed by British police. His family home was
raided many times, but he was never charged with any crime.
A close friend, quoted by the Associated Press, said
al-Libi's family had returned to Libya around 2011 under a
policy introduced by Gaddafi's son, Saif al-Islam, to
promote reconciliation with regime opponents who gave up
Disgracing the concept of due process, U.S. President Barack
Obama asserted at a press conference in Washington DC that
al-Libi was behind the 1998 U.S. embassy bombings. He
"helped plan and execute plots that killed hundreds of
people, a whole lot of Americans. We have strong evidence of
that."US Secretary of State John Kerry boasted that "members
of al-Qaeda ... literally can run but they can't hide."
American lawmakers praised the military operation of the
His son Ahmed Nazeeh al Ruqai'y stated: "We will not forget.
Neither will we get over what happened at the hands of the
Americans, who prevented us from visiting our father and
deprived us from seeing him."
War News: Syria
With thanks to Jamaat al-Muslimeen Virginia
Daily Bombing Failed to Defeat Mujahideen.
Researcher says ISIS Control of Syrian land and Population
has Doubled Since US Bombing began.
War News: China
Turkey offers shelter to 500 Uighur refugees who fled
AYSE SAHIN [Daily Sabah\
PublishedJanuary 15, 2015
Five-hundred Uighurs who have been seeking refuge in Turkey
since fleeing Chinese persecution are finally breathing easy
after reaching the country that has been eager to receive
Five-hundred Uighurs who have been seeking refuge in Turkey
since fleeing Chinese persecution are finally breathing easy
after reaching the country that has been eager to receive
The Uighurs who completed the thorny journey to Turkey have
been placed in lodgings allocated for them in the central
Anatolian province of Kayseri.
Some Uighurs have been forced to seek shelter in other
countries by the pressures they face in China. Turkey had
previously expressed its stance on hosting Uighur asylum
seekers when they officially requested Thailand to send 367
Uighur refugees to Turkey and not back to China, where they
could possibly face death upon return.
Dozens of people were spotted at a human smuggling camp in
southern Thailand in March who were deemed to be illegal
immigrants by Thai officials. The group of people identified
as Uighurs from China's restive northwestern province of
Xinjiang, had fake Turkish passports and sought to escape
the shadow of fear in China.
Turkey acted sensitively over the issue owing to the fear
that the Uighurs could face death if sent back to China, and
made a strong case that they should be transferred to
Shaking off the oppression they had been coping with back
home, some of the refugees were able to reach Turkey without
getting caught in Thailand, many of whom were aided by
Turkey's helping hand. Among the 500 who arrived in Turkey
are reportedly also those who broke free from a human
smuggling camp in Thailand.
"[Some of] those who fled atrocity were caught in Thailand
and 367 Uighurs are being kept there. Some of those who
could make it to Turkey without being caught have been
brought to Kayseri [in Turkey]. The number may increase,"
said Seyit Tümtürk, the deputy head of the World Uyghur
Tümtürk added that the refugees who were placed in the
lodgings prepared for them are being taken care of and that
all their needs are being met by officials.
Noting that sensitivity has emerged on the subject in
public, Tümtürk continued: "The harsh crackdown by Chinese
authorities and their policies of [assimilation] are
currently at a peak. East Turkistan is the only region where
fasting is banned. On the first day of Eid al-Fitr two
villages were razed in Kashgar and 3,000 people were killed
there, and the whole world refused to utter a word of
objection. Twenty-seven of our brothers from East Turkistan
who were held responsible for the killings were condemned to
death" East Turkestan is the Uighur language term for
Tümtürk underscored that the world's silence encourages
China. He also said that the practices of religion in East
Turkistan are labeled a crime by the Chinese
"The symbolic elements of Islam such as headscarves and
prayer rugs are counted among elements of terrorism. So are
praying, fasting and receiving a religious education."
Noting that there is an influx of Uighur refugees fleeing
their homes and risking their lives, Tümtürk said that the
number of Uighurs seeking refuge in Turkey may increase.
"Turkey, which has opened its doors to 1.5 million Syrians
and Iraqis, will surely host our brothers from East
Cartoon Attacks on the Prophet, pbuh, Countered.
Sample of protests not reported in USA or Misreported.
January 15, Aleppo, Syria.
Charlie Poster Burned.
....................people marched in the battered district
of Salaheddin, in the southwest of Syria's second city,
against Charlie Hebdo's new cartoon, which depicts the
Some protesters in Aleppo carried banners inscribed with the
Islamic profession of faith and a "Je suis Charlie" poster
"Mohammed is our leader for ever," chanted some protesters,
while others cried: "We will sacrifice ourselves for you,
Demonstrator Abu Mudar told AFP: "We are on the street today
to support our prophet and to protest against the offensive
drawings that Western governments are spreading, while
hurting Muslims' feelings all over the world."
He added: "These drawings increase enmity, hatred and
feelings of hostility among Muslims towards these
governments and these countries."
Occupied Jerusalem. French flag burned.
January 16. Several hundred Palestinians demonstrated
against French support for the blasphemous. They burned a
flag of France.
North Caucuses [Russia]. 20, 000 rally against cartoons
January 17: Muslims condemned the blasphemous cartoons and
shamed France for its support of Charlie blasphemy. They
carried large "I love Muhammad, pbuh" banners. They were
supported by a Christian priest and remained peaceful.
Pakistan: Jamaate Islami & Jamat Dawa lead.
Christians Joined the Protests.
January 16. Protests against French satirical
magazine Charlie Hebdo were held across Pakistan as
thousands of people in almost all major cities chanted
slogans against its printing of cartoons of the Prophet
Workers from both religious and secular political parties
gathered in Lahore, Karachi, Islamabad, Quetta, Peshawar,
Multan and many other cities and burnt effigies of French
president Francois Hollande and of cartoonists at the
magazine along with French flags.
More than 2,000 people marched in the largest city Karachi,
where the Jamaat-e-Islami party organised a rally at the
mausoleum of Mohammad Ali Jinnah, founding father of the
A group of Christian pastors also took part to show
solidarity with their Muslim countrymen.
Elsewhere in Karachi, dozens of members of the Pakistan
Tehreek-e-Insaf party founded by Imran Khan rallied against
the magazine and the French government. A delegation visited
the residence of the French consul-general to submit a
resolution demanding Paris ban the magazine "for spreading
religious hatred in the world", a party spokesman said.
In Lahore around 6,000 people attended a rally by Islamic
groups including the hardline Jamaat-ud-Dawa. Speakers urged
Pakistan to sever relations with France.
In the southwestern city of Quetta, protesters trampled the
French flag before burning it, along with pictures and
effigies of the French president. In the northwestern city
of Peshawar, more than hundred Christians took part in a
rally from a local church and chanted slogans against the
magazine. "Death to Charlie Hebdo, death to the blasphemer
of Prophet Mohammed," they shouted. They also burnt the
Around 200 people in Islamabad gathered outside the national
press club and burnt effigies of the cartoonists.
In the southern city of Multan, protesters shouted "We are
not Charlie, we are Kouachi" - a reference to the "Je Suis
Charlie" rallying cry supporting the victims, and to
brothers Cherif and Said Kouachi who killed 12 people at the
magazine. On Friday at least three people were injured -
including an AFP photographer who was shot - in clashes
between anti-Charlie Hebdo protesters and police outside the
French consulate in Karachi.
The protest by the student wing of the Jamaat-e-Islami
religious party was one of several staged across Pakistan by
Islamist groups after Friday prayers.
Niger [Violent against Christian settlers & French
10 killed over January 16 and 17.
Somalia [Peaceful]. Small but vociferous.
Sudan [Peaceful]. Huge
Algeria [Peaceful] Very large
At least three people have been killed and six churches
attacked in Niger amid fresh protests against French
magazine Charlie Hebdo's cartoon depicting the Prophet
Protests began outside Niamey's grand mosque and reportedly
spread to other parts of the country, a day after five were
killed in Niger's second city.
Niger's president condemned the violence and appealed for
Last week, Islamist gunmen killed 12 people at Charlie
The cover of the magazine's latest edition, published after
the attack, featured a cartoon of the Prophet Muhammad
weeping while holding a sign saying "I am Charlie".
Seven million copies of the edition are being printed in
view of extraordinary demand, distributors announced on
Saturday. The magazine's print run before the attack was
A church, which was damaged after it was set on fire by
protesters during a demonstration against French weekly
Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon of the Prophet
Muhammad in Niamey.
Churches and French interests have been
targeted in Niger - a former French colony
Protests against Charlie Hebdo cartoon in Niamey, 17 January
Police earlier fired tear gas to disperse some 1,000
youths in front of Niamey's grand mosque
Protests against Charlie Hebdo cartoon in Niamey, 17 January
The French embassy has called on its nationals living
in Niamey to remain at home
Many Muslims see any depiction of Islam's prophet as
In Niger, a former French colony, hundreds of demonstrators
gathered at Niamey's grand mosque, shouting "God is Great"
At least six churches were set on fire or looted in Niamey
and regional towns. Bars, hotels and businesses under
non-Muslim ownership were also targeted.
Two charred bodies were recovered from a church on the
outskirts of Niamey, and the body of a woman was found in a
bar, Reuters reported.
'Everything has gone'
Pastor Zakaria Jadi, whose church was burnt down in the
capital Niamey, said he was in a meeting with church elders
when he heard of the attacks.
"I just rushed and told my colleagues in the church to take
away their families from the place," he told the BBC World
Service. "I took my family to take them out from the place.
When I came back I just discovered that everything has gone.
There's nothing in my house and also in the church."
Niger's President, Mahamadou Issoufou, was one of six
African heads of state to attend a unity march in Paris
after the attacks against Charlie Hebdo.
"Those who loot these places of worship, who desecrate them
and kill their Christian compatriots... have understood
nothing of Islam," he said after Saturday's violence.
Smoke billows in a street as people demonstrate against
French weekly Charlie Hebdo's publication of a cartoon of
the Prophet Muhammad.
The protests in Niger's capital
following similar demonstrations in Zinder on Friday
Somali protesters chant slogans holding placards reading
In Somalia, protesters held placards reading, "I am Muslim and
I love my Prophet"
During Friday's demonstration in Niger's second city,
Zinder, protesters raided shops run by Christians and
attacked the French cultural centre.
The centre's director, Kaoumi Bawa, said an angry crowd of
around 50 people had smashed the building's door and set
fire to the cafeteria, library and offices.
The death toll in Zinder rose from four to five when
emergency services found a burned body inside a Catholic
Protests against the Charlie Hebdo cartoon were also seen on
Friday in Pakistan, where protests turned violent in
Karachi, the Sudanese capital of Khartoum and the Algerian
People in Somalia took to the streets on Saturday.
Qaeda looks to regain ground with Charlie Hebdo
An image from a video on October 26, 2012, courtesy of Site
Intelligence Group, shows Al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri
speaking from an undisclosed location
Dubai (AFP) - The attack on Charlie Hebdo has thrust
Al-Qaeda back in the spotlight as the jihadist network
proves it can still attack the West and seeks to regain
ground lost to the Islamic State group
The militant Islamist organisation founded by Osama bin
Laden has seen its preeminence challenged by IS, an offshoot
of Al-Qaeda that has seized control of large parts of Syria
IS has increasingly become a global reference point for
jihadists, with many claiming allegiance to its
self-declared "caliph" Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.
Analysts had warned that the two groups' rivalry could spark
a dangerous competition to win jihadist hearts, boosting the
threat of extremist attacks in the West.
Their fears were realised last week in Paris, when extremist
gunmen killed 17 people in attacks including the assault on
satirical French weekly Charlie Hebdo -- since claimed by
Al-Qaeda -- and a hostage-taking at a kosher
"The attack on Charlie Hebdo definitely puts Al-Qaeda back
in the saddle in its rivalry with the Islamic State," said
Yemen expert Laurent Bonnefoy.
Police carry the coffins of the three officers killed
Police carry the coffins of the three officers killed in the
French Islamist attacks in a ceremony i ...
"Al-Qaeda continues to be a threat, especially as the
rivalry between the two groups can trigger a form of
Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) -- the network's
powerful Yemeni branch -- claimed responsibility on
Wednesday for the assault on Charlie Hebdo.
- AQAP's first 'success' in West -
It said the attack followed orders by Al-Qaeda chief Ayman
al-Zawahiri and was "vengeance" for Charlie Hebdo's
publication of cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed.
"The claim marks AQAP's first official Western attack
carried out to success, following past failed attempts,"
wrote Rita Katz of US monitoring group SITE Intelligence,
saying it "illustrates (the) group's
Viewpoint: Major Article
The Western Arrogance and the War at Doorsteps
Dr Firoz Mahboob Kamal
The hate campaign
The killings at Charlie Hebdo had sent powerful shock waves
all over the West. Now the security threats and fear run
very high everywhere. It seems that not only the hateful
Islamophobic cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo, but also the
politicians and the security officers of the West have
turned pathologically paranoid. Even an unattended bag in a
railway or underground station is enough to paralyse the
traffic system in London, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Rome and
other cities of the West for hours. Now the governments are
planning to check every internet mail of every individual.
Hence nothing is private for any man or woman. The western
imperialists used to take their wars of occupation and
plunder to foreign lands; hence their homes were safe. But
now the war has arrived to their doorsteps. They have
withdrawn troops from Algeria, Afghanistan, Iraq, Mali and
other third world countries, but the war is not leaving
them. Now they are taking full war preparation to save their
own streets. The French President Francois Hollande has
announced that he will deploy 10,500 soldiers all over
France to fight the Islamists. Former French President
Sarkozi declared "war of civilisation" in response to attack
on freedom. Thus, the whole western world is quickly turning
into a huge and hot war zone.
War never starts all on a sudden. Like a disease, it has its
own ongoing moral, ideological and social pathology. War
needs ideological ignition in people's psyche. Such a job is
done by the ideological warriors. In the past, the war
mongering crusaders did that job massively against the
Muslims. Hence so-called the holy war (the crusade) could
sustain for more than hundred years. Nurturing such hatred
has been a classic political art and part of the genocidal
warfare in Europe. So in comparison to other people in other
continents, the Europeans made distinctive history of
cruelty in ethnic cleansing worldwide. Hence Jews in Europe
and Muslims in Spain are not the only victims of European.
The Red Indians and Incas in America, the Aborigines in
Australia and the Maoris in New Zealand met the same fate.
In modern times, Hitler and his cronies, the colonialists
and the imperialists did the same crime but the scientific
skill. The killings of more than 75 million in two World
Wars indeed draw the pathological roots from the past. Now
the same old disease shows signs of violent remission. The
job has now been taken over by the Islamophobic columnists,
cartoonist, writers, warlords, the defence industry and the
politicians. The West has now great number of such venomous
people in their midst. And now the target is Islam and its
prophet. Hence the crusade that was started by George W Bush
in 2001 now gets enough fuel for its robust sustenance.
Malicious hatred against the target people is indeed the
requisite precursor for a brutal war. The German politician,
writer and the press nurtured such hatred against the Jews
before the World War II. Hitler was not a lone performer; he
had a huge army of collaborators in that crime. Hence
killing of 6 million Jews on an industrial scale became
morally acceptable to the German. Now the tide is running
against the Muslims. And the now shows the same readiness to
endorse the most heinous crime against Muslims. Wit moral
death does, people can't see crime as crime. The symptoms of
such moral death of the West are now quite manifest. For
example, Gaza and Kobani are bombed to rubbles by Israel and
the US. More than 2000 innocent children, women and men are
slaughtered in Gaza. Bombs were dropped even on the UN run
schools. But the US and her European partners are not ready
to consider such Israeli brutalities as war crimes. The US
didn't allow the UN Security Council to pass a resolution
condemning such crime. With the same moral death, the US
could drop 2 atom bombs in cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki;
and now financing and patronising Israeli barbarity with its
all brutal dimension. They do not like that such crimes
should go to the International Criminal Courts for the
The double standard
In the west, all are not equal to enjoy the same liberty.
They have given full liberty to magazines like Charlie Hebdo
to cross all limits to spread pornographic slander against
Islam's great prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him). The
Western leaders also announce their full solidarity with
those slanderers by chanting "je suis Charlie" (I am
Charlie). But they don't allow others to chant "je suis
Palestinian" (I am Palestinian). Hence the British MP Mr
David Ward from East Bradford got wide condemnation for
expressing his strong anger at the arrival of Israeli Prime
Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at Paris march on 11/01/15 and
sending a twitter message "je suis Palestinian" (I am
Palestinian). He was condemned not only by the Israeli
Ambassador at London and but also by the Islamophobic
British media and the British politicians. He is the only
exceptional member of the British Parliament who could
announce, "If I was in Gaza, I would have fired rocket to
Israel." For such moral stance at the time of Israel's Gaza
bombing, he was rebuked by the British Prime Minister and
other political leaders of both Tory and Labour parties. He
was forced by his party's parliamentary whip to withdraw the
original statement. Such hypocrisy in the British politics
is not hidden, rather broadly practised to support its own
illegal creation of Israel!
The Western leaders have given the full impunity to the
Israeli warlords to commit whatever crimes they wish against
the Palestinians. The US, the UK, France and other Western
countries exercised the same unfettered liberty in killing
Muslims in million in Algeria, Vietnam, Iraq, Afghanistan
and other occupied countries. Millions of Palestinians are
driven out of their homes and forced to live in refugee
camps for more than 60 years. Does it need to be saint to
condemn such crimes? But the West's moral conscience stands
fully insensitive to such horrific crimes; hence they never
condemned these as war crimes. Rather they punish those who
condemn and protest against such brutalities. They label
them as Islamic extremists. The French black comedian
Diendonne or Imam of London's Finsbury Park Mosque Abu Hamza
didn't take any weapon in hand to kill anyone. They only
exercised freedom of speech to protest against the US and
the UK wars of occupation and the brutalities in the
occupied Iraq and Afghanistan. For that, they are now put in
prisons. The disabled Abu Hamza -who lost his both hands in
jihad in Afghanistan, has been given life term by the US
court. Whereas the newspapers and magazines like Charlie
Hebdo of Paris, London's Daily Mail and Daily Sun and many
others of Europe enjoy full liberty to inject more venom to
the western psyche.
The state-sponsored slander
Charlie Hebdo recently published its post-attack first
edition with another slanderous cartoon against the prophet
Muhammad (peace upon him) on the cover page. It is indeed a
state-sponsored million-copy edition to rub more salt on the
wounded psyche of the Muslims. Printing satirical cartoon is
not the only staple of Charlie Hebdo. It is not neutral
either -as it claims. It is conducting an ugly and
continuous propaganda war against Islam's core teachings
like sharia, jihad and khilafa. Its toxic slander against
Islam's greatest prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) knows
no moral or ethical limit. Publishing most pornographic
vulgar cartoon against this great man of the human history
is in fact the main passion of the cartoonists.
Those who chanted "je suis Charlie" (I am Charlie), they
too, made their massage louder. They announced unequivocally
that like the dead cartoonists, they too rejoice such
pornographic ridicule against Islam's prophet. Toxic
cartoons are being used as weapon of ideological war against
Islam and its iconic characters. Can a man with little
respect for this great prophet spread such venomous filth?
By publishing such pornographic slanders, these cartoonists
didn't exercise freedom of expression. In fact, they
exercised freedom of abuse. How a Muslim can support Charlie
Hebdo? A Muslim must be an obedient follower of Muhammad
(peace be upon him) in all aspects of his life. He must love
him more than his own life. It is a Divine requirement.
Hence ridiculing the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) is
indeed ridiculing every Muslim. Hence, such vulgar bigotry
and poisonous slander can only draw a country to an unending
blood-letting war. France with its 6.5 million strong
Muslims is indeed moving fast to such a war. How a country
can deserve any peace or tranquillity with such slanderous
posture against 6.5 Muslims? It shows signs that the war
will not remain confined within the French boundary. In
neighbouring Belgium, two Muslims are killed on 16/1/15, and
many more are arrested. France government too has proven to
be very prompt to add more fuel to the fire. The French
parliament voted by 488 votes to one to launch military
campaign against Islamic State. The French aircraft carrier
has already moved nearer to the Syrian shore of the
Mediterranean to facilitate the US air strikes against
Islamic State. It is reported that about 3 thousand European
Muslims have already joined the Islamic State to fight the
ongoing war in Syria and Iraq. Many more thousands of these
jihadists are prevented from joining the Islamic State by
imposing strict travel restriction in the border outposts
and the airports. Now France has opened new frontiers for
these enthusiastic Islamist warriors on its own soil.
Solidarity with the hate campaign
Charlie Hebdo is not alone in its ugly hate campaign against
Islam and its prophet (peace be upon him). The western
leaders displayed their full solidarity with it. More than
40 heads of states marched in the streets of Paris on
11/01/15 to show such solidarity. The western leaders talk
about fighting war for protecting western values and
culture. But what is western value and culture? Do the
Muslims need any lecture to learn the western values and
culture? Didn't they display those values and culture during
the last several centuries all over the world? Is it not the
values and culture of military aggression, occupation,
colonisation, imperialism, ethnic cleansing, slave-trading,
genocide, World Wars, gas chambers, dropping of atom bombs,
waterboarding, Guantanamo Bay, Abu Gharib, Sabra, Satilla
and Gaza? They killed 75 million people only in two World
Wars! Who else can match their brutality? Their war machines
are still not withdrawn from their army bases in the Muslim
The western leaders talk about fighting terrorism. Do the
Muslims need any lecture to understand terrorism too? The
Muslims are the worst victims of terrorism since the advent
of Western colonialism in their countries. Most of the
Muslim lands were occupied and millions lost lives by the
hand of these terrorists. Only in Palestine, more than 4
million people are made homeless by these terrorists -fully
sponsored by the West's money, weapons and diplomacy.
Terrorising people with lethal weapons for political and
military gains is no more a crime of a few thugs. It is the
sophisticated war tactics of the super powers. These state
terrorists of the West are the real threat against the world
peace. They are charged with deep hatred against Islam,
Islam's prophet and the common Muslims. Hence they could
easily show their solidarity with the hate mongering
cartoonists of Charlie Hebdo.
The military occupation of Muslim lands, the plunder of its
resources and de-Islamisation of its people are the main
objectives of the anti-Muslim state terrorists. Such
imperialist objectives are so much integrated in the
imperialists' culture and values that even most barbaric
manifestation of the state terrorism like war for
occupation, destruction of cities, cleansing of native
population received not only the popular support, but also
get voluntary participation of the people for its prolonged
continuation. This is why the quick occupation of Iraq and
Afghanistan gave a huge boost to President George W Bush's
popularity in the USA. Only his utter failure to enforce the
US grip in those occupied lands and numerous body bags of
the US soldiers brought his disgrace -and not the occupation
itself. The US people didn't expect such disgrace of their
citizens in any foreign land. Due to the same western
mind-set, Israel -one of the most barbaric countries in
human history and the West's ugly colonial legacy, enjoy so
much support in the West. For the same reason, 4 million
people marched in the street of Paris to support Charlie
Hebdo's hate campaign against the prophet of Islam (peace be
umpon him) and the Islamists. Indeed, here lies the main
problem of the west. The anti-Islamic hatred is indeed
embedded in their mind-set. Hence for any peace, they do not
need more wars, rather needs a 180 degree paradigm shift in
their mind-set. They need more home works to change their
understanding about Islam and Muslims. The current state of
poisonous hatred against Islam and Muslims could only
generate more Charlie Hebdo cartoonists, more Abu Gharib,
more Guantanamo Bay, more water boarding and more torture
cells. In such milieu of abuse, the jihadists will enjoy
fertile breeding grounds. The US and its ally have spent
several trillion of dollars in wars and war industries. They
fought war for 13 years in Afghanistan and for 8 years in
Iraq. At the end, they couldn't win any war, rather returned
back with humiliation. The month-long bombing by the US, the
UK, the French, the Australian and the Jordanian bombers
couldn't bring any victory for the coalition forces even in
a small town of Kobani. If they think that few thousands
Kurd secularist mercenaries or Shia militias will do their
war against the Islamists, they are indeed living in fools'
The leaders of the Western countries talk a lot about
humanity and higher moral values. But there exist monumental
evidences to prove such claim fake. Creation of Israel on an
illegally occupied land by the colonial West and their
continual support for its land grabbing genocidal war are
enough to prove that. What a disgrace, the original resident
of the Palestine are driven out of their ancestral homes to
make space for houses for the European and American Jews!
The Palestinian refugees are denied access to their own
land. There exists no international institution where they
can seek justice. The UN Security Council itself is under
the occupation of the usurper imperialists. It has given
recognition to creation of such illegal state on illegally
occupied land. What an irony, any effort to reclaim the
occupied land is labelled as terrorism! The leaders of these
countries showed silence in remembrance of the dead
cartoonist of Charlie Hebdo. The Western imperialists have
killed more than a million people in Iraq and Afghanistan in
their recent wars of occupation. But, did they observe a
single moment of silence in memory of those dead souls?
France herself killed 1.5 million Algerians in its war of
occupation in the sixties. Did they pay any homage to those
innocent people who were brutally killed there? The crime of
these innocent Algerians was nothing else but the genuine
demand for freedom from the colonial rule. Recently the
Christians killed thousands of Muslims in Central African
Republic. Where is the solidarity of the Western leaders
with those innocent victims of the genocide? Since the
victims are Muslims, didn't they deserve any respect and
sympathy? They chanted chorus "Je suis Charlie" (I am
Charlie). What does that mean? Do they say that like the
abusive Charlie Hebdo, I am also an equal abuser and hater
of the prophet of Islam (peace be upon him). They are not
ready to retreat an inch from that abusive path. They showed
full solidarity not only with Charlie Hebdo, but also
continue to show full solidarity with the brutal Israeli
killers. Hence the butcher of Gaza -the Israeli PM was
cordially welcomed in their midst. Only due to such
crippling moral disease, they could sponsor the illegal
creation of Israel in occupied land of the Palestinian
Mr Gerald Biard, the chief editor of Charlie Hebda who was
on holiday when the attacks occurred wrote, "Charlie is an
atheist paper, is accomplishing more miracles than all
saints and prophets." (The Guardian 14/01/15). What is that
miracle that the editor claims for? Of course, they made a
history. About 4 million Europeans chanted the chorus "je
suis Charlie" (I am Charlie) only in Paris; many more
millions did the same in other parts of Europe. But it is
not a miracle. It is the disease of Europe. It is the
ugliest solidarity with the virulent hate campaigners. It is
indeed the recipe of further holocaust. The West could
commit so many ugly crimes in the past only because of such
moral ill health. They could kill more than 75 million only
in two World Wars. They could also kill many more million in
post-World Wars regional wars as occurred in Korea, Vietnam
Afghanistan and Iraq. About 2 hundred thousand were
slaughtered in their own backyard in Bosnia. But how many
Europeans came out to the street to condemn those crimes?
How many Europeans marched in the street chanting "je suis
Bosnian" (I am Bosnian)? How many said "je suis Palestine (I
am Palestine). The Whole Muslim population were ethnically
cleansed from Spain. The European people never came to
street to show solidarity with those ill-fated victims of
the wars of ethnic cleansing. Such ethnic or religious
cleansing never happened against the non-Muslims even in
Islam's heart lands like Egypt, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and
Palestine; more than 10-15% of the population in these heart
lands remain non-Muslim even during last 1400 years' Muslim
rule. In Lebanon it is more than 30-35%. But the ethnic
annihilation in Europe during so-called Holy Roman Empire
was complete that the percentage of non-Christian in Europe
was not even 00.001%. The same happened after the Christian
victory against the Muslims in Spain. In the name of
religion, such crime never happened in a Muslim country. The
Muslims never had any phobia against non-Muslims, and
neither had the non-Muslims against Muslims in those Muslim
lands. But now, along with the Muslims, the Christians too,
are leaving these Muslim countries. The US invasion and its
massive bombing campaign have made the Muslim countries most
unsafe for everybody. The bombs do not see the faith, only
see the targets.
The abuse of freedom
Some of the cartoonists claimed that they are not against
Islam; they are only against the extremist ideologies of
Islam. They argue that they make satire only of prophet
(peace be upon him)'s character, not of Islam. It is a sheer
lie and ridicule. The prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him)
is the embodiment of Islam's core belief and ideologies. He
showed his followers how to practise full package of Islam.
Can anyone separate the prophet Muhammad (peace be upon
him)'s character from the ideology of Islam? Establishing
Islamic state, continuing dawa (propagation), practising
full sharia, launching jihad, encouraging people to embrace
martyrdom, implementing shura (counselling), hadud (sharia
judgments) and levying jijiya on non-Muslims were the parts
of his life. These are his ideologies. Hence ridiculing the
prophet's character is nothing else than ridiculing the
ideologies of Islam. Did any newspaper in any Muslim country
ever showed such abusive attitude against the great prophet
like Jesus Christ (Allah's blessing be on him) or Moses
(Allah's blessing be on him too)?
The Western leaders claim that they are fighting terrorism.
But the truth is otherwise. The Muslims are the worst
victims of state terrorism. About 3 thousand people were
killed in 9/11. But the US has killed more than million as a
result of the war. Very recently on 16/01/15, the US bombers
killed more than 50 civilians in Iraq. (RT TV). What can be
more terrorism than this? Both in the past and in the
present, the Muslims became the worst victims of state
terrorism in Algeria, Iraq, Afghanistan, Bosnia, India,
Egypt, Syria, Myanmar, Central Africa and Sri Lanka?
Terrorism is no more a crime of a few thugs. It is now the
full-scale warfare of the arrogant military powers to
control the world politics in their own hand. The US war in
Iraq and Afghanistan and Israeli war in Gaza, Egyptian
Army's manslaughter in Cairo, Alexandra and other cities are
indeed the worst terrorist acts that one can perceive.
Non-state terrorist can't think of terrorism of such
The only option
Wolves can't enjoy safe haven even in caves. They too need
protection to escape the imminent extinction. The same is
true with the imperialists. They have done enough crimes all
over the world. They have taken genocidal wars to the
distant corners of the world. They have dropped atom bombs,
napalm bombs, cluster bombs, chemical bombs, missiles and
drones on the head of the weak. Now the war stands at their
front doors. After spending a trillions of dollar, the US
and its ally didn't expect such a fate. Hence they are
filled with extreme anger and frustration. Anger of the
innocent victims has all reached to the explosion level.
Further killing or torturing those who are already ready to
embrace martyrdom is not going to solve the problem. Even an
average European understands this new reality. The march of
about 4 million Europeans in Paris is indeed the
demonstration of such fear. It has little to do with the
little known vulgar Charlie Hebdo. It is not to show the
solidarity with the 12 people who are killed in the attacks.
While 6 million Jews were incinerated in gas chambers, no
one marched in the street of a European city to show
solidarity with the victims. In fact, the Europeans didn't
face any war at their doorsteps from the Jews at that time.
But now the situation is different. They sense war looming
in their midst.
Now in the West, there exists only one option to have a
peaceful co-existence of Muslims and the non-Muslims. It is
not possible to do the same ethnic cleansing again on the
European soil -as was done in Spain in 15th century. Now
more than 20 million Muslims live in Europe; 6.5 million
only in France. May be, some xenophobic far-rightists may
still prefer that genocidal route. But the only feasible
option stands otherwise. Instead of abusing 1.5 billion
Muslims for their fundamental beliefs, they must reconcile
with them. Sharia, khilafa, jijiya and hadud are not issues
in the West. But those basics must be allowed to be
practised in Muslim majority countries - as were practised
in all Muslim countries till the West's colonial occupation.
The West must not create blockade against the resurrection
of Islam's most crucial political institution like khilafa.
Such blockade will make the war inevitable.
Like the deformed Christian or the Jews, the Muslims do not
enjoy such option to be deformed or reformed. Such
deformation or reformation is nothing else than deviation
from the siratul mustaqeem -hence direct route to hellfire.
Since the prophet of the Islam (peace be upon him) was the
fundamentalist believer and practitioner of the Qur'anic
Islam, every Muslim must try to be the Islamic
fundamentalist of the same degree. It is not a choice, but
an obligation. The West must reconcile with the Muslims'
such core belief. Otherwise the clash of civilisation is
unavoidable. But it appears that the West has deliberately
taken the route of hostility with the prophet's Islam. They
have already declared their solidarity with the hate
campaigner against Islam's great prophet (peace be upon
him). "Je suis Charlie" is indeed the war cry of such
In Islam, practising sharia is a binding obligation. Whoever
ignores this obligation is severely condemned with three
derogatory labels from Allah Suhhana Wa Ta'ala: he is a
kafir, zalem and fasik. The Holy Qur'an reveals: "Whoever
does not make judicial judgement according to the revealed
laws (sharia) is a kafir (disbeliever) ... a zalem
(oppressor) ..and a fasik (sinner). (Sura Maida: verse 44,
45 and 47). Hence, there is no room for the secular laws and
judiciary in a Muslim country. The presence of Christians,
Jews, Buddhist, Hindus, atheist, polytheists and the
followers of other beliefs is not new under the Muslim rule.
It has a history of more than 14 hundred years. In those
days, the believers of other faiths could understand the
Muslims' religious obligation; hence these non-Muslim
compatriots never put any hindrance against the
implementation of sharia, khilafa, shura, hadud and other
Islamic fundamentals. Even in countries where the Muslims
were in minority like India and Spain, they didn't protest
against the practice of sharia either. Instead of any
interference in the Muslims' religious affairs, they opted
for peaceful co-existence.
But such wisdom of the past does not exist in contemporary
Western leaders. Their economic, military and technological
might made them arrogant as well as incompatible with the
Muslims' beliefs and practice. The Western powers are
putting obstacles against implementation of sharia even in
countries where more than 90% people are Muslims. As if the
sharia is their own domestic issue! After the occupation of
Afghanistan, the German Foreign Minister declared in Public
that sharia will not be allowed to return back to
Afghanistan. Is it not a blatant interference in Muslims'
internal affairs? Where is freedom of the Afghan people to
decide their own law? The US president Obama labelled sharia
as medieval barbarity. What a sheer arrogance? Can a Muslim
surrender to such anti-Islamic arrogance?
The West's stubborn hostility against Islam's fundamental
belief is indeed the cause of current impasse. They have
already launched a civilizational war against the Muslims to
stop them practising prophet's Islam. They want Muslims to
be fully de-Islamised and deformed from the Qur'anic Islam.
They find it the only option to peacefully co-exist with the
Muslims. Hence demand for Islam's reformation cum
deformation is very high in the Western camp. The tyrant
rulers and the secularist intellectuals of the Muslim
countries have already taken that enemy route. Hence they
are equally inimical against sharia and khilafa like the
non-Muslims. Many of them like Iraqi and Syrian Kurds, Iraqi
and Irani Shia, the Egyptian military, Bangladeshi
secularists, the Pakistani Army have already joined their
rank to kill the Islamists. The Western leaders must
understand that the original Islam has nothing to reconcile
with the corrupt beliefs of the Egyptian, Saudi, Qatari,
Bahraini, Pakistani, Bangladeshi or other secularist tyrants
of the Muslim world. By making coalition with these
de-Islamised despots, the West is not going to gain anything
in their war against Islam. Rather, such alliance would only
re-inforce their image as the enemies of Islam. Such an
approach will only add more fuel to the ongoing war.
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