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8 Thw al-Qi'dah 1436 A.H.- August 23, 2015 Issue # 86, Newsletter #1616

Hadith of the Week

"There is no Muslim who calls upon his Lord with a dua in which there is no sin or severing of family ties, but Allah will give him one of three things: Either He will answer his prayer quickly, or He will store (the reward for) it in the Hereafter, or He will divert an equivalent evil away from him." They said: "We will say more dua." He said: "Allah's bounty is greater."

[collected by by Ahmad, 10749;
Al-Tirmidhi, 3573. Classed as
Saheeh by Al-Albaani
in Mishkaat Al-Masaabeeh, 2199]

 Israel War Crimes

All out attack on Kaukab Siddique by major Zionist "liberal" Media

On July 22, a "liberal" blog known as the Daily Beast attacked Dr. Kaukab Siddique. The attack was picked up and passed on by:

Smaller Zionist outlets picked it up from there, linking up with their support groups on campuses. Local media around Siddique's job area also picked it up.

Zionist groupies started sending hate mail to Dr. Siddique.

Right winger Fox TV too attacked briefly and then gave it up.

Veteran Islam haters like Pamela Geller and Spencer [so called Jihad Watch] started frothing with bigotry.

The situation became serious when an African American State Senator wrote to the President of Siddique's university, calling for immediate action against him.

The faculty at Lincoln University should be thanked that they have not wavered in the university's stance that even though they don't agree with Siddique, in some cases, they will not deny him the right to express himself in his own forum and his community outside the university.

Muslim activists came out in good numbers in support of Dr. Siddique.

On face book a prayer chain was set up by Muslim women calling on Allah Almighty to protect and inspire Dr. Siddique.

Islamic activists in increasing numbers are coming out in support of him.

Some very nice posters have been published on line.

A few non-Muslims have also come out against the attackers. One outstanding one is The Latest News [TLN].

A veteran journalist from the Philadelphia Inquirer did a relatively reasonably well researched interview published on August 10.
 Israel War Crimes

 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Dr. Siddique got support from North Carolina

 Kaukab against Zionism

Creative support from young people for Dr. Siddique


Jamaat al-Muslimeen Activity in Falls Church, Virginia:
Transformational Message to 141 Muslims.

On August 21, 2015 , Jamaat al-Muslimeen gave a 6-page document to 141 Muslims after juma' at Dar al-Hijra, a popular mosque in a suburb of Washington known as Falls Church.

The document has been widely distributed in other mosques. Here is an outline of its six pages.

Comparing Chattanooga shooting with Marathon bombing. [Sis. Karin

The history of the confederate flag vis a vis the American flag. [Sis. Aisha]

Introduction to a definitive study of the Baltimore uprising against police brutality. [Sis. Nadrat]

Speaking against homo movement & oppression of the poor. [Khutba by Imam Khalil.]

One year after the Caliphate, ISIS launches new offensive. [Wire services.]

Pakistani air force attacking Islamic people in Waziristan once again. [Daily Dawn.]


Critique of Br. Kaukab's Article on "Obey Husband or Allah."
Writer accepts Br. Kaukab's Progressive Approach but....
Salaam Prof Siddique,

Some rough comments on your recent woman article.
  1. Hitting of women: Having discussed this before using the rationale of progressive revelations. Women found it hard to accept that hitting was ordained at any stage. To explain it better you have to explain that violence was the norm in this society and in that context this was very mild and progressive.

  2. I believe firmly in the progressive approach towards Islam. I think the message indicates a trajectory. It gets better and better over time. You can't accept this, because you want everything firmly chained to 7th century interpretation.

  3. I like to imagine (perhaps wrongly) as people get more educated, socially developed with assistance from technology, peoples behavior and outlook automatically changes. Also, if you are brought up in the west you will have a different attitude. Because of this, I note that fewer and fewer people are making a problem out the need to have a mahram. Especially not all those teenage girls absconding to join isis.

    There is a general disapproval of domestic violence in western culture as well as within schools. Hopefully some of this filters across to the way people conduct their personal relationships as well?

  4. Your remarks about obedience are highly misleading. There is a verse in the Quran which says obey the Prophet. Also obey those in authority amongst you. Clearly the beating verse only makes sense if the husband has authority to do beatings. However, I think you are trying to distinguish between "being in charge" and "obedience in the way that we obey God" which is a good thing.

I think you must distinguish between obeying God, when the verses are actually being revealed and the Prophet is amongst you, from today, when what ever we do will be an interpretation. So today you can have benefit of doubt about having a different opinion on what God wants you to do.

Shoaib [England]

Editor's note: Authority in Islam is based on shoora, not on dominance or male superiority.

War News



Two Deadly Ambushes west of Ramadi: Iraqi Officials Admit Heavy Losses.

August 23: An Iraqi column advancing into Anbar province was beaten back by Islamic State fighters. At least 19 Baghdad soldiers and 4 Sunnis supporting the US were killed.

August 22: US air strikes targeted Islamic State fighters across Iraq. Losses not known but US claims a commander close to the Caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed.

August 21: Al Jazeera quoted Iraqi officials that Islamic State launched two deadly ambushes on Baghdad troops trying to encircle Ramadi.

At least 50 troops including Shi'ite militia were killed. Baghdad has fired the commander in charge of the forces.


August 21: Al-Shabab fighters hit pro-West troops in Kismayo city killing 10. Also a huge bomb explosion hit western targets in Mogadishu killing 18. Al-Shabab took responsibility.

[al Jazeera]


August 22. The newly appointed commander of the Nigerian military while travelling in a convoy in Borno state fell into a Boko Haram ambush but survived. Military losses were not disclosed.



August 23: After Pakistani air attacks on mujahideen, Islamic fighters fired from across the Afghan border killing 4 Pakistani troops and wounding 4.

August 22. Pakistani and Indian troops again exchanged artillery fire across the cease fire line in Kashmir.


August 22: A martyrdom operator hit a NATO convoy in Kabul. The regime says 12 people were killed and 66 wounded. The explosion was huge and set scores of cars on fire.

Among the dead are 3 American contractors. [Taliban denied they did it, so it could be IS which is gaining support.]

In Helmand province, Musa Qala area, Taliban killed a large number of troops organized by the US-installed regime in Kabul. Officials say that Taliban killed 42 troops and 22 surrendered to the Taliban

Continuing Attack on Dr. Siddique

 Imam Badi Ali

Think of the sorry condition of our "leaders" and then look at Dr. Kaukab's struggle ........
by Br. Badi Ali

Fighting for our lives and the lives of our children.


Imam Badi Ali leads a large Muslim community in Greensboro, NC

Latest Revolutionary Khutba

 Dr Kaukab Siddique

No slavery, no Male dominance, No superiority based on race or class or gender. The Qur'an is our Miracle. Muhammad, pbuh, is our leader.

On August 21, 2015 Br. Kaukab Siddique gave the juma' khutba and led prayers and du'a at Masjid Jamaat al-Muslimeen in Baltimore. A security alert was in effect owing to a received threat and campaign of abuse and slander against Br. Kaukab and his daughter.

Here is the outline of the khutba for distribution to communities across America, inshaAllah.


Said Moses to his people: "Pray for help from Allah, and (wait) in patience and constancy: for the earth is Allah's, to give as a heritage to such of His servants as He pleases; and the end is (best) for the righteous. - ' "The Qur'an 7:128 (Y. Ali)

Narrated 'Abdullah
A man said, "O Allah's messenger! Which sin is the biggest in Allah's Sight?" The Prophet said, "To set up rivals unto Allah though He Alone created you." That man said, "What is next?" The Prophet said, "To kill your son lest he should share your food with you.'' The man said,"What is next?" The Prophet said, "To commit sexual intercourse with the wife of your neighbor." Then Allah revealed in confirmation of that: "And those who invoke not with Allah any other god, nor kill such life as Allah has made sacred except for just cause, nor commit illegal sexual intercourse and whoever does this shall receive the punishment..... (Sahih Bukhari: 25.68)

  1. We pray, we fast, we give charity, we care for our neighbors, but we are forgetting the central message of Islam: to put an end to all kinds of slavery and oppression. Acceptance of human authority is SHIRK, the only unforgivable sin.

  2. One of the earliest verses revealed to the Prophet, pbuh, was 90:13 which defines Islam as: "To free the slave."

    Islam was not even a community or a state at that time. As an activist said: Write 90:13 on the back of our children's hands.

  3. When the Islamic State was established, Allah commanded the Muslims to use their funds, among other causes, to:
    "FREE the CAPTIVES" [2: 177]

  4. A slave is a man or a woman who is controlled totally by other humans, be it physically, financially, sexually or emotionally. Any and all forms of slavery are opposed and condemned by Islam.

  5. The Prophet Muhammad; pbuh, taught that Allah will not accept the prayers of one who enslaves people. In a powerful hadith which helped me to understand Islam, he, pbuh, taught that on the Day of Resurrection, Allah Almighty Himself will be the enemy of one who enslaves people. [Sahih Bukhari. Book #36, Hadith #470]

  6. People of Arabia often used the name ";Abd" [slave] [of so and so power]. Muhammad, pbuh, taught Muslims to name their male children ABDULLAH, the slave of Allah, and females AMATALLAH. Four of the greatest narrators of hadith were named Abdullah.

  7. About Miracles:

    1. All the great messengers of Allah were given miracles. For Moses, the sea parted. For Isa' [Jesus], he spoke from the cradle and revived a dead person, for Abraham fire was turned into flowers, for Hajira, there was the blessed water of zam zam which still exists. The greatest miracle was given to Muhammad who was taken by a creature of light [buraq], to Jerusalem and from there he went on the mairaj to the seven heavens. [Sura Isra in the Qur'an and extensive hadith in Bukhari]. He led all the previous messengers of Allah in prayer. [Peace be on them all.]

      We must liberate Jerusalem from the occupiers.

    2. All the great miracles are signs from Allah that Moses, Abraham, Jesus and Muhammad were true messengers of Allah. However, their miracles do not help us in our daily lives except as signs of Allah's power..

    3. What helps us is the LIVING miracle of the Qur'an given to Muhammad, pbuh, Today we have this miracle in every Muslim home. Read it. Try to understand it. Translations are available in all languages. Talk to an authentic scholar. Read the hadith connected to it.

    4. The Qur;an will change your life, inshAllah, just as it changed the savages of Arabia into the most civilized people in history. Umar, the enemy of Islam, became the greatest Caliph and scholar of Islam. Ayesha, a little girl, became the teacher of humanity. [Allah be pleased with them.]

    There is no place in Islam for back biting and slander. Do not try to uncover the private lives of Muslims through gossip and back biting. A personal attack, even if true, is back biting. A personal attack which is not true is slander. The masjid is a place for Islamic unity, compassion and caring for each other.

No attempts to uncover people's private lives should be tolerated. All people sin. No one is perfect.

Stand against the oppressors, the occupiers, the Zionists, the imperialists and the agents who support them.


 Pakistan Flag

Social Catastrophe : Pakistani Society on the brink.

Munir Khalili is one of the best Pakistani writers today using the Urdu language.. He writes so well that it is a pleasure just to read it [if you know Urdu]

The content is important. He traces the process by which Pakistan's way of life is being undermined by insidious influences linked to social and sexual corruption. Pakistan is an upwardly mobile society but owing to a variety of causes influences which are undermining the family system and the moral basis of society are eroding the entire structure of Pakistan.

A Muslim society must adhere closely to the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, pbuh. If the teachings are ignored, or observed only verbally, such a society rapidly falls apart.
Khalili does not mince his words. The situation is dire and even the religious parties are engrossed more in politics than in social reform, he says.

War News

 War News


New Massacre by Assad in Damascus suburb. US air force too killing families of Islamic groups.
[From SOHR and wire services.]
August 23.
Mujahideen of al-Nusra and other groups trying to advance on Damascus from Jobir suburb are being bombed and shelled by Assad air forces and shelled by Hizbullah but made small but important advances.

August 23:
Al-Zabadani [which New Trend has been referring to, correctly, as the resort town in the Qalamoun mountains] is holding on against concerted attacks by Hizbullah, Assad's regular troops and Shia militias brought by Iran. The defenders are al-Nusra, Ahrar al-Sham and various salafi groups which have withstood ferocious bombardment by the shias for FOUR weeks. [This is the escape route for Assad and Hizbullah are determined to capture it in spite of hundreds of casualties.]

August 23:
Islamic State [IS] fighters are advancing in the countryside of Homs and Hama, trying to make Assad collapse. Steady air strikes by Alawite air force and by the US air force to stop the advance.

August 23:
Al-Nusra and salafi fighters are digging into mountain positions in northern Lattakia overlooking the Alawite heartland.

August 22:
Fighters from the Islamic State [IS} are besieging Assad's Kweris air base just east of Aleppo. IS set off a bomb which killed 9 of Assad's officers including a senior officer.

August 22:
Assad's forces hit Douma, a suburb of Damascus, with ground to ground missiles and air strikes killing 20 civilians, including 5 children and 3 women. In spite of the bombing, Islamic forces advanced a little in house to house fighting the Hundreds of other civilians are buried under rubble. Once bodies are dug up, casualty figures will go up.

August 21:
An archeologist was hanged by IS in Palmyra. Careful reading shows that this "scholar" was working for the Ba'ath party all the way from 1954. The correct name of Palmyra is Tudmur where Bashar Assad and his father Hafez carried out the most horrendous crimes against Muslim prisoners. The Baath party is ankle deep in the blood of Muslims. [IS has blown up the prison where Muslims underwent the worst crimes against humanity. US media ignored the blowing up but keeps harping on Palmyra ruins.... New Trend editor]

CIVILIAN DEATHS in US Bombing of Islamic State Rising. [From Syrian Observatory.]

The number of civilians who were killed in the coalition airstrikes on oil areas, where there are oil refineries, oil wells, building and vehicles, in the provinces of al- Hasakah, Deir Ezzor, al- Raqqa, Aleppo and Idlib has risen to 206, including 65 children and 39 women. Among the deaths, there is a family of a man, his wife and their 5 children killed in US- led coalition airstrikes on the village of Dali Hasan in east of the town of Serrin in northeast of Aleppo and 64 civilians killed by a massacre committed by the U.S led coalition warplanes on Friday's night in 04/30/2015 when they targeted Bir Mahli village near the town of Serrin in Aleppo with several air strikes, and the death toll of this massacre includes:

Our America

 Our America


Dr. Dhafir Helped Iraqi Orphans. He got 22 years for "unauthorized" Charity.
This is What USA did to Iraq.
by Sis. Karin Friedemann

I was very honored to have met with Dr. Rafil Dhafir on Saturday August 15, 2015 at the Federal Medical Center prison in Devens, Massachusetts. Dr. Dhafir is the founder of the former Islamic charity, Help the Needy, which supported orphans in Iraq during the brutal post-Gulf War time when Iraqis were literally starving to death. Even though Christian organizations were also accused of breaking the sanctions on Iraq, Dr. Dhafir, now 67, was criminally charged for running an unauthorized charity and sentenced to 22 years in prison, 13 of which he has already served. His current release date is April 26, 2022. He has been at Federal Medical Center at Devens, MA for the past four years, I just learned. I decided to pop by for a visit.

For those wanting some background information on the charity doctor's case, I recommend: where he proclaimed:

"The day will come when people will realize what we did in managing HTN. They will realize that this is the way a relief NGO should be run, selflessly, by dedicated people who will not milk it, work tirelessly and frugally, literally saving every cent that they receive and spend it only for its intended use and on top of that give their own money to facilitate its functions...

"After learning that the government had illegally spied on our most intimate lives, I told my wife that I feel like a naked man walking along Main Street. She in return told me that she feels like she was in a fish bowl. I will never forget that day when she was, in this court, describing how she was attacked by over 80 agents with guns to her head threatening and terrorizing her, some heartless people from the government were laughing and giggling in the back of this court. My Quran tells me about these people "Those who were wicked used to laugh at those who were righteous. And whenever they passed by them, used to wink at each other in mockery. And when they returned to their people, they would return jesting. And whenever they saw them, they would say, "Behold! These are the people truly astray!" But they have not been sent as keepers over them. But on this Day the righteous will laugh at the wicked. On throne of dignity they will command. Will not the wicked have been paid back for what they did?"

In a Dec. 18, 2006 letter to author Katherine Hughes, Dr. Rafil A. Dhafir wrote about his previous incarceration in CMU Terre Haute:

"No one seems to know about this top-secret operation until now. It is still not fully understood.The order came from the Attorney General himself. The staff here is struggling to make sense of the whole situation. There are 16 of us, all Muslims but two, with one non-Arab Muslim. We are housed in what we are told was the holding area for those on death row!!!!! We are told this is an experiment, so the whole concept is evolving on a daily basis."

My visit with Dr. Dhafir was brief, under one hour, but great. He looks waaaaay better than I imagined he would look after so much time. In fact he looks better than most of the other inmates half his age. Whatever his health problems are, he comes across as a strong person, and with sound and sharp mind.

I was not able to press for a lot of details and he seemed like he didn't want to be a complainer, so he only briefly explained that he had been sent to SHU for no reason, in the past, and that he had filed complaints. And now the prison is claiming that they have no paperwork or documents about his complaint that he submitted. He is determined to keep complaining. I am not clear on the details of who he is going to complain to about his original complaint being "lost." It sounded like he had legal representation handling that. I did not ask, and he did not offer any information as to whether he had fears for his physical safety or if his main fear was being sent again to SHU.

There was some general discussion of the thin line between killing people and medical neglect. He said the prison doctor was coming to work drunk and nobody was reporting him. The place is run by incompetents. There is one prisoner there who is 100 years old. People in wheelchairs. As a doctor he feels very frustrated about how much better this medical institution should be run and organized.

Dhafir last got a visit two weeks ago. He is allowed 8 visits per month. Visits are not timed. So whether you arrive in the morning and stay all day or you stay for one hour, it's counted as one visit. The visit took place in a noisy and crowded room full of other prisoners visiting their loved ones, and some snack machines.

He comes across as very sincere and polite as well as religiously observant. A mutual friend who spent time with him at CMU recommended to me to seek him out for spiritual knowledge. I will definitely keep that in mind for future conversation topics. I told him everyone who knows him is very fond of him.

New York

The ONLY community that Black gays belong to is the gay community!

by Sis. Aisha [Jamaat al-Muslimeen]

Transvestite Laverne Cox, from the show Orange is the New Black, and very gay Vogue's Editor-at-large Andre Leon Talley were on Andy Cohen's "Watch What Happens" show. The topic was 17 year old African-American girl Amandla Stenberg, who accused Kylie Jenner of hijacking Black culture awhile back. Jenner wore cornrows on one side of her head. White fashion magazine Mademoiselle referred to it as an extraordinary hairstyle. There was a serious backlash by Black women on Twitter.

Stenberg's claim to fame was being in the movie Hunger Games and Jaden Smith's (son of Will Smith) prom date. The media has been stoking a feud between Stenberg and Jenner.

However, during the course of the conversation on this Andy Cohen show, the two Black guests did not understand Stenberg or her message. Toward the end of the segment, Andy Cohen labeled this outspoken teenager a "Jackhole of the Day!" There was a backlash as a result. Andy Cohen is one of the biggest, gayest instigators in Hollywood as evident when hosting his many "Housewives" reality show reunions.

Neither Laverne Cox or Andre Talley defended this outspoken young lady, at that moment! The reason is very apparent. Black LGBT have never been members of the Black community, only infiltrators. They only know their queer struggles and their pain! Since the Black community has moral issues with homosexuality, Black gays feel like outcasts. They are not going to fully identify with any racial strife.

Those of us old enough to remember, see this latest Kylie Jenner insult as no different than White actress Bo Derek wearing cornrows in the movie "10." In spite of the fact that Black actresses like Cicely Tyson had worn cornrows in some of her roles, years earlier, Bo Derek caused White girls to go into a frenzy over getting cornrows, in the late 1970s. These African hairstyles are thousands of years old, folks! It is the lie that Columbus discovered America when there were already people living and thriving here! Extraordinary hairstyles, yes! But, new? No!

(Note: Laverne Cox has been very apologetic since this broadcast and regrets "his" response or lack thereof.)

Who is Funding #Black Lives Matter?

Two weeks ago, According to a caller on the popular New York City local cable show Community Cop, Zionist billionaire George Soros is funding Black Lives Matter. Co-host Michael Greys stated that he was not surprised because they are an ad hoc group that has smothered the efforts of the organic Black grassroots organizations to network and organize nationwide.

He also stated that Black Lives Matter was founded by Black LGBTQ! He continued on saying that many true Black activists have never heard of Black Lives Matter and yet, this group has been able to hijack the political debates of Presidential aspirants at speaking events.

The LGBTQ group have always been able to slither through society by riding the coat tails of Black human rights activists. This is another case and it must be stopped in its tracks. Racial oppression is completely different from any difficulties homosexuals face. For one, you cannot hide your skin color but, you can be a so-called closeted gay. I am very sure that there are Black gays aware of racial injustice and who have experienced it but, their goal, as activists, is to promote their immoral lifestyle.

The ultimate agenda of the Black LGBTQ is to push their gay issues to the fore-front. They sit around having mastermind discussions over these agendas and how accomplish their goal surreptitiously. As people of African-descent, who morally oppose homosexuality, we cannot align ourselves with these Black "civil rights" LGBTQ groups. It will destroy our true movement against racial oppression in America!

Caitlin Jenner vs Serena Williams?

Caitlin (Bruce) Jenner has been receiving so many accolades you'd think "he" (still male down there) saved an entire village from a drone attack! Instead, vehicular manslaughter charges are still pending against him from a car accident this past Spring. But, you would never know it. Even racist macho stalwart Mark Wahlberg commented on how stunning Bruce Jenner looks as a woman! And Jenner is eating up all of the attention. He has only been a woman for five minutes and is already being accused of diva behavior!

This had controversial comedian D.L. Hughley baffled. On the Sway satellite radio show, Hughley questioned why people are claiming how sexy Bruce Jenner looks as a woman while at the same time claim that Serena Williams looks like a man. White supremacy and sexism play a role in these unjust critiques of Serena Williams.

There is a very fine line between male chauvinism and male homosexuality. Both types of male have always thrived off of women's insecurities. While the male chauvinist believes that a woman's place is in the kitchen and the bedroom, LGBT men have always influenced a woman's self-image by controlling her mind. Gay or not, they still have to be the rooster in the hen house even if they have no sexual interest in the hen!

Something to make you think.


 ViewPoint and Analysis

The irrefutable arguments which will appeal to every sane mind.
Pakistan - Islamic or Secular?

As received by Muhammad Zaheer Bawany who received it from Shujauddin Shaikh [Tanzeeme Islami, Karachi, Pakistan]

In the midst of confusion, if one compares the argument of both Islamic and Secular idealists, and understands both concepts, the pathway to reality becomes quite clear. The secular argument focuses more on the personality and appearance of Quaid e Azam. If their argument is probed, the most significant point is the following quote of Quaid e Azam:

"You may belong to any religion or caste or creed, that has nothing to do with the business of the state.." There is also one more speech of Quaid e Azam in which he talks about Hindus seizing to be Hindus and Muslims seizing to be Muslims, but not in a religious sense, rather in political sense. Other than these two quotes, secularists focus on Quaid e Azam's personality. He was educated in England, his English was much better than Urdu, he wore an English suit, and such other things.But it is to be noted, that Allama Iqbal, the greatest Pan-Islamic philosopher of the same time was educated in the West, he spoke exceptionally fluent English, he usually wore western suits as well, but at the same time he called for the rule of the Quran. So it would not be analytically convincing to label Quaid eAzam secular because of his appearance or seeming way of living. Some Pakistani liberals even go to the extent of saying that Quaid e Azam created Pakistan so that his party could get seats in a parliament, or Quaid e Azam never wanted Pakistan, it was rather a mistake of the situation. It would be extremely offensive to the five million Muslims who gave their lives for Pakistan, when we say that Pakistan and the two-nation theory is not valid anymore.

Even if one does not agree with the pro-Islamic argument and focuses on unbiased research, it is counted, specifically according to the research of Mr. Ayub Baig Mirza, that Quaid-e-Azam gave 115 speeches in which he perceived Pakistan as an Islamic state out of which, 101 are prior to independence and 14 are post-independence. In many other addresses, Quaid e Azam clarified that every movement has an ideological foundation and its visionary, and for Pakistan's movement, Islam is the ideology and Allama Iqbal is the visionary. Pro-Islamic analysts have also concluded, that Quaid e Azam's speech of 11th August, which is widely rejoiced by secularists, was actually given by him to reassure Non-Muslim Pakistanis of their rights and place in the society, and it did not mean to label Pakistan as a secular nation. The famous excerpt from 11th August address is as follows:

"We are all citizens and equal citizens of one state.... Now I think we should keep that in front of us as our ideal, and you will find that in course of time Hindus would cease to be Hindus and Muslims would cease to be Muslims, not in the religious sense, because that is the personal faith of each individual, but in the political sense as citizens of the State".

After this speech was given, secularists spread the word that Quaid e Azam wants Pakistan to be a secular state. Factually, since then all of this confusion had started. But to clarify the matter, Quaid e Azam himself said on 25th January 1948 that

"I could not understand the section of the people that deliberately wanted to spread mischief and propaganda that the constitution of Pakistan would not be made on the basis of Shariah".

This quote folds and dumps the confusion in the bin. Pro-Islamic writers and columnists have debated that Quaid e Azam's speech of 11th August was actually meant to relieve the anxiety of the minorities residing in Pakistan caused by the religious conflicts in the sub-continent. It was not meant to describe the system that was to be implemented in Pakistan, and this is ascertained by the speech of Quaid e Azam in 25th January 1948, in which he clarifies what system Pakistan will run on. There is a copious amount of quotes of Quaid e Azam that elucidate the fact that Pakistan was created for Muslims to live their life in accordance to Islamic principles, morals and ethics. Not only this, but also create their own system of governance, in the light of Quran, so that the world has something different to follow other than the systems of the West, which have ruined the economic circumstances of the world (as clarified by Quaid e Azam in his last speech). During his address to the Usmania University, Deccan India, Quaid e Azam was asked what an "Islamic" republic is. He defined it in the following terms:

"In Islam ultimate obedience belongs to God alone. The only way to follow the guidance is through Quran. Islam does not preach obedience to a king, parliament, person or an institution. The Islamic government means rule of the Quran. And how can you establish the rule of the Quran without an independent state?"

Quaid-e-Azam, address to the students of the Usmania University, Deccan, India, August, 1941.

Two things that are illuminated by this answer would either anger the secular elements of Pakistan, or convince them to accept Pakistan as an Islamic state. One, that this quote reflects the fact thatQuaid e Azam, at an individual level, was neither secular minded, nor unaware of Islamic teachings.

His description of an Islamic state is no different than what any Islamic scholar would perceive it to be, and his knowledge upon it shows that Quaid e Azam was actually a knowledgeable Muslim. And the second message given by this quote, through the last sentence, teaches exactly why Pakistan was really created. "How can you establish the rule of Quran without an independent state?". The Great Leader, as "Quaid e Azam" would be translated to in English, wanted the rule of Quran to be established in Pakistan; and through this it becomes lucid that the struggle for Pakistan is still an abandoned mission, which can only be completed after the laws of Quran and Sunnah are implemented. Rather surprising is the fact that some groups find it odd when Quran being implemented in Pakistan is talked about, whereas The Objectives Resolution, the foundation of Pakistan's constitution, states that no law will be enforced that contradicts to the teachings of Quran.

Plenty of other speeches of Quaid e Azam indicate towards an Islamic system. A few of them are as follows:

"Pakistan not only means freedom and independence, but also the Muslim Ideology that has to be preserved that has come to us as a precious gift and treasure."Quaid-e-Azam, Chittagong, March, 1948.

"Come forward as servants of Islam, organize the people economically, socially, educationally and politically and I am sure that you will be a power that will be accepted by everybody." Quaid-e-Azam, Presidential Address at the All India Muslim League, Lahore March 23, 1940.

"You have to stand guard over the development and maintenance of Islamic democracy, Islamic social justice and the equality of manhood in your own native soil. With faith, discipline and selfless devotion to duty, there is nothing worthwhile that you cannot achieve." Quaid-e-Azam, address to the officers and men of the 5th Heavy and 6th Light Regiments in Malir, Karachi, February 21, 1948.

"You are only voicing my sentiments, and the sentiments of millions of Musalmans (Muslims) when you say that Pakistan should be based on pure foundations of social justice and Islamic Socialism, not other -isms" Quaid e Azam, March 1948, Chittagong.

"We should have a State in which we could live and breathe as free men and which we could develop according to our own lights and culture and where principles of Islamic social justice could find free play." Quaid-e-Azam, address to Civil, Naval, Military and Air Force Officers of Pakistan Government, Karachi, October 11, 1947.

These quotes give an idea about the thought process of Quaid e Azam while leading the independence movement, and also confirm that the destined state ideology of Pakistan was always meant to be Islam. In actuality, Quaid e Azam himself called people who support secularism in Pakistan "mischievous and propagandists" (referring to his address on 25th January 1948).

Another argument that is presented by the liberal analysts of Pakistan is that Allama Iqbal had absolutely no role in the creation of Pakistan, mainly because he died before the passing of Pakistan Resolution, also known as Lahore Resolution. This again, is an insult to history. Keeping aside the fact that almost every Pakistani recognizes Iqbal's vital role in the creation of Pakistan, it is still necessary to clear the mystery. After the Pakistan Resolution was passed and was presented in Minto Park, Quaid-e-Azam visited Allama Iqbal's shrine with one of the members of the Paksitan movement, and stated if Iqbal was here, he would be very happy to see that i have done what was ordained to me.

2015-08-23 Sun 18:56:52 ct