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19 Rajab 1441 A.H. - March 15 2020 Issue # 11, Newsletter #1854



The curious behaviors of Americans: Why do People buy so much Toilet paper in preparation for a crisis?
Why do they love dogs and liquor?

by Kaukab Siddique
People in large numbers are behaving as if there is no Coronavirus scare.

My wife and I went to Wegman's yesterday. This is a large grocery store in Maryland. While my wife looks around for household goods and supplies , I eat health related foods from the deli. They have kale, spinach, cucumbers, onions, mushrooms, brown rice and macaroni with crabs, After that I relax and drink decaffeinated coffee with a cookie. [Very satisfying. Reasonable prices.]

 empty shelves

After a while my wife comes back from the other end of this huge store and tells me that the entire paper products section is sold out. How could such a large store have run out of toilet paper? Why are they buying so much toilet paper?

My wife has a theory about the desperate search people have for toilet paper but I still can't understand. I told her, I will ask my readers.

My other pet peeve is the American love of dogs. I can understand dogs for shepherding or for security or for finding the bodies of dead women whom Americans have murdered [watch Oxygen or ID].but why would people keep two little dogs in a small apartment? Even Black people have started walking around with dogs.

Fortunately there are leash laws. When a dog comes barking and rushing towards me, I tell the owner, "sorry I don't like dogs" and they look at me like I'm crazy. And another real put off for them is when I say I prefer cats. The owner usually tries to coerce me into liking their dog by saying "but this is a nice dog, she loves people".

Add to the toilet paper and the dogs, the love of liquor. Everyone, just about, drinks. Why? I don't know. But the Coronavirus scare is also closing the liquor stores and casinos in Maryland, Pennsylvania and possibly all over the country.


 Red Mosque

Red Mosque, Syeda Hafsa, r.a, Sisters/Daughters Leading the Struggle Against Westernization.

Islamic Women for the First time Coming out of Mosque. Sis. Umm Hasan, leading. Elder Scholar Maulana Abdul Aziz Teaching.

see Islamic Women Coming out to oppose Western Imperialist Agencies (Facebook video from Pakistan Times page)

[Courtesy Sis. Arifa and others)


JI says: Imran Regime Supporting IMF
move to Attack Islamic Schools.

by Qaiser Sharif

LAHORE: MAR 12: Expressing regret over the step-motherly treatment of the government with religious seminaries, Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Senator Sirajul Haq has demanded the allocation of educational funds in the annual budget to the Madaris as well along with universities and colleges.

The rulers, he said while addressing the students of Darul Uloom Mansoora here on Thursday, were bent upon taking full control of the institutions of Islamic education on the dictation of the IMF and western powers. To achieve the purpose, he added, the ministers were issuing poisonous statements against Madaris on daily basis. He advised the rulers to avoid attacking the seminaries which were providing free of cost education, food and shelter to over 3.5 million students and acting as a biggest NGO in the country. He demanded the government fulfill its promise of equal curriculum across the country and generously allocate funds for the religious seminaries.

The JI chief said that the prime minister was only making emotional statements and hollow claims practically handing over the control of the government to mafias and international lending agencies. The ground situation about inflation, he said, was also contrary to the prime minister claim that prices of essential commodities witnessed a sharp decline in past few weeks. He urged the government to get rid of the interest based economy if it was interested in the betterment of the masses and put the country on the path of the development. People of Pakistan, he said, were seemed more worried about the inflation and unemployment than that of spread of coronavirus.

Senator Siraj said religious scholars must play their role to turn the country into an Islamic welfare state and guiding and uniting the nation. He also urged them to highlight in their sermons the evils of corruption in the society.

JI leader Maulana Abdul Malik, Hafiz Idrees and Hafiz Sajid Anwar also addressed on occasion.

War News

 War News

Insider reporting by the Intercept:

Indicates detailed efforts by Iranian agents to crush Iraqis opposed to Iran and to use pro-Iran Iraqis to attack US forces in Iraq

Shia Regime Fighting ISIS with US Help. Two Iran-Backed Rocket fire attacks on US base in Taji, US Retaliates

The Department of Defense has released the names of two U.S. Marines killed in Iraq last weekend.According to a DoD announcement released Tuesday, Gunner Sgt. Diego D. Pongo, 34, of Simi Valley, Calif., and Capt. Moises A. Navas, 34, of Germantown, Md., died Sunday on a mission with Iraqi forces in the Makhmur Mountains south of Erbil.

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) - Remnants of the so-called Islamic State on Sunday night launched an insurgency attack in Iraq's Diyala province, killing two members of the Iraqi Army and one Shia Hashd al-Shaabi militia, a local security source said.

The attack took place in the vicinity of Khanaqin, a disputed Kurdish town, where the Iraqi Army soldiers and Shia militia, known as the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), are stationed

Pakistan: In a gunfight in the D.I. Khan area, a senior Pakistani officer, a colonel was killed.
The funeral info indicates that he was from Gilgit, probably from a sect.

The Pakistani military labels its losses as martyrs and the mujahideen as terrorists. In Islam, martyrs are those fighting for Islam. For a very long time, Pakistani military has not lost any soldier fighting India in Kashmir or elsewhere.. This misuse of the word "martyr" for army men who are fighting Islamic groups is a form of blasphemy using the holy concept of Islam to describe those who are deceasd fighting Muslim opponents.

Exchanges of heavy fire. Pro-Turkey advances.

March 14. Assad and Iran artillery carried out heavy shelling of islamic villages in Irbid and Hama provinces.

March 15. Turkish artillery carried out heavy shelling of Kurdish Communist forces in three area around Tal Abyad (north east Syria.)

Also mujahideen shelled Assad forces in eastern Aleppo province

Mujahedeen forces captured the central point of the Lattakia-Aleppo highway. Protestors from civilian populations came to the highway to condemn Russian bombing.

ISIS raiders active in Deir ez Zor south province hitting US backed SDF.

US bombed Iranian positions in Bokamal area near Iraq after pro-Iran Iraqis shelled US forces in Taji, Iraq.

Bad weather has worsened conditions in refugee camps in Northern Irbid where people had come to flee Russian bombing.

Large Turkish armored column entered Irbid province to prepare for Assadi attack. (March 15)



Nike Reviewing China Supply Chain After Report on Uighur Abuse.

Nike Inc. said it's reviewing its supply chain in China to assess potential risks involving workers from the country's Uighur Muslim minority after allegations of forced labor.

A Washington Post story last month described the plight of ethnic Uighurs from China's western Xinjiang region, who were detained and sent to factories that produce athletic gear. A report by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute also estimated that more than 80,000 Uighurs were sent to work in the supply chains of a range of well-known global brands including Nike "under conditions that strongly suggest forced labor."

The Trump administration has repeatedly criticized China for what the United Nations says is the detention of as many as 1 million mostly Uighur Muslims. Nike has also become a target, with Vice President Mike Pence last year citing the company as an example of an American multinational "that willfully ignores the abuse of human rights" in China.

China's foreign ministry earlier this month called the reports about forced labor "simply baseless" and designed to "smear China's counter-terrorism and de-radicalization measures in Xinjiang." Late last year the government said it completed what it called de-radicalization training and that the "students" had all "graduated."

In a statement on its website, Nike said that while it does not "directly source products from the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region," the company was looking into how suppliers rely on Uighurs elsewhere.

"We have been conducting ongoing diligence with our suppliers in China to identify and assess potential risks related to employment of people from XUAR," the company said. "Nike is committed to upholding international labor standards and we are continuing to evaluate how to best monitor our compliance standards in light of the complexity of this situation."

The Beaverton, Oregon-based company said it's working with trade groups such as the Retail Industry Leaders Association, American Apparel & Footwear Association and National Retail Federation, and stands behind a statement they released on Tuesday.

"As an industry representing brands and retailers, we do not tolerate forced labor in our supply chains," the groups said in the letter.

Source: bloomberg

Invitation to Think

From a Reader: [Br. Mohuddin, Canada]

For those ridiculing hijab, look at this from a former apostate:

 Joram van Klavere

Joram, a Dutch politician who once said Quran is poison and Islam is terror embraced Islam and then wrote a book titled "Apostate from Christianity to Islam in times of sécularisation and terror" that was published in both Dutch and English.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

'Alhamduli'Allahi Rabbil-'Aalameen wa-Salaatu wa-Salaamu 'alaa
Ashrafil-Anbiyaa-e-wal-Mursaleen~'Amma 'Baa'd.
Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu.

For Those Undergoing Difficulties !
{'Subhan Allah'}
~The Prophet [Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi Wasallaam]
Guidance in Treating Afflictions.
And certainly, We shall test you with something of fear, hunger, loss of wealth, lives and fruits, but give glad tidings to As-Sâbirin [patient ones] Who, when afflicted with calamity, say...
'Inna Lillahi Wa Inna Ilayhi Raji'oon' {"Truly to Allâh we belong and truly, to Him we shall Return"}
They are those on whom are the Salawât {!} [i.e. who are blessed and will be forgiven) from their Lord, and they are those who receive His Mercy, and it is they who are the guided-ones.]
{Source~ Qur'an~ Surat Al-Baqarah 2~ Ayah # 's~155-157.}

Ibn Al-Qayyim (R) mentioned the Hadeeth of Al-Istirja' & said:
"This expression is one of the most effective and most beneficial treatments for one who is afflicted by calamities". because it contains two fundamental principles, which if they are realized, the slave will be consoled thereby from his calamity ! The first of them is that:
The slave and his wealth belong to ALLAH and HE has given it to him as a loan...{!} The second of them is that: The return is to ALLAH and it is inevitable that he will leave the life of this world behind...{!}... so if this is his beginning and his end, then his thinking about them is one of the greatest treatments for this illness and a part of his treatment is that he knows that ...what was ordained to afflict him cannot miss him and what was ordained to miss him cannot afflict him...{!} And a part of it is that his Lord has set aside for him the like of that which he missed or better and HE has stored up for him that which is many times better than the calamity and that if HE willed HE could have made the calamity greater than it was...{!}

Another part of it is HIS extinguishing the fire of his misfortune by the coolness of comfort and consolation, so he should look to his right and to his left [at the world around him] and he should know that the pleasures of this life are an illusion, though they may cause him to laugh a little, they will cause him to weep much...{!}
Also a part of it is the knowledge that discontent does not alleviate the misfortune... indeed it increases it ...!

And another part of it is :The knowledge that losing the reward which ALLAH has guaranteed for patience and 'Istirja' is greater than it...{!}
Another part of the treatment is the knowledge that discontent causes his enemy to take pleasure and grieves his friend and makes his Lord Angry.
Yet another part of it is the knowledge that the pleasure which follows patient perseverance and the expectation of ALLAH'S Reward is many times greater than that which he would have experienced from the thing which he lost, if it had remained with him.

Another part of it is that he should soothe his heart by seeking recompense for it from ALLAH.
And a part of it is the knowledge that his reaction to the calamity will determine what happens to him...{!} for whoever accepts [ALLAH'S
'Qadar'] ALLAH will be pleased with him and whoever is angry at it... ALLAH will be Angry with him.
Also a part of the treasure is the knowledge that even if he was patient sometime after the calamity struck, that being the patience of one who is resigned... that is not praiseworthy and it is not rewarded...{!}

And another part of it is the knowledge that one of the most effective medicines is the success granted by ALLAH in attaining that which HE loves and which is pleasing to HIM and that it is the essence of love.
Another part of it is for him to compare between the greater and the lesser of the two pleasures... between the pleasure which he enjoys due to [ his acceptance of ] the calamity which befell him and the pleasure which he enjoys due to the reward of ALLAH. [which he receives due to his acceptance and patient perseverance] And a part of it is the knowledge that the ONE who puts him to trial is The Best of Judges...{!}
{Alhamdullilah} and the Most Merciful of those who show mercy and that HE has not subjected him to misfortune in order to destroy him, but in order to test him and to hear entreaties and see him prostrating at HIS door {!}

Another part of it is the knowledge that misfortunes are a means of preventing sickness which will cause his destruction, such as pride, arrogance,and hardness of heart, still another part of it is the knowledge that the Bitterness of this life is the Sweetness of the Afterlife and Vice Versa {!}

And if this is not apparent to you, examine the words of the truthful one, whose words are believed.... " Paradise is surrounded by hardships and the Hell-Fire is surrounded by temptations." {2}
And in this matter, the minds of mankind are at fault and the reality of men is made clear ... [that they prefer the temporary pleasures of this world to the everlasting pleasures of the Hereafter]

~My 'Salaams' to All~
~Y a s m i n~
 Sis Yasmin

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by Anas, r,a,:
The Prophet said, "Whoever possesses the following three qualities will have the sweetness (delight) of faith:
  1. The one to whom Allah and His Apostle becomes dearer than anything else.
  2. Who loves a person and he loves him only for Allah's sake.
  3. Who hates to revert to Atheism and disbelief as he hates to be thrown into the fire."

Sahih Bukhari Volume 001, Book 002, Hadith Number 015
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas
Three US troops wounded in rocket attacks on Iraq's Taji base

Maiming Palestinians for Sport is a War Crime

Al Qaeda praises Taliban over peace deal with U.S.

Jewish Settlers Attack Palestinian Herders near Ramallah

Pakistan closes borders with Afghanistan, Iran

Putin approves law that could keep him in power until 2036

Qatar Airways CEO doubts existence of coronavirus, says aviation shouldn't be halted

China sends essential coronavirus supplies to Italy in its time of need and wealthy businessman Jack Ma offers to donate supplies to the US.

Afghan gov't delays Taliban prisoner release endangering recent peace deal

US air strike in Somalia killed civilians

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show


The March 8th issue of New Trend reached
91,313 people abroad.

Approximately 30,000 each in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Egypt.
The Website report is not In yet.
Articles included:
Khutba on.covida virus and US elections
Also Gaza, Chinese communists.
Mass rallies in Pakistan by Islamic women against westernized agenda.
Red mosque leading in Islamabad


Palestinian Family Forced to Demolish its Home in Jerusalem

A Palestinian family from the Shuafat refugee camp in occupied Jerusalem demolished its own home today after it was forced to do so by the Israeli municipality.

Tareq Mohammad Ali said he was forced, along with his family, to demolish their own home at the order of the Israeli High Court, under the pretext it was built without a permit.

Ali said he had no option but to embark on the demolition in order to avoid paying unreasonable demolition costs to the Israeli municipality.

Palestinians in Jerusalem are forced to build without a permit because getting a building permit is impossible as the right-wing mayor and city council attempt to keep the city's Palestinian population at a bare minimum while multiplying its Jewish residents by approving the construction of thousands of new housing units in illegal Jewish settlements.

According to the human rights group B'tselem, "over the years, Israel has demolished hundreds of houses as part of this policy, leaving thousands of Palestinians homeless".

This policy was widely condemned by human rights groups as it violates binding provisions of international law.

Source: Palestine Chronicle

 News within the US

March 12.
Chelsea Manning Refused to be Intimidated.

FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) — A federal judge on Thursday ordered the release of former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning, who has been incarcerated since May for refusing to testify to a grand jury.

U.S. District Judge Anthony Trenga ordered Manning's release from jail after prosecutors reported that the grand jury that subpoenaed her has disbanded.

The judge left in place more than $256,000 in fines he imposed for her refusal to testify to the grand jury, which is investigating WikiLeaks. The fines had been accumulating at a rate of $1,000 a day.

A hearing in the case that had been scheduled for Friday has now been canceled. Manning had argued that she had shown through her prolonged stay at the Alexandria jail that she proved she could not be coerced into testifying and therefore should be released.

On Wednesday, her lawyers said she attempted suicide while at the jail.

Manning was held since May for refusing to testify before a grand jury investigating Wikileaks. She spent an additional two months in jail earlier in 2019 for refusing to testify to a separate grand jury.

She could have faced nearly six more months of jail time if the grand jury had continued its work. The civil contempt citation was designed to coerce her testimony.

The University of Toledo Law Review is about to publish the attached article called "The Saran Wrap of Complicity: Finding Guilt after an Ohio Prison Uprising" concerning the capital convictions of five men for their alleged roles in the 1993 "Lucasville riot."

We think this essay breaks ground in the following ways:

The men convicted and sentenced to death in the aftermath of the "Lucasville riot" will have been locked down in segregation, on death row, or in supermaximum security confinement for 27 years as of April 2020.

- Staughton and Alice Lynd

2020-03-16 Mon 11:00:31 ct