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10 Sha'ban 1441 A.H. - April 5 2020 Issue # 14, Newsletter #1857



Muawiyyah, r.a.
Unity of Global Ummah is Required.
Role of Hasan, r.a., Prophesied by Muhammad, pbuh.

by Kaukab Siddique

Narrated Abu Umama bin Sahl bin Hunaif: I heard Muawiya bin Abi Sufyan (repeating the statements of the Adhan) while he was sitting on the pulpit. When the Muadh-dhin pronounced the Adhan saying,
"Allahu-Akbar,Allahu Akbar" Muawiya said:
"Allah Akbar,Allahu Akbar"
And when the Muadh-dhin said, "Ash-hadu an la ilaha illal-lah (I testify that none has the right to be worshipped but Allah)", Muawiya said,"And (so do) I". When he said, "Ash-hadu anna Muhammadan Rasulullah" (I testify that Muhammad is Allah's messenger), Muawiya said, "And (so do) I". When the Adhan was finished, Muawiya said, "O people, when the Muadh-dhin pronounced the Adhan I heard Allah's messenger on this very pulpit saying what you have just heard me saying".
(Sahih Bukhari: Book #13, Hadith #37)

Comment by Kaukab Siddique:
Islam is a participatory religion. We should not just hear the adhan but we should repeat its words to ourselves. The words are full of the truth of Islam and express the ultimate truth.

Muawiyyah, r.a., was teaching this hadith in the mosque of the Prophet, pbuh, and from the pulpit from which the Prophet, pbuh, spoke. During the Caliphate of Muawiyya, r.a, the Muslims were united. The followers of Ali, r.a., had endorsed his caliphate and the sons of Ali, fr.a., had given their allegiance to him. Hasan, r.a., and Hussain, r.a., never broke their oath given to Muawiyyah, r.a.,

Shi'ite sectarians have tried very hard to wipe out the Caliphate of Muawiyyah, r.a., from the history of Islam.

Prophet Muhammad's, pbuh, guidance by Allah can be seen in his choice of Muawiyya, r.a., Not only he turned out to be one of the greatest generals Islam produced but a very tolerant leader who made good relations with Christians and brought many of them into Islam.

Muslims are divided owing to the war between Ali, r.a., and Muawiyyah, r.a.

Does Islam offer a third view which could be for peace and unity?

"Narrated Abu Bakra: The Apostle of Allah (peace_be_upon_him) said to al-Hasan ibn Ali. This son of mine is a Sayyid (chief), and I hope Allah may reconcile two parties of my community by means of him.

Hammad's version has: And perhaps Allah may reconcile two large parties of Muslims by means of him. (Sunan of Abu Dawood. Book #40, Hadith #4645)

Hasan, r.a., was the elder grandson of the Prophet, pbuh. Muslims love him because the Prophet, pbuh, loved him, He turned out to be a man of excellent character steeped in piety and worship.

In the years of conflict between Ali, r.a., and Muawiyya, r.a., Hasan, r.a., was constant in his opposition to the war. He was so intense in his opposition to the war that he came into direct opposition to Ali, r.a.

When Ali, r.a., was murdered, Hasan became Caliph for six months. A huge pro-Ali army supported him and was ready to go to war with Muawiyya, r.a. under the command of Hasan, r.a.

When the army realized that Hasan, r.a., was serious about stopping the fighting with Muawiyyah, r.a., the generals went to the extent of physically attacking Hasan, r.a., and tried to kill him. He was barely saved by his close supporters and escaped although injured. His property was looted by his own troops.

There were several attempts by the Shias to kill him.

Most Shias do not know or are not allowed to know that Hasan, r.a., was strongly in favor of stopping the war and finally gave his bayat [oath of allegiance] to Muawiyyah, r.a., who honored and respected him and gave him a large stipend every year to help him continue his studies and his charitable activities.

Hasan, r.a., lived comfortably under the rule of Muawiyyah, r.a., and never opposed him. [1] Muawiyya, r.a., even gave him five million dirhams to pay and calm down his own army which had turned against him. [2]

The shias have tried to paint Muawiyya, r.a., as the devil and simply ignore the facts about Hasan.

It was not an easy task for Hasan, r.a., to make peace with an opponent of Ali, r.a., with whose army there had been physical combat. Even Hussain, r.a., the younger brother of Hasan opposed his decision for peace but Hasan was determined that no more Muslim blood should be shed.

Muawiyyah, r.a., wanted the unity of the Muslims too. He agreed to every condition stipulated by Hasan, r.,. He promised to rule by Qur'an and Sunnah and the example of the first three caliphs. He also released large sums of money so that Hasan, r.a., could pay off his debts, fulfil his obligations and take care of his daily needs.

Shias are outraged when told that Hasan, did bayat [gave oath of allegiance] to Muawiyya, r.a., but there are numerous authentic reference to this oath of allegiance. Here is one which is his final statement in which he reprimanded his Iraqi "supporters" :

"Al-Hasan ibn Ali gathered together the leading people among his supporters in the palace of Mada'in. He said 'O people of Iraq, even if I did not give up on you for other reasons, there were three reasons which sufficed me: your killing my father, your stabbing my horse, and your looting my belongings, even the cloak from my shoulder. You swore allegiance to me vowing to make peace with whomsoever I made peace with and to fight whomsoever I fight. I HAVE SWORN ALLEGIANCE TO MUAWIYYAh. So, listen to him and obey' Then he came down and went into the palace." [3]

Ad-Dahabi in Tarikh al-Islam. [Four hundred thousand dirhama.]
Ibn Asakir in tarikhe Damishq. [ 5,000,000 dirhams]
Ibn Sa'ad's Tabaqat al-Kubra.

War News

 War News

Exchanges of Artllery fire between Assad's Iran forces vs. Islamic fighters and Turkey.

April 5. Turkish rocket fire hit assad's forces west of Aleppo city. Assad's forces fired rockets in th southern villages of Idlib. Both sides are also firing with machine guns at each other in various villages.

Another Turkish military column entered Idlib province and set up three
new posts in the al-Shughur area.

Deir ez Zor province, west:
ISIS used a land mine to kill a regime trooper in NDF.
Iranian backed forces in the Bokamal area came under heavy ambush fire from Islamic State fighters. The pro-Iranians suffered heavy casualties but Iraniand say only 4 were killed. '[March 31]

Conditions in the refugee camps in northern Idlib province are steadily deteriorating owing to bad weather.

Large numbers of people fled their homes under Russian bombing and are now in refugee camps.

In a small town in Deraa province east, gunmen killed a regime officer.

Towns under government and oppositionare on lock down owing to danger of corinavirus.

On April 4, the anniversary of the war with General Haftar, Libyan jets bombed Haftar's forces killing 25, including mercenaries from Sudan.

Haftar is supported by Egypt, Saudi Arabia, and UAE, while Libya is supported by Turkey.

In 2015 Haftar gained General Sissi's support by handing over Sissi's main armed opponent, the hero of Egypt, Hisham, leader of Ansar Allah.

Frech media are reporting a terrorist attack by a man with a knife who killed two people and wounded three near Grenoble. He was arrested while kneeling for prayer on the city sidewalk.

i24 News reporting from April 4 stated that Islamic State fighters infiltrated southern Sinai. A battle followed with Israerli troops but details were not reported.

Earlier this year the IS announced its plans to attack Israel.



China's clampdown on Chinese Muslims is worsening. At the moment, over a million Chinese Uyghurs are being held in concentration camps erected by the government in the western region of Xinjiang.

There, prisoners are subject to torture, rape, indoctrination, and brainwashing with the goal of having them renounce their religion and culture and pledge unwavering and exclusive allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP).

A petition launched by Nawid Wardak calls on the United Nations Office on Genocide Prevention, UN Secretary General António Guterres, and Amnesty International to do all in their power to intervene on behalf of Chinese Uyghurs and mobilise an international effort to end their oppression by the CCP.

After President Xi Jinping rose to power, he made the crackdown on Uyghur self-determination a top priority. In an initially covert operation of Communist Party officials, 'voluntary re-education' camps were erected in Xinjiang over the past three years as part of what the government called a "struggle against terrorism, infiltration and separatism."

But hundreds of documents leaked following investigations by sources like The New York Times and the BBC, as well as accounts of locals and Uyghurs who escape, confirm that the Xinjiang facilitates could not be further from voluntary re-education camps, but are concentration camps operated at the direction of the CCP's top tiers of leadership.

Uyghurs from across the region are being kidnapped and held in such camps against their will under inhumane conditions, and are shown "absolutely no mercy," as leaked internal documents containing orders from the government reveal. Imprisoned Uyghurs are subject to torture and women have reportedly been raped. They are also forced to undergo inhumane medical experiments and sterilisation.

Testimonies and leaked documents reveal that Uyghurs held at the camp go through harsh indoctrination programmes in which they are forced to renounce their cultural and religious practices and become fully immersed in the predominant Han culture.

As reported by Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), those who are released from the camps in Xinjiang are often transported to factories across China where they are subject to "conditions that strongly suggest forced labour." Reporting by ASPI and the Associated Press both corroborate that Uyghurs are coerced to sign contracts that obligate them to work at factories for several years, and that those who refuse risk being thrown back in the camps or have their family members arrested. At the factories, Uyghurs are forbidden from praying, they must attend mandatory 'assimilation' classes, and are only permitted to venture out of the compounds twice a month.

One such factory is located in Nanchang and is owned by the supplier OFILM. There, Uyghurs are among the workers who make computer screens, cameras, and fingerprint scanners which are sold to companies ranging from Apple, Lenovo and Sony to fast-food chains like McDonald's, Taco Bell, and Subway. Other factories reportedly make sportswear for companies like Adidas and Nike.

So far, the international community has been largely silent about the persecution of Chinese Uyghurs. And although some in-depth, rattling reporting has emerged about the camps in Xinjiang, little has been done by world governments or corporations to pressure the Chinese authorities to cease their abhorrent treatment of Uyghurs.

Wardak's petition has so far garnered over 765,000 signatures. Please consider adding your name and help him reach his goal of 1,000,000 signatures.

It is up to each and every one of us to carry the torch and raise our voices in solidarity with Uyghurs. We must ensure that our elected officials do all in their power to raise the alarm on this issue and take concrete steps to end the torture.

Source: fairplanet, article by Yair Oded

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

[Shocking Facts.]
World Health Organisation (WHO): the Failed Organisation
Dr. Javed Jamil

WHO is described by many as "the health conscience of the world". But if we examine the role of the World Health Organisation, we will have to conclude that it has failed abysmally in its role as the saviour of the world and in attaining the "highest possible standards of health"....It has failed to put Health in the driver's seat in the world affairs. Despite huge scientific and technological development, health continues to suffer. Developments continue to take place at the cost of health.

The Covid-19 outbreak, which has almost totally paralysed normal life on the planet, has brought to the fore the widely ignored fact that the world health management system has failed to advance the cause of a socioeconomic and political system that safeguards rather than endangers life and healthiness of life. More than a million have already been affected with more than 60000 deaths and the counts are geometrically multiplying with every minute. The current lockdowns, safe distancing and curfews across the world have shown that the restrictions are an important part of the protection and if long terms protection against diseases is required, permanent restrictions too will have to be put in place on many activities and practices. But the truth is that, in the name of the freedom, especially the "freedom of choice", all such practices are being allowed, even glorified and globalised, that pose serious threats to life and healthiness of life. Certainly, there are many diseases that have now become treatable or preventable, namely, the infectious diseases like Tuberculo­sis, Cholera, Leprosy, Meningitis, Smallpox, Measles, Poliomyelitis, Diphtheria and Pertussis, to name a few. But the economic fundamentalism has largely undone the great work done by medical scien­tists by promoting a social ambience that makes them susceptible to a large number of ailments—Lung and heart diseases, Cancers, especially of lung, liver, mouth and breast, sex related diseases, and above all the rise of new deadly viral epidemics and pandemics. Instead of developing a health-protective social system, the market forces have glorified and commercialised everything that poses severe threats to life and health. It is indeed difficult to infer if man today actually faces less or more threat to his health than in the past. Whatever increase in the average age has been noticed in the last few decades, it is chiefly due to reduced Infant Mortality Rate. This reduction is counterbalanced by the high rate of feticide; more children are killed every year by way of abortion than are saved by vac­cines and antibiotics. Take abortions in consideration and the average age will nosedive.

The World Health Organisation or WHO was created in 1948. With over 190 Member States, it is the leading agency in international health. The stated goal of the WHO is "to foster the attainment by all peoples - especially the poor and most vulnerable - of the highest possible standards of health." The guiding principles of WHO are that "We can't do it alone, so we work in partnership with others" and that "We can't do it all at once so we set priorities". Priority setting, it is argued, helps "to focus the world's attention, resources and actions on innovative and cost-effective public health action with specific goals and measurable results." WHO is described by many as "the health conscience of the world". But if we examine the role of the World Health Organisation, we will have to conclude that it has failed abysmally in its role as the saviour of the world and in attaining the "highest possible standards of health":

  1. It has failed to put Health in the driver's seat in the world affairs. Despite huge scientific and technological development, health continues to suffer. Developments continue to take place at the cost of health. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  2. It has failed to set health free from the clutches of the forces of economic fundamentalism. With the growth of market economics and its globalisation, it has become mere pawn in the hands of market forces. The economic fundamentalists are able to influence in a big way the decisions of the WHO. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  3. Under the impact of the economic fundamentalism, it has failed to lead a noticeable campaign against the items and practices that severely endanger health. In fact, all these practices are being commercialised in a big way, and the WHO has hardly shown any concern towards their sordid commercialisation. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  4. It has failed to take an equitable stand in the matters of health with the result that the weak and poor countries and the weak and poor within the countries continue to face mortality and morbidity without a tear being shed for them. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  5. With the interests of the market forces including those of the Pharmaceuticals, it is the prevention through artificial means rather than avoidance of unhealthy practices that has received all the attention. While there is no big campaign against drinking, gambling, promiscuity, prostitution, homosexuality and smoking, there is a huge emphasis on vaccines and the use of market products like lotions, pastes and condoms. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  6. Not only there is no campaign against unhealthy practices, prevention though vaccines, etc, too receives attention only where there are no treatments available to the diseases. For example, polio eradication programme received huge attention despite the fact that it causes very little mortality and morbidity compared to Tuberculosis, malaria and other infectious diseases because there is no treatment available in the market for Polio. The market forces are not interested in the eradication of malaria and Tuberculosis through intensive anti-mosquito and anti-Tuberculosis campaigns, as they are more interested in selling the medicines they have for these diseases. General hygiene has received much less attention. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  7. The WHO has fully failed to recognise the importance of family in health, and has failed to prevent the disintegration of family system, which is going on with a brisk space. Wherever the truck of globalisation roars, it signals doom for the family system. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  8. The WHO has also failed to develop any strategy of developing a health-protective and health-promoting social system. There is hardly any system in place that can guarantee health of the individuals. Social system has failed to create an environment conducive for a healthy life, and has instead promoted a system that increases mortality and morbidity due to suicides, crimes, rapes, unhealthy sexual behaviour, gambling, betting and other societal tensions emanating from poverty, economic exploitation and stresses of various kinds. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  9. The WHO has completely failed to influence the direction of social development, which is moving in the direction opposite to what health likes to pursue. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

  10. It has also failed to force the international community in preventing the damages to the environment and has done too little and too late to reverse the damage. (Where are the highest standards of health?)

"We can't do it alone, so we work in partnership with others" too has produced a kind of partnership between the WHO and the other international institutions where economy and not health remains the guiding force. The WHO has failed to act as the leader. The hierarchy of the WHO seems to have succumbed to the academic environment generated by the forces of economics, which does not speak a word about the machinations of the forces that rule the world. The WHO does not simply have the guts to bring health into leadership role. The WHO is only busy in managing the threats generated by the current international World Order and to help it in strengthening its grip on mankind.

The policymakers are in coma, and only an intensive therapy can now bring them back to consciousness. Hard words. But hard words need to be spoken to bring them out of coma.

The result of the defective, deficient and lacklustre approach adopted by the WHO and other organisations has been that

  1. The avoidable infections continue to kill people in large numbers,

  2. New infections continue to emerge and become devastating killers and

  3. The diseases due to lifestyle, commercialisation of certain practices and disintegration of the family system continue to increase.

Let us examine the following facts:
The following is the list of major infectious diseases and the number of people they annually kill:

Corona Virus diseases has also highlighted the fact that the major viral killers (Swine Flu, HIV, HPV, Rabies, Hepatitis B) in last 100-120 years have been associated with pig farming, farming of wild animal meats, dogs, sexual practices like prostitution, promiscuity and homosexuality and most of these diseases have a connection with alcohol. The above statistics point to the fact that the whole health and life saving structure of the world has crumbled, and the blame primarily goes on the leading agency, the WHO. How come that despite the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people due to alcohol, smoking, gambling, sexual malpractices, other changes in lifestyle and social norms and malnutrition, the WHO has not taken an initiative to eradicate these problems altogether? These practices are killing hundreds of times the number of the people killed by terrorism, yet nothing is being done to counter this menace. The truth is that the WHO has been: first, criminally ignoring what the corporate world and the other forces are doing at the cost of the life and well being of humans; second, trying their best to manage the adverse effects of their policies on health; and third, helping them in turning health itself into a huge industry.

In short, the WHO has merely become another tool of the globalisation. The industries that can rightly be termed as Medically Hazardous Industries have a global business of trillions of dollars Global Burden of Diseases and the economics of problems and solutions point to the fact that a big chunk of the global burden is on account of the policies of the current forces of New World Order, which aim to monopolise wealth through all possible means including commercialisation of human susceptibilities even at massive cost to the well being of the mankind. Has the WHO guts to declare these as such and campaign for their discontinuation? If it does not have the will and guts to adopt the dynamic approach towards preserving health and campaign aggressively to make the global systems health protective, it does not have the right to claim itself as the Health Conscience of the World.

The WHO should ask itself: Is it doing enough to attain the highest standards of health? The Corona Epidemic provides it an opportunity to take the corrective steps. But it is highly unlikely that it can or will do anything that angers the global forces of economics.

 Dr Javed Jamil

* Dr Javed Jamil is a thinker, physician, poet, writer and Islamic scholar with over twenty books to his credit including his latest, "Economics First or Health First?", "The Devil of Economic Fundamentalism", "The Killer Sex". "Islam means Peace" and "Rediscovering the Universe". He is currently holds Chair in Yenepoya (Deemed to be) University, Mangalore, Karnataka (India). He can be contacted at

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

'Bismillah Walhamdulillah Was Salaatu Was Salaam 'ala Rasulillah.'
'As-Salaam Alaikum Wa-Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuhu '
Does the 'shaytaan' know the thoughts and intentions of Man ... ?
'And whoever is blinded from remembrance of the Most Merciful ...
We appoint for him a devil, and he is to him a companion.'
{Source: 'Qur'an'~ Surat Az-Zukhruf ~43~ A # 36}

The sound evidence indicates that the shaytaan is close to man, and indeed he flows through him like blood, so he whispers to him at moments of heedlessness ! and withdraws from him when he remembers Allah...{!} Through this constant closeness he knows what whims and desires occur to man, so he makes them appear attractive to him and he whispers to him regarding them.
[Source~Al-Bukhaari 3281,Muslim 2175 narrated from Safiyyah bint Huyayy
(may Allah be pleased with her)]

The Prophet (Peace be upon him) said..
"The shaytaan flows through man like blood." They smell a good smell or a bad smell [meaning the angels, who smell a good smell when a person is thinking of a good deed]
[Source~ narrated from Sufyaan ibn 'Uyaynah].

But the devils do not need that smell in order to know, rather they even know what is in the heart of the son of Adam, and they see and hear what he says to himself. Moreover, the devil has full control over man's heart, then when man remembers Allah he withdraws - and when he neglects to remember Him, he whispers to him. he knows whether he is remembering Allah or is neglecting to remember Him, and he knows the whims and desires of his heart and makes them appear attractive to him.

The Prophet~ (Peace be upon him) said...
" The Shaytan flows through the sons of Adam like blood."
{Source : al-Saheeh, in the hadeeth mentioned by Safiyyah (Allah be pleased with her) }

The closeness of the angels and the shaytaan to the heart of the son of Adam is something that is confirmed in many reports, whether the person is a believer or a disbeliever.
[Source: Majmoo' al-Fataawa # 5/508].

The shaytaan is aware of what a person is thinking to himself, and he knows his inclinations and his whims and desires, ( both good and bad) so he whispers to him accordingly. The Prophet (Peace be upon him) said: "There is no one who does not have a companion from among the jinn and a companion from among the angels." They said....'even you, O Messenger of Allah'...? he answered... "Even me, but Allah helped me with him and he became Muslim. so he only enjoins me to do that which is good." And he (Peace be upon him) told us that the shaytaan dictates evils to man and calls him to evil, and he has some control over his heart. And he can see, by Allah's will, what a person wants and intends to do of both good and bad deeds.
The Angel also has some control over his heart that makes him inclined towards good and calls him to good. This control is something that Allah has enabled them to have [i.e He has given some power to the companions from among the Jinn and from among the Angels.]
The believer suppresses his shaytaan by obeying Allah and adhering to His religion, and he humiliates his shaytaan until he becomes weak and is unable to prevent the believer from doing good or to make him fall into evil except that which Allah wills But the sinner, through his sins and bad deeds helps his shaytaan until he becomes strong enough to help him to follow falsehood and he encourages him to do so and he becomes strong enough to keep him from doing good.
The believer has to fear Allah and strive to resist his shaytaan by obeying Allah and His Messenger, and seeking refuge with Allah from the shaytaan. and he should be keen to support his Angel to obey Allah and His Messenger and to follow the commands of Allah.
{ In Shaa Allah ~ 'Aameen' 'Aameen' Aameen' ~}

A Little Note:
The point made here is that every person has with him a companion from among the angels and a companion from among the devils...!
{~'Subhan Allah' !~ }

~My 'Salaams' to all~
 Sis Yasmin

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by
Hanzla bin Qais, r.a.:

Rafi bin Khadij said,
"My two uncles told me that they (i.e. the companions of the Prophet) used to rent the land in the life-time of the Prophet for the yield on the banks of water streams (rivers) or for a portion of the yield stipulated by the owner of the land. The Prophet forbade it."

I said to Rafi, "What about renting the land for Dinars and Dirhams?" He replied, "There is no harm in renting for Dinars-Dirhams. Al-Laith said, "If those who have discernment for distinguishing what is legal from what is illegal looked into what has been forbidden concerning this matter they would not permit it, for it is surrounded with dangers."

Bukhari Volume 003, Book 039, Hadith Number 537
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]


Impressive Increase!
For March only the number of hits on New Trend's web site was 187,000 an increase of 50,000 over February.
Thank you Br. Rich.

[see below our new record on facebook. Looks like competition with our web site.]

Political Prisoners :

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by Br. Nazeer, Texas
Gaza: Land Day 2020 in the Time of the Coronavirus

Egypt releases political prisoners amid coronavirus outbreak

Israeli Forces Arrest Jerusalem Governor

Afghanistan- Karzai, Sayyaf, Khalili, Qanooni share demands with Ghani, Abdullah as political tensions boil

Former Libya Prime Minister Mahmoud Jibril dies from coronavirus

If Saudi Arabia is forced to put the Hajj on hold, it will not be without precedent

Iraqi women at risk as conservative families refuse treatment; Doctors receive death threats

Call for Intervention before It is too Late: Coronavirus in Gaza

 Social Media

New Trend of March 29 reached 168,928 people.
Thus we broke our own record of 150,000!



Is Pakistan an Independent Country?
The Case of Daniel Pearl.
USA opposes Ruling
by Pakistani High Court.
Reuters reports:

"KARACHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani authorities on Friday ordered the detention of four men set to be released after being acquitted by a court over the murder of U.S. journalist Daniel Pearl, and the government said it would challenge the acquittal next week.

The High Court in the province of Sindh on Thursday acquitted the four, including Briton Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh, who was sentenced to death in 2002 for masterminding Pearl's murder. The other three were sentenced to life.

Wall Street Journal reporter Pearl, 38, was investigating Islamist militants in the city of Karachi, the capital of Sindh, after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States when he was kidnapped in January 2002. He was beheaded weeks later.

The Sindh provincial government's Home Department issued the order to arrest and detain the four before they were released from prison.

"The government of Sindh has sufficient reason that Ahmed Omar Sheikh and Fahad Nasim Ahmed, Syed Salman Saqib, Sheikh Muhammad Adil be arrested and detained for a period of three months from the date of arrest (April 2, 2020)," a top official of the department said in the order, seen by Reuters."

 Breaking News

Muslim crowds Resist
Attemps to Close Down Mosques.

In central Lagos [Nigeria] more than 300 Muslims, after prayers, rushed out to push back authorities trying to meet the imam to close down the mosque in the cover of corona virus emergency, [March 31]

In Liaqatabad, Karachi [Pakistan] crowds clashed with police trying to close down the mosque in the name of corina Virus emergency.. Scores of policemen were badly beaten up. The authorities say, the imam instigated the crowd.

In most Pakistani cities, reports indicate, Juma prayers were held despite government orders to close them down. [April 3]ndiaq

In Nizamuddin area of Delhi [India], the government closed down all transport services, making it impossible for Tablighi Jamat prayer group to leave. Some of them found ways to leave. The government stated a campaign on national media to claim that corona virus was spreading owing to Tablighi Jamaat travellers.

Also in Raiwind, Lahore area [Pakistan] authorties arrested 65 Tablighi Jamaat persons, including pilgrims from Nigeria, and put them in quarantine prison on excuse of corona virus.

 Karachi Liaqatabad Pakistan

April 3 Juma Prayers in Islamabad's largest mosque.

In Egypt, people of al-Hayatam are protesting the blockade of their village by security forces who claim there is Coronavirus there.


Illegal Jewish settlers today flooded sewage into Palestinian-owned farms planted with grapes near the town of Beit Ummar, north of Hebron (Al-Khalil) in the southern West Bank.

Mohammad Awad, a local activist, told WAFA that Jewish settlers from Gush Etzion settlement bloc, located near the town, flooded their sewage into the grape-planted farms with the aim of damaging crops.

Awad added that today's flooding of sewage is only an episode in a series of assaults by Jewish settlers which are often noticeable during this time of the year, usually ending up with the destruction of hundreds of trees.

Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is routine in the West Bank and is rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities.

"Settler violence has long since become part of Palestinians' daily life under occupation," according to the Human Rights Group B'tselem. "Israeli security forces enable these actions, which result in Palestinians casualties - injuries and fatalities - as well as damage to land and property. In some cases, they even serve as an armed escort, or even join in the attacks".

Between 500,000 and 600,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank in violation of international law.

 News within the US

The View from Within New York is Different from what the major media Claim.
by Sis. Aisha
[Jamaat al-Muslimeen]

I know that the information conflicts. I have heard bits and pieces. I rarely watch the news. I find it therapeutic not to do that.

But, the voluntary shutting down of the economy is suspicious to me. I see people walking 6 feet apart in the streets. Small businesses are suffering because they have told to close down. Doctors have canceled appointments with their patients.

It is a scene from a horror movie. I don't trust the government because these politicians worked rather closely with the mainstream media to hide the atrocities and deaths, on both sides, in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria. Now, all of a sudden they want people to know the death tolls from coronavirus? I just saw a Yahoo stat that stated the total U.S. coronavirus death toll is 6,600. That is out of 450 million people, however, it depends on how fast those numbers grow over time.

I heard that certain states were playing with the numbers to get more federal money. I will stop short of accusing them of lying but, they could be using statistics to bolster their case for more money. I was told that asymptomatic people who test positive are being hospitalized, too, which could explain the shortage of hospital beds.

When people question Gov. Cuomo about some of his measures, such as canceling the Presidential Debate, he gets defensive. Cuomo could be working with the NY media to paint a horrid picture to get more federal money. He was already complaining about Trump being stingy with the budget months earlier. So, this coronavirus scare could be Cuomo's cash cow.

Also, the media atmosphere here and the type of yellow journalistic stories swirling around is reminiscent of what happened when the levees broke in New Orleans.

The media and politicians are creating panic-driven news conferences. Oh yeah and the measures for avoidance of this disease are inane: Walk 6 ft from people on a side walk. In New York City? Avoid public transportation and ride a bicycle or walk? This is what some public ads are stating

2020-04-06 Mon 13:36:47 ct