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18 Dhuʻl-Hijjah 1441 A.H. - August 9 2020 Issue # 32, Newsletter #1875



Ayasofya in Turkey. Babri masjid in India.
Role of mosques globally.
Triumph and Tragedy.

On August 8, Jamaat al-Muslimeen's shoora committee met to focus the attention of the ummah on mosques.

Br. Kaukab Siddique, ameer of the Jamaat, said that the topic of mosques came out of the inspiring Turkish renewal of Ayasofya (Hagia Sofia) as an Islamic place of worship. It had been a museum for 85 years. It was a great victory for Islam in Turkey under the leadership of Erdogan.

On the other hand, only days back, Israel burned down a mosque and turned it into a drinking place. And in India, the 500 year old Babri masjid was demolished by Hindu mobs. Muslims protested in large numbers but were unarmed and were brutally slaughtered by hindu extremists while the police stood by and watched. Now under the Modi regime, India has decided to build a temple where the masjid stood.

Most masjids globally are between the victory in Turkey and the horrors in India.

Br. Kaukab concluded his intro with sura 9 verse 18 from the Quran.

The conference was held via Zoom. The main speakers were:
Br. Salahuddin from Colorado.
Br. Shoaib from England.
Br. Abu Talib from Brooklyn, New York.
Sis. Aisha from New York city.
Sis. Ashira from Baltimore.
Sis. Nadrat from Washington, DC
Imam Abdul Hakim Mumin from prison system via Sis. Khadija.
Br. Abdul Shakur, shoora member from masjid Jamaat in Baltimore
Sis. Patricia and others were also attending. Br. Shaikh Hyder sent a message about the environment, from Canada

The zoom system was organized by sis. Kristi.

The program was moderated by Br. Kaukab Siddique.

Br. Salahuddin took the mosque of the Prophet, pbuh, in Madina as the key example for Muslims. It was built by the prophet Muhammad, pbuh, himself, and the sahaba. For Muslims, the whole earth is a masjid and prayers can be held anywhere. (Hadith.) So the masjid, as shown by the prophet, pbuh, is a rallying point for Islamic resurgence, for da'wa, for mobilization, for justice and much more, not just prayers.

Br. Salahuddin said the Saudis have turned the prophet's, pbuh, masjid into a monument with no say for the suffering and struggle of the global ummah.

Masjid al-Aqsa too belongs to the entire Ummah and should not be seen only as a Palestinian or Jordanian issue controlled by the Zionists.

Br. Shoaib, a long time supporter of Jamaat al-Muslimeen, explained the development of Muslim communities and masjids in UK. The Muslim population, immigrants from Pakistan, Bangladesh, Africa, etc was basically illiterate and largely interested in its survival and economic development. Over the decades there has been movement forward, with young people enveloped in the British culture but trying to emerge as Muslims. The treatment of women is almost like that of women in the east but is changing. There is need to help UK Muslims in practical ways, not iust talk, he concluded.

Sis. Ashira, who is the administrator of the Jamaat masjid in Baltimore, talked of her visits to Ethiopia and a masjid in particular over which Muslims and Christians have fought for years and which is now in peace, with neither side winning, and diplomacy, not conflict is in process.

Sis. Nadrat spoke briefly about the mosques in the DC/Maryland area which have a tradition of supporting the government, often in a humiliating way that is not allowed in Islam. They cooperate with oppressors in an ongoing process.

Sis. Aisha spoke very well about a masjid in New York named after martyr Malcolm x (al-Hajj Malik Shabazz). This masjid stayed open in the months of Covid 19 pandemic and provided food to hundreds of people whom the pandemic has rendered jobless. When all the churches and other mosques were closed, this masjid was serving the community big time.

Other nationalist groups, like Bosnians, keep their mosques closed and open only to their national groups. Sis. Aisha is very critical of White supremacist ideas which have even percolated into mosques and churches.

Sis. Khadija brought a message from her husband Abdul Hakeem Mumin who is imam of the Muslim community in the large prison system in Jessup, Maryland. He leads several hundred Muslims, mostly converts, in prayer on juma. The number has gone down drastically owing to restrictions related to Covid 19.

Imam Mumin is concentrating on young people who are seriously interested in Islam. He could not speak directly to the shoora owing to an in incident in the prison.

Sis. Khadija, in addition to her amazing dedication as a wife and mother and business owner, is doing a great job of connecting masjid jamaat to the masjid community in prison.

Br. Abdul Shakur, member of shoora committee of masjid Jamaat, spoke about the endeavor to keep the masjid open during the pandemic. It was successful though social restrictions were implemented.

The brother has found creative ways of raising funds for this masjid, located in the heart of Baltimore. He also helps with resources for funerals of people in the city who cannot afford it.

The shoora meeting ended with a prayer by Br. Salahuddin urging Muslims to try and bring their mosques up to near the standards set by the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him.


 Pakistan Flag

These incidents could be serious. Imran khan getting frustrated.

  1. August 5. In a Jamaat e Islami rally for Kashmir in Karachi, a grenade was thrown at anti-India protestors. One person fatally injured, 30 injured. Rally did not break.

  2. Near Eid, on the Afghan Pakistan border, Kabul regime troops fired with heavy weapons at people who had gathered to receive gifts from Pakistan. Numerous casualties.

  3. Imran Khan has taken two bold steps regarding India: one is a map showing all of Kashmir as disputed. New part is showing Junagarh and Manavader acceding to Pakistan as they were supposed to do in 1947.

  4. Imran has shown that he is upset that Islamic countries have failed to show support for Kashmiri rights.

  5. Imran has reached out for friendship with the Dhaka regime in Bangladesh. (Probably a serious error.)

  6. Indian artillery firing at civilians in Pakistani Kashmir.

  7. Pakistani rulers claim they don't know what is happening to Chinese Muslims. Large sums of money is passing from China to Pakistan.

War News

 War News

Heavy fighting with ISIS.
Second General Killed.

The Baghdad regime is not providing details as fighting with Islamic State continues in 4 Sunni provinces.

A second regime general has been killed in the town of Hit, west of Baghdad. Story was hidden till IS outlet Aamaq revealed it and then regime admitted. Shia regime is in bad shape.

Prime Minister Kadhimi is coming to the US for help on August 20, Shias cannot win without American help but they tell their people every month that ISIS is wiped out.

The pro-Iran ELF militia leader had to be removed after a video went viral in which he shaved and beat up a Shia youth. Many have turned against Iran.

4 Attacks repelled in Lattakia.

Daily assaults by Assad and Iran militias in al-Akrad mountains were defeated by mujahideen groups over 4 days.

In eastern Aleppo province Turkish artillery exchanged fire with Assad artillery.

US air force reportedly bombed IS which was approaching oil resources near Wated.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Silence of Black Politicians
By sis. Aisha (Jamaat al-Muslimeen)

New York City - Apparently, the NYPD is undergoing 'Operation Stand-Down' or something similar. Stand-down is a military term for relax. They have not been making that many arrests in communities of African-descent. According to the Community Cop Show panel, this is highly irregular. This is believed to be NYPD retaliation. This happens often when there are protests against deaths in police custody. In July, illegal fireworks were out of control in some neighborhoods. In Harlem, the streets were littered with firecracker wrappers. There is a video of people setting off multiple explosions of fireworks and cherry bombs as a legion of police officers stood by and watched!

Speaking of police, I have been watching some of the NBA/WNBA games. The WNBA players are wearing the name of slain EMT employee Breonna Taylor, who was murdered as she slept during a police raid. None of the officers have been charged in her death. However, the same old measures have been taken: Police firings, legislative changes, a wrongful death lawsuit, etc. But, so far these officers have avoided jail time.

No-Knock Warrants are a serious violation of human rights. This has allowed police officers to just barge into people's homes without announcing themselves. In Breonna Taylor's instance, the accused drug-dealing perpetrator lived 10 miles from her residence.

Wearing victims' names on sneakers and jerseys is a great gesture but that is all it is: A gesture. Since these professional players have corporate backing, does that mean these multi-billion dollar leagues will provide the same amount of lobbying for social justice as they did for legalizing sports gambling? I believe I know the answer to that question. Do you?

The silence of Black politicians during these police misconduct incidents, over the years, as well as now, should be noted. The American political system is a well-oiled kuffar machine. The race of these politicos does not even matter because no one expects them to challenge oppression, especially White supremacy or Zionism. They love spewing rhetoric that tugs on the voter's heartstrings.

The "efforts" of so-called White liberals and weak Black leaders to repair social wrongs with programs such as affirmative action, busing, and other efforts to desegregate, still reinforce the fact that White people are in power and in control of all of the resources. Even the phrase, "Black Lives Matter" reinforces the fact that White life has always mattered. Ultimately, if we accept this power structure, we have to go through the White Establishment to achieve any level of success in America.

After segregation laws were struck down in the South, El-Hajj Malik Shabazz (aka Malcolm X) warned Black Americans about America's deception. He told Black people that it made no difference that the Black man could now sit at the same table as the White man when the White man still had more food on his plate while the Black man ate scraps. In other words, the changes had been cosmetic. It is still that way, now.

Unless the goal of these movements shifts from changing racist attitudes to changing behaviors then, there will be no justice.

(Source: Community Cop Show)



Why the Wrath of God on Beirut
By Hussain Khan, Tokyo
During Ramadhan thoe Saudis and other Arabs who did not want to do fasting, used to go to Beirut to avoid fasting and enjoy free life in that city. Once I went to Beirut in a flight from Jeddah. All women in the flight were clad in Burqa in Jeddah. When I came out of the plane at Beirut. I was surprised to see that no women was clad in Burqa. All of them were in Western dress with skirts.

My 2nd surprising observation was in a Coffee shop. There were cabins for the clients. I took coffee in a cabin. When I got up in the cabin to go out, I was surprized to see in the other cabin that a man and women were enjoying sex freely. Cabin walls were so low that the persons in the adjacent cabin could easily see inside the other cabin what is going on there. I had never seen such a scene of open Zina anywhere in the world.

I could therefore understad why such devastating explsion took place in Beirut that has ruined its economy for the 2nd time. See the details of this wrath of God in the 2nd column of Oriya Maqbool Jan.

75th anniversary of atomic bombing

 Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: 75th anniversary of atomic bombings

It has been 75 years since the US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki on 6 and 9 August, leading to the end of World War Two.

The recorded death tolls are estimates, but it is thought that about 140,000 of Hiroshima's 350,000 population were killed in the blast, and that at least 74,000 people died in Nagasaki.

The nuclear radiation released by the bombs caused thousands more people to die from radiation sickness in the weeks, months and years that followed.

Those who survived the bombings are known as "hibakusha". Survivors faced a horrifying aftermath in the cities, including psychological trauma.

The bombings brought about an abrupt end to the war in Asia, with Japan surrendering unconditionally to the Allies on 14 August 1945.

But critics have said that Japan was already on the brink of surrender.

Following the end of the fighting in Europe on 7 May 1945, the Allies told Japan to surrender by 28 July, but the deadline passed without them doing so.

 Hiroshima and Nagasaki

Watch stopped at 8:15

On 6 August 1945 at 08:15 Japanese time, an American B-29 bomber plane dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. It was the first time an atomic bomb had ever been used in a war.

The Hiroshima bomb contained the equivalent of between 12,000 and 15,000 tons of TNT and devastated an area of 13sq km (5sq miles). Three days later, the Americans dropped another atomic bomb on the city of Nagasaki.

Japan surrendered unconditionally on 14 August. The following day, Japan's Emperor Hirohito was heard on the radio for the first time ever in a broadcast in which he blamed the use of "a new and most cruel bomb" for Japan's unconditional surrender. He added: "Should we continue to fight, it would not only result in the ultimate collapse and obliteration of the Japanese nation, but would lead also to the total extinction of human civilisation."

Protests against genocide in India

 Protests against genocide in India

Massive protests disrupt Times Square celebration of hate and bigotry
Broad coalition exposes Hindu nationalist front organizations in the US, and their agenda of normalizing human rights abuses in India

August 5, 2020

The "Coalition to Stop Genocide in India", a broad coalition of Indian Americans and US based civil rights organizations and activists today organized a massive rally at Times Square, in order to protest the celebration of the destruction of the Babri Mosque in India. The celebrations were organized by an entity that calls itself the American Indian Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), a front for several Hindu nationalist (a.k.a. Hindutva supremacist) organizations in the US.

Protesters in large numbers held placards and chanted slogans to highlight massive human rights abuses in India, by India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. For some who had gathered to celebrate the construction of the Ram Temple in India on the ruins of the Babri Mosque, the protests were a reminder that normalizing hate and bigotry would not go unchallenged in the US. The Babri Mosque was demolished by Hindutva supremacist forces in India in 1992, based on a campaign of hate, bigotry against the country's Muslim minority and misinformation about the mosque's origins. This is part of a larger and sustained campaign of historical revisionism that Hindutva relies on, in order to advance its virulent worldview.

The Babri Mosque was demolished by Hindu nationalist militias as part of a political campaign by the BJP party, where the leader of the party Advani led a rally to demolish the mosque. The campaign was accompanied by the killing of hundreds of Muslims across India, both before and after the demolition of the mosque.

"Sadly, far-right extremists in both India and the United States have especially taken to demonizing and denigrating Muslims. I condemn any attack on an individual or group because of their faith and stand with my Muslim siblings here in my district and in India as they fight for dignity and human rights," said New York City Councilmember Daniel Dromm. "I also thank all the Hindus and others who have taken a stand against dog-whistle propaganda cloaked as cultural celebrations," added Mr. Dromm.

"Islamophobia has escalated to the level of ethnic cleansing in numerous countries, including India. From lynchings, to pogroms, to the cultural genocide exemplified by the establishment of a temple on the site of a demolished mosque, anti-Muslim bigotry is government policy in India," said Mr. Nihad Awad National Executive Director of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR). "The Muslim world and the international community must unite in opposition to the far-right Modi government before its fascist, Nazi-inspired ideology causes further damage to religious minorities," Mr. Awad added.

Mr. Brad Lander, another New York City councilmember said, "We all have a responsibility for speaking out against Islamophobia, whether it comes from our country, or even our own community." Mr. Lander further added, "As a New Yorker, and as a progressive Jew, I stand with our Muslim neighbors, here in NYC and those in Kashmir and throughout India who are facing nationalist and Islamophobic hatred and violence."

Coalition to Stop Genocide
Phone: +1 (202) 599-7718

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.


'Verily,There has come to you a Messenger from amongst yourselves.
It grieves him that you should experience any injury or difficulty.
He is anxious over you; for the believers,
he is full of pity, kind, and merciful."
{Source~ 'Qur'an'~ Surat At-Tawbah~9 (The Repentance) A # 128 }

'A'ishah {Radiallaahu'Anha} narrated....
"Once, when I saw the *PROPHET* (ﷺ) in a good mood I said to him...
"O Messenger of Allah...supplicate to Allah for me" so, he said... "O Allah! Forgive 'A'ishah her past and future sins, what she has hidden as well as what she has made apparent."
So, I began smiling to the point that my head fell into my lap out of joy!
PROPHET (ﷺ) said to me 'Does my supplication make you happy'? to which I replied:'And how can your supplication not make me happy'?
*PROPHET* (ﷺ) then said... "By Allah, it is the supplication that I make for my 'Ummah' in every Prayer.'

[Reported in 'Sahih Mawarid adh-Dhaman' # 1875~
and in 'as-Silsilah as-Sahihah' # 2254.]

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

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by
Anas bin Malik, r.a.:
The Prophet said,
"Facilitate things to people (concerning religious matters), and do not make it hard for them and give them good tidings and do not make them run away (from Islam)."

Bukhari Volume 1
Book 3, Number 69
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Word Around The Net

by Br. Nazeer, Texas
U.S. Hits 5 Million Coronavirus Cases

US think tank report on Kashmir recommends US policymakers rebuke India and warn them of consequences.

Biden Orders Removal of References to the Israeli Occupation from his Campaign Program
TikTok To Sue Trump Administration Over Ban

Afghanistan's jirga (meeting of tribal elders) agrees to free 400 Taliban prisoners

Saudi Arabia starts third phase of COVID-19 vaccine clinical trial

'Jerusalem is Not the Capital of Israel', Italian Court Tells RAI TV

Ship with 4,000 tons of fuel ran aground: major oil spill. Mauritius declares a state of 'environmental emergency'.

Blast rocks military base in Somali capital, at least eight dead

Saudi ex-intel official accuses crown prince of attempted assassination

Beirut protesters and police clash for second day

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Social Media

August 2 issue of New Trend Reached 181,374 Muslims. Articles included:
  1. Palestine being carved up.
  2. Israelis vandalized mosque near Ramallah.
  3. Yasir Qadhi's fake caliphate ideas
  4. Blasphemer in Pakistan.
  5. Canada's victim. Momin Khawaja
  6. Hussain Khan and JI.
  7. BLM. Objective not clear.
  8. Prophet's, pbuh, farewell khutba.
  9. Heavy fighting with IS in Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan.


China Uighurs: A video gives a rare glimpse inside internment.

As a model for the massive Chinese online retailer Taobao, the 31-year-old was well paid to flaunt his good looks in slick promotional videos for clothing brands. But one video of Mr Ghappar is different. Instead of a glitzy studio or fashionable city street, the backdrop is a bare room with grubby walls and steel mesh on the window. And in place of the posing, Mr Ghappar sits silently with an anxious expression on his face.

Holding the camera with his right hand, he reveals his dirty clothes, his swollen ankles, and a set of handcuffs fixing his left wrist to the metal frame of the bed - the only piece of furniture in the room.

The video of Mr Ghappar, along with a number of accompanying text messages also passed to the BBC, together provide a chilling and extremely rare first-hand account of China's highly secure and secretive detention system - sent directly from the inside.

The material adds to the body of evidence documenting the impact of China's fight against what it calls the "three evil forces" of separatism, terrorism, and extremism in the country's far western region of Xinjiang.

Over the past few years, credible estimates suggest, more than one million Uighurs and other minorities have been forced into a network of highly secure camps in Xinjiang that China has insisted are voluntary schools for anti-extremism training.

Thousands of children have been separated from their parents and, recent research shows, women have been forcibly subjected to methods of birth control.

In addition to the clear allegations of torture and abuse, Mr Ghappar's account appears to provide evidence that, despite China's insistence that most re-education camps have been closed, Uighurs are still being detained in significant numbers and held without charge.

It also contains new details about the huge psychological pressure placed on Uighur communities, including a document he photographed which calls on children as young as 13 to "repent and surrender".


Israeli Artillery Bombs Agricultural Area in Central Gaza

Israeli occupation's artillery bombed today an agricultural area and an outpost near the city of Deir el-Balah, in the central Gaza Strip, with no reports of casualties, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA.

Artillery tanks stationed along the Israeli perimeter fence surrounding the Gaza Strip fired several missiles into the said area, causing damages but no human casualties.

The Israeli army regularly opens fire on Palestinian fishermen, shepherds, and farmers along the fence separating besieged Gaza Strip from Israel, if they approach the unilaterally declared buffer zone.

Gaza, with a population of 2 million, has been under a hermetic Israeli siege since 2006, when the Palestinian group Hamas won the democratic legislative elections in occupied Palestine. Since then, Israel has carried out numerous bombing campaigns and several major wars, that resulted in the death of thousands of people.


By Abdulkabir Oyemomi

Hammering on the tussle between true callers to Islam and fraudsters in Islamic regalia in Nigeria is premised on the knowledge that if people are not properly educated on the subject matter, majority of Muslim ummah will languish in unworthy servitude and slavery with the belief that they are seeking good face of Allah.

Many Nigerian Muslims hustling beyond our borders have being the worst victims of these thieves that parade themselves as men of God. These unsuspecting people tend to erroneously take these rogues as intermediaries between them and their Creator, hence the subterfuge of the former to make them commit millions of Naira and show them the exit doors out of the fold of Islam as they are led to Shirk( the unforgivable sin before Allah). These false clerics domicile here in Nigeria but prey or many in the USA, UK, France and many other western countries. These people have all sorts of abracadabra to cow their victims into their webs of fraud. Problems ensue when some true scholars came out boldly to show their evil to people, which fact results in them losing 'customers'.

At the center of this is the renowned Sheik Abdmojeed Imran Eleha who happens to be a product of Markaz Arabiyah and Islamiyah, where many of these false clerics ascribe their knowledge to. It may be wrong to say that Markaz breeds them to become fraudsters and innovators because a number of Markaz graduates are on sound Dawwah. Sheik Eleha is being vehemently verbally attacked by these people because he warns that people should shun Shirk in any form to avoid being under the evil spell of the fake Alfas.

Bro Saheed Shittu lives in the UK but his background has to do with center of Lagos. He used to be one of Lagos hard guys before submitting to whims of Islam but 'once a soldier is always a soldier'. Bro Saheed Shittu is the hardest villain against fake and rogue clerics in Nigeria. He uses media to attack them and succeeds in making many people free from the captivities of these clerics. He is no doubt the biggest headache of these thieves. After failing severally in their spiritual attacks against him, they devised a way of putting him behind the bars on the ground of defamation of character, but Saheed holds sway because he has his facts and figures. Bro Saheed is however admonished by many good scholars to be modest in his calling against Ahlul Shirk and innovators.

Sheiks Abdulghaniy Jumm'ah, Rauf Ballo, Sahid Amza are perpetual bullets takers in defense of Sunnah and warning against innovation and innovators.

Our Du'a is for Allah to provide ways of livelihood to these scammer clerics so that people would be able to divorce Islam from fraud.

2020-08-10 Mon 12:37:30 ct