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30 Rajab 1442 A.H. - March 14 2021 Issue # 11, Newsletter #1906



Conservative Religion Comforts Believers but Hides Catastrophic Inhumanity
Eerie Similarity between Cultures and Epochs so far Apart

by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

I am reading two books in various times of the day. Both are rare but deep in their implications. Seemingly nothing could be so different from these two books.
  1. America's Deadliest Export: Democracy by William Blum, 356 pages, Zed books, 2014. I got it as a gift from my dear friend Salahuddin in Colorado.

  2. Gardens of Purification by Shaikhul-Islam Ibn Taymiyyah, 728 Hijri, translation from Dar as-Sunnah, En gland, 336 pages.
    It is from my dear friend Kwame Madden in New York.

Strangely enough both books reflect on the attitudes of religious people while great tragic events are taking place.

Ordinary people in America are very religious. When a dear one dies, they say, he/she is in a better place. The government of USA can invade other countries, support brutal dictators, nothing changes the religious attitude of the people. The army can bomb other countries, obliterate entire cities, the people here still remain proud of their country and their armed forces. Think of Iraq, Afghanistan, drone attacks on Yemen, Somalia and Pakistan

Nothing stirs the conscience of the people.

In the era of Ibn Taymiyya, just before his birth, Baghdad was devastated. All four Sunni schools of thought were busy debating each other but could not resist the Mongols. The vast city was destroyed in 13 days!

Ibn Taymiyya explains that there are two kinds of religion. One is that of the Sufis and Shias which teaches religion for its own sake. Pray all day, do Dhikr a thousand times, stay up all night in laylatul qadr. The Muslim waits for Ramadan to end so that he/she can go back to feasting.

The Prophet, pbuh. taught a balanced religion so that Muslims could fight the forces of oppression and exploitation. What kind of charity we give that poverty never ends!

Ibn Taymiyya taught that Jihad is central. Pray so that the ability to stand against overwhelming evil becomes possible.

Look at the Muslims of America: They don't say a word in defense of Aafia Siddiqui. The Black community has not been able to liberate Jamil al-Ameen and Mumia.

In Pakistan, the Brelvi sect is so widespread that the people could not hold funeral prayers for Osama.

In America there is freedom of expression but a tiny religious group located in a far away country is in control.



PTI Government is a complete Failure.
JI Leader Addressed Mass Rally.
Women and Children also Rallied.

by Qaiser Sharif

FAISALABAD: MARCH 12- Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq has said that the PTI government has proved a complete failure in two and half years and masses felt deceived in the name of "change".

Addressing a big rally at Faisalabad's Dhobi Ghat ground here on Friday, he said it had been proven that the PTI like its predecessors the PML-N and the PPP had also proved itself the agent of the status quo.

"The system needs to be revamped. People of Pakistan demand a durable democracy, powerful and independent election commission and a system based on the true Islamic values."

Criticizing the election of Senate chairman and deputy chairman, he said the trading of votes and muk muka politics had badly damaged the respect of the upper house. He said the trend of selection in the name of election should end now. He said the establishment should stay away from the politics and the politicians should also stop acting as tool of establishment. He said the political parties strictly avoid dragging establishment into politics. He said the so-called three political parties were the product of establishment and they pretend to be the champion of democracy only to deceive the masses. He said the nation started fully recognizing the politics of the self-service of the PTI and the PDM.

He said the JI was emerging as true voice of the people of Pakistan because it was staying away from the political gimmickry of both sides of the so-called political divide. He appealed to the masses to vote for the JI if they wanted to resolve their problems and put the country on track. He said the political elite ruling over the country for decades did nothing for the betterment of masses instead they raised their wealth and looted resources of Pakistan. He said Pakistan was created to lead the Muslim Ummah but the corrupt rulers shattered the dream of the founding fathers of the country.

The public meeting in Faisalabad was part of the JI's ongoing campaign against inflation, unemployment and other anti-people policies of the government.

A large number of women and children also participated in the rally.



Rebuttal of Newsweek's Attempt to link Muslim "moderates" to "radicals."

The defamatory piece, titled "COVID Relief Funds Went to Violent Extremists" and published by Newsweek website on December 7, 2020, had alleged that IAMC was connected with the Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI), an organization that the Indian Government has banned.

"It is disappointing that Newsweek, once one of America's best news organizations, chose to publish an allegation of terrorism against us without first reaching out to us for comment," Mr. Rasheed Ahmed, Executive Director, IAMC, wrote to Newsweek Editor-in-Chief Nancy Cooper. "Providing the opportunity to respond to an allegation — especially one so grave as to accuse an organization of being linked with terrorism — is a fundamental principle of journalism, something that Newsweek has clearly failed to uphold in this case."

Mr. Ahmed reminded Ms. Cooper that she had herself sought the same privilege in response to a piece that Columbia Journalism Review published against Newsweek.

"Your failure to provide us that opportunity is especially hypocritical considering that you demanded a similar opportunity when Daniel Tovrov published a detailed report against Newsweek in Columbia Journalism Review in October 2019," Mr. Ahmed wrote.

"If you deserve an opportunity to set the record straight on allegations against you, so do we on allegations against us."

Mr. Ahmed added that it was "truly ironic" that while Newsweek's article criticized IAMC for receiving Covid relief stimulus worth $1,000, Newsweek itself had faced heat for receiving a whopping $350,000 of the same relief, in violation of the stimulus provisions.

Mr. Ahmed said that the allegations against IAMC contained in the Newsweek article, authored by Sam Westrop of the Middle East Forum, an Islamophobic organization that has been repeatedly called out by the Southern Poverty Law Center, were false.

"We challenge you to provide a single piece of evidence in support" of the allegation that IAMC was connected with SIMI, Mr. Ahmed wrote. He added that the claim was based entirely on a report from the Hindu American Foundation (HAF), a US-based organization that is "as Islamophobic" as the MEF.

The HAF is tied to the RSS, the Hindu supremacist organization to which Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his political party belong. It has continued to support Mr. Modi despite his government's "massive persecution of its non-Hindu minorities," Mr. Ahmed wrote.

Mr. Ahmed pointed out that the cofounders of HAF were former executive council members of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad of American (VHPA) which is allied with the Indian Vishwa Hindu Parishad (World Hindu Council) that has been classified by the Central Intelligence Agency as a "religious militant" organization.

"The VHP has also been denounced by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International for orchestrating mass violence against India's Christians and Muslims. In a report on violence agaisnt women in India, Amnesty wrote that "calls to rape Muslim girls and women were contained in pamphlets produced by the VHP and the RSS and distributed in Ahmedabad months before the violence was started in 2002. The International General Secretary of VHP called for a new law that would behead anyone attempting to convert a Hindu," Mr. Ahmed wrote.

The only claim that HAF report made was that IAMC had hosted Mohammad Siddiqi, SIMI's founder. But after founding SIMI in 1977 Dr. Siddiqi left it in 1980, 21 years before the Indian Government banned it, and migrated to the US becoming a US citizen and retiring in 2015 after 28 years as a tenured Professor of Journalism and Public Relations at the Western Illinois University.

"Not once in the 44 years since SIMI was founded in 1977, or in the nearly two decades since SIMI was banned in 2001, has any law enforcement agency or prosecution, either in the US or in India, named Dr. Siddiqi as an accused or as a person of interest," Mr. Ahmed wrote. "Dr. Siddiqi's name has not featured as an accused or as being connected, even indirectly, to SIMI in the court filings India's Government has submitted for each of the eight times it has banned SIMI, the last in 2019."

In fact, Dr. Siddiqi had never been accused by police in any part of India of any crime. As a US citizen of Indian origin, he had traveled to India multiple times to meet with his extended family, including after SIMI's ban in 2001, but not once did Indian law enforcement agencies question him.

"Not only did Dr. Siddiqi have nothing to do with SIMI, he criticized it for its turn to extremism. In an interview headlined "The SIMI I founded was completely different" published by Rediff, a leading Indian news website, in 2003, Dr. Siddiqi said he believed that SIMI had been "hijacked by elements in other countries and other Muslim societies" and that "some of them at least have become misguided and radical in their beliefs."
Indian American Muslim Council
Twitter: @IAMCouncil
Address: 6321 W Dempster St. Suite 295, Morton Grove, IL 60053.

War News

 War News


March 14, A high ranking Pakistani delegation in Iran mutually with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister expressed deep concern over the presence of Islamic State groups in Afghanistan,

March 13. A car bombing in Herat, targeting a police base killed 22 and injured 70 including civilians.

Taliban raids in northern Kunduz and Balkh provinces
killed 11 regime troops.

March 14. Syrians supporting Turkey carried out rocket attacks on Kurdish Communists in northern Aleppo province in response to regime attack which killed two civilians.

March 13. An ISIS raid on al-Tabqa airport [al-Raqqa province ] killed 2 SDF guards.

An RPG attack on SDF headquarters [eastern Deir ez Zor] caused material damage. [SDF is supported by the US.]

Russian air strikes destroyed ammunition warehouses of the Islamic group known as Hayat Tahrir al-Sham in western Aleppo province.

SDF trops backed by US helicopters killed 6 ISIS fighters in southern Deir ez Zor.

March 13. SOHR reports 22 Russian air strikes against the Islamic State fighters in eastern Hama province. {another 25 air strikes hit IS on March 12.]

Assad's troops and Islamic groups exchanged mortar and machine gun fire in north-western Hama province and southern Idlib province.

Earlier in the week a Jihad group hit Assad regime's forces in eastern Idlib province with homemade rockets, killing 3 of Assad's troops and injuring 10.

In Latakia province too regime troops and mujaheddine exchanged machine gun fire.

In Sahl al-Ghab area of north-west Hama, heavily armed Assad forces tried to advance but were forced to retreat by an Islamic group.

March 14. The regime is reporting a gunfight with Islamic State which continued for half an hour in the Mount Sinjar area. The report says a regime officer was killed in the fighting but gives no details.

The regime is also reporting infiltration attempts by IS from Syria into Iraq but both attempts were foiled.

[No details.]

In Dohuk governorate [northern Iraq] an operation by Turkey against the PKK Communist group is successfully undergoing,

Also on March 14, Shia demonstrators rallied against the Shia regime in Najaf. The police opened live fire on the protestors. Twenty people were wounded.[Shafaq News.]


After the military coup, the public has been rallying on a huge scale against the coup on a daily basis. It is the 4th week now, The Buddhist regime is using brute force and opening direct fire on the crowds.

A conservative death toll puts it at 78 killed and several hundred injured.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Within New York's Elitist Corruption,
the most Corrupt are used and then Dropped!

by Sis. Aisha
[Jamaat al-Muslimeen New York.]

Friday, March 12th,

NY1 News announced that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. was going to forego any re-election campaign and retire. He was mentored by staunch Zionist Robert Morgenthau, who lacked any moral compunction when it came to the wrongful convictions of innocent Blacks and Latinos. Although D.A. Vance Jr. wants a pat on the back for, finally, convicting Hollywood predator Harvey Weinstein, the #MeToo Movement criticized him for refusing to bring charges, initially.

D.A. Cyrus Vance Jr. also sabotaged his own rape case against Dominique Strauss Kahn by leaking insignificant information about the alleged victim to the media, which damaged her credibility. Although in spite of Vance's efforts, a grand jury still indicted Kahn, Vance was able to get the entire case dismissed!

Cyrus Vance's legacy, as a district attorney, is not as great as he thinks. Maybe that is why he is retiring. His office has long been accused of being weak against corrupt law enforcement officers and sexual predators.

There are nine people who want to become the next Manhattan District Attorney, including Palestinian-American Tahanie Aboushi, who is a civil rights attorney running on the Working Families Party ticket.

In other news, there are new calls from democrats, including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, for New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign. Even top Zionist politico Senator Chuck Schumer has been recommending that Governor Cuomo resign. A total of six women have come forward claiming that Governor Cuomo sexually harassed/assaulted them. He denies touching any of these women inappropriately.

While his own democratic party is suggesting he resign, Governor Cuomo refuses to do so until after the investigation into his conduct is completed by Attorney General Letitia James.

The two popular ways to bring down powerful men have always been through illicit sex or questionable financial practices. Either way, someone or some group has decided that, just like ex-President Trump, Governor Andrew Cuomo is now a liability and expendable. In politics, they all love you until you make them mad. This anger towards Gov. Cuomo has nothing to do with unwanted advances toward women because a lot of politicians are guilty of this behavior.

Governor Cuomo has been accused of bullying people and being an egomaniac. He sees himself as the King of New York and this imposed lockdown can create that illusion.

These are the types of disagreeable characteristics that brought down another powerful Italian: Julius Caesar.

(NY1 News &

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

Women's History Month: Muslim Women

Hajirah (peace be upon her) the Founder of Makkah and the new Civilization.
Aishah, r.a., the leader of Muslims.
by Imam Ali Siddiqui

She started a New Civilization from scratch in an uninhabited area, this was not even on the Caravan route! No oral tradition, no maps, and of course, no google maps. It was a barren land without any resources called Bakka in Quran 3:96. Started with a new born child, Ismail, his mother, an African woman, Hazrat Hajirah (as), and no resources. Then the land was blessed with water, the people, and two great prophets of Allah.

The story began with Ibrahim (as) was commanded to migrate from Ur, the seat of Mesopotamia, with a few selected members of the family including his nephew Lot. They passed through Nubia aka Egypt. The Nubian king was impressed by Ibrahim (as) and offered some presents and a royal lady by the name of Hagar to him. Ibrahim (as) and Sarah did not have any child, so when Hagar was presented to Ibrahim (as) by the king of Nubia (Egypt), Sarah married her to Ibrahim (as) so that they can have a child. Ibrahim (as) was 85 when he married young Hagar, Hajirah in Arabic. All of them earnestly prayed to Allah for righteous progeny.

Allah blessed Ibrahim (as) a son from his second wife, Hajirah (as), an African woman. While Ismail (as) was still a baby, Allah commanded to take his new wife and the son from her, and leave them in a place called Bakka (Quran 3:96). It was a barren place, no vegetation, no water, no other human being, and it was not even on the Caravan Route. Ibrahim (as) left his wife, Hajirah (as), and the only son in Bakka. He prayed to Allah: "Our Lord, certainly, You know what we keep secret and what we make known. And nothing whatever is hidden from Allah, whether in the earth or in the heaven." (Quran 14:38-39)
رَبَّنَا إِنَّكَ تَعْلَمُ مَا نُخْفِي وَمَا نُعْلِنُ ۗ وَمَا يَخْفَىٰ عَلَى اللَّـهِ مِن شَيْءٍ فِي الْأَرْض¦ وَلَا فِي السَّمَاŸِ ﴿٣٨﴾
Ibrahim (as) settled his family at Bakka. Ibrahim (as) didn't do anything on his own except what is commanded by Allah. He took Ismael and his mother Hajirah (as) to the appointed land in the wilderness of Arabia and while settling them there offered the following prayer:

"Our Lord, I have settled some of my progeny in an uncultivable valley near Your Sacred House. Our Lord, that they may observe prayer. So make hearts of human beings incline towards them and provide them with fruits and that they may be thankful." (Quran 14:37)
رَّبَّنَ› إِنِّي أَسْكَنت¥ مِن ذُرِّيَّžِي بِوَادٍ غَيْرِ ذِي زَرْعٍ عِندَ بَيْتِكَ الْمُحَر§َمِ رَبَّنَا لِيُقِيم¥وا الصَّلَاَ فَاجْعَل¨ أَفْئِدَً مِّنَ النَّاسِ تَهْوِي إِلَيْهِ¥ْ وَارْزُق¨هُم مِّنَ الثَّمَر¤اتِ لَعَلَّه¥مْ يَشْكُرُ¨نَ ﴿٣٧﴾
First, Hajirah (as), was stunned, being new bride, new mother of a baby, when she got herself together and got strength, she finally asked Ibrahim (as): Why are you leaving us in this place? Ibrahim (as) kept on walking. She asked him loudly: "Did Allah ask you to do this?" Ibrahim (as) said "Yes!" without turning around, without stopping, and he kept making Dua.

Soon, Baby Ismail got thirsty as Hajirah (as) breast milk started drying up due to lack of water. She ran around, up and down, and between Mountains looking for Water. Those mountains are named later: Safa and Marwa. And this running between Safa and Marwa became the ritual of Hajj. The baby continued to cry and throwing his legs on the rugged surface. When Hajirah (as) returned unsuccessful, she sadly looked at the baby, and she was surprised: the baby was happy and joyful and water was gushing out under the feet of the baby.

That water is the gift of Allah called Zam Zam. It took care Hajirah (as) and baby Ismail and Zillions people pass through, came for Hajj and the future Hajjis. What a blessing! This spring shows no signs of drying out.

The presence of water made that rugged and barren land mountain bloom. The caravans started stopping and Hajirah (as) and Ismail started taking care of them. Slowly, slowly, the place "Bakka" became a town founded by Hajirah (as) with the help of her son Ismail (as). Their sufferings and sacrifices paid off. Thus the Birth of a New Civilization began. Eventually, Bakka became Makkah, the center of the New Civilization. (Allah calls it Makkah first time in Quran 48:24.)

Aishah (ra) the Leader of Muslims

The life of Aishah (ra) is the proof that a woman can be far more learned than men and that she can be the teacher of scholars and experts. Her life is also proof that a woman can exert influence over men and women and provide them with inspiration and leadership. In her youth, already known for her striking beauty and her formidable memory, Her life is also proof that the same woman can be totally feminine with striking beauty, joy and comfort to her husband. She was classically educated and trained first by her father, Abu Bakr (ra) and then by Prophet Muhammad (saw). Her lectures are studied in faculties of literature, her legal Opinions (Fatwas) are studied in the colleges of law, her life is studied and researched by students and scholars of Islamic History for over a thousand years.

Aishah lived on almost fifty years after the passing away of Prophet Muhammad (saw). She spent ten years in learning and acquiring knowledge of Quran and Sunnah from Prophet Muhammad (saw) himself. Aishah was one of three wives who survived Prophet Muhammad (saw) including Hafsah (ra) and Umm Salamah (ra). They have memorized the Revelation of Quran. Aishah (ra) had her own script of the Quran written. Aishah (ra) transmitted most Hadith after Abu Hurayrah (ra).

Besides Fiq (Juris-Prudence), Aishah (ra) was proficient in Medicine, Mathematics, and Poetry She was one of the greatest scholars and many of the learned companions of the Prophet and their followers benefitted from Aishah's knowledge. Abu Musa al-Ashari (ra) once said: "If we, the companions of the Messenger of God, had any difficulty on a matter, we asked Aishah (ra) about it." Some sought her advice concerning questions of Inheritance (Wiratha) which required a highly skilled Mathematical mind. Islamic Scholars regarded her as one of the earliest Jurists (Fuqaha) of Islam along with Umar ibn al-Khattab (ra), Ali Ibn Talib (ra), and Abdullah ibn Abbas (ra).

Aishah (ra) also stood up against wrong, evil, and injustice and led an Army of imminent men companions of Prophet Muhammad (saw) at the Battle of Camel, named after her Camel she rode on to lead the Army.
Was Salaamu Alaikum, With Peace.

Imam Ali Siddiqui
Director, Muslim Institute - Interfaith Studies & Understanding, Washington D.C. 20018
Coordinator. Interfaith Dinner Dialogue, Fairfax, VA
Congregation Action Network, Washington D.C.
Researcher/Lecturer, Muslim History Workshop
Muslim Interfaith Liaison; DMV Clergy Social Action; DMV Hospital/School Chaplain ; 707-534-0041

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Look with the "eyes" of the Heart.

'Assalam Alaikum Wa Rehmath Ullahi Wa Barkatahu'.
'For indeed, it is not Eyes that are blinded, but blinded are the Hearts that are within the Breasts.'
{Source: Qur'an~Sûrat al-Hajj: 22: A #46}

It is reported that Khâlid b. Ma'dân [Allâh have mercy on him] said.
There is not a person except he has Four [4] Eyes...!
Two in his Head with which he sees the matters of this worldly life, and...
Two in his Heart with which he looks to the matters of the Hereafter... !
So if Allâh wants good for his servant,
He opens his Heart's Eyes... !
and so he perceives what he has been promised in the unseen world.
Thus he is saved from the unseen punishment through the unseen reward for the obedient.

Y a s m i n.
 Sis Yasmin
"Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah"

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by Sad, r.a.:

The Prophet visited me at Mecca while I was ill. I said (to him), "I have property; May I bequeath all my property in Allah's Cause?" He said, "No." I said, "Half of it?" He said, "No." I said, "One third of it?" He said, "One-third (is alright), yet it is still too much, for you'd better leave your inheritors wealthy than leave them poor, begging of others. Whatever you spend will be considered a Sadaqa for you, even the mouthful of food you put in the mouth of your wife. Anyhow Allah may let you recover, so that some people may benefit by you and others be harmed by you."

Bukhari Volume 7, Book 64,
Number 266
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Islamic Thought

from Imam Badi Ali
Be Like a River

March 12 and 13

As-slamu alaikum,
In generosity and helping others, be like a river!
Remember a river doesn't just carry water, it carries life.
And remember, a river has many curves but it always reaches the target.
So be like a river!
And think like a river if you want to leave a legacy of beauty and life for future generations!
Ya Allah, accept our good deeds & acts of sacrifice and giving.
Grant us what is best for us.
Just like the sky opens after a rainy day, we must be open to our brothers and others.
Learn to love your brothers for who they are and clear your heart of any assumptions.
Let the sunshine come through.
May Allah guide us to help one another and to unite us in this dunya and the Hereafter.


Elections in Gaza

Yahya Sinwar won the leadership election in Gaza on March 12. He got 167 votes from the Gaza Shura as opposed to his rival Nizar Awadallah's 147 votes.
He has spent many years in Israeli prisons and is expected to be a strong leader against Israeli aggression.


Thosands Protest Strict Health Measures
[Courtesy Yahoo News]

Montreal police say they handed out 144 tickets and made 10 arrests during a protest Saturday against COVID-19 lockdown measures imposed by the Quebec government.

"From the beginning, we had police officers who intervened, made arrests and gave out fines for violation of health measures," said Montreal police spokesperson Manuel Couture.

As protesters moved through the streets they chanted slogans of "Liberty" and "Legault in prison."

While the march was mostly peaceful, police say some protesters threw projectiles at officers as the event was winding down.

Police confirm they used pepper spray to push back and disperse the small group.

Police say the arrests were made for obstruction, possession of a firearm, assault and assault on a police officer.

The tickets were handed out to those not wearing a mask at the demonstration, which drew several thousand people.

Protesters assembled around 12:30 p.m. at the intersection of McGill College and Sherbrooke Street, not far from the Montreal office of Premier Francois Legault.


Orders for Destruction of Uighur Muslims came from the top.
[Courtesy al-Jazeera]

In its Tuesday report, the Newlines Institute for Strategy and Policy said Chinese President Xi Jinping set in motion the effort to destroy Uighurs as a group when he launched the "People's War on Terror" in Xinjiang in 2014.

Newlines said its report was the first independent analysis of China's treatment of the Uighurs under the 1948 Convention on Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. It involved the contributions of more than 30 experts, who examined all available evidence that could be collected and verified, including Chinese government communications, witness testimony and analysis of satellite imagery.

The experts found "clear and convincing proof that China is responsible" for committing all five acts that constitute genocide, the report said.

These acts are: killing members of the group, causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group, deliberately inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about the group's physical destruction in whole or in part, imposing measures intended to prevent births and forcibly transferring children of the group to another group.

Mass deaths, forcible sterilisations

The report said there were credible reports of mass deaths under the mass internment drive, while Uighur leaders were selectively sentenced to death or sentenced to long-term imprisonment.

"Uyghurs are suffering from systematic torture and cruel, inhumane, and degrading treatment, including rape, sexual abuse, and public humiliation, both inside and outside the camps," it said.

Chinese authorities have also systematically imprisoned Uighurs in unliveable conditions, particularly men of childbearing years, while also transferring members of the ethnic group into forced physical labour and forcibly imposed birth prevention measures on Uighur women.

In 2019 alone, the Chinese "government planned to subject at least 80 percent of women of childbearing age in [Xinjiang] to sterilizations or IUD placements" it said, adding that the mass-birth prevention strategy meant that the population growth rates in the two largest Uighur prefectures decreased by 84 percent between 2015 and 2018.

Finally, with Uighur parents increasingly detained in internment and forced labour facilities, Uighur children are being sent to state-run orphanages and raised in Chinese-language environments, the report said.

One county in the city of Kashgar built 18 new orphanages in 2017 alone, the report said, while a Ministry of Education document revealed that between 2017 and 2019, the number of children separated from their families and placed into state-run boarding schools in the region increased by 76.9 percent.

The report said these policies are directly orchestrated by the highest levels of state, including Xi and the top officials of the Chinese Communist Party in Xinjiang. Government orders on Xinjiang used language such as "eradicate tumours" "wipe them out completely ... destroy them root and branch," "round up everyone," and "show absolutely no mercy", according to the report.

It said Xi also praised the "success" of the Xinjiang policies during a September 2020 speech.

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