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4 Shawwal 1442 A.H. - May 16 2021 Issue # 20, Newsletter #1915


 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Usman, r,a,, the Greatest Sahabi.. :Part 2.
Relevance to our Current Issues in America and Palestine-Kashmir-China

Part 1 was about the great love the Prophet, pbuh, had for Usman, r.a, No one has ever had two daughters of a prophet married to him as Usman, r.a. had and he gave them great love and compassion and cared for them during their deteriorating health and their final days.

As documented in Ibn Saad's Tabaqat, the Propher, pbuh, made Usman, r.a., the leader of Madinah when he went out twice with a small force to investigate the military activities of tribes which were reported to be threatening the Muslims. He trusted Usman, r..a, as a responsible leader.

A central issue in the life of the Prophet, ;pbuh, happened when he went forth with his Companions on a peaceful mission to Makka to fulfil the rites of Umra.

Although fighting was not part of his mission, the pagans in Makka were very hostile and attacked his envoy when he tried to enter Makka. He barely survived. Umar, r.a,, advised the Prophet, pbuh, to send Usman, r,a,, to tell the people of Makkah that the Muslims had come on a mission of peace only for the rites of Umra. . Umar, r.a., said that some of the people of Makka were not hostile to Usman, r.a., owing to his relationships and social prestige.

Usman, r.a., tried to enter Makka but he was stopped by the unbelievers and it became a threatening situation. He explained that the Muslims had come in peace but they would not listen. However one of the tribesmen gave him protection and he was able to enter the city, He was able to meet the persecuted Muslims imprisoned in Makka and gave them the message of hope.

He also met the chiefs and gave them the message of Islam but they were very arrogant and told him in hostile language that we we will see how he {Muhammad, peace be upon him} can ever enter Makka.

Then they tried to win him over and said that he could have the privilege of going around [tawaf] of the Ka'aba, a very special privilege. He refused.

Owing to delays in Usman's, r.a, returning to the Muslims camped outside Makka, the rumor spread that he had been killed or imprisoned. The Prophet, pbuh, called on the Muslims to pledge with him to fight to the death to save Usman, r.a. This is known as the the pledge of Ridwan, at a tree in the area.

When the Prophet, pbuh, pledged to fight, he used his right hand to represent Usman,r.a., This was the highest honor any Muslim received, that Usman, r.a, was part of the Prophet, pbuh. [The pledge is recorded in the Sahih of Bukhari,]

The Qur'an gives the highest praise to those who took the pledge, with Muhammad's pbuh hand representing the hand of Usman, :

:"Indeed :those who pledged allegiance to you [O Muhammad] - they actually pledged allegiance to Allah. The Hand of Allah is over their hands.... [The Qur'an 48 10.] "Certainly was Allah pleased with the believers when they pledged allegiance to you [O Muhammads] under the tree...] 48:18]

The following guidance can be drawn from this important incident:

  1. Islam does not cooperate with oppressors.

  2. Peace does not mean cooperation.

  3. If the enemy threatens war, be prepared to fight.

  4. If a representative of Islam is captured or surrounded, the entire community must unite to get the surrounded Muslim freed. [This would apply to Aafia Siddiqui and Imam Jamil. United mobilization is required.]

  5. The representative must not allow the enemy to give him extra nice treatment to coopt the representative . [The Prophet, was pleased that Usman, r.a., did not accept the offer to do tawaf of the Ka'aba. [Tabari, Riyad un Nadirah ]

  6. When meeting the suppressed Muslims within the enemy territory, give the honest Islamic message. [Notice how the sold out imams in USA claim that America is right in seeing mujahideen as "terrorists.}

  7. Same rule applies when meeting the leaders of the Kuffar. Usman, r.a., did not mince his words.

On the international level, Muslims are being oppressed around the globe, particularly in Palestine, Kashmir and China.
[to be continued.]

We are trying to start a new study circle for understanding the Qur'an and hadith. This is only for Muslims willing to travel to Harford county of Maryland.
If you are interested please email:

War News

 War News

Quite a Surprise for Israeli Jews! How Could Defenseless Palestinians take so much Punishment and Not Surrender?

No air force or anti-aircraft guns oppose the Israeli late model Jets, so the Israeli air force is having a field day.

[New Trend report]
On May 15 the death toll for the people of Gaza had reached 145 killed including 40 children and about a thousand wounded.

Only 8 Israeli Jews killed and about 40 wounded.

However the real story is not in the statistics.

If you watch facebook , almost every day Israeli Jews, politely known as "settlers," beat up Palestinian civilians including little children and occupy their homes after throwing out their possessions.

This time the Israeli Jews overdid it. They decided to occupy the Shaikh Jarrah area of hoiy Jerusalem. The Muslims protested at Masjid al-Aqsa, the third holiest mosque of Islam. The Israeli Jews rushed in and desecrated the mosque and, backed by police, bullied the defenseless Muslims.

The militants in Gaza took umbrage at the desecration of the holy mosque and fired a few rockets which did no harm to anyone,

At this the Israeli Jews decided to teach a lesson to those who fire these puny rockets every now and then. So we have Israeli air strikes and the Israeli claim that they are defending themselves.

That's when the surprise happened. The militants, said to be the Islamic group known as Hamas, fired several hundred rockets.

The Israeli Jews feel secure in the security system which America has provided them. However with . several hundred rockets coming in even the American technology could not shoot down all of them. Here and there they terrified the occupation population and and the Israeli Jews were terrified at the very sound of the rockets.

The so called IDF, Israeli Jewish pilots who are used to hitting soft targets, went into heroic action and started bombing Gaza left and right.

Instead of stopping, those pesky rockets came in even larger numbers and one settler even got killed.

The IDF tried again. Hamas fired even more rockets.

The Jewish population is used to living in plush conditions, with swimming pools attached to the the lands they have stolen.

Remember when some of Saddam's missiles reached the Israeli Jews, scores of them died of heart failure.

The IDF is now under orders to destroy Islamic resistance. So, unhindered, these heroic Jewish pilots go around bombing at random with no air force or even anti-aircraft fire to oppose them.

Lo and behold another barrage of Hamas rockets. The mujaheddin are getting better at it. The American system is in shock because of the multiple directions the rockets are coming from.

Still very few Jewish Israeli casualties but the occupiers are jumping into basements, terrified at the sound of sirens which are screaming before any rockets make it.

The Jewish pilots are getting harried. Today they tried to silence the opposing media and in the process killed 8 more children and the mother of three of them who had come for Eid. [May 15]

The Palestinian protests have spread across the West Bank in support of Gaza. In the city of Lod, Arabs living under Israeli have been fighting Israelis with their bare hands, in the streets.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Remember Lynne Stewart who defended the Blind Shaykh and other defense attorneys who defend their clients to the hilt and are punished for it.
by Sis. Aisha
Jamaat al-Muslimeen New York.

Eid Mubarak
There have been some great attorneys I have known of who fought for their clients in very high-profile New York City cases only to be punished for it by the legal system.

Adam Abdul-Hakeem (formerly Larry Davis) credited Attorney Lynne Stewart for getting the most serious charges dismissed in his trial for attempting to murder nine NYPD officers and killing four drug dealers. It was later revealed during his trial that those same officers, who claimed to be arresting Abdul-Hakeem, were actually sent to kill him for refusing to continue to sell illegal drugs for them. Adam Abdul-Hakeem was, later convicted on weapons possession and given a very long sentence. In February 2008, he was murdered under mysterious circumstances while serving his sentence.

Of course, New Trend has publicized Lynne Stewart's efforts to defend Sheikh Omar Abdel-Rahman, who was blind and diabetic, against weak government charges. Her punishment was jail time for herself and her paralegal, Ahmed Abdel-Sattar, for merely sending messages about the Sheikh's well-being to his family and followers. Although she was sentenced to ten years on trumped-up charges, she was given compassionate release because of her terminal breast cancer diagnosis. Ahmed Abdel-Sattar is still a political prisoner.

Colin A. Moore's legal license was suspended in New York State for three years for maltreatment of clients. He accused his arch-nemesis, former Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes, of a witch-hunt for defending the boycott of racist Korean grocers operating in Black communities. Attorney Colin A. Moore was suspended from practicing law in New York beginning in 1994. But, in 2011, he was disbarred for his role in defending Korey Wise in the Central Park Jogger Rape Case.

Attorney Alton H. Maddox Jr was illegally disbarred from practicing law in New York State because he angered then-Attorney General Robert Abrams by helping Reverand Al Sharpton beat a sixty-seven count indictment! According to The Community Cop Show co-host Michael Greys, Alton Maddox destroyed arguments for each indictment and was able to get Sharpton off without needing to call any witnesses. Sharpton was accused of stealing $250K from his own charity, in 1990. It was also around this time that Father Bruce Ritter, founder of Covenant House, had been accused of sexually abusing young male prostitutes. Abrams decided to go after Maddox.

After Derek Chauvin's guilty verdict, Al "The Shark" Sharpton and Benjamin "The Chump" Crump held a long press conference that was seen on many channels, including sports stations. Michael Greys called this a theatrical performance by two of the greatest performers in Sharpton and Crump. Although it was Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison, an avowed Muslim Zionist, who won the case, Sharpton went on with his effusive praise of Attorney Benjamin Crump, including calling him the Attorney General for Black America! Instead, Michael Greys referred to Benjamin Crump as a "Settlement Czar." He reached multi-million dollar settlements for George Floyd's, Breonna Taylor's, and Eric Garner's Families, to name a few.

The true Attorneys-at-War are the Lynne Stewarts, Colin Moores, and Alton Maddoxes out there. These were defense attorneys who defended clients even at the expense of their own careers or lives! But, their own legal system illegally attacked them for challenging unjust charges brought by district attorneys. The media does not want you to know that these types of attorneys exist. They want us to focus on financial settlements.

This press conference was set up by the White Establishment to let Black America know that Rev. Al Sharpton and Attorney Benjamin Crump are their guys to contact in police criminality matters. But, The Community Cop co-host Noel Leader cautioned that this celebratory press conference may have been premature because three of Derek Chauvin's cohorts are still walking around free while they await trial. They stood by and protected Derek Chauvin while he snuffed the life out of George Floyd. So, there is still more justice to get for George Floyd. Justice has not even begun because Chauvin has not been sentenced and his attorney is looking for every excuse to get a new trial. So, hold any applause until the sentencing phases have been completed. Keep in mind that there are three phases: arrest, prosecution, and sentencing.

(Source: New York Times (5/25/1994), (3/3/1990), The Community Cop Show (5/1/2021))

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

Meet Top World War II Scholar David Irving: Target of Zionist-Jewish Revenge. Why?
by Kaukab Siddique

Sometime back I had the honor of meeting David Irving. He was addressing a group in Baltimore about his latest research work on Heinrich Himmler, leader of the elite SS forces which served Germany under Hitler.

I came away with the impression that Mr. Irving is no "holocaust denier." I wish some Jews had been there to hear him. They would have stopped their campaign against him.

Mr. Irving's "problem" is that he only publishes information which is the result of his original research and for which there is documentary evidence. No hearsay or secondary sources are acceptable to a man who has the tools to find out for himself now that classified information about the war is available.

Where David Irving finds documentation for German atrocities against Jews, Poles and Russians or anyone else, he has the moral courage to accept them. Similarly where he finds atrocities documented against Germans, he mentions them. Thus he is disliked by all those who want to cling to war time propaganda and hate.

To me, it's obvious from Irving's writings and those of many others, that there were no angels in World War II. For Muslims, it is important to know that Jews did suffer tremendously during World War II but they were not the only victims. Germans suffered as much or even more, as the recent books on the war show. There is no point in painting Hitler as the source of all evil when the scholarly works clearly show the genocidal activities of Stalin, Churchill and Roosevelt as well, along with the crimes of minor actors.

What the Jewish organizations have done to Irving is horrific for all those who believe in freedom of expression. He cannot get his books published. He cannot get his books distributed . What makes him irksome for the Jewish-Zionist establishment is that he won't admit defeat. He publishes his own books [beautifully produced] and sellss them himself. Even then the Jews pursue him to stop him from selling his books and he has to hold these scholarly meetings in secrecy with no open publicity. He is growing old with various ailments but the fire of truth burns in him as before.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

Bismillaahir Rahmaanir Raheem
As Salaam Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakaatuhu.
Hold Fast to the Rope of Allah.
وَاعْتَص¦iُواْ بِحَبْلِ اللّهِ جَمِيعًا وَلاَ تَفَرَّق¥lاْ وَاذْكُر¥lاْ نِعْمَتَ اللّهِ عَلَيْكُ¥v إِذْ كُنتُمْ أَعْدَاء فَأَلَّف¤ بَيْنَ قُلُوبِك¥iْ فَأَصْب̶َْتُم بِنِعْمَ&ِهِ إِخْوَان¡¯ وَكُنتُم¨ عَلَىَ شَفَا حُفْرَةٍ مِّنَ النَّارِ فَأَنقَذ¤gُم مِّنْهَا
كَذَلِكَ يُبَيِّن¥ اللّهُ لَكُمْ آيَاتِهِ لَعَلَّك¥iْ تَهْتَدُ¨jَ
And hold fast, all of you together, to the Rope of Allaah (i.e. this Qur'aan), and be not divided among yourselves, and remember Allaah's Favour on you, for you were enemies one to another but He joined your hearts together, so that, by His Grace, you became brethren (in Islaamic Faith), and you were on the brink of a pit of Fire, and He saved you from it. Thus Allaah makes His Aayaat (proofs, evidences, verses, lessons, signs, revelations, etc.,) clear to you, that you may be guided.}
[Source ~ 'Qur'aan'~ Aal-'Imraan 3: A #103]
Ibnul Qayyim رحمه الله said:
"Holding on to the Rope of Allaah is security from misguidance and holding fast to Allaah Himself is security from destruction."
Ibn 'Abbaas رضي الله عنهم said:
"Holding on to the Rope of Allaah is holding on to the Deen of Allah."
Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه said:
"It is the Jama'ah" and he said "and upon you is to hold on to the Jama'ah as it is the Rope of Allaah that He has ordered us with and this holding fast together is better than being apart."
Ibn Mas'ood رضي الله عنه and others also said...
"It is the Qur'aan."

And in a narration from Ibn Mas'ood it is reported that the Prophet ~ صلى الله عليه و على آله و سلم said:
"The Qur'aan is the Rope of Allaah and it is the light which guides and it is the medicine that is beneficial and it is what protects from destruction."
And it is reported that 'Alee رضي الله عنه said that the Prophet صلى الله عليه و سلم said:
"The Qur'aan is the strong Rope of Allaah and it is the Wise Remembrance and it is the Straight Path.
And it is what the tongue cannot deviate from.
And no matter how much it is repeated it cannot be worn out (by being read too much) and the 'Ulamaa' (scholars) do not get enough of it."
~'Salaams' to All~
~ Sis Yasmin~
 3 roses

"All that is on earth will Perish. But will abide {Forever} the Face of thy Lord, full of Majesty, Bounty and Honour"
{'Qur'aan'- Surah Al-Rahman-55.26-27 }

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by Um Salama, r.a.:
(the wife of the Prophet)

Allah's Apostle woke up one night in a state of terror and said, "Subhan Allah, How many treasures Allah has sent down! And how many afflictions have been sent down! Who will go and wake the lady dwellers (wives of the Prophet) up of these rooms (for prayers)?" He meant his wives, so that they might pray. He added, "A well-dressed (soul) in this world may be naked in the Hereafter."

Bukhari Volume 9, Book 88,# 189
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Special Dua

Du'a for Palestine and our Political Prisoners.

On May 13, an Eid lunch was organized in Perry Hall, Maryland, by Nadrat Siddique at a popular low price restaurant.

Br. Kaukab led a du'a for the victory of Palestine and defeat for the Zionist aggression.

The du'a was also held for political prisoners and oppressed people in USA.

[Right after du'a a call came from Political prisoner Ahmed Abdel Sattar: Using his one call for us. Eid Mubarak]
Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Islamic Thought

Masjid al-Aqsa

Protest in Greensboro, North Carolina
Du'a and Message from Imam Badi Ali
As-slamu alaikum,
Masjid al Aqsa will always matter to us.

In the whole history of Jerusalem, from the time of Prophet David (as) until now, the longest rule of this city belonged to Muslims.

Muslims maintained the sacredness of this city in the full sense of the word.

Muslims established and practiced the most tolerant multi-religious and multi-faith character of Jerusalem.

We need to work hard to promote humanity, unity, and work for social justice.

All Praise to Allah for a very successful protest for Palestine in Greensboro. May we see a free Palestine in our lifetime.

 Breaking News

German Re-awakening.
First Time in 70 Years.
Israeli Flags burned.

[This is written from the Israeli viewpoint but New Trend readers should remember that the real leader of Germany was the only European leader EVER to support Palestine. ]
[Criticism of Israel is a crime in puppet German regime.]

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's leading Jewish group on Thursday sharply condemned protests in front of a synagogue in the western city of Gelsenkirchen as "pure antisemitism."

Several other German cities including Berlin, Hamburg and Hannover have seen anti-Israeli protests over the past few days. At least two synagogues were attacked, and several Israeli flags were torn down and burned since the latest eruption of violence in Israel and the Gaza Strip.

The Central Council of Jews in Germany tweeted a video of dozens of protesters in Gelsenkirchen waving Palestinian and Turkish flags and yelling expletives about Jews.

"Jew hatred in the middle of Gelsenkirchen in front of the synagogue. The times in which Jews were cursed in the middle of the street should have long been over. This is pure antisemitism, nothing else!" the group tweeted.

The German government repeatedly condemned anti-Israeli and antisemitic attacks earlier this week and said that "the perpetrators must be found and held responsible and Jewish institutions must be protected thoroughly."

On Thursday, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas told Funke Media Group that "there must be zero tolerance for attacks on synagogues in our country."

"All of us are called on to make it very clear that we do not accept if Jews in Germany are made responsible for the events in the Middle East — neither in the streets nor on social media," Maas added.

The protests in Gelsenkirchen on Wednesday were dispersed by police, German news agency dpa reported, but authorities reported further incidents in other parts of the country.

Some cities which had hoisted Israeli flags in front of their city halls on Wednesday in remembrance of the start of German-Israeli diplomatic relations on May 12, 1965, reported that the flags were torn down and sometimes burned.

An Israeli flag in front of a city hall in the western town of Solingen was torn and burnt and two Israeli flags in Berlin were also torn down late Wednesday night.

On Tuesday night, police stopped 13 suspects in the western city of Muenster near a synagogue after an Israeli flag was burned there. In the western city of Bonn, police said several people damaged the entrance of a synagogue with stones and investigators found a burned flag as well. In nearby Duesseldorf, somebody burned garbage on top of a memorial for a former synagogue.

Several cities and states in Germany have since upped their security and raised police presence in front of Jewish institutions, dpa reported.

 Crumbling Minarets

Crumbling Minarets

Satellite images show 16,000 mosques had been partially or completely destroyed over the previous three years in China.

The Jiaman mosque in the city of Qira, in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang, is hidden behind high walls and Communist Party propaganda signs, leaving passersby with no indication that it is home to a religious site.

In late April, during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, two ethnic Uyghur women sat behind a tiny mesh grate, underneath a surveillance camera, inside the compound of what had long been the city's largest place of worship.

Reuters could not establish if the place was currently functioning as a mosque.

Within minutes of reporters arriving, four men in plain clothes showed up and took up positions around the site, locking gates to nearby residential buildings.

The men told the reporters it was illegal to take photos and to leave.

"There's no mosque here ... there has never been a mosque at this site," said one of the men in response to a question from Reuters if there was a mosque inside. He declined to identify himself.

Minarets on the building's four corners, visible in publicly available satellite images in 2019, have gone. A large blue metal box stood where the mosque's central dome had once been. It was not clear if it was a place of worship at the time the satellite images were taken.

In recent months, China has stepped up a campaign on state media and with government-arranged tours to counter the criticism of researchers, rights groups and former Xinjiang residents who say thousands of mosques have been targeted in a crackdown on the region's mostly Muslim Uyghur people.

Officials from Xinjiang and Beijing told reporters in Beijing that no religious sites had been forcibly destroyed or restricted and invited them to visit and report.

"Instead, we have taken a series of measures to protect them," Elijan Anayat, a spokesman for the Xinjiang government, said of mosques late last year.

China initially denied detaining people in detention camps, but has since said they are vocational training centres and that the people have "graduated" from them.

The government says there are more than 20,000 mosques in Xinjiang but no detailed data on their status is available.

Functioning mosques feature surveillance cameras and include Chinese flags and propaganda displays declaring loyalty to the ruling Communist Party.

In Changji, about 40 km west of the regional capital, Urumqi, green and red minarets of the city's Xinqu Mosque lay broken below a Chinese flag flying over the deserted building's courtyard.

Reuters analysed satellite imagery of 10 mosques in Changji city and visited six of them.

A total of 31 minarets and 12 green or gold domes had been removed within a period of two months after April 2018, according to dated images.

At several mosques, Islamic architecture was replaced with Chinese-style roofing.

These included Changji's Tianchi road mosque, whose gold dome and minarets were removed in 2018, according to publicly available satellite images.

The Xinjiang government did not respond to a request for comment on the state of mosques in the region.

Researchers at the Australian Strategic Policy Institute estimated in 2020, after a survey of 900 Xinjiang locations, that 16,000 mosques had been partially or completely destroyed over the previous three years.

Signs outside the Xinqu Mosque, with the crumbling minarets, said a housing development would soon be built on the site.


2021-05-16 Sun 21:06:37 ct