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21 Rabi' al Thani 1443 AH - November 28 2021 Issue # 48, Newsletter #1943


 Dr Kaukab Siddique

Latest Khutba

Be outgoing. Da'wah is Essential. We must stop debating Each Other. Help the Children of Baltimore.

On November 26, Br. Kaukab Siddique gave the juma khutba at masjid Jamaat al-Muslimeen. in Baltimore. The prayer was led by Br. Ridwan who is from Nigeria.

The masjid was packed probably owing to the holiday.

Here are the main points of the khutba for widespread distribution over the Internet.
ادْعُ إِلِى سَبِيلِ رَبِّكَ بِالْحِك¨مَةِ وَالْمَو¨عِظَةِ الْحَسَن¤ةِ وَجَادِل¨هُم بِالَّتِ  هِيَ أَحْسَنُ إِنَّ رَبَّكَ هُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِمَن ضَلَّ عَن سَبِيلِه¦ وَهُوَ أَعْلَمُ بِالْمُه¨تَدِينَ
Sura 16, verse 125. Call unto the way of thy Lord with wisdom and fair exhortation, and reason with them in the better way. Lo! thy Lord is Best Aware of him who strays from His way, and He is Best Aware of those who go aright.
  1. After praising Allah and sending salutations to Muhammad, pbuh, his family, companions and wives and all the prophets and messengers, including Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus, Ayat a-Kursi from sura al-Baqara was recited.

  2. Alhamdulillah, Masjid Jamaat has become financially independent through donations from the community. We have never accepted funds from any government and any government affiliate.

  3. We have Muslims who are professional in security. Its a safe place. No Zionist or other can stumble in here and create a mess, inshaAllah.

  4. We started in the basement and now we have nice carpets from one end of the little masjid to the other. Mices and heaters work.
    Repairs downstairs are pending.

  5. To worship Allah, we must reach out to the people among whom we live. Inviting people to Islam is essential to the Islamic way of life.

  6. Part 2.

  7. Reaching out to the larger, non-Muslim community, will have a great benefit. It will save us from debating each other. Start with our families but don't get stuck there owing to the familiarity factor. All non-Muslims are potential Muslims but we do not invite non-Muslims and politicians to speak in the masjid.

  8. If you can give time for da'wah, talk to the shoora members of this masjid and the 6 khateebs we have, alhamdulillah. Learn the proper manners..

  9. I am starting a fund to help the needy people of Baltimore. There are so many children in this city and single moms who need help. Often the children are hungry or don't have books, pens, crayons, pencils and notebooks. Sports goods are a big help.

  10. The Prophet, pbuh, was often alone as a Muslim in the city of Makka. Support came very slowly but he never gave up.

  11. Read the Qur'an. Allah wants us to do Da'wah. It is a requirement.

When there is a command from Allah, what other persuasion do we need?



Important Islamic Meeting in Qatar: JI leader & Taliban.
by Qaiser Sharif

LAHORE: November 25: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq has held a meeting with Afghanistan Minister for Minerals and Petroleum Maulvi Shahabuddin Delawar in Doha Qatar.

According to a statement issued from Mansoora on Thursday, both leaders discussed Afghanistan situation and matters of mutual interests during the meeting.

Delawar is senior Taliban leader and founding member of their negotiating team based in Qatar. Sirajul Haq is on five-day tour of the gulf country. JI foreign affairs department director Asif Luqman Qazi was also present in the meeting.

Talking to Afghan minister, Sirajul Haqsaid Afghanistan needed peace and development. He asked the Islamic world to recognize Taliban government and support it to build infrastructure in the war-torn country. Highlighting that over 20 million people in Afghanistan were living below poverty lines and needed quick humanitarian support, he appealed to the international organizations, the UNO and Muslim charities to extend their support to the people. He said Afghan population needed food and shelter and its duty of the world to support them.

Sirajul Haq made the same appeal during his visit to the Doha head office of International Union of Muslim Scholars. The Union represents known scholars of 44 Islamic countries. He highlighted the need of Ummah's unity during his meetings with Taliban leader and religious scholars.

War News

 War News


November 26. Two Pakistani troops were killed in a mujahideen attack in northern Waziristan.

[It is difficult to know real losses because journalists are not allowed and the army controls the info.]


Indian atrocities are reported but again the news is controlled by the Indian government.

Nov 28.
Five Kurdish peshmarga were killed and 4 wounded in ISIS bombing south of Sulaimaniyah


Russian bombing Continues. Iranians expel 20,000, establish Shia centers.

SOHR report.
November 28. Near Saraqib city in Idlib province, Islamic group Fath al Mubeen and Assad regime exchanged heavy machine gun fire.

Earlier the road to Damascus was blocked by the clashes.

Hasakeh province. A convoy of 50 American and allied trucks brought weaponry and supplies for SDF from Iraq [Kurdistan].

Assad regime forces fired 50 rockets at the opposition in Jabal Zawiyah area [southern Idlb province]

November 27. In Manbig city, eastern Aleppo province, 2 women and 2 children were killed in a bomb attack probably by Kurdish terrorists.

Protests by families in Hasakeh province against recruitment of minor girls by local militia.

More than 20,000 people have been expelled from their villages in Deir ez Zor province by Iran-backed militia.

In the desert of al-Raqqa province,, Russia launched air strikes, killing 8 ISIS fighters and injuring 15.

In the Ain Isa area near M4 highway [al-Raqqa province], US backed SDF and Turkey backed Syrians clashed with heavy weapons.

November 26. Heavy air strikes by Russia against ISIS in Deir ez Zor province.

November 25. Turkey in reinforcements after Russia bombed pro-Turkey militia in Idlib countryside.

US fired long range missiles from Tanaf but results are not known.

November 24, Israeli missiles hit the suburbs of Homs killing 3 Assad troops and 2 Lebanese Hizb soldiers. No response by Syria.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Men can be Victims of False Rape Accusations
by Sis. Aisha
Jamaat al-Muslimeen

In recent months, there has been a surge of men having their wrongful convictions overturned after spending decades in prison.

On November 24th, a former marine, Anthony Broadwater, 61, was cleared in the 1981 rape of author Alice Sebold, 58. Sebold was brutally raped while a student in Syracuse, NY. She wrote about her ordeal in her memoir, "Lucky." The book was about to be turned into a film when executive producer Tim Mucciante put it on hold. He noticed inconsistencies in the accounts given in the film's script and the book. He hired a private investigator to do some research and discovered questionable evidence was used in the conviction.

Alice Sebold went to the police after she believed she saw the man who raped her in a park. Police told her that Anthony Broadwater was likely her rapist. Although Sebold could not identify Broadwater in a police lineup, the trial went on anyway. In fact, Sebold identified another man, who she later said looked similar to Broadwater. The prosecutor, at that time, lied and told Sebold that both men were friends and appeared in the lineup to trick her. It was while she was on the witness stand that Sebold, eventually, identified Broadwater as her attacker.

Broadwater did not stand a chance. The psychological manipulation of a crime victim "identifying" her attacker after the police and prosecutor have decided he is the perpetrator has led to many wrongful convictions, as well as victims, being victimized all over again, but this time by the system.

An "expert" claimed that microscopic hair analysis tied Anthony Broadwater to the rape, a type of analysis that the U.S. Department of Justice has since declared is junk science. Broadwater was convicted and spent 16 years in jail. After his release in 1999, he had to register as a sex offender. His experience has hurt his relationship with his family and friends. Even after being married, he decided against having any children out of fear of them being stigmatized by his rape conviction.

Executive Producer Tim Mucciante is being praised for taking the initiative to look into this rape case. Since the rape conviction has been tossed out, it has been learned that the film adaptation for Alice Sebold's book "Lucky" has been canceled due to a loss of financing months ago. It was in June 2021 that Mucciante put the project on hold to conduct his investigation. Alice Sebold has yet to comment on this overturned conviction in her rape case.

(Sources: &

Invitation to Think

 Invitation to Think

Indian Muslims: the victims of Hindutva war savagery

Dr. Firoz Mahboob Kamal

The Hindutva war

The Hindutva fascists formed the world's largest Non-Government Organisation (NGO) called Rashtriya Shevok Sangha (RSS) not to share goodwill with the minority Muslim compatriots, but to build up ideological militancy among its members. The targets of the assault are the Muslims. They raise slogans that the Indian Muslims have only two destinations: either to Pakistan or to the graveyard. It tells a lot about the virulence of the Hindutva ideology. It was created with the sole objective to make India a Hindu state. (Andersen, Walter; Damla, Shridhar, 1987). When M.S Golwalker became the RSS President in 1940, he set it a goal not to fight against the British. (M.S Golwalkar, 1974). During the British raj, the aim was to gain strength and to make RSS war-ready to fight against the Muslims after the departure of the British. And now they are engaged in that war.

Some people postulate that Hindutva ideology was a reaction to the creation of Pakistan. It is not true. There was a Hindutva hype even long before the creation of Pakistan. From day one of its inception in 1925, the RSS was focused on mobilizing and strengthening the Hindutva recruits with a singular objective to cleanse Muslims. In 1927, within two years of its creation, the RSS launched its first Muslim cleansing operation in its birthplace in Nagpur - a city in Maharashtra. Its militants launched an organized attack against the local Muslims and the campaign went on for 3 days and forced the Muslims to leave the city. Truly, the creation of Pakistan in 1947 infuriated the RSS cadres further -as if Pakistan has cut into pieces their mother India. After the end of the British colonial rule, they intensified their war against the captive Muslims. They consider every Indian Muslim a traitor cum termite and a Pakistani inside. (Ashish Nandi, 2002).

For its terrorist activities, the RSS was banned 4 times: in 1947, 1948, 1975-77, and 1992. During the British raj, it was banned for its communal terrorism by the provincial government of Punjab in 1947. In 1948, it was banned for killing Gandhi. In 1992, it was banned for destroying the historic Babri Mosque. Since Narendra Modi -a lifelong member of RSS, became the Prime Minister, everything changed. The RSS is no more alone in its mission. Along with this non-state fascist outfit, the whole state apparatus, the media, the police, and the army are now working hand in hand to attain the Hindutva objective.

The cross-party epidemic

A war is fought not only on the battlefields but also on the ideological, cultural, and economic premises. Hindutva literature tells about such an inclusive war against the Muslims. All RSS compounds all over India indeed work as mini cantonments to train fighters for such a war. In fact, such a war has already been imposed on all the sectors of Muslim life in India. They want not only the full surrender of the Muslims but also the full decimation, demoralization, and de-Islamisation of the Muslims. For that, they have even deployed violent criminals as fighters to lynch, rape, torture, and kill Muslims even on local streets, public premises, and domestic grounds. Thus, the Hindutva war has entered into every arena of Muslim presence and impacted every aspect of Muslim lives.

Malaria in India doesn't differ from malaria in Europe. The same is true for an ideological disease. Therefore, whatever the German fascists did against the Jews in Europe, the Hindutva fascists are doing the same against the Indian Muslims. Like a virus, a toxic ideology too never stays confined within the premise of a single political, religious or terrorist outfit. It shows a cross-party, cross-country, and cross-border epidemic. India is a classic example. Therefore, its Hindutva epidemic has overwhelmed not only its culture, politics, media, and education but also the whole spectrum of life. Hence, the anti-Muslim hatred in Indian politics is not the monopoly of the RSS-BJP axis, the parties like the Indian National Congress and many others have also been infected with the same toxicity.

Following examples may help understand the gravity of the issue.

The spell of the Hindutva venom on Congress politics was fully exposed during the election campaign of 1989. To appease the Hindu voters, Rajiv Gandhi -the Congress Party's sitting Prime Minister attempted to snatch the Hindutva mantra from the RSS-BJP family by outplaying the issue. For that, he borrowed the Hindutva strategy of L.K. Advani -the BJP leader. He started his campaign from the district of Faizabad -known for its historic Babri Mosque. Dispelling the previous secular stand of the Congress, Rajiv Gandhi took the banner of the Hindutva agenda in his own hand. He promised to inaugurate Rama Rajya -the rule and the kingdom of Rama, in India. (Pradeep Nayak, 1993).

It was a clear departure from the declared political ideology of Congress. He even opened the door of the Babri Mosque for the Hindu worshippers -which was strategically avoided by every Congress and non-Congress government in the past. But Rajiv Gandhi displayed his sheer lack of political wisdom and foresightedness. He gave preference to getting more Hindu votes over esteemed values, justice, and respect for the minority rights. Such siding with the Hindu majority and robust Hindutva radicalization of the Congress Party by Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi prompted the Muslims to quickly leave the Congress. In the national election, his trick to amass Hindu votes didn't work. He failed to defeat the old vanguards of the Hindutva like BJP. As a result of losing the Muslim votes, the Congress ceased to exist anymore as an electable contender of power in Indian national politics. It could only show up as an insignificant regional party in some smaller states.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

'Destiny in the Womb
[Hadith Sahih Muslim.]

'Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu'.


Abdullah B. Mas'ud (Allāh be pleased with him) reported that
PROPHET [peace be upon him] said...
' Verily your creation is on this wise.
The constituents of one of you are collected for Forty (40) days in his Mother's womb in the form of blood~ after which it becomes a clot of blood in another period of forty (40) days.
Then it becomes a lump of flesh and forty (40) days later ALLAH sends HIS Angel to it with instructions concerning four (4) things ! so the Angel writes down
  1. his Livelihood,
  2. his Death,
  3. his Deeds,
  4. his Fortune & Misfortune.

By Him, besides whom there is no God, that one amongst you acts like the people deserving Paradise until between him and Paradise there remains but the distance of a cubit ! when suddenly the writing of destiny overcomes him and he begins to act like the denizens of hell and thus enters hell !

and another one acts in the way of the denizens of hell, until there remains between him and hell a distance of a cubit, that the writing of destiny overcomes him and then he begins to act like the people of Paradise ! and Enters Paradise !

~ My 'Salaams' to all ~
~ Y A S M I N ~
 Sis Yasmin

"Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah"
"All that is on earth will Perish. But will abide {Forever} the Face of thy Lord, full of Majesty, Bounty and Honor"
{'Qur'an'- Surah Al-Rahman-55.26-27 }
{Source: 'Sahih Muslim'~ {Kitab ul Qadr} Ch # 1 Book # 33 ~ Hadith # 6390}

Hadith of the Week

Narrated by 'Umar bin Al-Khattab, r.a.: Once a Jew said to me,
"O the chief of believers! There is a verse in your Holy Book which is read by all of you (Muslims), and had it been revealed to us, we would have taken that day on which it was revealed as a day of celebration." 'Umar bin Al-Khattab asked,"Which is that verse?" The Jew replied, "This day I have perfected your religion For you, completed
My favor upon you, And have chosen for you Islam as your religion." (5:3)
'Umar replied, "No doubt, we know when and where this verse was revealed to the Prophet. It was Friday and the Prophet was standing at'Arafat (the Day of Hajj)"

Bukhari, Volume 1, Book 2, # 43
 Sis Kristi

[With thanks to Sis. Kristi]

 Islamic Thought

Be like a river
Imam Badi Ali

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!
Remember river brings blessing and produces life wherever it goes.
Ya Allah, Accept our good deeds & acts of sacrifice and giving

Grant us what is best for us. Ameen.


Canadian Appeal

A rally in the Canadian city of Winnipeg called on the government to protect
Palestinian children.


November 27
Kazakh Muslims Speak about terrible Experiences of UIghurs in China.
[Courtesy Bitter Winter]

Uyghurs are being exposed to a catalogue of psychological harm as they run the gauntlet of China's crackdown in their homeland.

As international experts, journalists and activists gathered last week in the UK's northern city of Newcastle, home of CCP-sanctioned Jo Smith Finlay, for a landmark conference to debate the so-called Genocide of the Uyghur people, the mental and spiritual trauma suffered by not only those at home but the tens of thousands stranded exiles overseas was high on the agenda.

Rahima Mahmut, director of the UK branch of the World Uyghur Congress who often translates and interprets for the diaspora, finds herself constantly traumatised by one testimony after the other of former detainees who are broken by their experiences in the camps. Both those who have been abused and those who had to watch or clear up afterwards are permanently scarred by their experiences, she recounted.

From her experiences listening to harrowing accounts, rape, she said, seems to be one of the primary weapons used by the CCP to not only hurt and break the women, but also to humiliate the men. Women in Uyghur culture, she explained, are the primary teachers of the young and the carriers of culture. "This is a deliberate attempt by the government to destroy women who give birth, educate their children, and pass on the culture, language and history," she said.

Asked whether evidence of systematic rape in the camps was sound, Mahmut described the anguish of Gulzira Auelkhan, a Kazakh woman who had worked in a camp after she was called in, as a woman, to translate. Only after she had reached the safety of the "free" West had she felt able to speak frankly about her ordeal. Through witnessing the spontaneous, convulsive gasps and tears, as her story came tumbling out, Mahmut became convinced of its authenticity.

Auelkhan's job as a Kazakh in the camp had been to undress girls chosen for their youth and beauty and prepare them for Han men who had paid for their services. She had to tie them down, and clean up afterwards. "She sobbed uncontrollably as she told her story," said Mahmut. "She will suffer long term psychological damage, as will all the women in exile who have close contact with survivors." Mahmut described the widespread trauma of her community which she explained was breaking the spirit of her people. "There are so many emotionally destroyed women in our community," she said. "The pain is too difficult to bear."

Many diaspora women have been torn from their children. Unable to obtain passports for some of them, for the sake of the others, they were forced to abandon the rest, often with relatives or friends. "Some have lost three or four children," she recounted. "This is an intolerable pain they live with every day."

The need for psychological support was critical, she said. "Many have severe mental health conditions. They are depressed and anxious and this is something that will never go away."

Fearing that this is a CCP tactic to destroy women's strengths and intellects, Mahmut feels it is important not to give in. She described another camp survivor, Tursunay Ziawudun, who had been systematically raped over her nine month internment and had concluded the purpose was "designed to destroy everyone's spirit."

"But we must carry our culture using whatever talents God has given us, whether it is music or poetry, or other gifts," said Mahmut defiantly. "These accounts push us to continue our spirit found in our music, our history and our stories."

"It's my duty to carry on this spirit," she said, "and to make sure it is carried on in the future. We will continue to survive."

"I try not to allow the CCP to win," said Mahmut.

 Remember Prisoners

Jamaat al-Muslimeen urges President Biden to release Islamic prisoners against whom no charges have been brought in GTMO.

Railroaded prisoners like Dr. Aafia and Imam Jamil should be released without further ado.

 Social Media

Via Facebook
November 21 issue of New Trend reached 124,319 Muslims including 1864 women.

10,000 to Indonesia, 10, 000 to Turkey, 20,000 to Pakistan, 15,000 to Bangladesh approximately.

Main items [summarized] in this issue were:
Sis. Nadrat brought petition for Aafia release right up to prison in Texas. [blog]

Egypt, Jordan, Bahrain, UAE etc rulers cooperating with oppressors. [Dr. Siddique]

What Happened to Pakistan? [Dr. Firoz Kamal]

Syria: Mujahideen killed Assad's Major battle {SOHR]

Parents in NY protest forced medication [Sis. Aisha]

Malcolm X. Mystery still unsolved.[Slate]

Allah is testing us. [Sis. Yasmin]

NPR ignoring Palestine, focusing on condemning Hitler 75 years too late! [Siddique]

America Ignoring Chinese Uighur refugees but criticizing China. [Grundge. com]

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show

 Think About It

Thousands Protested in Islamabad against Unemployment.

LAHORE: November 28: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Sirajul Haqhas said the military establishment provided backing for the formation of incumbent and former governments in Pakistan.

"Establishment should stop interfere in politics if it wants to avoid public criticism," he added while addressing the participants of youth march in Islamabad.

The JI Youth Pakistan organized the march of unemployed educated people from across the country in the federal capital to protest against the joblessness and inflation.

Thousands of participants of the march raised slogans against the anti-youth policies of the government. Reminding the prime minister his promise to create 10 million jobs, the protestors marched from Ambassy Road to D-Chowk and vowed to continue struggle for their rights until the rulers ensure provision of their rights.

Sirajul Haq said it had been proved after three years that PTI lacked capacity and vision to run the country. Unemployment and inflation were uncontrolled and more than 20 million children were out of schools due to poverty, he said, adding the ruling elite never paid attention to the common man issues whether it was the government of the PTI or the former regimes of the PML-N and the PPP.

The JI chief said the people from Karachi to Gwadar were protesting for their rights but the rulers were not willing to listen to their demands. He demanded the government address the demands of fishermen of Gwardar and ensure compensation to the Nasla Town affectees. He also raised the issue of missing persons, reminding the prime minister his old claims about the long lingering tragedy. He said the rulers must address the deprivations of the people of Balochistan. He hailed the struggle of the JI Karachi chapter Emir Hafiz Naeemur Rahman and JI Balochistan chapter Secretary General Maulana Hidayatur Rahman for fighting for the rights of the residents of Karachi and Gwadar. He also congratulated JI Youth President Zubair Gondal for organizing a peaceful and successful march of the youth.

Sirajul Haq said the nation must stand for their rights and launch a peaceful struggle to get rid of the ruling elite. He said youth instead of being hopeless, should fight against the oppressors. He said the country could not go ahead without sending home the feudal lords and agents of the status quo.

JI secretary general Ameerul Azim and other leaders also spoke on occasion.



Heavy Fighting
President is at the frontlines.

Ethiopian fighting spilled into Sudan. 6 killed

ADF led by Islamic State fighters
are at the northern Uganda border .

2021-12-04 Sat 14:08:17 ct