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21 Shawwal 1443 AH - May 22 2022 Issue # 21, Newsletter #1968


 Human Rights

Who is Sundiata Acoli?
by Kaukab Siddique, PhD

On May 21 I was invited to a meeting of a group known as the Spirit of Mandela. It is led by Br. JIhad Abdul Mumit and Dr. Aisha Muhammad. I have had friendly contacts with Br. Abdul Mumit over the decades and this was a great chance to talk to him by zoom.

This group and we all are celebrating the release of Sundiata Acoli, a Black Panther leader. The Spirit of Mandela has brought serious charges against the US regardng its treatment of Black people and people of color. It instituted a tribunal which brought a 5 point verdict against the US for crimes against humanity.

Here is what the court has decided about the release of Sundiata Acoli:

TRENTON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 10, 2022--
The New Jersey Supreme Court correctly upheld the law today, granting the release of 85-year-old Sundiata Acoli after serving more than 49 years in prison. The Supreme Court ruled that the parole board unlawfully denied Mr. Acoli's petition for release by claiming that he was a risk to public safety and noted that he has shown no substantial risk of recidivism or a risk to public safety.

Read the full decision here.

"The Parole Board's decision to deny Acoli parole is not supported by substantial evidence in the record or by a reasonable weighing of the relevant factors in N.J.A.C. 10A:71-3.11(b) that govern parole.

"Even under the most deferential standard of review, the Board has failed to prove by a preponderance of the evidence that there is a substantial likelihood that, if released on parole, Acoli will commit a crime. Acoli must be released because the statutory standards for granting parole have been met, without regard to extraneous factors like sympathy or passion or public opinion. (pp. 53-55) REVERSED."

"We applaud the New Jersey Supreme Court in granting Mr. Acoli's freedom and correcting the parole board's improper application of the law by denying his petition for release after serving more than 49 years in prison," said Soffiyah Elijah, Civil Rights attorney and one of the primary advocates for Acoli. "It's time now for Mr. Acoli to live the rest of his life in the loving care of his family and community," Elijah added.

"We appreciate and thank his thousands of supporters from the attorneys, individuals, and community organizations to those who submitted amicus briefs on his behalf to champion his freedom; freedom that is rightfully his. We strongly hope that Mr. Acoli's freedom will bring attention to the thousands of elders like him trapped in the New Jersey prison system," Elijah concluded.



Army Chief Praises his men. Not Clear whom are they Fighting.

MAY 18, 2022
RAWALPINDI: Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa on Wednesday conferred military awards to Army personnel for their acts of gallantry during operations and meritorious services rendered to the nation. The GHQ Investiture ceremony was held at General Headquarters (GHQ) Rawalpindi, said an Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) media release.

Families of Shuhada (martyrs) have also attended the ceremony. As many as 48 officers were awarded Sitara-i-Imtiaz (Military). Seven officers, three Junior Commissioned Officers (JCOs) and 30 Soldiers were awarded Tamgha-i-Basalat. The medals of Shuhada were received by their family members. A large number of senior Army officers and families of award recipients attended the ceremony.

APP May 19.
Muslims must Affirm Finality of Prophethood..[pbuh]

LAHORE: The Punjab government has issued a formal notification for the inclusion of Khatm-i-Nabuwwat oath in Nikah Nama (marriage certificate).

According to a handout issued here on Wednesday, the Secretary of Local Government and Community Development had made an amendment in Punjab Muslim family rules after approval from Law department and Parliamentary Affairs.

After this decision, it would be mandatory for Muslim couples to make a solemn pledge of Khatm-i-Nabuwwat at the time of 'Nikah'.

War News

 War News


Mariupol's final defenders have surrendered. All 2000 of them are in Russian hands.

The civilians too have been evacuated.

The slow Russian advance continues.

There are many questions. If Kiev is in full control of its areas with the Russians not too far, how do top western leaders reach Kiev. Even Nancy Pelosi and PM Johnson of UK reached Kiev. Huge western shipments of western weapons reach Kiev. Is this a real war or the Russians are idiots?

If they want to kill civilians, how did half a million refugees escape in good shape?

{Mariupol fought for 3 months and then surrendered. Mosul in Iraq was defended by ISIS for 9 months against combined western powers and Iran and was never praised. Why?]


Iran has killed numerous Muslims in several years in Syria in its efforts to save and sustain the mass murderer Bashar Assad.
This seems to be the first major push back from Syria.

[Report by al-Jazeera,]

22 May 2022

37 minutes ago

Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) says one of its officers has been assassinated in the capital Tehran by gunmen riding on two motorcycles, according to the state news agency IRNA.

Al Jazeera's Ali Hashem said that the IRGC issued a statement on Sunday saying Hassan Sayyad Khodayari was assassinated by enemies of the revolution. He said that Khodayari was a member of the Quds Force (which is responsible for the IRGC's foreign operations) and that he served in Syria in past years.

The IRGC, the ideological arm of Iran's military, identified Khodayari as a colonel.

Khodayari was killed by five bullets as he returned home near Mojahedin-e-Islam Street at about 4pm (11:30 GMT), according to the IRNA.

The agency published pictures showing a man slumped over in the driver's seat of a car, with blood around the collar of his blue shirt and on his upper right arm.

The state agency described him as a "defender of the sanctuary" - a term used to describe anyone who works on behalf of Iran in Syria or Iraq.


Chaos and sputtering war. [SOHR reports]

Turkish artillery shelled Kurdish and Assad positions north of Hasakeh.

Irbid positions shelled by Assad artillery.

Russia launched 16 asir strikes against ISIS in Raqqa desert. Missed targets.

Latakia: Assad force driven back by Jihad groups.

Syrians supporting Turkey shelled Assad troops and Kurds in north central Syria.

Jordan border forced killed 4 smugglers, including Hizbullah commander, bringing drugs from Suwaida ;province.

Israeli air strike at Damascus airport killed 3 Iranians and an airport staffer.

People protested at El-Bab when local militia wanted to ransom Assad soldier who had raped a woman and c ommitted other crimes.

North west Aleppo province : Pro-Turkish Syrians shelled united force of Kurdish and Assad forces.


A large scale military operation has been launched against ISIS in Saladin ;province and several other areas.

No details released.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

New York Tragedy. Milions can be affected. [5.22]

NEW YORK (AP) — A man fatally shot another man in the chest on a moving New York City subway train Sunday, police said. No one else was wounded.

The shooting came shortly before noon on a Q train that was traveling over the Manhattan Bridge, police said. The 48-year-old victim died at a hospital.

At a briefing, Chief of Department Kenneth Corey told reporters the shooting appeared be a random attack, which occurred while the victim was seated in the last car of the train heading from Brooklyn into Manhattan.

"According to witnesses, the suspect was walking back and forth in the same train car and without provocation, pulled out a gun and fired it at the victim at close range," the chief said.

The shooter fled after the train arrived at the Canal Street station in Manhattan. Police were reviewing security video to try to identify him, Corey said.

Recent subway crime has set New Yorkers on edge. A man opened fire inside a Brooklyn subway train last month, wounding 10 people. The alleged shooter faces terrorism and other charges. In January, a woman was pushed to her death in front of a subway train by a stranger.

Since taking office Jan. 1, Mayor Eric Adams, a Democrat, has made cracking down on violent crime a chief focus of his administration.

The former New York City police captain rode the subway to City Hall on his first day as mayor. He later said he didn't feel safe on the train after encountering a yelling passenger and several homeless people, and said the city needs to tackle "actual crime" and "the perception of crime."

Most of the violence the city has experienced in recent months has not been in the subways but in neighborhoods, particularly in communities of color. But attacks on the subway, a vital network millions of New Yorkers rely upon, loom large in public perceptions of safety.

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

[One of the greatest Islamic theologians and thinkers.

Assalaamu 'Alaykum wa Rahmatullaahi wa Barakaatuhu.

Imam Al Ghazali [May Allah have mercy on him] said...
"You should not neglect your time or use it haphazardly {!}
on the contrary, you should bring yourself to account, structure your litanies and other practices during each day and night, and assign to each period a fixed and specific function.
This is how to bring out the spiritual blessing ('Baraka') in each period.
But... if you leave yourself adrift, aimlessly wandering as cattle do, not knowing how to occupy yourself at every moment, your time will be lost...{!}
It is nothing other than your life, and your life is the capital that you make use of to reach perpetual felicity in the proximity of Allah the Exalted {!}
Each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, since each of them is irreplaceable and, once gone, can never be retrieved...{!}
Do not be like that deceived fools who are joyous because each day their wealth increases while their life shortens {!}
What good is an increase in wealth when life grows ever shorter ?
Therefore be joyous only for an increase in knowledge or in good works {!}
for they are your two {2} companions who will accompany you in your grave when your family, wealth, children and friends stay behind."
{'Subhan Allah'}

~ My 'Salaams' To All ~
Y a s m i n.
"Never Despair Of The Mercy Of Allah"
' Son of Adam! You are nothing but a number of days,
whenever each day passes then part of you has Gone!
{Al-Hasan Al-Basree (r) }
I Want to Die With my Forehead on the Ground,
The Sunnah in my Heart, Allah on my Mind,
Qur'an on my Tongue, and Tears in my Eyes!
'In Shaa Allah 'Aameen

We can never forget Malcolm X

by Kwame Madden [New York]

Black America has never recovered from the assassination of Malcolm X. He was everything to us.

He was not only our shining prince but he was our shield.

Reason why I say this because he called the racism that embedded in this society out like none other.

The last year of his life after entering true Islam and accepting (Tawheed Islamic Monotheism) he even became clearer in his thinking and broader in how hee looked at and analyzed things that were going on both domestically and internationally.

May Allah give our brother a beautiful abode in paradise.

Political Prisoners :

Civil Discord Show


Palestinians slam US removal of radical Jewish group from terror blacklist

GAZA CITY, Palestine
Palestinians have condemned a US decision to remove radical Jewish group Kach from the list of terror organizations.

On Friday, the US Department of State removed five extremist groups from its list of foreign terrorist organizations, including Kach movement.

In a statement, the Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority (PA) termed the US decision as a "reward for the operatives of this terrorist organization."

"The actions of the US administration contradict with its words and don't fit with its commitments to peace and stability," the statement said.

The PA went on to call on the US administration to reverse the move and take a "historic decision to remove the PLO (Palestine Liberation Organization) from its list of terrorist organizations."

Hamas group, which rules the Gaza Strip, said the Kach group was responsible for dozens of terrorist attacks against Palestinians.

The US decision "reflects its double-standard policy and the US inadequacy to be a fair mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict," Hamas leader Basem Naim said in a statement.

The Kach movement is classified as a terrorist group by the European Union and Israel itself, where its founder Meir Kahane was banned from participating in the elections in 1988.

[Anadolu Agency, Turkey]


Abdul Malik Mujahid
Chicago leader and Rohingyas

The persecution of Rohingyas in Myanmar dates back to the 1970s. The term "Rohingya" has gained currency since 1990s after "the second exodus" of "a quarter-million people from Bangladesh to Rakhine " in the early 1990s.

The Rohingya were denied citizenship in 1982 by the government of Myanmar, which sees them as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. .


Highest Imprisonment Rate in the World.
[The New Arab, Mzay 16.]

Leaked data reviewed by the Associated Press revealed that almost one in 25 people in the Uyghur heartland in western China have been imprisoned on 'terrorism-related charges' - the highest known incarceration rate in the world.

China has detained hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs on trumped-up charges of terrorism.

A list accessed and partially verified by the AP revealed the names of more than 10,000 Uyghurs who have been detained by Chinese authorities in Konasheher alone, one of several regions in southern Xinjiang.

China has embarked on a massive campaign of repression against the Muslim minority, which international governments and NGOs have said amounts to genocide.

India's Deception is Deep
by Dr. T

Most people in the West don't know the horrors of the Indian caste system:
Modi's Deception is analyzed by Dr. T with a video. Here is a summary of India's Modi and the efforts to make India purely upper caste Hindu:

A dangerous man, a dangerous fascist organization and a false narrative about Muslims and later the British. Both tried to civilize a savage, violent and misogynist culture with deeply vertical divisions, society exploited inhumanly by higher castes.

Now a government is based on false invented history and mythology , pseudo science and extreme violence including public lynching of defenseless Muslims.

Problem is that this evil group with deep roots in centuries old misogynist and extremely prejudiced culture now have their hands on the nuclear button.

The hypocrisy of the West is that he is fully endorsed and embraced by Israel, US, UK and the west. Only Pakistan stands between this evil movement and their plans to subjugate the people of South Asia, South East Asia, Central Asia, the Gulf and Eastern coast of Africa. The West, especially the US, Japan, France and Australia are fully responsible for pampering, arming and encouraging and investing hundreds of billions of dollars.

India will never go to war with China, Ladakh is a part of Indian occupied Kashmir, not part of India. These are minor border disputes used by India as a China card to get Western sympathy, aid, investment, military help, alliances, and technology. It continues to do billions of dollars of business with China.

The blond woman on this program is merely advancing Modi's Hindutva narrative. The West and Israel are cultivating an evil fascist expansionist movement. India is a foreign name cleverly used by fork tongued Hindutva leadership to lay claim on the entire region and its civilization.

India was never a single political entity except under the Mughals and the British. Hindu upper class greatly benefited from the British Raj as the British not only cultivated upper class Hindus but pauperized Muslims. It then conveniently handed over a very large part of South Asia to Hindu leaders but also 500 or so princely states .

In that sense the Hindutva nightmare is a British creation and now funded by very wealthy political Hindu organizations in the US as religious groups such as the VHP. Such groups and funds are pursued by US politicians for political funds.

2022-05-23 Mon 14:23:18 ct