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3 Zul hjjah 1443 AH - July 3 2022 Issue # 27, Newsletter #1974


 Ramsey Clark Great Friend of Muslims

One of the people who influenced me.
Ramsey Clark, Great Friend of Muslims.
by Kaukab Siddique,PhD

We called him Ramsey. He passed away at the age of 93. At one time he was attorney general of the USA but later turned all out against the policies of the United States.

I visited him at his humble abode in New York and met him during all the great protest rallies in Washington which I used to attend with zeal which could not match his vigor.

Among all our meetings, one really stands out. He came to our Jamaat al-Muslimeen's international conference in Baltimore. He came quietly by train and left quietly but every word he spoke was worth thinking about. [The conference became the target of Zionist propaganda.]

A central point of my interest in Ramsey was owing to his defense of the Blind Shaykh, Dr. Omar Abdel Rahman, which he consistently did along with the famous Lynn Stewart. It was a difficult cause and the government in tandem with the Egyptian tyrant would not let him go. Ramsey was always there for him.

At the end of the life of the Blind Shaykh, isolated and helpless, Ramsey was his only visitor. He was also, probably, the last to see him before he died.

People often forget or want to forget that Ramsey was in the court which was "trying" Saddam Hussain. I defended Saddam in the public domain but Ramsey was in the court with him. Try to think of the days when Saddam was the target of the biggest propaganda campaign launched globally by Israel and its western allies. Most Muslims dared not say a word for him. Ramsey knew the law and he could see that the "trial" of Saddam was a travesty.

When he started receiving too many phone calls and was too exhausted to deal with all of them, his loyal wife stood by him and was a pillar of strength for him. A separate book should be written about her.

He was against the American aggression against Cuba. He was against the mistreatment of the Black community which is so common in America. There was hardly an injustice which he did not oppose.

Does Allah have a special place for Ramsey who outdid the Muslims in the way of justice? He could have just relaxed and enjoyed a peaceful retirement.



Aafia Siddiqui and
Pakistani Counsular
[See sorrowful obituary of her mother in right hand column.]

We have received a report that the Pakistani Counsular office in Houston, Texas, withheld Aafia's mail. He was supposed to pass it on to Pakstan's Foreign Office to give it to Aafia's motherr. Thus the mother never knew that her daughter was reaching out to her. Pakistani officialdom seems to be full of treachery.

Could be that the mother died of despair about Aafia's life.

99 Poor, 2% in control.
Pakistan's Plight.

by Qaiser Sharif

Peshawar: July 02: Jamaat-e-Islami Emir Sirajul Haq has said the "establishment" has developed a cartel with feudal lords and corrupt imperialists and the three are responsible for the entire damage done to the country in decades as we can see in the plight of the masses.

Addressing Peshawar High Court Bar Association on Saturday, he appealed to the legal fraternity to play their role to establish rule of law and help the poor to get their rights from the rulers who had kept the masses deprived since for seven decades.

"You [Lawyers] people are leading the intelligentsia, having history of running movements against dictators. You are not afraid of anyone in the country where common msn feels so helpless even to raise voice for his basic rights. I request you now to take strong stand against the injustice, poverty, inflation and corruption plaguing the country," he said, holding responsible all the governments for the destruction.

"Martial laws destroyed 35 years of Pakistan and remaining 35 years had been misused by the so-called democratic parties who are instead clubs of families. Mafias fund the big political parties and after coming into power they took take back their investment with huge profit."

Pakistan, he said, was full of resources but the two percent rulers had captured the 99 percent of country's wealth, depriving the masses even from basic education and health facilities. Even more than half of country's population lacked access to clean drinking water facility, he said.

The PTI brought no change in three and half years and now the PDM and the PPP's unity government failed to deliver, he said. These ruling parties, he added, were fighting for their self-interests, having nothing to do with the problems of common man.

People, he said, were starving to death due to inflation, the youth were frustrated because of unemployment, adding a white collar man could not afford one liter of petrol for bike to drop his children to school. "This is Pakistan they (ruling parties) gave us after 75 years of independence."

Running economy on foreign loans was not a solution to Pakistan's problems, he said, adding how long the country will keep dependence on the IMF?

"It is our country but the IMF dictates us," he said, adding the time had come the educated people raise voice against the family parties and their backers who were running the affairs of the country.

The JI, he said, wanted to establish rule of law and it was making struggle against the corrupt system. "Let us forget our minor differences and make joint efforts to transform Pakistan into welfare Islamic state."

War News

 War News

[From SOHR}

Turkish Forces Getting ready.
Torture by Assad regime continues.

July 2
Near Sokhnah city [east of Homs] ISIS elements attacked Afghan Shia force, known as Fatemiun, brought by Iran. Heavy Shia losses.

An SDF [pro US] commander and 3 of his troops were killed in a hidden bomb attack near Ain Issa area.

July 3
Deraa province: 2 men from Assad regime militia were killed by unknown gunmen.

Near Manbig area, Aleppo province. Heavy rocket fire from Turkish forces. Return fire by Assad forces.

Near Tel Rifaat, northern Aleppo province, a "kamikaze" Turkish drone crashed into a Assad regime military outpost. Followed by second drone crash. Turkish advance seems coming.

Suwaida province [south of Damascus]: Iranian militia with Assad troops searched for alleged armed elements. Covered by Russian helicopters. Earlier an Assad soldier was killed and 3 were abducted.

A l-Hawl refugee camp, Hasakeh province. Two more women killed by ISIS, alleged, female affiliates.

In al-Raqqah area, an elderly man was tortured to death in Assad regime prison after allegations that he brought money from Saudi Arabia for the opposition. This year Assad regime has tortured to death 70 people. Of these 38 were from eastern Ghouta area near Damascus.

In northern Aleppo province near Umm Qura area, Syrians supporting Turkey clashed with Kurdish and Assad forces.


KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia's defense minister said Russian forces took control Sunday of the last major Ukrainian-held city in Ukraine's Luhansk province, bringing Moscow closer to its stated goal of seizing all of Ukraine's Donbas region.

Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu told President Vladimir Putin that Russia's troops together with members of a local separatist militia "have established full control over the city of Lysychansk," a ministry statement said.

Taking Lysychansk constitutes "the liberation of the Luhansk People's Republic," one of two separatist regions in Ukraine that Russia recognizes as sovereign, the statement said.


July 2

New Pakistani action in North Waziristan.
Army says it killed 4 fighters who had come from Afghanistan,

TTP has become strong enough yo negotiate with Pakistani army.

News Within the U.S.

 News within the US

Courtesy CODOH

"Stalin's War: A New History of World War II"
May 7, 2022, 3:09 p.m. | by John Wear

Sean McMeekin is a professor of history at Bard College in upstate New York. Stalin's War: A New History of World War II is McMeekin's latest book that focuses on Josef Stalin's involvement in World War II.

This well-researched and well-written book uses new research in Soviet, European and American archives to prove that World War II was a war that Stalin had wanted—not Adolf Hitler.

A remarkable feature of Stalin's War is McMeekin's documentation showing the extensive aid given by the United States and Great Britain to support Soviet Communism during the war.

This article focuses on the lend-lease and other aid given to the Soviet Union during World War II which enabled Stalin to conquer most of Eurasia, from Berlin to Beijing, for Communism



Person to Person
Newark, Delaware.
July 1

Good khutba. Imam, an Arab brother spoke against nit picking from the Qur'an. Many Muslims pick up the. outer aspects of religion. The serious aspects, they find boring. Coming to what is going on in the world, Muslims fail.

How do we treat parents and children, he asked. He really laid it on with great emphasis. May Allah bless him.

As the people were leaving, a Jamaat al-Muslimeen document, 6 pages selected from New Trend magazine, were given to 40 Muslims. It was not easy as it was 90 degees weather and people wre rushing for their cars.

Topics in these 6 pages:

  1. Fund raising during khutba is not allowed. Incident at Gaithersburg, Maryland.

  2. Treachery! Pakistani PPP party getting ready to recognize Israel.

  3. Why are American women against the ban on abortion?

  4. Sis. Yasmin on faith & rejection of evil. Story of a "dumb" woman

  5. War in Ukraine and Syria.

  6. Holocaust critiqued,



Indian Americans commend Rep. Ilhan Omar for introducing House resolution to condemn persecution of Muslims in India

Washington, DC (June 23, 2022) - The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) today commended Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for the introducing of House resolution 1196, which condemns India for egregious violations of human rights and religious freedom.inand

Co-sponsored by lawmakers Rashida Talib and Juan Vargas, the resolution urges the State Department to act on the recommendations of US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF), and designate India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC) under the International Religious Freedom Act.

In its 2022 Annual Report, USCIRF recommended India to be designated as a CPC for the systematic, ongoing, egregious violations of religious freedom for the third consecutive year.

The resolution, which relies heavily on USCIRF's 2022 Annual Report and Department of State's 2021 Annual Report on International Religious Freedom calls on the House of Representatives to condemn, "human rights violations and violations of international religious freedom in India, including those targeting Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Dalits, Adivasis, and other religious and cultural minorities.

It also calls on the House to express, "grave concern about the worsening treatment of religious minorities in India."

"It is indeed sad to see the country that we love and adore, discriminate and criminalize its most vulnerable citizens and head down the path of bigotry, intolerance and authoritarianism," said Syed Afzal Ali, President of IAMC.

"We are grateful to the congresswoman Ilhan Omar who introduced this resolution and urge other members of congress to support it to ensure that the human rights and religious freedom of all, including Christians and Muslims in India are respected, and protected," Afzal Ali added.

IAMC also lauded Congressman Jim McGovern (MA), Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (MI), and Congressman Juan Vargas (CA) for co-sponsoring the resolution and sending a clear message to the Indian government that US won't stay a mute spectator to the persecution of country's 200 million Muslims.

Indian American Muslim Council is the largest advocacy organization of Indian Muslims in the United States with chapters across the nation. For more information, please visit our website at:

Guidance by Sis. Yasmin.

'As-Salaam Alaikum Wa-Rahmatullahi Wa-Barakatuhu'.

*The Most Perfect Days for Perfect Ibadah*.

'So whoever does good equal to the weight
of an atom, shall see it...
and whosoever does evil equal to the weight
of an atom, shall see it.'
{ Source ~ 'Qur'an' ~ Surat Al-Zalzalah ~99: A # 7-8}
{'Alhamdulillaah 'Hir Rabbil Alameen'}

The glorious days when rewards are
multiplied many times !
and sins are forgiven much more... !
{'In Shaa Allah'}
These Blessed days are the first Ten {10} days
of 'Dhul-Hijjah'~{!}
Just like the last Ten nights of 'Ramadan' !

(Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) said...
'There are no days in which righteous deeds are more beloved to Allah than these ten days !
The people asked...
'Not even 'Jihad' for the sake of Allah'...?
PROPHET (Sal Allaahu'Alayhi wa Sallam) replied...
'Not even 'Jihad' for the sake of Allah...
except in the case of a man who went out to fight
giving himself and his wealth up for the cause,
and came back with nothing.'
{Source ~ S. Bukhari }
{'Subhaan Allaah wal-Hamdulillaah'! what an Amazing Blessing ! }
# 1/~ Fast all nine {9} days and
especially fast the Day of 'Arafah' {!}
PROPHET~(Sal Allahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) said:
'Anyone who fasts for one day for Allah's pleasure,
Allah will keep his face away from the hell fire
for a distance covered by a journey
of Seventy {70} Years'!
{Source ~Bukhari & Muslim}
The Prophet (Sal Allaahu'Alayhi wa Sallam)
used to fast on the ninth [9th] day of Dhul-Hijjah
and he said...
'Fasting on the Day of 'Arafah'
Ninth 'Dhul-Hijjah' is an Expiation for
(all the sins of ) the previous year and an expiation for(all the sins of) the coming year{!}'
{Source ~ Sahih Muslim}
#2/~ Do a LOT of 'Dhikr' and 'Takbeer'...
The Prophet (Sal Allahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) said...
'There are no days on which good deeds are
greater or more beloved to Allah
than on these Ten days, so recite...
'Tahleel'~ {La Ilaha ill Allah}
'Takbeer' ~ {Allahu Akbar}
and ,
'Tahmeed' ~ {Alhamdu Lillah.}'
{ Source~ Ahmad ~Saheeh }
'Takbeer' at this time is a 'Sunnah' that has mostly been forgotten,
especially during the first few days. So say it in the 'Masjid',
in your home, on the street and every place where it is permitted
to remember Allah {Azza wa Jall}
Revive the 'Sunnah' that has been virtually forgotten and earn
great rewards for doing so.

The Prophet (Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) said...
Whoever revives an aspect of my 'Sunnah'
that is forgotten after my death,
he will have a reward equivalent to that of the
people who follow him, without it detracting in the least from their reward' !
{Source ~Tirmidhi- a Hasan Hadeeth}
{Note: men should recite these phrases out loud...
and women should recite them softly}
#3/~ Stand in Night Prayers:
Remember the virtues of spending the night in
prayer, and its sweetness in 'Ramadan'{?}
Why not revive this beautiful act of worship during these nights as well ?!
Remember, how in the last third of every night,

Allah Almighty calls out to us, HIS servants...
' Is there anyone to invoke ME, so that
I may respond to his invocation ?
Is there anyone to ask ME,
so that I may grant him his request ?
Is there anyone seeking MY forgiveness,
so that I may forgive him... ?'
{Sources ~ Bukhari and Muslim}

#4/~ Make Sincere Repentance {!}
One of the best and most important things to do
during these Ten days is to
repent sincerely to Allah and to give up all kinds of disobedience and sin right away because
we do not know when we will die {!}
and also because one evil deed leads to another.
But, what exactly does 'Repentance' mean...?
It means that you come back to Allah and give up
all the deeds, open and secret,
that HE dislikes & that you regret
whatever you did in the past,
giving it up immediately and be determined
never ever to return to it,
and resolve to adhere firmly to the Truth
by doing whatever Allah loves~
{'In Shaa Allah' ~'Aameen'~}
'But as for him who repented, believed and did righteous deeds, then he will be among those
who are successful.'
{ Source 'Qur'an'~Surat ~Al-Qasas 28: A #67 }
#5/~ Return to the *Qur'an*

It is time now to dust off your copy of the
'Qur'an' and return to its refuge...
Try and make it a daily habit, using these 10 days
for the beginning of a strong and beautiful
relationship with it .
A Little Note:
Reading Surat Al-Fatiha, which doesn't take more
than two minutes will give you more than one thousand rewards .
This is on ordinary days, so what about these magnificent days !
Certainly the reward will be far greater...{!}
{'In Shaa Allaah'}
#6/~ Generally Increase in doing ALL good deeds.
We should strive in doing more good deeds in general, because good deeds are beloved by Allah and will bring us closer to HIM.
So if we are not able to go to 'Hajj' this year,
we should occupy ourselves during these blessed
days by worshiping Allah, praying extra prayers,
reading Qur'an, remembering Allah ,
sending 'Salaams' on the Prophet
(Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam)~
making Dua,
giving charity,
honoring our parents,
upholding ties of kinship,
enjoining what is good and forbidding what is evil,
and other good deeds and acts of worship.
#7/~ Get the Reward of 'Hajj' wherever you are !
You may be unable to do 'Hajj' this year, and you
may feel sad because you are deprived of the great
reward of 'Hajj'.
But you can achieve a similar reward wherever you may be...
The Prophet (Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam) said..
'Whoever prays 'Fajr' Prayer in congregation,
and then sits and remembers Allah until the sun
rises, then after a while prays two
(2) Rakats, he will gain
a reward equal to that of making perfect 'Hajj'/'Umrah'.
{he repeated the word Perfect three {3} times}
{ Source.~At-Tirmidhi }
#8/~ Slaughter an Animal and distribute the meat.
~Ibn Umar{ Allah be pleased with him } said...
The Prophet (Sal Allaahu 'Alayhi wa Sallam)
lived in Medina for 10 years and
every year he slaughtered an animal .
{Source ~Ahmad-}
#9/~ Attend The 'Eid' Prayers.
But remember that Eid prayer is a form of
worship and we should not be doing things
that are un Islamic (especially) during these times,
women going out for prayers without
proper 'Hijab'{!}
mixing of men and women, etc. etc. etc.
#10/~ Gratitude to Allah {Azza wa Jall}
One of the biggest forms of worshiping
Allah [Subhanahu wa Ta'ala] is to thank HIM,
deeply, sincerely and continuously...
[After all, it is HE who gave you every single thing that is in you,
on you or around you.]
In fact, you wouldn't even be here
if it wasn't for the Mercy of your Creator !
So thank HIM for Everything that HE gave you,
the Islam that HE gave you,
the very Life HE gave you.
and thank HIM for the chance that HE gives
you in these Ten[10] days, to ask for forgiveness and guidance.
'Alhamdulillah'~ there is much to be gained in these coming days.
so make the most of this perfect
opportunity offered by these invaluable and
irreplaceable ten [10] days... !
Hasten to do good deeds and appreciate this
blessing and make the most of it {!}
'And worship your Lord until there comes
unto you the certainty...{Death}'.
{Source...'Qur'an' Surat~ Al-Hijr ~15: A #99}
~ My 'Salaams' to all ~
... Y a s m i n ...
'Say, 'Indeed, my Prayer, my Rites of Sacrifice,
my Living and my Dying are for ALLAH, Lord of the Worlds'.
{'Qur'an'~Surat Al-'An'am -# 6-162.}

Eid al-Adha

Imam Ali Siddiqui ( )

Eid al-Adha is also a very joyous day like Eid al-Fitr. It is the celebration of self-sacrifice, commitment, and obedience to Allah. It is celebrated on the tenth day of Dhul Hijjah, the 12th and the last month of the Islamic calendar.

It commemorates the great act of obedience to Allah by the Prophet Ibrahim (as) and his second wife, Hazrat Hajerah (as), in showing their willingness to sacrifice their son Ismael (as). Allah accepted their sacrifice and replaced Prophet Ismael (as) with a lamb.

Although Hajj has no relation with the Eid-al-Adha, the five days long rituals of Hajj are also done during this month culminating on 9th of Zulhijjah.

Many rituals of Hajj are enactment of the struggle of Hazrat Hajirah (as) and her son Prophet Ismael (as).

Those who have enough wealth to pay Zakat must also offer the sacrifice for Allah on these days. It is the tradition of Prophet Ibrahim (as) and a strongly recommended Sunnah.

A lamb, sheep, goat, or a share in cow, buffalo, and a camel, can be offered as the Qurbani, sacrifice. There are seven shares in a cow, buffalo and camel. The sacrifice should be accomplished by slaughtering the animal after Salaat-al-Eid.

The sacrifice, also called Udhiyah or Qurbani, lasts for three days from 10th Zulhijjah until the sunset of 12th Zulhijjah.

The meat should be divided into three shares: one for the family, the second for relatives and friends, and the third share is for the poor and the needy.

Wake up early.
Offer Salatul Fajr.
Prepare for personal cleanliness, take care of details of clothing, etc.
Take a Ghusl (bath) after Fajr.
Brush your teeth.
Dress up, put on the best clothes available, whether new or cleaned old ones.

Use perfume (men only).

On Eid-al-Adha, continue to Fast until after Salaat or after Qurbani,sacrifice, if you are offering a sacrifice.

Go to the prayer ground early.
Offer Salaat-al-Eid in a congregation, in an open place except when weather is not permitting like rain, snow, etc.
Use two separate routes to and from the prayer ground.

It is the commandment of the Prophet of Allah (saw) that Believing Women should participate in the Salaatul Eid:

'Umm Atiyah (ra) reported: 'The Messenger of Allah (saw) commanded us to bring out the young women, the hijab-observing adult women, and the menstruating women, on the Eid-al- Fitr and the Eid-al-Adha. The menstruating women stayed out of actual Salaat but participated in good deeds and Duaa (supplication)'.

'I (Umm Atiyah) said to the Holy Prophet (saw): 'O! Messenger of Allah, if one does not have an outer garment.' He replied: "Let her sister cover her with her garment." (Hadith, narrated in Muslim)
On the Eid day, every believing man, woman and child must go to the prayer ground and participate in this joyous occasion.

On Eid-al-Adha, recite the following Takbir on the way to and Salaat and until the beginning of Salaat:
"Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber. La ila-ha ill-lal-lah. Allaho-Akber, Allaho-Akber. Wa-lilahill hamd. (Allah is greater. Allah is greater. There is no god but Allah. Allah is greater. Allah is greater. And all praises are for Allah)".

Use two separate routes to and from the prayer ground and continue to recite Takbirat.

Takbirat on Eid-al-Adha starts from Mughrib, on the 9th Zulhijjah, after every Salaat, and it lasts until Asr on the 12th Zulhijjah.


Palestinian Women in Israeli Prisons. Latest Death.

RAMALLAH, Saturday, July 2, 2022 (WAFA) - Saadia Farajallah, 68, died this morning of yet unknown reasons in the Israeli prison of Damon, the Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS) said in a statement, as Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh and the Foreign Ministry held the Israeli government, in two separate statements, responsible for her death.

Farajallah, a mother of eight from the town of Idna in the south of the West Bank, was detained by the Israeli occupation forces in December while she was near the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and has been in detention since then.

The circumstances behind her death remain unknown until this moment, the PPS said, adding that a state of outrage among the fellow Palestinian detainees dominated the prisons following the news about her death and the prisoners embarked on knocking on the doors of their cells to express their anger.

Farajallah is believed to be the 230th Palestinian to die while in Israeli imprisonment or detention. She was one of 29 female Palestinian political prisoners incarcerated in the Israeli prison of Damon, near Haifa.

The oldest serving of the 29 female Palestinian prisoners in Damon is Maison Musa, from Bethlehem, who has been in prison since 2015 and is serving a 15-year sentence.
Reacting to the death of Farajallah, Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh held the Israeli occupation authorities fully responsible for her death.

He called on the international human rights committees to open an investigation into the circumstances of her death and to press the occupation authorities to release all the female and sick prisoners.

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has also held the Israeli government responsible for her death and called for an international investigation into her death.

It also called on international organizations, such as the Red Cross, to shoulder their responsibilities toward the thousands of Palestinian freedom fighters incarcerated in Israel, particularly the medical negligence in the prisons.

The PPS later said that preliminary reports indicate that Farajallah was taken to Damon clinic after she lost consciousness before she was later pronounced dead.

It said that Farajallah, the oldest among the woman prisoners, was brought to a military court on Tuesday in a wheelchair and that her lawyer has asked that a doctor check her because she was diabetic and had high blood pressure but that the court did not give a ruling on this matter prompting the PPS to claim that she died of medical negligence.


Sis. Aafia Siddiqui's mother passed away.

Ismat Siddiqui went back to her Creator. We come from Allah and to Allah we return.

We were able to watch her funeral, burial and du'a in Karachi, Pakistan on July 2, as it was videotaped and posted on Nadrat Siddique's face book page.

We share the sorrow of her family. For years she pined away, hoping for her daughter's release from US prison in Fort Worth, Texas.

Nadrat Siddique who constantly protests against Aafia's imprisonment wrote:

Dr. Aafia Siddiqui's mother, Ismat, passed away without ever seeing her beloved daughter, who has been unjustly locked up for 19 years. May Allah give solace to the family, and may He punish all those involved in the kidnapping, torture, and unjust imprisonment of #innocentaafia. #FreeAafiaSiddiqui #FreeAllPoliticalPrisoners

Br. Mauri Saalakhan has organized an entire support movement across America for the release of Dr. Aafia. This is his comment on the passing of Aafia's mother, very emotional:

The Death of a Loved One, be they family or friend
Is accompanied by sadness, for how we will miss them
But death is a reality, it will come to us all, the acceptance of this will bring comfort to all When seen in this light it may be viewed as a friend, as life passes by a new life begins...

Inna lillahi wa inna ilayhi rajioon In the Blessed First 10 Days of the Blessed Month of Dhul Hijjah 1443, ALLAH (Swt) reclaimed His ownership of a special soul: Sr Ismet Siddiqui, the Mother of Dr. Aafia Siddiqui, has returned to her Lord.

May ALLAH, The Most Just and Most Merciful, grant our Mother the Highest Station in Jannat Al-Firdaws; replacing all of her pain in the dunya with the most sublime joy in the Akhirah. Ameen��

May ALLAH grant her loved ones a beautiful patience. Ameen Yaa Rabb, Ameen❣️

El-Hajj Mauri' Saalakhan

 Remember Prisoners

Horrifying Suffering of a Bangladeshi American in US Prison

Shifa Sadequee
Shifa Sadequee was born in Reston, Virginia in 1986 and raised in Atlanta, Georgia in a Bangladeshi-American family. The US government started monitoring Sadequee in 2001 when he was just 15 years old for allegedly attempting to join the Taliban while he and his family were living in Bangladesh. In April 2006, at the age of 19 and just days after his marriage, Sadequee was kidnapped and arrested in Bangladesh. The charges against him were that he had made false statements during an August 2005 interview with the FBI. These charges would later be dropped and changed instead to four terrorism charges that included taking "casing videos" of Washington, D.C. landmarks and engaging in "rudimentary paramilitary training" by going to a paintball park in Georgia.

During the time of his kidnapping in Bangladesh and extradition to the United States, his family said he was stripped of his clothes and wrapped in a plastic material and later abused and tortured. Upon his transfer to a prison in Atlanta in the summer of 2006, Sadequee was placed in 23-hour-a-day pre-trial solitary confinement where he remained for three years until his trial began in August 2009. According to his family, his cell was the size of a bathroom and had a very small window which was blackened to prevent light from coming in. He was allowed one hour out of his cell for recreation time spent by himself.

Evidence against Sadequee, who represented himself at trial, was classified and, so, was made inaccessible to him until just a few months before his trial began. Leading up to his trial, government prosecutors requested that no mention of the conditions of Sadequee's capture, rendition or his pre-trial detention in Bangladesh and the United States be allowed into his trial. The judge allowed for this request. In August 2009, at the age of 23, Sadequee was convicted of providing aid to terrorist groups and sentenced to 17 years in prison plus 30 years probation. He is currently held in a Communication Management Unit at the federal prison in Terre Haute, Indiana.

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Taliban Leader Speaks

(CNN)The Taliban's supreme leader Mawlawi Haibatullah Akhundzada has once again warned foreigners not to interfere in Afghanistan during a rare speech at a gathering of Islamic clerics in Kabul on Friday, according to state media.

The reclusive leader told the conference that Afghanistan "cannot develop without being independent," according to state-run Bakhtar News Agency.

"Thank God, we are now an independent country. (Foreigners) should not give us their orders, it is our system, and we have our own decisions," Akhundzada added.

In the speech, Akhundzada praised the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan last August, almost two decades after they were driven from Kabul by US troops, saying: "The success of the Afghan jihad is not only a source of pride for Afghans but also for Muslims all over the world."

Top Taliban leader makes promises on women's rights but quips 'naughty women' should stay home

Top Taliban leader makes promises on women's rights but quips 'naughty women' should stay home

The speed of the takeover, just weeks after the starts of the withdrawal of US troops, took the world by surprise and led to the dissolution of the foreign-backed government of Ashraf Ghani, who had fled the country.

Akhundzada made the comments in an audio recording during a three-day religious gathering of 3,000 attendees -- all of whom were male, according to state media.

The meeting was not open to the media, but CNN listened to the recording of Akhundzada's speech.

The gathering in Kabul began on Thursday. Akhundzada is based in Kandahar, the Taliban's birthplace and spiritual heartland, is rarely photographed in public, a fact that has fueled rumors over the years that he was sick or possibly dead. No photographs of Akhundzada attending the meeting, which began in Kabul on Thursday, have been released.

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