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Conspiracies and False Flag Attacks


1. Some definitions:


Conspiracy

A secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful.
(Oxford Dictionary of English)

Conspiracy Theory

This is any theory about how the conspiracy was enacted, its circumstances, its beneficiaries, or its aims.

False Flag Attack

A false flag attack is a covert operation that is designed to deceive the public with a certain aim.

Quote:
”Many people are confused as to what a false flag attack entails. A commonly held misperception is that there is no actual incident/event and it was all staged, but this definition is critically flawed, as a false flag attack actually describes a covert operation that is designed to deceive in such a way that the operations appear as though they are being carried out by entities, groups, or nations other than those who actually planned and executed them.”
Former CIA Officer: “Every Single Terrorist Attack In US Was A False Flag Attack”

Probably not every single terrorist attack…
But probably many, and we don't know how many, of course.

Steele, a former CIA clandestine services case officer, had this to say: “Most terrorists are false flag terrorists, or are created by our own security services. In the United States, every single terrorist incident we have had has been a false flag, or has been an informant pushed on by the FBI. In fact, we now have citizens taking out restraining orders against FBI informants that are trying to incite terrorism. We’ve become a lunatic asylum.”

”The reality is that people are participating in fabricated wars based on lies and misinformation sold to the public as truth.”

2. False Flag Attacks or Conspiracies in Recent History

Different attacks we know more or less about, #10 we know the least about.

1 - Attack on Gleiwitz 1939 at German/ Polish border
2 - Pearl Harbour
3 - Murder of US President J F Kennedy & Robert Kennedy
4 - Attack on US Navy ship in the Gulf of Tonkin, Vietnam
5 - The Bologna bombing(s) around 1971
6 - 9/11
7 - Madrid, train bombing 2004-11-03
8 - 7/7 Bus bombings in London 2005-07-07 9 - Hotel attacks Mumbai 2008-11-26
10 - Murder of school teacher Samuel Paty in France 2020

These are 11 examples of conspiracies (no. 3 are two assasinations): the fact that what we have been told is not the truth, and Allah knows best and most!

3. Sources

The cited sources are not the only sources, it is recommended for the reader to investigate further.

1 - The Gleiwitz incident (German: Überfall auf den Sender Gleiwitz; Polish: Prowokacja gliwicka) was a false flag operation by Nazi forces posing as Poles on 31 August 1939, against the German radio station Sender Gleiwitz in Gleiwitz, Germany on the eve of World War II in Europe.
Gleiwitz incident | Project Gutenberg Self-Publishing - eBooks

In the days prior to the German invasion of Poland in 1939, the Nazis initiated a campaign designed to persuade the international community that Germany was the victim of Polish aggression. Adolf Hitler intended to use this aggression to justify the invasion.
How a False Flag Sparked World War Two: The Gleiwitz Incident Explained – History Hit

2 - As early as October 7, 1940, the US Marine Intelligence Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) had presented Roosevelt with a plan for provoking Japan to attack the USA.
(German: Der US-Marinegeheimdienst Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) hatte schon am 7. Oktober 1940 Roosevelt einen Plan vorgelegt, wie man Japan zu einem Angriff auf die USA provozieren könnte.)
Dr. Daniele Ganser: Pearl Harbor - Eintritt der USA in den Zweiten Weltkrieg - YouTube
→ There are many more sources…

3 - Witness interviews Kennedy assassination:
Main point: JFK was not shot by 1 gunman, but several. → A conspiracy. (One YT video of more than 12 witness interviews, later used in a book by the interviewer - cannot find it. But there are a lot of other valid interviews about the J F Kennedy assassination. )
Related: Robert Kennedy was most probably killed not by 1 gunman, but several. (Sounds familiar?!)
Who Killed Robert Kennedy? | Al Jazeera World - YouTube

4 - As it turns out, Adm. Sharp failed to read to the Joint Chiefs the last line of the cable, which read: “Suggest a complete evaluation before any further actions.”
Despite this tremendous uncertainty, by mid afternoon, the discussion among Johnson and his advisers was no longer about whether to respond but how.
What really happened in the Gulf of Tonkin in 1964?

5 - On August 2nd 1980, a bomb exploded in Bologna's railway station's waiting room, killing 85 people and injuring more than 200 … The attacks (there were more than 12,000 attacks in 20 years), aimed at destabilising the government in Rome within the context of the Cold War, were blamed on far-left groups and in other cases, such as in Bologna, on far-right militants.…
But some families of the victims believe that the real masterminds behind the attack remain unknown and unpunished.
Italian far-right extremist sentenced to life for deadly Bologna bombing - The Local

6 - The attacks of 9/11 were used - on the one hand - as a suitable pretext for the neo-conservatives (Cheney/ Bush and the rest) to start two wars of aggression into Muslim lands and - on the other hand - to steer the United States of America away from some sort of democratic system toward a modern surveillance state.
911 LINKS, 195+ links on 9/11, Eyewitness-Accounts, Scientific Evidence

The hijackings were a cover for the controlled demolition of WTC 1, 2, and 7.
(Ch. 1.4 False Flag Operations, on 911 LINKS page, as above)

7 - The Madrid, Spain bombing back on 3-11-2004, when over 200 people were murdered, right before the people of Spain were to decide on their next leader, would take them further into the Iraq invasion, or one who would completely withdraw the troops. The "terror attack" was supposed to bring the war home to the Spanish people and make them support the war on terror in Iraq, but without success.
Quoted from:
The London Bus Bombing, Another 'False Flag' Covert Operation? (July 7, 2005)

8 - Flash- forward to 2005-06-14, according to the British newspaper www.telegraph.co.uk, Britain will start reducing the number of troops in Iraq, by the end of 2005. This simply is unacceptable to the Israeli and U.S. empire building neo-cons.
Remember: Problem, Reaction, Solution, this the false-flag formula.
Quoted from:
The London Bus Bombing, Another 'False Flag' Covert Operation? (July 7, 2005)

9 - Extremists (Muslims?) kill at least 166 people and wound numerous others in a series of coordinated attacks on India's financial capital, Mumbai.
The official story about who was behind and the goals have been disputed because of many inaccuracies and contradictions.
YT: Mr. Elias Davidsson – Author of the Book, The Betrayal of India

10 - Anzorov's suspected contact had been located through an IP address traced back to Idlib (with a Russian-speaking jihadist), a jihadist holdout in northwestern Syria.
France teacher attack: Samuel Paty's killer had 'contact' with jihadist in Syria | wionews.com

… with an as yet unidentified Russian-speaking jihadist … [Soon after the deed - Anzorov] published a video … in which he confessed to the murder. Soon afterwards, he was shot dead by police…
There was evidence the killer had been “directly inspired” by some of their social media posts, verbatim notes of which were found on his phone, the prosecutor, J-F Ricard said.
Samuel Paty's killer 'was in contact with jihadist in Syria' | The Guardian

In an audio message in Russian immediately after the killing, translated by AFP, Anzorov said that he had “avenged the Prophet” whom the teacher had shown “in an insulting way.”
In the recording, which contains several references to the Koran as well as to the Islamic State group, he also said: “Brothers, pray that Allah accepts me as a martyr.”
The message was published on social media in a video, accompanied by two tweets, one showing the victim’s severed head and another in which Anzorov confessed to the murder.…
France probes contact between Syria jihadist and suspect in teacher beheading | The Times of Israel

The problem here is we don't know anything about the acquaintances of Anzorov, nothing about this ”Russian-speaking jihadist” from Idlib. Anzorov, who probably had no gun - he had however a knife, was shot by the police in the street, no questions asked.
It is not improbable that the ”Russian-speaking jihadist” was a secret-service agent, posing as a Muslim ”jihadist”, inciting and provoking this horrendous murder. It was unjust and illegal, never mind what supporters in Raqqa might have been saying. If, however, the French secret service listened in to the conversation with the ”Russian-speaking jihadist from Idlib,” then why did they not apprehend him the days before he attacked the teacher?

Read more:
1 - Links Extremism


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Misrepresenting Islam 01

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Example1: Ed Husain's Detrimental Article:

Macron is preparing for intellectual battle against Islamism

From magazine issue: 14 November 2020

□ Comment by LivingIslam.org:

Disclaimer: We are against violence and the use of terror in general and against the hurting and killing of people in particular (people of whatever political or religious or other tendency) either by vigilante militants or by state military. We are also against dehumanising policies, which reduce people to consumers and worse to commodities and numbers, without rights and dignity, in the interests of international big capital, greedy landlords, and the rest. fn6

Further:
Regarding the title ”Macron is preparing for intellectual battle against Islamism:” This title gives it away, it's Macron's launch of an ALL-OUT attack on Islam and the Muslims.

But this attack has been started years ago, it is not something new (2020), (prohibition of burqa, muslim swimmings suits, then the headscarf in some public buildings, denigrating Muslim activists), however we find that this attack has now entered into a rather serious phase, threatening the whole Muslim community and also the fabric of society.fn8

Also, no-one will be able to define ”Islamism,” which is rather intended, because this term will be used against any and every Muslim be he devout, following the tenets of this beautiful religion of Islam, or not, and also against Non-Muslims, who in one way or another support humanitarian, civil rights causes.

If it really was an ”intellectual battle” which Macron is preparing for, that would be fine if done with respect, but this is not at all an ’intellectual battle’ when Muslim organisations are to be moulded into propaganda modules for the French secular state,f12 or when home-schooling for Muslim kids is prohibited. There is no Muslim organisation which would support criminal acts or terrorism, so they must not be blamed, this is counterproductive! If Macron doesn't listen to scores of researchers and experts in the field of terrorism and preventions many of which his government denounces as ’Islamoleftists’fn10 then he should better ask the British secret service MI5 if terrorism can be fought this way - they'll prove him wrong:

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A well established religious identity protects…

French politicians have come to ways end: they demonised the Muslims, allowing dirty publications to slander the best man who has walked the face of the earth (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), among other victims of their hatred and spite and then boasting and republishing these publications again - in the name of free speech. If free speech is really such an elementary part of French society, then let them criticise Israel's unjust and oppressive policies against Palestinians (and other examples)fn13 - they don't allow it, no free speech there!

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Different forms of freedom of speech

The aim of parts of the French elite is to update the colonial narrative and to adapt it to the heartland: ”Become like us and we will give you political agency.”fn7

This is why they support and even advertise those ugly publications well knowing that some Muslims - for whatever personal reasons - will go over the limit and do something bad, which is exactly what happened.

We are quite certain - and Allah knows best and most - that this is no coincidence, that it was a calculated, sinister move (allowing to republish these publications and advertising them in the name of ’freedom of speech’), while at the same time telling the Muslims that Islam is in crisis, for nothing less than to provoke the intended reaction.

We need to remember that these leaders in high places - with an advanced education, including psychological, sociological, and Machiavellian political schooling - are very aware of what is at stake for themselves and their racist worldview. For their agenda of total control their only alternative appears to be the road of hatred and discrimination of ’the other’ -this is why they pour oil on the fire of Muslim disappointment and outrage. No benevolent leadership there!

By further splitting society into opposing groups, in a time of increasing pressures of globalism, the French elite imagine to hold on to power. The policy is to deflect from structural problems in this European country, France, as we have seen with the ”Green vests” protests.fn9

So it's not a battle against Islamism, but against Islam itself and the Muslims and in extension against all peace-loving people who need to live in dignity. Whatever repression they will cast on the Muslims, they will not be successful, just as their colonising wars were not successful!

- End of our comment -


Ed Husain's article: Macron is preparing for intellectual battle…

It’s easy to see why so few western leaders have come to Emmanuel Macron’s defence: when they scrutinise extremists, they are accused of being ‘Islamophobes’. Since the French President’s speech last month about Islam in the West, he has been accused — by populist Muslim politicians such as Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Imran Khan, as well as publications that should know better, such as the New York Times — of being anti-Muslim.

Yes, he was frank about the dangers of Islamism, but his speech was also a defence of what he called the ‘Islam of the Enlightenment’.□ comment: 4 Rarely for a political leader, he was able to point not just to the problem but to the alternative too. He understands that Muslims have faced these internal enemies before and won. Those portraying Macron’s speech as anti-Islamic tend not to report the bit where he promised €10 million for research into Islamic culture, history and science, and the creation of a ‘Scientific Institute of Islamology’.

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Freedom of expression is not freedom to abuse" in Montreal, Canada on 31 October 2020 (Reuters)
[This picture is not from the article quoted here.]

‘I want France to become a country where we can teach the thought of Averroes and Ibn Khaldun,’ he said. To hear these figures mentioned in a political speech is quite something — it shows Macron is preparing for intellectual battle, invoking the Islamic adversaries of the extremists.

□ comment: No one has ever hindered anyone to ’teach the thought of Averroes and Ibn Khaldun,’ he is depicting the Muslims as some kind of backward people, but there is more philosophy of life in the right finger of a normal Muslim than in your stale, positivistic and / or post-modernist institutions of higher education - and there are exceptions of course.

Ibn Khaldun (1332-1406) was one of the greatest philosophers of the Middle Ages. He rejected the notion of creating a caliphate, and applied Aristotelian methods of thought to write on history, identity, divisions of labour, low taxes, small government, and supply and demand. In naming him, Macron underlined the importance of capitalism to the West. Islamists and the far left are often united in their hatred of capitalism, but Ibn Khaldun shows that this should not be the case for Muslims. After all, for most of his life, the Prophet Mohammed was an Arabian trader. Or, in modern terms, an asset manager.

□ comment: This one chapter is full of weird suppositions: I. K. ”applied Aristotelian methods of thought,” implying that the other scholars of Islam were less ingenious when they applied ’methods of thought’ which were not ’Aristotelian’, implying that ’we, the French government’ know better which ’methods of thought’ have to be applied, otherwise we see you as Islamists, supporters of terrorism. This is the evil thrust of this argument, which Ed Husain supports, it is wrong, counter-productive and a lie.

We abstain commenting on ’Islamism and capitalism’ at this stage and the ’asset manager’ bit.

Ibn Rushd (1126-1198) — a polymath Latinised in the West as Averroes — is the only Muslim to feature in Raphael’s ‘The School of Athens’. His inclusion in the fresco in the Vatican, alongside Pythagoras, Archimedes and other great western thinkers, makes Macron’s point: there is no inherent tension between Islam and western values. Both have an enemy in religious literalism.

□ comment: ”There is no inherent tension between Islam and western values,” 1st. Of course there is a tension, and it is not decreased by baseless generalisations. It also depends which ’Western values’ are meant, if it's equality before the law, or freedom to live your religion then there is no problem.

For Western countries, such as France, Britain, the US, ’Western values’ have the meaning of securing resources and markets through political, social, cultural meddling in Muslim communities and countries, denying rights, propping up cruel dictators, so certainly there are many, not only Muslims, who would feel some ’tension’.fn11

The intellectual threat to Enlightenment Islam□ comment: 5 came from the East where the Persian theologian Al-Ghazali (d. 1111) took a literalist approach to scripture and attacked Muslim philosophers as irreligious. He advocated bila kaif, literally ‘not asking how’, on questions of God and theology. It was a manifesto for closing the Muslim mind, the divorce of faith and reason.

This is a serious misunderstanding at best: it is definitely not asking how on questions of God and theology in general, but it is not asking how on certain specific expressions in the Quran, which would lead to problems if literally interpreted.

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Averroes penned the Decisive Treatise against Al-Ghazali’s disastrous (sic!) ideas. He appealed to scripture to explain how devout Muslims should ask questions and follow evidence. He argued that the pursuit of knowledge was a pious obligation of believers, and religious literalism a dangerous mode of human interpretation. Reason, he wrote, deepened the meanings of scripture.□ comment: 2

His work influenced Aquinas and Maimonides, and the Enlightenment was an advance of the scientific method and the primacy of independent human reason as defended by Averroes.

Today’s Islamic world is mired by the legacy of Al-Ghazali□ comment: 3 and the rejection of Aristotelian philosophy. That way of unscientific thinking — literalism and dogma — is inimical to the values of the West shaped by the Enlightenment. The problem is that today many Muslims have been dragged into a new Dark Age of fanaticism, unable to accept modernity. Averroes, Ibn Khaldun and the Enlightenment offer the way out.

In Britain, we are worryingly blind to the dangers of the narrative of the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas and their allies. Boris Johnson is a Renaissance man who debated the superiority of the Greeks with Mary Beard at night while he was mayor of London by day. To take on this debate in support of the Enlightenment is to join Macron in defence of civilisation. It is to remind the West again of who we are and confidently invite Muslims to come on board. Time is not on our side.

WRITTEN BY

Ed Husain, author of The House of Islam: A Global History.


Footnotes

[fn1] This is a serious misunderstanding at best: it is definitely not asking how on questions of God and theology in general, but it is not asking how on certain specific expressions in the Quran, which would lead to problems if literally interpreted. The Quran can be rationally understood in many instances, but not in all. F ex in the figurative? Speech 7 in verses where Allah's hands are mentioned.

Had he been sincere he could have simply checked up on Wikipedia which states about bila kaif correctly:

Literally, "without how" but figuratively as "in a manner that suits His majesty and transcendence". It was a way of resolving theological problems in Islam over apparent questioning in āyāt (verses of the Quran) by accepting without questioning.

An example is the apparent contradiction between references to God having human characteristics (such as the "hand of God" or the "face of God") and the concept of God as being transcendental.

[fn2] But reason is not at all excluded from the Islamic epistemology, such as the interpretation of the Quran, he is building up a straw man here - very bad article, the author is not the only one doing it.

The Quran commands us to ponder about the verses, to think deeply about the message, as if Muslims had to wait years until Ibn Rushd (Averroes) told them how to think!

Religious literalism was only one way to interpret the Quran - in the pre-modern times as well as today. This article proves to be such a narrow way of describing the 1400 years long hermeneutics of Islam, ignoring most of the Islamic tradition over the centuries, which turns this article utterly useless.

[fn3] Today’s Islamic world is NOT mired by the legacy of Al-Ghazali, instead it has a dilemma with the rejection of Al-Ghazali's thought, who in any case was one of the mujaddid (revivers) of Islam.

[fn4] Re: ”A defence of what he called the ‘Islam of the Enlightenment’” So now we are told to believe in the benevolent intentions of Mr. Macron and his ’laïcistic’ clique in their endeavour is only to ’improve Islam’ and to shed some light into it (’Enlightenment’).

First of all Islam already has its light, and this is the light of Prophet Muhammad (may Allah bless him and grant him peace)

Secondly, it is the prerogative of the Muslim community and their scholars to interpret Islam for their situation in postmodern society, no-one else.

Thirdly, Enlightenment ideas did not hinder France only a few years after the French revolution to wage wars all over Europe - into Russia, or against Egypt. Then France went further to colonise North-Africa, incl. Algeria, where over 1 millions Muslims, Algerians were killed in their struggle for freedom and independence: Not much égality, liberté, fraternité there!

[fn5] Re: ”The intellectual threat to Enlightenment Islam” - What Ed Husain and many other non-Muslims don't like to accept is that Islam does not have a subsection called ’Enlightenment Islam.’ It's either Islam - living according to Allah's guidance and following the practice of His Prophet (may Allah bless him and grant him peace), or it is something made-up, moulded according to the nihilism and confusion of the present day.

Our concept of intellect is far more comprehensive than what is usually understood: far more than mental exercises or rational conclusions, cut-off from the Divine. (See fn6)

[fn6]
Regarding our ( Living Islam - Islamic Tradition ) stance against extremism and terror see:
- This is Not the Path to Paradise! Response to Daesh (not: ”IS/ ISIS”) by Sh A b Bayyah
- Saving Islam from the Deceit and Depravity of the Islamic State, Sh M Al-Yaqoubi
- Links Extremism
- What Is the Islamic Intellectual Tradition?

[fn7] Adapted from Sh Iyad El-Baghdadi in the Podcast who speaks about colonialism in Africa and ME.
Ep.41 The return of tyrants and foiled dreams with Iyad El-Baghdadi — The Thinking Muslim

[fn8] This is also the case in other countries, Austria nov 2020.

[fn9] ”The protesters focus on Macron as the source of their problems. Along with his early reforms to loosen labor laws and slash France's famous wealth tax, the fuel tax reinforces protesters' image of him as a president of the rich.” Who Are France's Yellow Vest Protesters, And What Do They Want? : NPR

[fn10] ”This manufactured conflict is dependent upon a curious, neoconservative redefinition of laïcité and a libertarian fetishisation of absolutist free speech.” Simon Dawes, 2 November 2020
The Islamophobic witch-hunt of Islamo-leftists in France | openDemocracy

[fn11] Russia, India and China are guided by their own brand of nationalistic, materialistic value system, so they are hardly better examples. China's collective punishment and reprogramming policies against the whole Uyghur Muslim population (and other) is a bad stain on humanity!

[fn12] Regarding the French conception of secularism - laïcité:
”While the Observatoire de la Laïcité has sought to calm tensions in recent years by explaining that laïcité means simply that the state should be neutral and that the public should be free to practise whatever religion they want, figures from the (so-called) intellectual (so-called) left, such as the Printemps Républicain and former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, have sought to push an alternative conception of laïcité whereby it is the public that is expected to be neutral (so, no more veils, no getting offended, no being too Muslim).”
The Islamophobic witch-hunt of Islamo-leftists in France | openDemocracy

[f13] ”The government ministers who are so adamant about the need to celebrate the content of Charlie Hebdo as an exemplar of free speech have no problem in filing complaints for defamation against Mediapart, an independent online newspaper, for user-generated blog content they’ve hosted criticising police violence.”
The Islamophobic witch-hunt of Islamo-leftists in France | openDemocracy

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Belief Is Not Forced


Not Forcing Anyone in Matters of Faith

Allah says:

{If it had been you Lord's Will, they would all have believed - all who are on earth!}
10-99

So we need not to worry about the disbelief of the disbelievers□ comment: 1, and we need not to force belief up on anyone: This is not how it works, anyway:

Freewill was given to man and guidance is alone by Allah (may His Majesty be exalted).

Faith in God - Allah is something personal, intimate and direct: between the person and God.




[1] The term ”disbelievers” (kafir ) is a technical term, it is not to be used to denigrate other people of other faiths or of no faith at all.


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The Ethnic Cleansing of East Jerusalem 2020


Massive Home Demolitons Campaign

Since Trump's visit to Jerusalem in 2020 and his encouragement of the apartheid occupier Israel things have turned from bad to worse, f ex in East Jerusalem.

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House demolitions every day - there is a concerted effort to evict as many Palestinians from East-Jerusalem as possible.

This is nothing less than ethnic cleansing of (East-) Jerusalem.
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BREAKING: Massive Home Demolitons Campaign Ongoing In Jerusalem.

Almost 1,000 Palestinians made homeless this year due to house demolitions in East Jerusalem, West Bank and Al-Naqab. https://twitter.com/falasteen47/status/1326649806756966400

Watch the full video here for more info: youtube
(Shorturl: https://youtu.be/n2py7Twu0f)

#FreePalestine, via Robert Inlakesh @falasteen47

According to statistics from B'TSelem, by 2020-11-03 for 2020
340 Palestinians in Jerusalem were made homeless, incl. about 180 children. This doesn't make any headlines in the "undivided capital of Jerusalem”1

The Zionist actors claim that Palestinians built their houses without a 'permit.'

This is just another sign of their inhumane treatment of the other and as such violates the Balfour declaration2 for the installment of a 'Jewish' state in Palestine. This inhumane policy has its roots in Jewish exceptionalism3 and chosen-ness.4

First of all many are old buildings where people have lived long before the initiators of Zionism were born, so of course they have no 'permit'.

Secondly, in 99% of cases Palestinians don't have a permit, because they wont get a permit, how much they may try. The 'Jewish state' does not give building permits to Palestinians, guess why!

When the whole world is deaf and silent then the world will see big problems.

Also massive destruction of Beduin homes in the Negev region recently (80 persons made homeless in one go).

…and the whole world is ignoring it, esp. those in responsible positions, in the EU to start with!



[1a]
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Number of Palestinians made homeless by Israeli demolitions hits four-year high despite pandemic | The Independent

[1b]
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Rights group: Record number of Jerusalem home demolitions

[2]
The Balfour declaration, which was a bad document (bad for one part of humanity and good - in the short run - for another part of humanity) and lead to so much injustice and suffering had from the start this clause:

It stipulated that “it being clearly inderstood that nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine…” The Balfour Declaration/ Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Civil and religious rights: today we would call this human rights. Now compare this with what is happening on the ground in Palestine and Israel!

[3]
Jews (i.e. Jews for Zionism) must emancipate themselves from their chosen-ness, that racially oriented sense of privilege and exceptionalism.

[4]
from which Jews everywhere should free themselves. It is a misunderstanding of their own scripture… Prophet Jesus - the blessings and peace of Allah upon him - scolded the Jews for it: check The Bible, New Testament; the Quran.

The meaning of chosen-ness is that Allah - God ushers spiritual powers (barakat ), blessings on those who follow His commands, not on people who have a lineage in some cultural expression or religious group.

Read more:
- Texts On Zionism (Shorturl: bit.ly/zion_txts)
- ECHR: Boycott Campaign Against Israel Cannot Be Criminalised


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Times of Lahabism (Islamophobia)


1. Lahabism (Islamophobia) is Hatred

Clearly Islamophobia is hatred of Islam, nothing less than hatred of the heavenly message from God, is not new! (Regarding crimes: see ch. 2)

They are mentioned in the Quran:
{Those who hate what Allah has revealed…}
47-26

This hate stems from ignorance about our great religion, despite what the detractors and destroyers might come up with: Islams hails from divine truth, from the Supreme Merciful God of all and everything.

2. Humanity Is One

The first problem with this is not only some problems for Muslims when they are seen as followers of this religion instead to see them as human beings with Islam as religion. Also the worst fascists are first of all human beings and all have to be treated as such.

What concerns hatred, Islamic tradition tells the Muslims to hate the person’s bad action, and not the person himself (or herself).

Some members of our Muslim community have commited crimes, murder of innocent people. This is very bad and cannot be justified or excused.

However it may be, many if not most of those ’terrorist attacks’ which we have seen over the years, have been instigated or directed by the forces from behind, for political reasons.4

3. Blaming the Lot

But it is a great injustice to blame the whole Muslim community for the deeds of individuals. No matter what words they shout or which Islamic symbals they use. The case is clear.

We cannot fall back into old patterns of collective guilt and stereotyping. 2

Disclaimer of terror attacks:
LivingislamBlog

If there are individuals who go overboard and they think they are right, then this is a problem of humanity, not of one special religion.

Every murderer and every thief has an excuse for his deeds, he will always come up with some rationisation (almost every one, there are exceptions.) If the killer or the thief is a non-Muslim his excuse and rationalisation3 will come from his background which is mostly non-religious or secular and which is materialistic, egoistic etc. Some people who have already other problems have no way to hinder their destructive impulses , which Muslims call Satanic impulses.

The point here is that this non-Muslim criminal has no references to any religious reasons for his crime, so he will not rationalise it with religious terms or slogans.

4. Missing out on the best promise

The second problem with turning your back to Islam, is that you turn away from God, you turn away from living a life in harmony and peace with the Creator and Sustainer of all, He who creates everything visible and invisible, every moment there is a new creation (although most will not perceive it).

May Allah protect us all from arriving at a point where we would miss out on the best promise ever given to man, this feeble, dependant being.

5. The Situation after terrorist attacks

With several terrorist attacks in France and Austria recently - which we of course condemn1, what is the reality of the situation for Muslims and non-Muslims in the world?

In his friday sermon - Khuṭbah: Challenging The Islamophobia Narrative | Shaykh Dr. Yasir Qadhi the shaykh compares the similarities of today's situation with the one in the 1920s and 1930s in Germany.

Difficult economic situation in society, worsening splitting of society in groups, propaganda lies about the minority group, increasing discriminating measures against the minority group, question: where does it stop?

6. Othering the Muslims and Blaming Them

Othering of the Muslims and/ or other minorities, such as Africans, means there is a constant attention towards them, showing them as ”totally different.” Even if there are differences, there is no reason to keeping aloof from them. Instead there is a divine wisdom in the difference of this creation as Allah says in the holy Quran:

(O mankind, indeed We have created you from male and female and made you peoples and tribes that you may know one another. Indeed, the most noble of you in the sight of Allah is the most righteous of you. Indeed, Allah is All-Knowing and All-Aware.)
Sura 49-13

7. The Trope of the 'Hidden Agenda'

People are told (by agents of dubious news) that "Muslims want to change your way of life."

Our answer ( Living Islam - Islamic Tradition ) which we don’t need to hide:

Regarding corruption, immorality, greediness, criminality: Yes, we want to change it, resolve those problems, and we participate with all forces of good-will to reform our societies, to make them better for all, while answering the challenges of humanity in our time.

However, we will not force our will on non-Muslims or anyone, any change will only happen by God’s permission and guidance, following our noble Prophet - the blessings and peace of Allah upon him - and with the majority of people standing up for what if good and just.

If this is not possible, then we will abstain from political involvement, then we will focus on the worship of Allah alone, safeguarding our iman.



Footnotes
[1]… because no-one has the right to take the law in his own hand, and this is against the against the example of our Prophet Muhammad ﷺ - the blessings and peace of Allah upon him.

[2] YT: A Conversation with Ingrid Mattson

[3] Rationalisation: the action of attempting to explain or justify behaviour or an attitude with logical reasons, even if these are not appropriate. (Oxford Dictionary of English)

[3] Remember: Before Martin Luther was murdered in the US, he got a letter with the /uppmaning/ to kill himself.

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