Correspondence received on Gaza Crisis W/E 18.1.09

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله

I’ve finally managed to put this weekly update e-mail together, as it’s been extremely hectic on all fronts… there have been marches all over the country, fundraising dinners and lastly the 100’s of e-mails that have been flooding in – but the best news of the week is of course the ceasefire – Insha Allah it will hold out and the Massacre will end. It’s been a hard task disseminating so much data (some good/some bad) – I’ll try to keep future e-mails shorter by using my webspace at http://sz3cv9.spaces.live.com/ I have been blogging here regularly over the last couple of weeks – so please visit that website for full details on any articles that are of interest to you .

From Khalid Khan

The Information Clearing House is an Independent media source – It is a source of unreported (or under reported) news from around the globe in order to provide more depth and understanding to current issues. One person’s effort to correct the distorted perceptions provided by commercial media, who says "This web site grew out of my personal frustration and anger at the failure of traditional commercial media to inform the American public, especially as it relates to US foreign policy". Some excellent links on this site including the following….

"Limbs And Meat" In The Street" – ‘A boy next to me, he went crazy, he was overwhelmed, he saw the massacre, the street was full of blood, the nails from the shells were as long as your hand’

US Plans Massive Arms Delivery to Israel – The Pentagon plans to make a large arms delivery to Israel, rising fears that the military campaign in Gaza will go on for a long time

What You Don’t Know About Gaza – NEARLY everything you’ve been led to believe about Gaza is wrong. Here are a few essential points that seem to be missing from the conversation………

Please check this link

http://www.interpal.info/the-palestinians – gives a history of Palestine, maps, timeline of events, and facts about the current situation on the ground.

 

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/ – News you won’t find on CNN or FOXNEWS

Finally, a couple of points below which I’d like to share with you all from

http://www.allaahuakbar.net/policy.asp – General Guidelines for New Registration, which we should also heed, especially the 5th one during e-mail/sms and dawah with colleagues etc..

General Guidelines for New Registration and our forum ………..

Fourth: 

Don’t let the internet consume your effort and time for no value. That happens when you navigate between the various sites and online groups for long hours.  You waste your precious lifetime hours. That time that you should devote for people like your family, parents, children and relatives, or for your job where you earn the living for you and your dependants.

Fifth:

  Visit the Islamic Sites frequently. Visit the useful sites that add to your useful information, and widens up your scales of knowledge.  Stay away from the sites that promote corruption to Belief or Morals, those groups that seek the spread of Fitnah or controversy, even if this is over religious issues. Bad controversy is of no avail.  Don’t interfere in conversations with the enemies of Islam unless you have the necessary knowledge and power that enables you to handle this task.  And if not, ask a scholar to handle it instead.

The Holy Qu’ran in Surah 69 – Al-Haqqah, Ayah 36 "Nor hath he any food except the foul Pus from the washing of wounds" – transliteration: "They wounded many people by their cruelty and injustice in this life, and it is befitting that they should have no food other than "the foul pus from the washing of wounds" – this is just a glimpse of how the Zionists will be treated in Jahanam – Allah Hu Akbar !!

 

From Tamas

This video shows that Zionists didn’t read & understand the Torah and much more…Finally a voice of reason that if applied can solve all the crises and conflicts in the middle east

Is this Fox News most important interview ever?

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=KntmpoRXFX4President

Ahmadinejad Meets Neturei Karta Rabbis http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=R-r04SQ97_Q

Rabbi Weiss of Naturei Karta on Iranian channel 2 http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=85jSgzs9-nU&feature=related


From Farakh

Here is Pilger, another stalwart who stands tall amongst men of our time. A very good read …. right from the heart. A couple of highlights to share from this article, if I may?

"When Aretha Franklin sings "Think", her wonderful 1960s anthem to freedom, at Obama’s inauguration on 21 January, I trust someone with the brave heart of Muntadar al-Zaidi, the shoe-thrower, will shout: "Gaza!""

and here is the bit which clinched it for me ……

"For what happens in Gaza is the defining moment of our time, which either grants the impunity of war criminals the immunity of our silence, while we contort our own intellect and morality, or gives us the power to speak out."

Holocaust denied: the lying silence of those who know

: Most people keep asking why the mainstream media is behaving in the way its? Why the bias? Why pro Israel? Here are some answers, worth a read: By Rachel Shabi. She currently lives in Tel Aviv and has written a book on Israel’s Oriental Jews, to be published early next year. She was born in Israel to Iraqi parents, and grew up in the UK

Winning the media war http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2009/jan/10/gaza-israel-media

If you have not seen the youtube lecture of Professor Norman Finklestein then try to find some time to watch it

it’s superb and gives all the relevant information you need to know on Palestine/Israel, delivered in the most eloquent manner by an expert on this subject. Here is the link again: Click on: http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=MON2HL02mec

If you haven’t got time then I have created a ‘pseudo transcipt’ of this lecture in the attached document (excuse any errors). Please have a read, it has all the salient points.

KK: I can e-mail the word document ‘Norman Finklestein Lecture.doc’ if interested, please let me know.

Listen to Lowkey & Drew McConnell | Stop Gaza Massacre protest London Saturday 3 http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=GO5Cay6GUkM

 From Saadat Khan

Some quotes from PM’s of the most racist state in the world

An excellent insight into the insidious minds of the low-life Zionist Trash (check

http://www.monabaker.com/quotes.htm)

Last Moments of A Dying Mother and Her Child….in Palestine

Inna lillahe wa inna ilayhe rajioon!!! Please see the attached images to witness the last moments of a dying mother.

Terrorists are not born, they are forced to become.

During the bomb blasts done by Israel last month(Dec 2008), around 600 innocents have been brutally killed. US, UK , UN are all watching this human genocide. With the blessings of European Countries, Israel is killing innocents mercilessly. Even now Media will not call US, UK , Israel and its allies as terrorists or at least "Sponsors of terrors".

Shahid Siddiqi Commented "The west are spending thousands in character profile techniques to understand what makes someone a terrorist or decide to become a suicide bomber…No science required, no technical specialism required… just ask your heart how you’d feel"

 

From Ahmed Sadiq

Boycott Israel News: [Boycott – Economic – Europe] British telecom firm severs ties with Israeli counterparts due to Gaza attacks

http://www.inminds.co.uk/article.php?id=10272 and http://www.inminds.co.uk/article.php?id=10273

British telecom firm severs ties with Israeli counterparts due to Gaza attacks. It’s wonderful to see a British company, FreedomCall, make an ethical decision to boycott Israel. The company deserves our support and encouragement. Zionists are already active in launching e-mail bombing campaigns to punish the company and pressure it to recanting. One campaign originating in the illegal israeli settlement of Ma’ale Adumim in East Jerusalem by an ‘IDF mother’ who has a morbid hobby of collecting trophy photos for her IDF son of Palestinians being killed is calling on zionists to write, email and telephone the company to complain their decision to boycott Israel.

Action

We request that believers of justice should email FreedomCall (

cs@freedomcall.co.uk) to congratulate them for not ignoring the suffering of the Palestinians and for putting ethics before profits and boycotting Israel. Also consider supporting them by using their products – among other things they do international phone cards.

Website :

http://www.freedomcall.co.uk

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Two disgraceful North West Labour MP’s spoke in support of Israel ‘s attacks on Gaza at the pro-Israel rally in Manchester today

Ivan Lewis, the Labour MP for Bury South

"This community stands shoulder to shoulder with the people of Israel in the good and the bad times. We do not apply double standards to Israel and the challenges that she faces".

(Guardian website)

Louise Ellman, the Labour MP for Liverpool Riverside .

"We should stand together to stick up for Israel , to support Israel ‘s right to defend herself, to say no to Hamas"

(Guardian website)

KK – Please e-mail me and I will provide e-mail address and additional information if you wish to file a complaint

Israel’s Bombardment of Gaza is a War Crime http://pulsemedia.org/2009/01/12/israel-gaza-defence-war-crime/

Galloway responding to a Zionist (An excellent lesson in history )

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XUFLpP9Prxo

 

Listen to this moving song and read the lyrics. You can also download it as an mp3. Once you get to the page, scroll down.

http://www.michaelheart.com/Song_for_Gaza.html

You can also see it on youtube at:- http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=dlfhoU66s4Y It has already received a quarter of a million hits.Spread it widely.

 

From Tabassum Hussain

An excellent presentation on Zionist and their agenda in Palestine – Reality-juifs.pps – Please e-mail me and I will send this to you.

 From Mazhar Iqbal

"What more proof does one need than the fact that for centuries, Jews have lived peacefully in Arabic countries, enjoying the respect and friendship of their neighbours? The tragedy of Zionism changed all of that. The painful truth is that in the eyes of the Zionist government, Jews are merely the cannon-fodder needed for the State of Israel to achieve its agenda."

CNN, the mouthpiece of the US Hawks, Zionists and all things bad even reports that Israel broke the cease fire.

http://www.jewsagainstzionism.com/news/currentarticle.cfm?id=156

CNN confirms Israel broke the ceasefire first

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=KntmpoRXFX4

Alex Thomson from Channel 4 news on 08.01.2009 @ 8pm (London news) shuts up Mark Regev about Israel’s appalling satanic lack of human-rights!!! Not even sparing the babies!!!

http://www.facebook.com/ext/share.php?sid=44072513521&h=lc_nN&u=MqYiD

If you were in any doubt about Zionism then watch this – "Wipe them all out"


http://www.youtube.com/watch?eurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.informationclearinghouse.info%2Farticle21746.htm&v=FABqq_jjRRo

Israel bombs & Gaza bleeds,
It will answer for its deeds.
Gaza is a killing field,
Gaza needs the Ummah’s shield.
Arab rulers have no shame,
Protecting Israel is their aim.
Rulers in the Muslim lands,
Gaza’s blood is on your hands.
Muslim armies break your chains,
Protect your ummah from this pain.
O Allah from You we ask,
Move the armies for this task!
Lailaha ilala mohammadur rasool allah

 

From Steven Longden

Manchester Muslim Email Group

for Muslims working or interested in public services.

You may be interested in recent statements by the Prime Minister and the Foreign Secretary about the Middle-East. These contans important background about the British Government’s policy towards Israel/Palestine and settlement-building.

KK – I have these documents which I can e-mail you if interested: Foreign_Involvement_in_Israeli_Settlement.pdf, FS article in Al Hayat FINAL.doc, FS’s statment at the UNSC on the MEPP.doc

Key Quotes from the FS’s Abu Dhabi Speech.doc, Media reporting of visit.doc, PM speech to Palestinian Investment Conference.doc, Press Conference between PM and Palestinian PM.doc

 

From Khurshid

If there is any doubt in anybody’s mind about the legitimacy of Hamas & of Israeli culpability in the current genocide,or even if there isn’t, please read a most remarkable article written by Avi Shlaim, a Jewish professor at Oxford University at

www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/jan/07/gaza-israel-palestine Please forward this message to as many people as possible. This is a highly informed article supported by clear evidence!

The military invasion of the Gaza Strip by Israeli Forces bears a direct relation to the control and ownership of strategic offshore gas reserves. This is a war of conquest. Discovered in 2000, there are extensive gas reserves off the Gaza coastline.

http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=va&aid=11680

Jewish MP UK speaking in the Houses of Parliament Israel acting like Nazis in Gaza

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=glAGwSb-zDk&feature=email

Israel was born out of Jewish Terrorism" Tzipi Livnis Father was a Terrorist" Astonishing claims in the Houses of Parliament. SIR Gerald Kaufman, the veteran Labour MP, yesterday compared the actions of Israeli troops in Gaza to the Nazis who forced his family to flee Poland.

During a Commons debate on the fighting in Gaza, he urged the government to impose an arms embargo on Israel. Sir More.. Gerald, who was brought up as an orthodox Jew and Zionist, said: "My grandmother was ill in bed when the Nazis came to her home town a German soldier shot her dead in her bed. "My grandmother did not die to provide cover for Israeli soldiers murdering Palestinian grandmothers in Gaza. The present Israeli government ruthlessly and cynically exploits the continuing guilt from gentiles over the slaughter of Jews in the Holocaust as justifica…

From Farakh (Leeds) ….

http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=qMGuYjt6CP8

"Gerald Kaufman made an excellent intervention in the commons on behalf of the cause yesterday, summary of the contribution attached, non from Muslim MP’s. Once again George Galloway and Claire Short both spoke with passion."

He is right: Where are the Muslim MPs? Think about it next time you vote. Good friends from Dewsbury (on this email list) should ask their Labour MP if we’ll ever see him make even half as good speech as GK, GG or CS or if he’ll ever stand up for justice & humanity. If he doesn’t or he won’t then he doesn’t deserve to be elected ever again. Instead elect a a good NON-MUSLIM MP with convictions – he/she will be better for us, imo.

 

socialwelfareparty@gmail.com

Demands grow for Gaza war crimes investigation. Israel may face UN court ruling on legality of Gaza conflict

Israel is facing growing demands from senior UN officials and human rights groups for an international war crimes investigation in Gaza over allegations such as the "reckless and indiscriminate" shelling of residential areas and use of Palestinian families as human shields by soldiers.

UK’s Jewish MP calls it Nazi-like operation

A British Jewish lawmaker compared the Israeli offensive in Gaza on Thursday to the Nazis who forced his family to flee from Poland. Gerald Kaufman, a member of the Jewish Labour movement linked to Premier Gordon Brown’s ruling party, also called for an arms embargo on Israel…………

A war to crush the Palestinians. Eric Ruder argues that Israel’s rhetoric about Hamas "terrorism" is a pretext for an attempt to crush the Palestinian national movement.

View original article here:

http://socialistworker.org/2009/01/16/war-to-crush-palestine

From Rafay

Gandhi Grandson Quits After Criticizing Jews. Ben Dobbin, Associated Press – KK pls let me know if you’re interested and I’ll send the article

 

E-mails from various people related to Starbucks

There was another e-mail chain related to starbucks which after further investigation was found to be a hoax. However, in further e-mail correspondence with Mazhar Iqbal (Leeds) – he said and I quote

"It is well known that Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is a huge supporter of Zionism. For this reason alone boycotting Starbucks is must at any time"

I then received another follow-up on this organisation from Rafay Faruki (London) who expressed the following view, of which the last paragraph is shocking:-

"It is not balooney to say that star buck (nasdaq:sbux) sucks. they do indeed support the zionist state. further more the ceo of sbucks, howard m. schultz, went beyond just support by saying that arabs should be evicted/killed off. this was news item a few years ago and info should still be available. his was widely quoted in the public media and till this arabs dr still drinking it.

Even worse, there was recent article in the press, about zionist retailers trading outside Kabbah, particularly starbucks!! so do not kill off the msg abt sbucks!!"

Ahmed Sadiq (Manchester) wrote "further to your earlier email, 1t is recommended that we boycott Starbucks (and others). See :

http://www.inminds.co.uk/boycott-starbucks.html

Finally, I received an e-mail from Ray Khan (Bradford) who made the following comment:

"I can confirm this, the owner of STARUCKS Mr Schultz is deffo a contributer to Israel as a Zionist State. This is common knowledge and can be found on Wikipedia

In 1998, Shultz was awarded the "The Israel 50th Anniversary Friend of Zion Tribute Award" from the

Jerusalem Fund of Aish Ha-Torah for "playing a key role in promoting a close alliance between the United States and Israel".[11]

Look at the name he gave to his company ‘STARBUCKS’ where STAR = Star of David as on the Israel Flag and BUCKS = Slang for money He indeed does send a lot of BUCKS to ISRAEL.

From Yunus Karbhari

An ingenious example of speech and politics

‘Before beginning my talk I want to tell you something about Moses. When he struck the rock and it brought forth water, he thought, ‘What a good opportunity to have a bath!’ He removed his clothes, put them aside on the rock and entered the water. When he got out and wanted to dress, his clothes had vanished. An Israeli had stolen them.’

The Israeli representative jumped up furiously and shouted, ‘What are you talking about? The Israelis weren’t there then.’

The Palestinian representative smiled and said: ‘And now that we have made that clear, I will begin my speech.’

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Ron Paul: Israel Created Hamas. !!!! wow now that makes sense…. http://uk.youtube.com/watch?v=ERCp3VVDYxA&NR=1

Thx bruv, I just forwarded Farakh’s stuff to about 100 Most influential political people in East Lancashire, they include the Labour party members, Some lecturers, some Police and Blackburn Muslims Forum .. Gulp !! dunno how I got on their mailing group….

On 12/01/2009, Khan, Khalid 

wrote:

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله

Masha Allah – Excellent work by brother Farakh … he really is spending his time wisely and it’s positive actions such as this that will make a real impact, Insha Allah. I applaud his research and I am very thankful for his advise, I’m learning so much through this sad conflict… it’s very hard to sleep these days with so much going on and so many ideas flying around.. not to mention the death and destruction. I’ve not had a chance to view the video myself yet, but I will try. I’m so busy trying to collate everything I receive from multiple sources that I can only spare about 20% of my time to digest it. However, in the current crisis- I feel it’s important to share the validated info with as many people as possible as quickly as possible. There was that Hoax SMS related to Lidl/Aldi donating their earnings to the war which needs to be STOPPED immediately. I received correspondence from Lidl confirming this – see details in my weekly round-up events e-mail which I will send out on Friday evening Insha Allah. Insha Allah things will improve in Gaza very soon. wasalaam,

Khalid

From:

Karbhari  , Sent: 13 January 2009 23:28

Zionist control of US congress Please read the following why US abstained at UN resolution voting January 12, 2009 Tail, Dog, Wag
Gaza residents: IDF troops posing as Hamas men

 

KK: Please let me know if you want to see the original e-mail and I will forward it onto you.

Thought provoking…..

The question of why the barbaric Israeli military aggression, which had been ongoing since the 27th December 2008, was focussing itself on slaughtering Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip, has now been answered! Other than because of the nature of the Jews, of not having pure hearts, the targetting of children is not a co-incidence.

A few months ago, in line with the Ramadhan of 1429 Hijriah, Khaled Misyal, the leader of Hamas, appointed around 3500 Palestinian children who have become hafidz (memorizers of Al-Quran. Those children who have memorized 30 juzs of Al-Quran have become a source of fear for the Zionist Jews. "If in the age of as young as that, they have already mastered the Quran, imagine what would they become in 20 years time from now?" Thus the thought that lingered in the mind of the Jews.

It was no surprise that the Palestinian children have become memorizers of Al-Quran, the conditions in Gaza which had been blockaded by Israel made their interactions with Al-Quran constantly intense. They do not play ‘video-games’ or any other toys commonly played by their counterparts in other parts of the world. Thus, the condition have spurred them to become memorizers of the Qur’an (hafiz) at a very young age. Now, because of the fear of the invaders, around 500 of those young Qur’an memorizers have become shaheed.

SMS received from a number of people

Please text the word CEASEFIRE to 81819. The Guardian newspaper are running a poll for Gaza. Forward to as many ppl as possible and make ur voice heard,

I immediately got a text from Farakh rightly asking me "have you checked the Guardian number ? Otherwise u cud b asking people to text 2 a premium rate no. Where ceasefire cud hav whole new meaning? ". I found that the txt cost 60p which isn’t much but I can see where the money’s going. Their interest is only to make a quick buck. Imagine how many Muslims sent the text as an emotional reaction, not thinking that we are filling the coffers of the mainstream media who as we all know are totally against all Muslim interests in this or any other conflict. Be careful – CHECK before you act. There are people out there who have other motives. Check your information before blindly forwarding it.

SMS from Siddeek

Wot about dis. Rumours r being circ dat holy Al Aqsa Masjid has bn surrounded by israeli army. Whether this be true or false, surely it is only a matter of time as de Israeli army strengthens its onslaught.

Plz recite "Lailahaill Alla, Allah hu Akbar & Surah Al-Ikhlas x3

 SMS from Jamil

As the world celebrates the new year,the Palestinians bury their dead.As we enjoy ourselves,the Palestinians suffer in pain.As we hear fireworks,the Palestinians listen to bombs.As we rush to queue in the sales,the Palestinians rush to queue for their daily rationed bread.As we enjoy the company of our loved ones,the Palestinians wonder who will be next to die from theirs.As we choose new years resolutions,the Palestinians choose their prayers.Muslims fighting for Palestinians request u to Read chapter 48’Al Fath’of the Quran tonight & ask Allah 4 His help & victory,Ameen (Pass this on to others)

To the Israeli Soldier (Pls read ’til the end!) – a beautifully written poem, please e-mail me if interested and I will e-mail it.

SMS from STC (

http://www.savethechildren.net/alliance/index.html)

Thank you for speaking out against violence in Gaza. We’ll make your voice count. Find out how we’re helping children there at savethechildren.org.uk

 

SMS from Ray Khan

What is going on is a small part of the big picture. The plan of the Zionists and the new world order is being rolled out. We people can do our best to stop it but unfortunately it will not be enough. They control the media which in turn controls the opinions of the majority of people who have no faith or do not question. They are paving the way for the anitchrist the dajaal. An ex cia official said if the world knew what I knew they would not be able to sleep. These people use the symbols of pharaoh the all seeing eye as on the 1 dollar note. They want to control the world.

My reply: I agree with you and will share with people – however, as you know some people write this off as conspiracy theory. May Allah open all our eyes to the plans of the Kuffar.

Ray’s response: ‘Don’t believe anything, until it has been officially denied’ -claud cockburn. 911 was an inside job there is no question. Research ‘operation white flag’ Research tim osma

 

SMS from Ghulam Ashraf

Isaar trust humanitarian gaza fundraising campaign – please donate generously to support orphans, widows and families. Confirm donation by text or email

 

Ghulam S Ashraf – ‘knowledge without action is like a tree without fruit’

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