Posts Tagged ‘Aafia Siddiqui’

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HOWAZATT!?

April 10, 2011

By Farooq Bayyin

After weeks of cricket it boiled down to the fiercest rivalry in cricket, Pakistan vs. India, in the world cup semi-final. For all the Pakistanis watching it left a very sour taste after watching their side drop four catches and practically throw the game away. The normal thing to do after Pakistan lose would be to discuss the possibilities of match fixing and the likes. But upon reflection something which was even more saddening and sickening was not the possibility of match fixing nor the loss itself but everything that surrounded the game.

The game and possibility of reaching the final but even more so the chance of beating India took Pakistan by storm. Media coverage showed many who had fasted on the day in order that Allah accepts their Duas (prayers) and a molvi praying in aid of the game. And just to ensure all of Pakistan got behind the team the Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani, declared it a government half day and flew out (accepting the invitation from the Indian PM) to India to show his support.

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An Abuse Against an Ummah: Aafia Siddiqui Forced to Walk over the Qur’an

March 30, 2010

By Saiful Islam

Unlike the press release reproduced below, I have ommitted “naked” in the title to maintain the honour of my beloved sister.  On the one hand my heart is physically in pain and does not permit me to reiterate what our beloved sister has gone through.  On the other hand I feel obligated to assist in the revealing the acts of the true enemies of Islam.

Our dearest sister was forcefully stripped and made to walk over the Qur’an in what amounts to not only an abuse against Aafia, but an abuse against Allah, His MessengerSall-Allahu alayhi wa sallam, the Companions and the entirety of the Muslim Ummah.

May Allah guide those who attempt to destroy Islam and if guidance is not ordained for them, May Allah destroy them, May Allah punish those who abused my sister, Aafia.

Ameen.

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