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Muslim Protests vs. Western Riots: Humanity vs. Brutality

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم

Muslim Protests vs. Western Riots: Humanity vs. Brutality

     Desperate times call for desperate measures, a popular quote especially valid during these tumultuous times.  Or is this really true? Do these events give license for the people to wreak havoc and cause chaos all through out the land to achieve the means? A brief look to compare past demonstrations to the ongoing protests in Egypt.  As observers and witnesses to this historic event, we see Egyptians of all classes, all generations, Muslim and Christian stand united to have their voice heard and demand the resignation of Mubarak, the 21st century pharaoh, which they successfully accomplished. Alhamdulillah.

When people in the west think of mass protests; looting, arson, vandalism come to mind.  Including worse acts like rape and murder, people become transformed into wild animals during these frenzied moments. But this was not the case in Egypt, these protests brought out the very good of Egypt's finest.

Even more remarkable in these protests: the compassion, the humanity, and the unity these people revealed.   A nation of millions standing together as one Ummah for one noble cause. May Allah (swt) accept their splendid efforts.  They were not concerned with petty issues that divide a great Ummah. They were bound together with their sincere intentions and actions.  The Egyptians comforted, protected, and fed one another: Muslim and Christian, rich and poor during these protests.  Coming from a population that lives on less than two dollars a day, they generously handed out food, water, and blankets to the activists.  Prayer circles were held five times a day.  A lost and found was established and protected from Mubarak's thugs, everything from wallets full of cash to baby rattles was handed in. A code of honor was quickly established among the Ummah.  Women's voices were fiercely heard throughout the land yet no attacks or harassments of any type were reported. Having witnessed this, Mubarak's thugs quickly tried to instigate chaos and havoc upon their people.  Looting and trashing the cities' buildings and shops. Throwing stones and Molotov bombs from bridges onto crowds below, resorting to whips and sticks to render more harm onto their fellow Egyptians.  Alhamdulillah, the people were all too aware of these infamous tactics, they restrained several thugs or Baltegia in a makeshift jail.
Whereas in the West, demonstrations paint a completely different picture. Protest is defined as to state positively or to object, however protest quickly turns into riot, a violent or wild disorder, confusion or disturbance.  Everything in sight is a free for all---the random drive-by murders, rapes, and vandalism by the citizens themselves; not paid government thugs. It becomes a green light to violate other people's rights and safety. As a result, massive damages and chaos occur. As seen in numerous places like the Greek Protests of 2010, LA Riots of 1996 and the Hurricane Katrina disaster in the United States. Because of the Western democratic systems in place, people witness and experience terrible atrocities leaving other nations to explore and question this phenomenon and search for possible reasoning for these types of behaviors.
The West brought havoc and troubles to Egypt, it was hired people paid to attack innocent sincere protesters with cocktail bombs and rocks and vandalize property ranging from cars to public buildings, including the Museum.

Muslims as part of their Aqeedah do not attack innocent bystanders.  Their voices are strong and brave calling for the uprooting of their corrupt regime in which modern history will proudly record February 11, 2011 as the day the 21st century Pharaoh Hosni Mubarak had been ejected from his dictatorship.

Western systems exude corruptness where individuals only think of themselves and sacrifice the good for self-serving interests, placing other people's lives and welfares in jeopardy.  They try to penetrate the sincere actions of honest people from accomplishing their hopes by unleashing corrupt  politicians onto the playing field calling for false change and hope through misguidance of the masses.  Inshallah Allah swt will keep the people aware of these treacherous actions and call for the true uprooting of these rotten systems. They jeopardize protests by unleashing thugs showing the hypocrisy of the democratic values which are being stomped on as Muslims worldwide protest to choose their own leadership and regime to run their affairs and lands.  Yet the democratic values do not apply to the Muslims.  Indeed, they do not. The democratic and free nations of the West assume the role of the despot dictating and forcing distorted laws from their systems through their appointed agents. They willfully pay billions of dollars to agent tyrants to silence their people through horrendous inhumane tactics in which America and the West silently and gladly support.  How else would they succeed in implementing their rotten self-serving Capitalistic interests while portraying to the masses that this is democracy by twisting the sincere people's efforts in state-controlled or foreign influenced media.   As a result Nilesat satellite broadcast was shut down during Egypt's revolution protests. 

Islamic doctrine holds human life as sacrosanct.  Muslims of Egypt, Tunisia, Jordan, and Algeria protest to uproot their regime.  These people do not want stolen merchandise, torched buildings, or cheap bribes.  All this falls under fitnah, which the West has indeed perfected.  Muslims want free untainted elections to choose their leader. A leader who is deserving and honest who will refuse to oppress his people.   A Muslim ruler who will apply Islam as a system upon them.  Islam, as a complete system, will overhaul the present-day systems bringing justice and tranquility to the people from the Creator Himself where the first person held accountable is the ruler. There is no secret cash fund or multi-billion dollar contracts to hire the ruler by Western nations as a lure against his nation. Save that for the Capitalistic democratic nations and strive towards the Real Change...Islam. The system that is ready to be implemented as soon Allah swt wills and the nusrah is given.

Do not fear anyone but Allah swt as you have clearly demonstrated your courage and strength to the world.  Your life and provision (rizqa) are only in the Hands of Allah swt.  This life is only a channel for the Eternal Life---make it count.  Call for Islam.  Let your voices pierce the Heavenly Skies.  Inshallah you will have the victory.  Allah swt said;

((وَعَدَ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مِنْكُمْ وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَيَسْتَخْلِفَنَّهُمْ فِي الْأَرْضِ كَمَا اسْتَخْلَفَ الَّذِينَ مِنْ قَبْلِهِمْ وَلَيُمَكِّنَنَّ لَهُمْ دِينَهُمُ الَّذِي ارْتَضَى لَهُمْ وَلَيُبَدِّلَنَّهُمْ مِنْ بَعْدِ خَوْفِهِمْ أَمْنًا يَعْبُدُونَنِي لَا يُشْرِكُونَ بِي شَيْئًا وَمَنْ كَفَرَ بَعْدَ ذَلِكَ فَأُولَئِكَ هُمُ الْفَاسِقُونَ)) النور 55

 {Allah has promised, to those among you who believe and work righteous deeds, that He will, of a surety, grant them in the land, inheritance (of power), as He granted it to those before them} [An-Nur: 55]

إِنَّا لَنَنْصُرُ رُسُلَنَا وَالَّذِينَ آمَنُوا فِي الْحَيَاةِ الدُّنْيَا وَيَوْمَ يَقُومُ الْأَشْهَادُ))))
(We will, without doubt, help Our apostles and those who believe, (Both) In This world's life and on the Day when the witnesses will stand forth.)

By Manal Bader
Bayt Al-Maqdes, Palestine
14 Rabi' I 1432


Unknown said…
Allahu yaj zeeka brother for the word of truth,ameen.your brother from nigeria

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