France In Crisis

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as well as the servant and His Messenger.

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Our profits in the long run, he said,

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add to the article.

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He said that perhaps

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the nation's will one day calling one another

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against you. Just as diners call each other to eat food. Meaning just as people call one another to come and share and to eat from their food, perhaps there will be nations calling others to eat you, to attack you to harm you. Just as the diners wipe away the plates.

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So one of the people asked the Prophet so long while he was telling

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me

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so long will it be because we are few in number on that day on messenger of Allah? Will there be so few it'll be so easy

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for these enemies to do with us as they please, as if we are food on the plates.

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Unable to defend ourselves and the prophets all along are using instead audible Antonio made in caffeine or lacking the combos that counts as seen. He said no on that day you will be many in numbers.

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You will be many, but you will be like the foam over the sea.

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When when he ends.

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And on that day Allah will remove the fear of you from the hearts of your enemies. What else defending a wall

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and allow a place in your hearts.

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One of the companions said to the Prophet, well my nearest What is this one that you are referring to? And the Prophet sallallahu.

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dunia well karate is to notes. It is loving the dunya and hating death.

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And because of these two things, the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam predicts a scenario that is very familiar to us. There was a day when somebody would come in and say, Oh Allah, help the people of Palestine. Then they would say oh well help the people of Palestine and Kashmir and

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then they would see all the people of Palestine and Kashmir

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and Chechnya.

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And now if we tried to create a list of the hotspots, of the places where people are being oppressed and harmed,

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we would not be able to mention all the places because we are human beings and we forget this is the scenario that we live in. But the prophet

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also said, must mean that the example of the believers and their love for each other, and their mercy with each other, and their compassion with one another is like the example of a body.

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It's is harmed. If it is akin from pain, then the entire body reacts the entire body of Viagra.

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With sleeplessness, and fever,

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the entire body is affected if just one part of the body is harmed, we need to have that well for each other even as difficult as it seems, these days. And it's important for Muslims to know what's happening around the world to know what's happening to their Muslim brothers and sisters. And this is a theme of what I'm going to be talking about today. Because one problem is when we start to learn, oh, this is what's happening in Palestine, this is what's happening here, this is what's happening there. And we feel so overwhelmed

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that we stopped doing anything, we feel so overwhelmed and weak and powerless, that we destroy ourselves.

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Emotionally, we can't let it happen like that. We have to be engaged and knowledgeable,

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but not to lose hope.

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And to not work for the sake of a loss of hands on with these problems are huge, and no single one of us can solve them. Even everyone in this room together probably cannot solve them.

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But if we're hopeless than American songs, and if we have hope, and we educate ourselves, then inshallah we will succeed, maybe a percentage of the way, and maybe another generation will come in and succeed even more than us. The Muslim needs to have hopefulness in every moment that they're in.

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And along with how no one's either says, Well, I'm not gonna look a lot. Willow height, we're not kidding. They have plotted in plan but a lot plots and plans, and allows the best of those who plan. What's been happening the last few days and weeks in France, is something that is saddening and shocking to Muslims all around the world. Yesterday, there were three people killed in France.

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Nine days ago, or 10 days ago.

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There were two sisters in a job, who are nice to touch and stomps right next to the Eiffel Tower.

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And two days before that, there was a teacher in France, Samuel

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petty, and he was killed in France for showing cartoons of our beloved Prophet sallallahu, I will send them

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all of these killings.

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All of them

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can never be condoned. All of them are senseless and wrong. And evil is not going to create good and light is not gonna come from darkness.

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But why are we like foam over the sea?

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Why are we like the foam over the season? The Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam said, the foam above the sea has no say in where it goes. The ocean pushes the phone wherever it wants to go.

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The phone just floats wherever the waves take it.

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Our story has become what other people say.

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Our story has become the story that they tell about us. So they weave their story. They create their narrative.

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The narrative that friends is this country that loves freedom so much. And they're so open, and they're so accepting. Yeah, these Muslims hate freedom. These Muslims hate freedom so much they can't deal with debates and discussion.

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And so they start killing. And there's these problems and killings.

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And so the president says his races and he begins to attack Islam.

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In this narrative, they are reacting to the barbaric backwardness of Muslims. And we're foam on the scene. So they say the story and we just float on with their story. We just accept that narrative.

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We think it to be true.

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This is common. The powerful people tell the stories and the arrests accepted.

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What did Malcolm X sing?

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He would say to his people who taught you to hate the color of your skin, Who taught you to hates the texture of your air?

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Who taught you to put bleach on your skin to make it wider?

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He would teach they told the story that your skin color is bad and you will

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accepted it, and now you're trying to change it and bleach it.

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That's what happens, the powerful people tell the story. And those who are weak just accept it.

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And that's why the description of our profits a little longer it was in them so powerful, like full over the sea.

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So as Muslims, we have to become people of knowledge.

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And part of knowledge is we have to know even ourselves, the ignorance that we have as Muslims, sometimes we don't even know anything about our own selves. So when they tell the story we accepted, we don't know where history. So when they say I tell the story we accepted.

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So let's learn a little bit about France.

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Who are the Muslims of France, by and large, overwhelmingly, the Muslims of France are all doing

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unlike Canada, people came to Canada, they wanted to immigrate to Canada, Canada, wanted them to immigrate. My father came here, and I'm sure his stories like many other people, he came here to get an education and he was gonna go back to this country. But the country of Canada wanted to stay offered him citizenship, wanted him to work here.

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That's not the story of France. That's why the level of violence in France is not like you'll see in Canada or in the United States.

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Because their story is very difference. France colonized Algeria for 130 years.

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And in that 130 years of the French occupation of Algeria, millions of people were killed. There were multiple genocides in Algeria, that took place at the hands of the French.

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You can look them up in one massacre. One day, 45,000 people were killed, another massacre. 50,000 people were killed. You can look this up.

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Men, women, children were slaughtered at the hands of the French call colonizers. France condition committed mass genocide in Algeria, which had a serious impact in on the population of the country.

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And in France, in Paris, till this day, there is a museum a museum of men, where they have on display the skulls of men from Algeria who fought against their colonizers.

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And it was only this past summer after Algeria asked multiple multiple times that France In fact, some of the skulls, not even all of them. They hold it up as a trophy award trophy on the walls for people to see. That's the history of France with its Muslim population.

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And the end, the French wanted the Algerians to come as cheap labor, who was going to build the roads, who were going to build the railroads, were going to build the infrastructure of Algeria, the brought the Algerian of France, sorry, they brought the Algerians to build France, they're cheap, will pay them nothing will build this. And after they built the country of France, the French wanted them to leave.

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But were the Algerians want to go. their country was already decimated by years of colonizing and occupation of the French. So they stayed in France, but the French didn't want them.

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And so they made it an objective, to disenfranchise the Muslim population in France with systemic discrimination. If you want to understand the scale of discrimination in France. People talk about the discrimination of black Americans. Well, let's look at the comparison of the two and the United States of America. Black people are 15% of the population. They are 30 to 35% of the population of prisoners.

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So they are overrepresented in the prison system 15 to 20%.

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in Algeria, there are estimates that the prisoners are in sorry, in France, there are estimates that the prisoners are 50 to 70% Muslim

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and the Muslims are only 9% of the country. That means Muslims in France are over represented in the prison system between 14 to 16%.

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Look at employments, unemployment of black people in America is 6%. Unemployment of Muslims in France is 50%. There have been studies that still take the same resume

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Same resume, same qualifications, same education, and they send it around in France with a name of a name that is a waste Christian name.

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And they take the same resume, and they send it around with a Muslim Algerian name. What do you think it's called back? The difference is staggering. The difference is staggering. And unemployment discrimination employment discrimination in France is, is significant.

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And in fact, there are many similarities between what black Americans face and between watch,

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French Algerians face, but there's one big difference. In America, most people will say slavery was a bad thing. Everyone will say pretty much slavery was a bad thing. But in France, the politicians will openly say, the Algerians shouldn't be grateful that we colonize them.

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Marina time one of the leaders of the right wing party, she said this openly, they shouldn't be grateful we colonize them grateful that they took over their country and massacred them and committed genocide.

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The French will never apologize for this. They've never apologized for it. And look at how the story changes when you have facts, and you have information, and you have knowledge.

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So the story that the teacher was killed, and because this teacher was killed, it set off a series of events is false.

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In fact, it was before the killing of the teacher, that macarons spent months vilifying assignment of speeches.

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It was before that terrible killing, that his MP is made a show of walking out because a Muslim woman in hijab was speaking. And there's many examples of this Islamophobia that is so blatant in France. So when this teacher is killed, there's a context of very deep racism, of a continuous campaign of discrimination.

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And so you would expect that a thoughtful, intelligent leader would try to calm down the emotions in this country. We try to make all of the citizens feel respected, feel calm,

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and said what is Macron do he wanted to throw fuel onto the fire. So he weaponized the killing of this teacher, as an opportunity to stigmatize the entire Muslim population of friends.

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And so they display the cartoons that are mocking our profits,

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on their buildings. This is shameful and terrible.

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And politicians around the world were tweeting support to France, even our own foreign minister, tweeting support for friends. Can you imagine

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if Donald Trump

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decided to broadcast the N word

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on his federal buildings, a word that is so hurtful to black Americans? Imagine if one black American does something bad, so he decides to put the N word on all the buildings that are owned by the government? What reaction would there be? When people say that's freedom of expression? Or people say that's incitement, and that's discrimination.

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So France speaks about freedom of expression, but look at the reality.

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Look at the reality this see magazine surely publishes these insulting cartoons of our profits a little longer. I didn't send them. One of their cartoonists who worked there for 20 years, published a cartoon that was insulting to Jews. What happened? He got fired. Suddenly, it's not about freedom of expression anymore. There was a Muslim stand up comic, and friends who made a terrible joke about Jewish people and Semitic joke.

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And you know, they were victims of a terrorist attack. And he made a joke about it.

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And what do you think happened to him?

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He had just got fired, he got arrested.

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He got arrested while I'm into freedom of expression.

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These are clear double standards that exist in their society. So the single act of criminality, the murder of a teacher, they push this to stigmatize 10 million of their citizens of their Muslim citizens, let alone Muslims around the world. They use their own federal building their state resources, to publish something that is so brazenly offensive to their citizens. And what else does that do except it is giving a license. It's telling people in France, do whatever you want to these Muslims. It's telling people in France when they see the government publishing these cartoons, these Muslims are not worthy of human or human rights or basic respect.

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And so they've used this attack as an excuse

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Stop racism. And then they want to clean it stems in crisis. That murder was objectively wrong. But it doesn't come from the snap.

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And the books are very clear that to be a vigilante to go around killing people, just like that. It's completely wrong. But the context, and we're not justifying it, we're providing context. The context

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is this history that France has with its Muslim population, particularly the Algerian Muslims, that it feels no remorse, how badly it treats them.

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And so this is become part of a bigger plan. And you'll be surprised to hear this plan of macaron. He announced it way before that teacher was killed. What is this plan

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that they want to label the memes. So if you're an event in France, you have to get approval from the government in order to be an email. So the government's gonna decide who's worthy of being in the map and who isn't.

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Local authorities have the power now, to dissolve the senate organizations without any legal proceedings, you have to stand in front of a judge, you can't defend yourself, they'll just dissolve your organization, take your message, take whatever they want from you. They're gonna put a tax on hedge to fund anti radicalization. So if you want to go for Hajj, you have to pay a tax, they take that money and use it against you.

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You want to prohibit any non religious activities for the religious organizations and force greater control on all the Islamic organizations, which they're not doing to other religious groups.

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And they're criminalizing organizations that fight against the seven phobia. Right now in France 51 charities are being investigated, trying to dissolve them 72 schools,

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and Muslim businesses have been shut down already. The government wants to read 123 Muslim homes and organizations 56 of these rates have already taken place. And they have nothing to do with this killing. Because they started before if before it's

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and the interior minister of France, he said we're doing this to send a message.

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The French government

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is using the murder of this teacher for choices purposes that was already in the works.

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There's human rights organizations, like the center, the collective against the sound of phobia in France, that they're legally an enemy of the state and dissolving. There was a charity in France called a city, a

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charity, an NGO humanitarian, just delivers aid to people who are who are, you know, in poverty around the world, and the government is shutting down.

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All of this is for what reason? What am I up

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with that?

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They took vengeance against them only because they believe in a loss of Hannah Montana.

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Really who's in crisis, who's in crisis. And it didn't take me out. He mentioned that in his time, when the Muslim soldiers would hear the enemies of them, insulting the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam, they would feel a sense of relief. Why? They said they knew that they would only curse the profit when the when they were done when they were going to be finished when they were at the end. And the Muslims know anybody who curses the profit and loss of data will defend his profit. So they knew the end of the war soon. When they start cursing the profit. They knew the end of the war soon.

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The reality is all of these things that are happening is because they are in crisis, and they are projecting their crisis onto us.

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France is suffering from its own nationalism, from its own secular fundamentalism. It's a divided country, what it's doing for Muslims is very similar to what it does to other communities in France. Africans who are not Muslims are treated the same way. The poor in France are treated very badly.

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And they live in ghettos outside of the city. They're denied equal access to work into education. And all of this is done under the name of secularism. They're on they're in a crisis right now themselves. In fact, McCrone is as ruin the country because of the way he's dealt with COVID.

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So they project their failures onto us. Really, the crisis is in their hands. When they do these acts. It's an act of desperation because during crisis

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an only religion on the side of a wall

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loss of habitat and it gives us a solution to end the issues of racism to end issues of discrimination. Is this religion of Islam? We ask Allah subhanaw taala to keep us firm on this religion. So hold on hold. Yeah, that was tough

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enough, all right.

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Without having to sit down, he was so happy.

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I know that our time is short. But I want to mention, you know, before we conclude some points of importance and benefit for us to realize, you know, what should we do? What should our reaction be? Number one to realize this is a test from a loss of handle is either a lot of testing us to see how are we going to act? How are we going to behave? Some people will give away their religion for a little bit of the dunya. But who's gonna hold on to their religion firmly? Secondly, our Prophet sallallahu

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Alonzo just says that,

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if you don't support him, Allah has already supported him. If you don't defend him, Allah Subhana, Allah has already defended him. And so we are the ones in need of defending our profits in the long run he was in. But we can only defend our profits in the long run, according to his Sunnah.

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And according to his way,

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right. We condemn those killings that took place. I don't condemn this, so that they hear me condemn it. Because well, life I woke up every day. And every word that I said, like I'm doing Vic, I condemn this, I condemn this, I condemn this, I condemn this, they would still say you haven't given them that enough. I don't care about them. I care about my own beliefs, my own principles as a Muslim. My own principles as a Muslim is that actually goes against my religion. And I defend my profits in the long run, even send them according to his way according to Sunnah, according to what he would have wanted me to do. And so we need to defend our profits a long way it will send him in

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his image. And we need to be educated. Don't be overwhelmed. When you hear about all these terrible things happening around the world. Don't be overwhelmed, be educated. When you have education, when you have knowledge, that gives you strength, that gives you power, that allows you to push back against narratives that are incorrect. And people shouldn't we shouldn't be sneaky about these issues. We should be talking and citing these facts and showing people the reality of France. You know, Fred, you know, one of the things that we can easily be doing is allowing the world to be educated about it. When you're talking about America. Everyone around the world knows what America

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has done and is doing to black people, to people around the world nor France does to its Muslim people. They don't whose fault is that? us how many people here today even you that France colonized Algeria, maybe half of you knew and half of you didn't? How many of you have in education to know that there was genocide committed by the French against the Algerians, I'm sure many of you didn't. Having that knowledge and propagating and putting it out there is important. And if friends feels like its image is being hinted at soft power is being affected, it might start to change its ways. I will tell you what we want for all of the people is for them to be better. as Muslims, we want good

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for everyone.

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And they're destroying their own their own country by acting in this way that is incredibly racist we want what's better for them. What's better for them is for them to realize their of their ways and to correct themselves. And finally, this religion of Islam is a gift. We need to give Dawa and to try to tell people about our religion, and to teach them about our profits in the long run. And to be an example of our religion to reflect the Adam of our Prophet sallallahu wasallam in Oklahoma

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City.

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Almost on the

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wrong

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track. So yeah, he said every day he lay on again. He was happy playing. Well, I mean, ya know, I saw him Aloma later down in a female