Yasir Qadhi – Bangles Of Persia

Yasir Qadhi
AI: Summary © The speaker discusses the chaos and chaos occurring in Israel during recent protests, including the photo of broken glass, the accusations of politicians not listening to Muslims, and the actions of politicians aimed at creating "weaks" and denigrating facts. They urge individuals to take responsibility and learn their facts, push back, and demand the media and government focus on the narrative. The speaker warns against becoming disrespected and not giving up, emphasizes the importance of standing up and protesting for change, and stresses the need to act like catalysts and not give up. The speaker also highlights the need to show the value of being a believer in what comes after the message of Islam, address issues such as homelessness, and address the globalist agenda.
AI: Transcript ©
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Literally, right before coming to your audience, I

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was in my room. Literally before coming to

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the stage, I was in my room, scrolling

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over the news.

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BBC,

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A Hamas rocket

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has attacked

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Tel Aviv, and they had a picture

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of some broken glass in a house, and

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they had a picture of a man pointing

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to the broken glass, saying, this is what

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the rocket did. And then the headline went

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on,

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Israel Retaliates 35

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Dead in Rafa Refugee Camp.

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The picture was of broken glass.

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The picture was of a house that had

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been rattled.

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And in the fine print,

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35

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dead in the refugee camp of Rafa. No

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pictures of the dead babies over there. No

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pictures of the people of Hazza.

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No pictures of the reality of what is

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taking place.

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Wallahi brothers and sisters,

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wallahi,

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we are so tired.

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We are so

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frustrated, we are so angry, we are so

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enraged.

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I am somebody who speaks a lot, as

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you all know, but I am speechless.

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Words fail me. I have never in my

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adult life been so exasperated

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and frustrated.

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Wallahi we are at a loss even to

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describe

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how we feel. How can all of this

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be happening?

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How can we make sense of this inhumanity,

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this sheer callousness,

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the depravity,

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the evil of what we are seeing over

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and over and over again.

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The cruelty

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does not have enough synonyms

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to describe what we are seeing. Wallahi brothers

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and sisters, the fact of the matter is

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that it's not just the Palestinians and the

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Arabs and the Muslims that our politicians don't

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care about. It's their own

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American Muslim citizens

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that couldn't care less about us. They couldn't

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care less about a significant percentage of their

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own country. You know what really, really astounds

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me? And I've lived through so many crises.

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I was an adult already when 9/11 happened.

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I was in my twenties. Even after the

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horrific events of 9:11,

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President Bush

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visited a mosque,

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and at least in a token gesture,

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no matter how angry we were at him,

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at least a token

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gesture. He said, We care about the American

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Muslims, the American Muslims are not our enemy.

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It was a token gesture, but at least

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it showed something about real politics. You bring

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your people together, you show some leadership.

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For some bizarre reason, when it comes to

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Gaza, and when it comes to Israel, it's

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as if our government doesn't make any sense

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whatsoever.

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What exactly are they gaining by this policy?

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What exactly are they gaining?

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Which side of the world are they on?

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Who are they really supporting?

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Their own interests or the interests of another

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country?

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Our politicians are well aware that they're gonna

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lose elections,

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and they're still catering and pandering to the

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foreign government outside.

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How does one explain this?

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I don't know. I honestly don't know. How

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does one explain

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the sheer insanity?

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It is absolutely

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irrational,

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illogical,

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what we see.

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And the fact of the matter, all Muslims,

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is that

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we as American Muslims, Muslims, not only do

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we have every right to be angry,

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not only do we have every right to

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feel the way that we do, but the

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media, the government, politicians

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have gone on the offensive.

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Look at what's happening in every single talk

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show. Do you condemn October 7th? Do you

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condemn that political organization? Do you condemn? Do

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you condemn?

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All Muslims,

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it is high time

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that we claim the narrative, and we shift

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the conversation.

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Don't be intimidated

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by such tactics.

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Don't fall prey

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to these types of tactics. Be brave, learn

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your facts, and push back. You want me

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to condemn?

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Yes wallahi, I will condemn.

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I will begin by condemning the debacle

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of the Balfour Declaration where all of this

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began. The Balfour Declaration,

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and the Sykes Picot Agreement.

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Let's begin by condemning World War 1. Let's

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begin by condemning Great Britain, handing over a

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piece of land that it had nothing to

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do with, to a people that have nothing

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to do with it. Let's begin by condemning

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that.

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You want me to condemn?

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You want me to condemn? Let us begin

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by condemning the 1st and the second Nakba,

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in which 1,500,000 people were displaced.

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You want me to condemn? You want me

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to condemn genocides and massacres?

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Let us begin by condemning the massacres that

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Israel perpetrated against Palestine,

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beginning with Deir Yassin in 1947,

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where hundreds of bodies were filled up in

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the well of Deir Yassin. You want me

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to condemn? You want me to condemn hostages?

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Let's begin by condemning

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15,000

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Palestinians

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held without trial, without any fair representation

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in Israeli prisons. Let's begin by condemning them.

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You want me to condemn

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killing of people, let us begin by the

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carpet bombings that Israel constantly does for the

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last 25

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years.

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And as for, and I'm gonna go there

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today brothers and sisters, because enough is enough,

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and if we're all cowered into silence, if

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we're all too scared to speak the truth,

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they're gonna get away with it. But if

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every one of us raises our voices, is

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if every one of us is brave enough

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to push back, well then insha Allahu ta'ala,

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we will achieve a level of social credibility.

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We will push back at the narrative. When

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too many people speak the truth, that is

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what is gonna break down falsehood, and that's

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what we need to do. So let's go

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to the very events you want us to

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condemn.

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You want us to condemn October 7th, I

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have plenty to condemn,

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even on that day. How about we begin

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by condemning

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the lies that you perpetrated

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about what happened on that day? Lies that

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went all the way from CNN, from BBC,

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from New York Times, from every single newspaper.

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Even our president lied straight to us and

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he looked at the camera and he said,

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I saw pictures of 40 decapitated

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babies.

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Pure

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lies, Israeli propaganda.

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I will condemn, and this is my condemnation.

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How dare you lie to us? You're supposed

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to be our president. You're supposed to speak

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the truth, and you lied to the world.

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And because of that lie, people were enraged,

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and 1,000 lost their lives. We all know

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it was a lie. Even the New York

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Times had to withdraw and retract the story.

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You want me to condemn? How about the

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condemnation of your lies, of the mass rapes

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that you said occurred? Not a single *

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has been has been attested to that day.

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I will condemn because you're the ones who

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created a narrative, You're the ones who falsely

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construed a narrative that was then used to

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bomb, to kill, to maim, to rampage. You're

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the ones who falsely created a narrative.

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This October 7th did not come out of

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a vacuum. You want me to condemn? I

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will condemn

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75 years of brutal occupation

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before October 7th. That's what I'm going to

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condemn.

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Enough is enough, brothers and sisters. Enough is

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enough.

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And

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what razzah has done,

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what Gaza has done

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is that it has

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shown the world

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the hypocrisy

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of those who claim to champion

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human rights and freedom.

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Gaza has shown

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the hypocrisy

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of those who said we are the world's

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leaders because we are the best. We are

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the world's leaders because we are for democracy.

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We are for human rights. We are for

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liberties.

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And what a small group of people in

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Gaza have done is to shown the world

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those were blatant

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lies.

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Absolute

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lies.

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The mask has fallen.

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The mask of deceit has fallen,

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and the truth has been laid bare,

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and the myth

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of the moral superiority

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of Western civilization

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has been shattered

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and that is a fact.

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What we are seeing brothers and sisters,

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there's no doubt that even after this war

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is over, there's a long way ahead.

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There's a long way ahead. Wallai, there's no

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way to mince my words here. Even if

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the bombing were to stop today,

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600,000

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people have no place to live.

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There is not a single

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hospital remaining in Gaza. Not a single university.

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Not a single school.

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Not a single

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intact infrastructure in half of the city, of

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the places of Gaza.

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It will take 1,000,000,000 of dollars

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and decades

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of building

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to at least bring it back to a

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place where people can live semi normal lives.

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So there's no easy victory. There's no simple

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end to this game. The fact is we're

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in for the long run.

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But I predict, oh Muslims,

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I predict

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that from the ashes of Gaza,

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from the rubble

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that has been caused by our bombs, American

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We're also seeing the rise of a new

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power in our own lands.

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We're seeing the rise of those

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who actually want to fight for truth. They

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actually want to have a better world.

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As we see around us, look at the

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thousands of students that are protesting

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across this country. Students that are not Palestinian,

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students that are not Muslim, for the last

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2 weeks I've been crisscrossing

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this country, speaking at student protest. I went

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to the Harvard protest, I spoke at the

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Yale protest, I spoke at the MIT protest,

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I spoke at Northwestern at UTD. Go look

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at those videos.

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And every protest I went to,

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every single protest I went to, wallahi,

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90%

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of them were people of other backgrounds and

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faiths. Only 5, 10 percent were people from

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our background or faith. The world is changing,

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the tide is shifting,

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the narrative has now been changed,

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And there is no going back, O Muslims.

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There's no going back.

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The fact of the matter,

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even if Gaza is in shambles,

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the people of Palestine have won on the

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global battlefield.

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Never in 75 years has the Palestinian cause

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garnered

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so much support.

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Never in 75 years has the entire globe

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other than a few countries come behind Palestine.

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South Africa.

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South Africa, the land of Nelson Mandela.

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South Africa,

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that knows what apartheid is.

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South Africa

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that's lived through the only official apartheid before

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Israel,

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South Africa

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sued Israel,

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because it does not and cannot afford to

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see another apartheid regime.

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And not only, I don't know if you

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know this, but Nelson Mandela's grandson

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accepted Islam. He's a Muslim. He's named himself

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Mohammad, Nelson Mandela's grandson.

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And Nelson Mandela's grandson

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visited

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Palestine and Israel, and he lived through apartheid,

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and his grandson said,

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as somebody who's lived through apartheid,

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I want to say that what I've seen

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in Palestine

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is worse than the apartheid I experienced in

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South Africa. This is coming from somebody who

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is the grandson of Nelson Mandela.

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SubhanAllah,

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the world really is changing. Ireland,

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and Ireland is another country

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that has lived through subjugation.

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It has lived through oppression.

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Ireland

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Ireland

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has been constantly

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under state terrorism of England, and they know

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this for the last 100 of years. The

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way that the British treated them, the way

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that they've been treated, the number of people

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killed, the policies against them, the starvation that

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took place a 100 years ago, the Irish

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remember all of these things, and they remember

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that when they were going through their crises,

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when they were being mistreated,

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when they were being massacred, when innocents were

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killed constantly,

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they remember

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the world turned a blind eye towards them.

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The world always placated the superpower that was

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England. And so Ireland said, enough is enough.

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We will not allow this to happen again.

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And so Ireland stood up and said, we're

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going to recognize Palestine as a state.

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And Norway and Sweden and other countries and

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Spain, and they are all countries that are

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trying to be on the right side of

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history. They've learned from the past, and they

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don't want to make the mistakes of previous

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generations.

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They are all standing up in support of

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a free Palestine.

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Never before

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have we seen the tide change so much.

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So the future, brothers and sisters, wallahi, it

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is bright. The future really is bright, and

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insha Allah victory is imminent. There's no question

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about that.

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But here, we have to ask ourselves,

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what exactly

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is our role in all of this? What

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exactly is our responsibilities?

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And if you listen to my talks and

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lectures I've been giving, literally since this whole

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issue began 8, 9 months ago, I've been

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constantly hammering the same point over and over

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again.

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Oh, Muslims, this isn't just about Gaza.

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This isn't just about one place, one time,

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one peoples. No.

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It is as if Allah

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is using Gaza as a beautiful catalyst for

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the rest of us all.

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Gaza is sparking iman in all of our

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hearts.

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Gaza is rekindling

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a love of the ummah, and a love

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of Allah

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and a love of our ideals. That's what

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is happening, because you know what? Even if

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ghazah were to be solved tomorrow,

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we still have duties and responsibilities,

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we still have a higher purpose of living,

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we still have to excel in achieving our

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purpose in this life, And what is our

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purpose? Our purpose is very clear,

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So that you may bear witness unto mankind.

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You may preach the truth, you may live

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the truth, you may embody the truth, you

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may invite others to the true message of

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our faith. That's what our role is. And

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so, gazza, and let's go on. It's not

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just about gazza, what's happening in Sudan, what's

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happening amongst the Uighurs, what's happening in Burma,

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what's happening in Kashmir.

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All of these causes, and even more.

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I stand here today, and 25 years have

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gone, and Guantanamo

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is still open as we speak.

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24 years have gone, and Guantanamo is still

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open. It's not a matter of one cause

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and that's it. No. What these causes do

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is they remind us, they provoke us, they

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force us out of our comfort zones. Allah

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did not create us to live like animals,

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to eat, to drink, to be merry, and

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to die. No, We have a higher purpose,

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and these causes, they remind us of that

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higher purpose. They remind us of nobility.

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They remind us that we have a mission

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to accomplish, and that mission is to be

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role models to the rest of mankind, to

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show people what it means to be a

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believer in

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What happens when you believe in the Quran?

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What happens when you walk in the path

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of the prophets? Our lives

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have to embody those values, and the people

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around us, they need to see what that

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implies. They need to see the changes that

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happen. Our mission, therefore,

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will not stop even if one problem is

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solved, even if another problem is solved, because

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problems will continue to arise.

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Believe you me. Ask anybody older than you.

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Do you really think problems will stop after

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we solve one of them? No.

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Constantly issues will happen around the globe, in

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our personal lives, domestically,

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and such is this world, such is this

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dunya. This dunya is meant to be full

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of problems so that we continue to solve

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them. We continue to try to make the

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world a better place, but our ultimate destination

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is not this world. This world is not

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the ultimate abode of peace that's ahead of

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us. That's in jannah.

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We try to make this world as peaceful

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as possible,

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but the actual peace will come in the

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next. And the better job we do in

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this world,

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the better we will achieve peace in the

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next. That's our goal. Once you understand this,

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all Muslims,

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don't be disheartened

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if you don't see an impact in your

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own efforts of what you do, because that's

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not how Allah will judge you. Don't become

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disheartened,

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disillusioned.

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Don't lose your hope or your spirit if

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you keep on trying and trying and trying,

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and you don't see any change.

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Maybe, just maybe, we might not see change

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for weeks or months or years.

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We still have to continue putting in the

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effort. We still have to continue

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persevering,

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pushing on, doing whatever we can do, and

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there's so much we can do. There's so

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much we can do. I've said here before,

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and I'll say it again.

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In the entire globe of 1.7

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Muslims, 1,700,000,000

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Muslims.

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We as American Muslims,

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us 5,000,000

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American Muslims, we are the only

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American Muslim community. We're the only global

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Muslim community that can effect change from within

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the American superpower.

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We have to effect that change.

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We have to effect that change.

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We have to understand

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we are worth 100, if not 1000 of

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other Muslims around the world in this one

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aspect, and that is the impact we can

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cause.

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Allah has tested us, Allah has blessed us,

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Allah has chosen us that this is our

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land. And our land is involved in a

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heinous crime. Our land is involved in a

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genocide.

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Our president is enabling that genocide.

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Our tax dollars are being spent to kill

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innocent people.

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You cannot and you should not be silent.

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You must stand up, you must do your

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best to fight against that. You must raise

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your voice. You must protest. You must impact.

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This is what we must do. There are

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no two opinions about this. O Muslims,

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make sure that you make it your priority,

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you make it your priority

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that people know that you are not gonna

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tolerate this, not under my watch. We're not

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gonna let this administration

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get away with what it has done. We're

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not gonna let our country

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continue to kowtow to another regime, another apartheid

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state. And you know what? You can even

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ignore all of the politics and all of

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the religious

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and just tell your fellow Americans,

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our tax dollars should be spent within our

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country. Simple as that. Let's take care of

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our own healthcare.

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Let's take care of our own crises.

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You know, somebody calculated somebody calculated

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that if we were to take just 1

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or 2 years of our foreign aid to

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Israel, and we were to solve our homelessness

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problem, we would not have a single

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homeless person in all of America.

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Even if somebody doesn't know anything about foreign

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politics, just say to them, would you rather

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solve homelessness

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or continue giving aid to a foreign country?

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It's that simple.

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Wallahi, it's not complicated.

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Keep

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on persevering,

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raising these points. And you know the irony

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is, subhanallah,

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sometimes

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those whom we don't like, they hand us

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talking points. They hand us what we should

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do. You know, our president and others lied

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about the 40 babies that were decapitated. They

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said there's video footage of that. There's not

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a single video footage, but you know what

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there is video footage of?

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IDF soldiers

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themselves videotaping

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themselves

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as they manhandle Palestinians, as they make fun

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of dead Palestinian children, as they play with

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the toys of the children they just killed,

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as they look at the private garments of

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the women that they've expelled from their houses,

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they have video footage of that. They're showing

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it to us and for the world to

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see. It's our job to amplify those voices.

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It's our job to keep on retweeting and

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showing the reality. Do you understand

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that how terrified our country must be when

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it wants to ban TikTok?

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Do you understand

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the level of depravity that they've reached? They're

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terrified of the truth.

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They're terrified of the videos,

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and because of this they want to ban

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a social app. I mean I would have

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wanted to ban it for other reasons a

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few weeks ago, right? But now all of

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a sudden, I'm a big fan of TikTok

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too, because if TikTok is gonna help us,

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if TikTok is gonna help us spread the

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word, well then so be it, but there's

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a level of frustration,

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a level of narrow mindedness,

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a level of fear,

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a paranoia

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that is being displayed over here, and even

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fellow Americans are picking it up, and so

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our job is to act like catalysts, and

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to continue to push the narrative, to continue

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to bring that change from within, and I

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said this yesterday, and I'll say it again

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today, the exact same thing. Just in case

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somebody wants to misinterpret

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what we're trying to do, and somebody believes

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that we are a type of 5th column,

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a type of traitorous group of people who

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want to change the system, somebody says, we're

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preaching a stealth jihad and a secret jihad.

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We say to them, no, this isn't secret

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jihad, this is the essence of American democracy.

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This is the essence of what it means

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to be an American.

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This is the essence of standing up for

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your civil rights, of causing an influence in

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your own politicians.

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We have every right to influence our country,

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just like other people have the influence of

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their own. This is the reality of our

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constitution.

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In fact, we are wanting to influence our

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country. What is APAC doing?

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Israel is trying to influence our country, and

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APAC boasts about this. Unbelievably,

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the Israeli lobby posted

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on their own website

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that every single candidate

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we financed and supported won. APAC is a

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foreign lobby,

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and they're boasting that their foreign money has

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influenced our politics.

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All we gotta do is retweet APAC, and

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say look, that's exactly what these people are

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doing. They are witnesses against themselves, oh Muslims.

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They are showing the world who they really

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are. So my advice to you is very

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simple.

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Follow the Qur'anic message, Surat Al Anfal verse

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45.

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Allah

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says, O you who believe, when you're engaged

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in an altercation,

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then be firm.

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Be firm. Do not waver. Do not give

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up. And

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continue to remember Allah frequently

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so that you so that you are aided.

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So be firm in what you're doing. Be

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firm in your worship of Allah

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And then Allah says,

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Do not fight amongst yourselves.

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Unite, O Muslims, as one. Allah says while

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talking about engaging with the enemy, while talking

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about strategy and tactics, Allah says what

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you cannot do is divide amongst yourselves.

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Make sure you are

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united as one. Umma, suma message and call

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to all of you.

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Let Palestine

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be the catalyst that unites each and every

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one of us upon the truth.

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Let us understand,

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when it comes to ghazah,

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when it comes to farsdine,

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we don't care what our backgrounds and ethnicities

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are, we don't care what the color of

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our skin are, we don't care about abstract

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issues of theology, fiqh, and aqeedah. We are

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all people of the kalima, la ilaha illallah

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Muhammadur Rasulullah.

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We all come under one banner, and we

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are going to be united

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against the people who are wanting to kill

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and massacre

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innocent people. O Muslims,

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remain firm, remain persevering,

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Persist in all that you're doing. Raise your

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voice. Be an influence to your family and

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friends, and understand we're in this battle for

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the long run, and we might not

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see political victory immediately.

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We might not. But I say to you

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loudly and clearly,

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we have already won the moral victory, we

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have already won the moral battle. Palestine

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has won, the people of Gaza have won,

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The world has seen the hypocrisy

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of our administration.

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The hypocrisy of the alleged superpowers.

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The rest of the world

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has seen this reality,

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and in the end,

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truth has been made clear from falsehood, and

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this is the promise of

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Allah In barely 8 months,

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every single statistic has shown that the next

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generation of Americans,

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the bulk of them, the majority of them

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are sympathetic to the people of Gaza. That

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next generation,

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it's only a matter of a few years

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before they become the CEOs, they become the

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congressmen and congresswomen, they become the senators, and

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yes, they become the presidents.

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So we have won, oh Muslims.

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The battle has been won in the long

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run,

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and that has only happened because of the

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iman of the people of Gaza, and then

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other people around the world. Inshallah, all of

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us, we played our part in doing what

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is the right thing. So, O Muslim,

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stand up for the sake of Allah, stand

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up for the people of ghazah, stand up

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for truth, and bear testimony

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to truth, and do not bear testimony to

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falsehood.

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Fight your own small battles, don't let anybody

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try to over win you with the wrong

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information.

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Learn the truth. Fight back with statistics and

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knowledge. Change the narrative at your local level.

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Make

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sure none of your family, and none of

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your friends, and none of your colleagues has

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an incorrect picture. And if you continue to

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do so,

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then within our own lifetimes, we will see

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to be free. All Muslims, I want to

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conclude as I always do, and that is

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with that loud takbir that is gonna signify

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how much we love Allah

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But today, I'm gonna ask you all to

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literally stand up as we do this. We

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wanna do a takbir that is coming straight

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from the depths of our souls, straight from

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the bottom of our hearts. I want this

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takbir to be so loud that the palaces

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of Netanyahu

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is gonna hear this taghbir. I want us

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all to demonstrate the,

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the strength of our iman. I want that

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taghbir to resonate

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every single bone in our body. I want

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this to be the loudest taghbir that has

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ever been heard in all of America.

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