The Situation in France

Yasir Qadhi

Channel: Yasir Qadhi

Episode Notes

share this pageShare Page

Episode Transcript

© No part of this transcript may be copied or referenced or transmitted in any way whatsoever. Transcripts are auto-generated and thus will be be inaccurate. We are working on a system to allow volunteers to edit transcripts in a controlled system.


00:00:06--> 00:00:07

Tip number seven

00:00:19--> 00:00:19

don't

00:00:29--> 00:00:31

Salam Alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh

00:00:55--> 00:01:03

oh

00:01:15--> 00:01:19

oh

00:01:33--> 00:01:39

oh

00:02:07--> 00:02:16

oh

00:02:21--> 00:02:21

hi.

00:03:00--> 00:03:00

Hi.

00:03:41--> 00:03:50

Oh

00:04:11--> 00:04:59

hamdulillah glorified by a law the rub of the throne and the Lord of the creation he sent to us a messenger who's very praised is embodied in his name. Allah chose him to deliver his final message of profit for each and every nation. And he performed his task with sincerity, seeking no money nor power nor fame. He was the saw that he was the I mean, his manners one him universal admiration. Through his efforts and sacrifice the victory of Islam was proclaimed. By following his teachings, we achieve universal salvation, and it is his intercession for which we aim his persona was more beautiful than the full moon the embody

00:05:00--> 00:05:55

into perfection, so honor belongs to those who follow Him and to his detractors shall be nothing but shame. Dear Muslims, Allah Subhana which Allah has commanded us to have Taqwa of him when he says in the Quran yeah you hola Dena Amano Taka la parte de mucho Illa, one two Muslim moon, we are all painfully aware of what is happening in the land of France, the land that claimed to champion the freedom of liberal values, the freedom of liberty and equality and of universal rights. We are seeing this campaign, this brutal, xenophobic, Islamophobic campaign against our nebby and our Rasulullah sallallahu, alayhi wasallam. All under the guise of the freedom of speech, all as a

00:05:55--> 00:06:40

result of a reaction of one unfortunate incident. And they are using that incident of the beheading of one teacher for doing something to cause this entire campaign against our nibi and our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam. And this reminded me of an incident in the Sierra, when some of the Sahaba were sent by the prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam to have an expedition of looking of spying not causing any harm. And some things happened. And they cause the death of one or two of the furoshiki they cause the death of some of the kurush in the sacred lands in the harem of Makkah. It was not something that was planned, but it happened. The chorus made a very big campaign, PR

00:06:40--> 00:07:27

campaign. Look at these Muslims, they don't honor the harem of a law. Look at these Muslims, they flout the commandments of a law in the harem. They take a life and they launched a very vicious PR campaign against the Muslims. Allah revealed in the Quran, a verse that shows us how we deal with these two sets of grievances. Yes, ohnaka Anisha halal haram eternal fee. They asked you about fighting during the sacred months in the sacred lands they asked you about kitan Allah says Kolkata roofie Kabir what happened is a Kabir it is not right to kill an innocent soul. It is not right to kill in the harem. It is not right, it is wrong. What happened? Allah Subhana which Allah said it is

00:07:27--> 00:08:15

a Kabir what the Sahaba did. But Allah did not stop there. Allah subhana wa Taala went on, and he listed the grievances of the Muslims against the harsh, cold female makabe when Allah subhanho wa Taala says, that was done and Sevilla Haku from Be ye Harada Li Min who Akbar in the law, to block people from coming to the atom and to expel people from worshipping Allah and to kill people because they are Muslims and to reject Allah subhana wa Tada. This is far bigger of a crime then one life that was caused at the hands of the Muslims. And then Allah says, Well fitna two, I said Domino cotton, and all the chaos that you are causing Oh kurush this is far bigger than one cuttle that you

00:08:15--> 00:08:58

are complaining about. This is the justice of a law. And we learn from that justice, we say loudly and clearly that it is not allowed to kill a soul in the lands that we live in. It is not allowed to enact vigilante justice, it is not allowed to read a book of fiction and then think you are applying the Sharia in a land that actually is not applied. This is not allowed. We unequivocally state this without any shame without any embarrassment. The truth is the truth. What happens in these lands. This is the political freedom that is given. And all that we can do is verbally speak against it. But at the same time for France as a superpower for the country, for the nation for the President to

00:08:58--> 00:09:44

use this incident, and then to rub it in and to broadcast images that are derogatory demeaning of our Prophet salallahu alayhi wasallam in large billboards across the country, taking the largest buildings of the city and then portraying those images. 24 seven reprinting those cartoons making a criminal act to criticize the publication of those cartoons to merely express anger becomes a critical act to come and shut down over 70 masajid as what happened in France to live a lockdown on so many charities because they are not part toeing the party line. They're not accepting this crackdown, so the secret police are coming in and arresting people for verbally criticizing the

00:09:44--> 00:09:59

tactics. Please spare me this double standards. This is not about freedom of speech. Not at all. Freedom of speech applies. When a minority speaks to the majority freedom of speech applies when those that are bullied have the freedom to speak out.

00:10:00--> 00:10:44

against those that bullied them when truth is spoken to power, that is freedom of speech when the President when a country when an army act like thugs, and they teach their own people to hate a minority, to have bad things about the minority, this is not freedom of speech. This has nothing but thuggery. This has nothing but an incitement of hatred, freedom of speech does not apply over here, less than 7% of France is Muslim, less than 7%. Don't tell me that the 90% are intimidated, they're not going to speak their freedom. On the contrary, the acts of violence that happened on the hands of Muslims is negligible one act, millions of Muslims, and one thing, these are statistics of any

00:10:44--> 00:11:28

crime, any mafia, any negative that happens in a community. But what is the response, the criminalization of the entire religion of Islam, the criminalization of any type of criticism of government policies? And so pana la France, who are you to lecture us about the freedom? Who are you to tell us about the crimes of one man, have you not looked at your own crimes? Have you not looked at your own colonial past? Have you not seen the brutal occupation of Algeria for over 100 years, millions of people were killed, not one, not one teacher, millions of people were killed innocent women and children slaughtered, rape was rampant, anybody that objected. They were tied on a car

00:11:28--> 00:12:06

with a handcuff, and they were dragged through the streets of Algeria until they die. They set up concentration camps way before Hitler, don't come and tell us about freedom when you yourselves have not embodied that freedom. You get angry at the murder of one man and yes, that should not have happened. But you do not look at what your your cells are doing to an entire population, millions of people in your own land who carry the same passport, third, fourth, fifth generation of North African descent, they are in your lands because of you and your colonization. Don't blame them. They are there because you needed them to be laborers to be manual workers. You brought them in because

00:12:06--> 00:12:45

you colonize their lands now their children great, great grandchildren, now you discriminate against them, you don't give them the same education, you get to wipe them, you put them in the outside of the suburbs, you don't give them jobs at every single opportunity. You shut The doors on their faces. This crime that occurred the teacher that was killed, it had nothing to do with the books of film, and it had everything to do with how you treat your own Muslim community. I'm not justifying. I am contextualizing and we need to be brave enough to say this. The murder that happened was wrong. But it was not a murder that came from the books of fick. This was a murder that came from the anger

00:12:45--> 00:13:23

of how you are treating millions of your own citizens. This is not a justification. It is a contextualize ation. And what is their response you want to make matters worse, this is not how a wise leader acts, you want to cause civil war between your own societies. You want to make our minority feel even less like they belong to that land by flouting everything that is sacred. That is not the way forward dear friends that is not the way forward and as Muslims as well. We have to be very careful. This is a bait. They want more incidents to happen. Realize, dear Muslims, it is a tactic. And I speak of France. But this is the reality across the world across the western world.

00:13:23--> 00:14:04

They are waiting some of these people they are praying for yet another terrorist attack. They want it to happen. Why? Because it will give them the authority to clamp down even more, it will give them the authority to demonize the entire Muslim population. So we cannot stoop to their level. Yes, well, ah he it pains us that our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is dishonored. Well, Ah, here we are. Our hearts are full of anger, full of disgust, yet, we have to act in accordance with the Sharia. And so we will fight their hatred, not with the same type of hatred, but with wisdom. We will fight their tactics by following our Shetty. And the best way to defend the honor of the

00:14:04--> 00:14:48

Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam is to act upon his son to preach his message to show the people how he was telling. I mean, that is the ultimate way it is not an easy battle. It's a long term battle. But if the seven 8% of France, France has the largest population of Muslims, anywhere in the Western world anywhere the largest population percentage wise, if that percentage were to return to Islam, be faithful to the teachings of the Shetty out embody the mercy the Rama that this religion was about then that would be the best form of Dawa and that is the best way to counteract this type of vitriol, this type of hatred dear Muslims I speak of France, but the reality is the same scenario

00:14:48--> 00:15:00

is happening across the world and even here in this land of ours. So learn from the lessons of the past and learn from the benefits of what is happening in the world and make sure that we ourselves do not fall prey to these

00:15:00--> 00:15:38

Types of episodes we have to respond to this hatred with wisdom and dignity like our Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam was commanded first for his self help me turn the other cheek cheek. Allah subhana wa Taala told the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wasallam we know that it hurts you what they say for our children whom turn away from them, and Eliza gel will deal with them. We ask Allah subhana wa tada to grant the Muslims of France and the Muslims of China and the Muslims of Burma and the Muslims of Syria and Muslims all over the world. They're relieved that they so long deserve our law We ask Allah azza wa jal to grant them relief and to relieve them from their stress. May Allah

00:15:38--> 00:15:50

Subhana Allah bless me and you within through the Quran and he may make us of those who is versus they understand and applies halal and haram throughout our lifespan. I asked us forgiveness you as well ask him for his love of food and the ramen.

00:15:59--> 00:16:41

Alhamdulillah Hilda hadn't had a summit Elena millet what am you let me akula Hakuna ahead we're back to all we need dear Muslims to understand all of this as soon as alcocer when the Quran is made fun of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Allah revealed through cell culture, and I have a whole footbed about that you can listen to it online, in clinical culture, whatever they say. Allah has honored the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam Who cares what a human being says, When the Lord of humanity has bestowed the fountains of gender in the name of our prophets of the law, and he was seldom of what harm would it be if all of mankind rejects him? The Lord of mankind has honored him

00:16:41--> 00:17:23

so who cares what the French say? Who cares what the what the kafir says, Who cares in our clinical co author, Dr. rasulillah we have honored you and we've given you the co author of Gen four cyl lira Baker one house so your job our job my job we worship Allah subhana wa tada we pray, we show charity to the poor, we will maintain our Islamic identity and then Allah consoles the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam in shanika who an avatar Don't worry, I will take care of the one who opposes you. I will take care of the one who makes fun of you. I will take care of the one who is your enemy. Verily anybody who opposes you, I shall make sure he is cut off from all good all Baraka all hair,

00:17:23--> 00:17:54

everything will be cut off from him. So we need to console ourselves with this surah and realize that Allah azza wa jal will deal with the enemies of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, our job is to embody the message of the Prophet sallallahu alayhi wa sallam May Allah make us capable of doing that alone may need a minimum aloha military family to meet him and he loves Africa, while a Manila for Raja de la cabeza de la Ilaha. feta when I see Ron Illa, your serger Obama Filipina were the one in religious about a man

00:17:55--> 00:18:41

named Hilda Lila Dena Amano. robina in Nakuru for Rahim Allah whom is an Islam all Muslim in Allahumma is an Islamic Muslim in Allahumma is an Islamic Muslim in Allahumma Adana, our audience is normally misdemeanor B So, we'll open up say, watch altijd Miro feeted v aka your Aziz about the law in the law of America by the bbfc within the medical info to say with lsap Unum engineer he went insane for call me calling edema in no law. Hello, Amanda. equitana Yo, Soy Luna, Allah nebby Yeah, you Hello Dina Amano. soileau la he was certainly motors NEMA Allahumma salli wa sallim. Wa vertical avocado, Sudan Mohammed Ali he was ibH marine about the law in the law tada Yeah.

00:18:42--> 00:18:51

Anyway that way and I will tell you about it. You're either coming to Allah come to the Quran or the Quran Allah Allah Allah may come wash Kuru has come What are the

00:18:52--> 00:18:52

famous Allah