You Tube declared this week that, “Any content that includes claims about Covid-19 vaccinations that contradict expert consensus from local health authorities or the World Health Organization (WHO) will be removed from YouTube.” This follows a similar policy from Facebook, which, “the majority of journalists” claim to be “the biggest spreader of disinformation” about the […]
Whether it is Parliamentary Democracy or a Presidential Republic, Civilian or Military Supremacy, a Select Ruling Elite Captures Law Making After the utter failure of the PTI project, those who now loudly demand civilian supremacy are merely seeking to rule again, having failed repeatedly as rulers, when they should be punished for their treachery and […]
بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم When studying the political reality, it must be based on understanding devoid of feelings. Judging the political reality must be based on firm principles, meaning that we must understand the reality as it is, not as we would like it to be, and judging it must be based on the Islamic […]
(Part One) Reading political reality must be a conscious reading and abstract of feelings, and judging it must be based on fixed rules, in the sense that we must understand reality as it is, not as we would like it to be, and that judgment must be based on the Islamic belief and not in […]
The story of the West’s colonization of this Ummah extends over a century ago, and although it was able to occupy it, it could not consolidate its occupation of it, as it remains imposed and rejected. And as a result of this imposition and rejection, the Islamic Ummah has survived those tragic situations that we […]
The Wounds of Muslims will only Heal with the Return of the Khilafah With the destruction of the State of Islam in 1924 and in the absence of a Muslim ruler who defends them and strikes at every hand that extends to a Muslim man or woman in a bad way, the arrows are directed […]
Srebrenica It has been 25 years ago that over 8,000 Muslim men and boys from Srebrenica, a small, overpopulated town in Bosnia, were murdered in what is now seen as the worst atrocity on European soil since the Second World War.
Milton Friedman, the god father of neoliberalism, wrote in his book on Capitalism in 1981: “Only a crisis – actual or perceived – produces real change. When that crisis occurs, the actions that are taken depend on the ideas that are lying around.” He took full advantage to advocate his liberal free market ideas after […]
The protests against the brutal murder of the black African American, George Floyd, at the hands of a white police officer and systemic racism in various Western states continues in cities across the world. In the UK, alongside the demonstrations, attention has turned to the continued presence of statues of historical British slave-traders and other […]
The question of World Order is intimately linked to the self-image of a nation or a society. How does that society view itself? What is that society’s mission? What is that society’s identity? And how does this self-image of the nation relate to other societies and relations in the World? So the quest for a […]
Senior politicians in the countries of the kaffir West, in their malicious war against Islam, focus on distorting Islam’s true image in the minds of people around the world by portraying falsely and deviously that whoever works to support the Deen of Allah today, by implementing Islam in its Khilafah (Caliphate) State, is a radical […]
We are now weeks into the coronavirus pandemic and with much of the world in lockdown. One aspect which had been glaringly missing is global leadership by the global superpower. America’s absence has been so notable that some have called the US leadership to be in decline, others called it knock, knock, who’s there? The […]
As each day passes, it becomes obvious that the Coronavirus crisis in reality exemplifies the crisis of the global, secular capitalism. The Coronavirus crisis, just as other crises, has exposed the worldview and system of capitalism.
Driss Lagrani wrote in UAE’s Al-Khaleej that “It seems that the world would face major transformation after the Coronavirus scare, which might lead to shake the pillars of current international order, making room for the rise of new international order.” Muhammed Aakif Jamal said on his part that “the world order in which we live […]
In a report published few days ago, researchers from Cambridge University studied the political inclinations of more than 4 million people, employing data from survey projects that encompassed 154 countries between 1995 and 2020. The percentage of people that said they were disappointed with democracy during 2019 hit 57.5%. In fact, the researchers said that […]
The populist leaders and their policies in Western countries have exposed democracy as the capitalist’s tool that it is. It has been useful to appease people’s desire for accountable government, while denying them any real accountability. It has served to quell dissent from the capitalist corporate tyranny, while offering false promises of change, yet delivering […]
In the late 19th century, the call for the idea of the nation-state by the pseudo-intelligentsia of that time, which was itself mesmerized by the Western civilization, had a devastating effect on the political institution of the Caliphate. The concept of nation state was behind the formulation of the Ottoman constitution of 1876.
On 03 Jan 2020, United States (US) through an airstrike killed Qasem Soleimani, Iranian Major General of Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) since 1998, and the commander of Quds Force (known for its extraterritorial military and clandestine operations) who was considered to be the second most powerful person in Iran next to Sayyid Ali Hosseini […]
Capitalism is in crisis the world over. Developmental models based on free market principles linked with political liberalization programs for the third world were always contested in terms of their viability in actually helping developing countries improve political, social and economic lives of their citizens. However this time the legitimacy of capitalism is under question […]
Many emotive topics have been dragged into the election campaigning, with the implication being that the right candidate could help solve problems that Muslims care about, such as Palestine, Kashmir, Islamophobia or the promotion of liberal values within schools.
Much media attention has been given this week to the childish antics of the so-called world leaders gathered in the NATO conference which took place in Britain this week. While the petty disputes and fragile egos of these vain politicians have been given a lot of coverage, the real story is the irrelevance of NATO. […]
It is a failure of the trust that Allah (swt) entrusted the Muslims with, particularly those who are knowledgeable of the Islamic texts, that some today encourage participation in the secular capitalist democratic system, completely undermining the Islamic ideology, and thereby placing a huge obstacle in the path of the dawah to Islam.
The slogan of democracy that is heavily promoted in the media today here in the UK, and particularly overseas, is that it is a general good, solves disputes, is better than anything else, and is almost sold as a panacea to fix all problems, even the common cold. The rule of the people is commonly […]
The 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of Communism saw much soul searching as the victory of capitalism has been very hollow as it struggled for legitimacy today. Democracy is in crisis, the free market is failing as far as most are concerned and authoritarianism is on the rise.
This is an extract from the book: The Ruling on Muslim Participation in the Political Life of the West issued by Hizb ut-Tahrir – Europe, 2003 A part of elections is representation (tawkeel). It is a style employed to elect individuals, who have the capacity of representation and authorization. The ruling of ibahah (allowance) applies […]
LAHORE: A thick blanket of toxic black smog engulfed the entire metropolitan of Lahore around 9PM Wednesday night, forcing many residents to either literally gasp for breath or complain about sore throats and watery eyes. Television reports had revealed that in Lahore’s posh Zaman Park an Air Quality Index (AQI) of around 640 was recorded […]
The European Union’s future is one of the biggest questions yet to be answered. After the Second World War, Europe was in ruins where 100 million lives perished because of the two great world wars. This was due to the hedonism and the spiritual emptiness engrained within the Europeans, which made it so prone to […]
The 2008 recession, 9/11, the election of US President Trump, his decision to withdraw from international agreements, the rise of China; these events have been surrounded by a discussion of the USA as a hegemonic superpower and whether it’s in decline.
Tempo Daily’s review on October 1, 2019, entitled “Time to Control Buzzers” revealed the dark side of social media as the presence of buzzers – whose job is to secure Jokowi’s government policy by spreading various false news to influence public opinion. Tempo also mentioned these paid buzzers once attacking Novel Baswedan – an Indonesian […]
[وَقُلِ الْحَقُّ مِنْ رَبِّكُمْ] “And say, “The truth is from your Lord” [Al-Kahf: 29] On Saturday 31/08/2019, the President of the Republic falsified history by describing the Ottoman Khilafah (Caliphate) as a terrorist state, and called the era of the French occupation as the French stage of influence, so changed the falsehood – i.e. occupation […]