Islamists through out the United States are frantically issuing statements declaring themselves completely independent of the Islamists that are beheading innocent infidels. Save your breath, it’s not working. Islam for those demented, barbaric savages is the same Islam practiced by Islamists here in our neighborhood mosques. The only reason organizations such as CAIR and ISNA are crying is because once again the truth is shining through and Islam is once again under a microscope.
In a 23 page letter sent to the leader of ISIS, Dr. Ibrahim Awwad Al-Badri, alias ‘Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi’, 126 Islamic Scholars admonish the actions of ISIS fighters by breaking down what they say the Quran really means. The following are 2 of the points made in this letter. ( The entire letter can be read under documents)
18. Mutilation: Not only have you mutilated corpses, you have stuck the decapitated heads of your victims on spikes and rods and kicked their severed heads around like balls and broadcast it to the world during the World Cup—a sport that is permissible in principle in Islam and which allows people to relieve stress and forget their problems. You jeered at corpses and severed heads and broadcast these acts from the military bases you overran in Syria. You have provided ample ammunition for all those who want to call Islam barbaric with your broadcasting of barbaric acts which you pretend are for the sake of Islam. You have given the world a stick with which to beat Islam whereas in reality Islam is completely innocent of these acts and prohibits them.
22. The Caliphate: There is agreement (ittifaq) among scholars that a caliphate is an obligation upon the Ummah. The Ummah has lacked a caliphate since 1924 CE. However, a new caliphate requires consensus from Muslims and not just from those in some small corner of the world. Omar ibn Al-Khattab said: ‘Whosoever pledges allegiance to a man without due consultation with Muslims has fooled himself; and neither he nor the man to whom he pledged allegiance should be followed for he has risked both their lives53.’Announcing a caliphate without consensus is sedition (fitnah) because it renders the majority of Muslims who do not approve it outside of the caliphate. It will also lead to many rival caliphates emerging, thereby sowing sedition and discord (fitnah) among Muslims. The beginnings of this discord reared its head when the Sunni imams of Mosul did not pledge allegiance to you and you killed them.
Seriously? In number 18, it is clear the “scholars” don’t appreciate the mujahedeen’s actions as it has given the world cause to say how violent Islam can be. It does not say how horrible and heinous the act of mutilation are but rather they have given the world ammunition to hate them again. Once again their self pity of becoming victims.
In number 22 they clearly acknowledge a caliphate is an obligation, and should occur, but scold the fighters for the way in which they are achieving it.
The list of signatories is a who’s who of various Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas leaders. They all have the same goal, the caliphate, they each are attempting to arrive at that goal in different means.
Once again, the Islamists in the West are attempting to distance and differentiate the Islam here from the Islam “over there” However the first pillar, The Shahada, the testifying of Islam, the most important of the pillars can never be changed, and it is the same here as over there “ there is no god but god and Mohammed is the prophet“
Same god, same prophet, same message.