Tag: REVOLUTION

Scholars That Rebelled Against Tyranny (Part 3)

The remarkable history of Ahl al-Hadīth from the first three generations of the Salaf shows them bringing truth to power and sacrificing their souls and reputations to that effect. Such reveals the enormous gulf between them and the many contemporaries who deceptively claim they are the continuation of that legacy.

Scholars That Rebelled Against Tyranny (Part 2)

Rebellion against unjust rulers was common among the scholars of the Salaf, in this part of the series Ahmed Hammuda highlights the era of the Tabi'un, including the great Imams Abu Hanifa and Malik.

Scholars That Rebelled Against Tyranny (Part 1)

"Scholars of Hadīth have a profound history of political opposition."

No Divine Right to Dictatorship

The Syrian revolution was NOT khuruj

“My Brother You Are Free” – Remembering Sayyid Qutb’s Farewell Poem

Today marks 54 years since Sayyid Qutb's martyrdom (rahimahullāh). Ahmed Hammuda recounts one of the most famous poems he composed while waiting to be executed.

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Calls for ceasefire in Idlib, ahead of potential “bloodbath”

President Erdogan: “Any attack launched or to be launched on Idlib will result in a disaster, massacre and a very big humanitarian tragedy”

World in Frenzy Over ~13,000th US Airstrike in Syria

Has the US had a moral awakening as a force for good in Syria?

Chemical Attack in Syria: what “red line”?

The footage was extremely difficult to watch; images of men, women and small children writhing in agony, gasping for air and in the last throes of their lives. They were deprived of the sanctity, privacy and dignity of death by helpers pulling and yanking off their clothes and showering them

The “Betrayal” of Turkey

Has Turkey betrayed Syria? The fall of the ‘revolutionary heartland’, the City of Aleppo, spurred arguably more attention than nearly six years of the Syrian crisis. People took to social media, engaged in varying forms of political activism and encouraged spiritual reformation. A feeling of desperation and hopelessness overshadowed many

#AleppoIsDying – “What Use is Protesting?”

I have seen many comments and messages from people questioning the point of petitions, demonstrations, lobbying campaigns and even prayer to try and stop the ongoing genocide in Aleppo. People are frustrated and feel they must do something. Others question the usefulness but do not offer alternative solutions. There are