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For Land Day 2019, Martyred Palestinian Hero Omar Abou Layla (R.A.) Lights Our Way

by Jonathan Azaziah

Land Day, Youm al-‘Ard, has been commemorated annually in Palestine since March 30th, 1976 when the usurping Zionist entity, in full, unfiltered, hateful, anti-Gentile rage, launched a murderous crackdown on Palestinian protesters in Al-Jalil (the Galilee) who were demonstrating against the ‘Israeli’ theft of two ancient Palestinian towns. At least 6 Palestinians were martyred while hundreds of others were wounded and arrested. The pieces of real estate in question were Sakhnin and Arrabat al-Battouf. This was part of the overall Judaization of the Galilee that had been in effect since the Nakba and as DFLP leader Nayaf Hawatmeh reminds us, the explicit goal was create a Jewish majority in the area through the construction of 8 Jewish industrial villages. And while there were strategic reasons for this aggression, with Sakhnin producing tons of olives, figs, oregano and sesame, and Arrabat al-Battouf being known regionwide for its onions, watermelons and cantaloupes, ‘Israel’ had ulterior, “Torah”-and-Talmud-driven motives.

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Now 23 Years After Mossad Murdered Dr. Fathi Shaqaqi (R.A.), We Remember The Zeal of Zamuqa In All His Liberationist Luminosity

by Jonathan Azaziah

Dr. Fathi Shaqaqi (R.A.), the gregariously glowing glimmer of the Palestinian cause and the founder of Islamic Jihad, was a knight in shining armor; a radiant ray at the ocean’s bottom; and a force of ferocity that chills the enemy to its core and rattles it in its eardrums even to this very moment. ‘Israel’ murdered him on this day 23 years ago. A child of the Nakba, his family was driven from their ancestral home in Ramleh’s Zamuqa–where they had lived for half a dozen generations–by Jewish terrorists from the Irgun and the Haganah who were commanded by war criminals Yitzhak Rabin (real name: Rubitzov) and Yigal Allon (real name: Peikowitz).

He grew up in the bitter and battered slums of Rafah in the Gaza Strip but refused to let the Zionist occupation break his spirit and prevent him from pursuing education. Gifted and brilliant, Shaqaqi rocked a triple crown, attaining degrees from Bir Zeit Univeristy in physics and mathematics then later from Egypt’s Mansoura University in medicine. The last of which led him back to Gaza where he’d open a clinic to serve Palestine’s most poverty-stricken and desperate. It didn’t take long for him to grow completely disillusioned with the politics of the Strip’s two dominant currents: Ikhwan and the PLO. Shaqaqi saw the former’s near-disinterest in total liberation, not to mention growing sectarianism, as unforgivable and the latter’s lack of Islamic observance as a deathly folly. Continue reading Now 23 Years After Mossad Murdered Dr. Fathi Shaqaqi (R.A.), We Remember The Zeal of Zamuqa In All His Liberationist Luminosity

“Be”: An Islamic-Qur’anic-Poetic Tribute To Jesus Christ (A.S.), Prophet, Messiah and Palestinian Revolutionary

by Jonathan “Madd Cold” Azaziah

For Sayyed Mohamad Jawad Chirri (R.A.): Your inquires inspired fire. ALLAH yerhamou.
For ‘Isa al-Masih (A.S.): I look forward to meeting you one day iza ALLAH rad.
For my wife: Like many of my poems, this one was birthed by your inner beauty. I LoVe you so much habibty <3
And for The Bird: I pray you know how beautiful you are… Subhan’ALLAH.

“… He said, ‘So it is that Allah creates whatever He wishes. When He decides on a matter He just says to it ‘’‘Be’‘’ and it is.’” (The Holy Qur’an, Surah Al-Imran, Ayah 47)

“… ‘I have certainly brought you a sign from your Lord. I will create for you out of clay the form of a bird, then I will breathe into it, and it will become a bird by Allah’s leave.’” (The Holy Qur’an, Surah Al-Imran, Ayah 49) Continue reading “Be”: An Islamic-Qur’anic-Poetic Tribute To Jesus Christ (A.S.), Prophet, Messiah and Palestinian Revolutionary