by ibn taymiya (i cannot remember the original poem, but it sounds like this)
“I have in my chest both my heaven and my garden, if i travel they are with me and if i get imprisoned they are with me.
And they NEVER leave me!”
Durani.dk, Denmark Sunday 4th September 2005
we let it slip away so easily how on earth are we going to get it back? not so easily I think but we, each one of us must fight very hard. For Babar Ahmad.
Ostarrra Ann Langridge, 49 bath rd, west worthing, sussex BN113PQ Thursday 18th August 2005
This man should be released forthwith as another injustice is being done to another Muslim.
Sybil Ashton, London UK Monday 15th August 2005
Susie M, Manchester Wednesday 10th August 2005
I say no to US’ request for Babar’s extradition to the USA. I agree that we cannot trust the US authorities to conduct the case in a fair manner mainly because they are not interest in truth.
May God help you find peace.
Devin Currie, Canada Wednesday 10th August 2005
On 9/11, Bush read about a goat. Cheney waited while a plane flew towards the Pentagon. All the billions of dollars Americans had paid for defense and fighter jets were wasted that day. The country was attacked, and the men paid to defend her fiddled around.
A war was started in Iraq on false evidence.
Of course they need to find scapegoats. They refuse to stop real criminals. They cannot even find bin Laden.
Tyranny always demands to torture the innocent. Historically, Americans knew this and provided a haven for the victims of such maladministered countries.
Innocent until proven guilty. Habeas corpus. Ability to present evidence and alibis. That was how our legal system was supposed to function.
But the public which allowed Bush to remain President after a stolen election and which let him get away with dereliction of duty on 9/11, re-electing him, are a cowardly bunch who will unfortunately have to learn the hard way to put our system back in order.
“For want of a nail, the shoe was lost, for want of a shoe, the horse was lost, for want of a horse the battle was lost, for want of a battle, the war was lost, and all for a two-penny nail.” Or shall I say – a hanging chad.
One can only hope for Babar Ahmad that he will understand that being a little man, a simple man, will work in the end to his benefit, if he can endure. And since I really do not know him, and hold him innocent until proven guilty, I truly hope that he is innocent and may have the opportunity to prevail in this matter
Dianne C. Foster, Boston, Massachusetts, USA Wednesday 10th August 2005
Secondly, why is our government acting on behalf of the US instead of protecting our people from the global rampage the US is currently engaged in. At the very least we should not be extraditing people unless they have broken a law which we hold in common with the US – and the prosecuting evidence should be seen by our court or no-deal. Our country has a responsibility to stand up to the US policies of bullying, torture, and inhumane carceration or they are going to brutalise millions more people around the world and then there really will be a problem with terrorism.
Support for rebels in Europe and Asia is not a threat to the US and I don?t see how they can have jurisdiction outside their own territories when their own citizens are not involved.
If the US really wants to round up people for supporting rebels/ freedom-fighters/ terrorists they need look no further than their own doorstep, but their inactivity on that front indicates that they aren?t really interested in justice but projecting power. The trend towards this kind of state brutality outside the rule of law is very worrying ? have we learned nothing from the 20th century? The British government should tell the US where to put their extradition requests, and they should get firm control of our police and force them to behave according to law ? expel violent police officers in order to help regain the public?s trust.
Please write to your MP to save Babar from the almost certain torture and inhumane treatment he is likely to receive, and to send a message to our government and the US that they can?t get away with such abuses of law and power.
Alistair, UK Tuesday 9th August 2005
Ghoster, World Tuesday 9th August 2005
NOT COWARDLY SCARED to tell you my name – Pedro Cuesta, citizen of Guatemala, Guatemala.
Pedro Cuesta, Guatemala Monday 8th August 2005
Alan Kieler, USA Monday 8th August 2005
Jerry, Belgium Monday 8th August 2005
OMAR KHAN, UK Monday 8th August 2005
Tasnim Begum, London Monday 1st August 2005
A young muslimah, london Thursday 28th July 2005
Arifa, Sth London, Croydon Tuesday 26th July 2005
Iam a politics student and im currently doing a degree in it. For the past couple of years i have become so passionate in helping with Human rights and injustice, that it swells my heart everytime i hear injustice takes place. I would like to say remember this life is nothing, its a mere test on all humanity and remember the ones that are responsible for his torture and his injustice will pay for it in this life and the hearafter. I will pray that Allah(swt)protects brother Babar and that all your prayers will be heardupon and Inshallah with patience and prayers you will all be rewarded by Allah and he will be freed. This injustice ofcourse should not be tolertaed and Allah(swt) will show those reponsible, hell fire, after this life.Remember dont worry, Allah is all merciful and our protector, he will free your Babar, Inshallah…
Dilruba Khanom, uk-kent Monday 25th July 2005
Ashir Mir, Preston Monday 25th July 2005
Your sis in the Deen
Jameelah Shukri, California Monday 25th July 2005
Phil Brand., Tooting-Broadway, London, England. Sunday 24th July 2005