بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
Message of 28 Rajab – Day of the Fall of the Khilafah
Khilafah is within your reach, O Muslims, and your time is now
This 28 Rajab, it will have been 89 Islamic hijri years since the Khilafah was destroyed and with it the ruling by the Book of Allah سبحانه وتعالى and the Sunnah of RasulAllah صلى الله عليه و سلم in the world. Since then, the problems the Muslims face have not diminished or even remained at the same level, rather they have worsened and multiplied.
Enemies who once shook in fear at the mere thought of confronting the Islamic army, led by a brave and honourable Khaleefah, are now encouraged to defile the sanctities of the Muslims, insult the honour of of RasulAllah صلى الله عليه و سلم boldly, repeatedly and flagrantly, secure in the knowledge that the wretched Muslims’ rulers will not even lift a finger to challenge them, even though they collectively hold the authority over the world’s largest Ummah, with the largest armies and the most resources, and even nuclear weapons in the case of Pakistan. Even the despicable and cowardly Jews, who for centuries lived as protected Dhimmi citizens under the Khilafah, now cross all limits in brutality and open hostility against the Muslims.
And instead of a brave Khlaeefah commanding the Muslims to liberate occupied Muslim Lands and open new lands to Islam, the cowardly Americans, who flee from small groups of poorly armed Muslims, are commanding the Muslim soldiers of Pakistan to fight their crusade to occupy Afghanistan in the neighbouring tribal areas of Pakistan, pathetically trying to conceal the obvious truth by lying repeatedly, “its your war, its your war.”
Islamic rule once provided for a strong economy that made the Muslim regions the envy of the world, such as the Indian Subcontinent, which caught the eye of the lowly and devious English, inciting them to capture it as a shining jewel for their tarnished crown. But Islam as a rule is no more, replaced by Capitalism, a system built on greed that concentrates wealth in the hands of a tiny faction of society and has drawn the whole world into economic misery, as it collapses or nears collapse. The Khilafah once collected Zakah from an Africa where there was none needy to distribute to, is no more. In its absence, now Africa is stricken by famine and poverty under Capitalism. And the Khilafah which once sent ships laden with food to help the Christians of Ireland, ravaged by famine, is no more. In its absence, Muslims barely are able to feed themselves despite having abundant rivers and fertile agricultural lands.
Having destroyed our Khilafah in 1924 with the help of agent collaborators from within the Arab and Ajam, the kafir crusaders knew then that the Khilafah is the source of our strength, and they know that until now. In 1924, after the destruction of the Khilafah, the British Foreign Secretary, Lord Curzon, said, “The point at issue is that Turkey has been destroyed and shall never rise again, because we have destroyed her spiritual power : the Khilafah and Islam.” And on 14 May 2010, the recently retired head of the British Army, General Richard Dannatt, declared there is an “Islamist agenda which if we don’t oppose it and face it off in Southern Afghanistan, or Afghanistan, or in South Asia, then frankly that influence will grow. It could well grow, and this is an important point, we could see it moving from South Asia to the Middle East to North Africa, and to the high water mark of the Islamic Caliphate (Khilafah) in the 14th, 15th century.”
It has been 89 years, O Muslims, and everything that occurred upon you and around you, within your lands and outside of your lands, has reminded you and your enemies of the absence of your shield and protector, the Khilafah.
O Muslims of Pakistan!
Know that the Khilafah is now on the horizon and by the permission of the Lord the world, burdened by the evils of man-made law, will feel the relief of Islam soon. Hizb ut-Tahrir is now in its final stages of its work, following the footsteps of RasulAllah سلم و عليه الله صلى by seeking Nussrah from the sincere within the People of Power to establish Islam as a state and rule. Hizb ut-Tahrir works now within over forty countries and having gathered the people in Indonesia in 2007 in the largest conference about the Khilafah since its destruction, and then thousands of Ulema from around the Muslim World in 2009, it is now gathering the Muslim Worlds’ sincere politicians and media people in Beirut in Ash-Sham on 18 July 2010 to present the policy of the upcoming Khilafah state, regarding major issues such as Palestine, Kashmir and the global economic crisis.
O Muslims of Pakistan!
Know that the Khilafah and the rule of Islam are not just blessings from our Lord, they are an obligation about which we will be held to account on the Day of all Days. Allah سبحانه وتعالى ordered the Muslims decisively to rule by Islam and Islam alone,
فَاحْكُمْ بَيْنَهُمْ بِمَا أَنزَلَ اللَّهُ وَلاَ تَتَّبِعْ أَهْوَاءَهُمْ عَمَّا جَاءَكَ مِنْ الْحَقِّ
“And rule between them by all that which Allah revealed to you, and do not follow their vain desires away from the truth which came to you.” [Surah Al-Mai’dah 5:48]
And RasulAllah سلم و عليه الله صلى established the obligation of the bayah to a Khaleefah by tying it to the worst of all deaths, dying upon Jahilliyah, dying upon other than Islam,
مَنْ مَاتَ وَلَيْسَ فِي عُنُقِهِ بَيْعَةٌ مَاتَ مِيتَةً جَاهِلِيَّةً
“Whosoever dies without the bay’ah on his neck dies the death of Jahilliyah.” (Muslim)
O Muslims of Pakistan!
And know that not only is the Khilafah an obligation, Allah سبحانه وتعالى promised the Believers’ succession to the current rulers and RasulAllah سلم و عليه الله صلى gave glad tidings of the end of the oppressive rule at the hands of the Khilafah. Allah سبحانه وتعالى says:
وَعَدَ اللَّهُ الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا مِنْكُمْ وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ لَيَسْتَخْلِفَنَّهُم فِي الأَرْضِ كَمَا اسْتَخْلَفَ الَّذِينَ مِنْ قَبْلِهِمْ
“Allâh has promised those among you who believe and do righteous good deeds, that He will certainly grant them succession to (the present rulers) in the land, as He granted it to those before them.” [Surah an-Noor 24:55]
And RasulAllah سلم و عليه الله صلى said,
ثُمَّ تَكُونُ مُلْكًا جَبْرِيَّةً فَتَكُونُ مَا شَاءَ اللَّهُ أَنْ تَكُونَ ثُمَّ يَرْفَعُهَا إِذَا شَاءَ أَنْ يَرْفَعَهَا ثُمَّ تَكُونُ خِلَافَةً عَلَى مِنْهَاجِ النُّبُوَّةِ ثُمَّ سَكَتَ
“Then there will be an oppressive rule, and things will be as Allah wishes them to be. Then Allah will end it when He wishes. Then there will be a Khilafah according to the method of Prophethood.” Then he (RasulAllah) سلم و عليه الله صلى fell silent.”
O Muslims of Pakistan!
This 28 Rajab, the Khilafah is well within our reach by the grace of Allah سبحانه وتعالى, so let us rush to embrace our brothers and sisters of Hizb ut-Tahrir and march with them towards the re-establishment of the Khilafah according to the method of Prophethood. Let us gather the people in the mosques, markets, in the neighbourhoods and homes to build a massive movement for Khilafah. And let us call our fathers, brothers, sons, uncles and husbands in Pakistan’s armed forces to fulfil their obligation to Allah سبحانه وتعالى and grant the Nussrah (Material Support) for the re-establishment of the Khilafah, which will end the rule of the oppressors and usher in a new era of peace, justice and prosperity for humankind.
1 Rajab 1431 A.H
13 June 2010