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Posted on Nov 29, 2016

Inspiring Memoirs: in Prison with Shaykh ‘Ata Abu al-Rashtah

Inspiring Memoirs: in Prison with Shaykh ‘Ata Abu al-Rashtah

 

Scholars who challenge the status quo and remain firm upon their course are a frequent target of the regimes of the Muslim world today. Historically too, many of Islam’s greatest scholars spent time locked away in jail – often penning their best works there – for their opposition to oppressive or corrupt rule. This article looks at the remarkable memoirs of brother Salim Al Amr and his recollections of time he spent in jail with Shaykh Ata Abu al-Rashtah, the current ameer of Hizb ut-Tahrir, recounting his piety, sacrifices and knowledge. The recounts are inspiring and well worth the read.

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Posted on Nov 17, 2016

Profile of Shaykh Abu Iyas Uwaydah – Scholar, Author and Activist

Profile of Shaykh Abu Iyas Uwaydah – Scholar, Author and Activist

 

This article profiles and documents one of the prominent du’aat and mashayekh working with Hizb ut-Tahrir in Jordan, Shaykh Mahmood bin Abdul Latif Mahmood Uwaydah, or Abu Iyas as he is also known. He is a prominent da’ee who embodies those elements that are crucial for people of knowledge in this day and age, and is an example of persistence and dedication in both knowledge and activism in work for Khilafah and Islamic revival generally.

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Posted on Feb 1, 2016

Sheikh Muhammad Taqiuddin al-Nabhani

Sheikh Muhammad Taqiuddin al-Nabhani

Sh. Taqiuddin al-Nabhani is the erudite scholar, mujtahid, qadi, author and activist. He is founder of Hizb ut-Tahrir and its Ameer from 1953-1977.

He is Muhammad Taqiuddin bin Ibrahim bin Mustafa bin Ismail bin Yusuf al-Nabhani. He belonged to the ancient Arab tribe of Bani Nabhan from North Palestine. He was born in the village of Ijzim, within the district of Haifa, in 1909.

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Posted on Jun 27, 2015

Shaykh Abdul Azeez Al-Badry: Struggle of a Martyr

Shaykh Abdul Azeez Al-Badry: Struggle of a Martyr

Allah (‘azza wa jal) says:

“Among the believers are men true to what they promised Allah. Among them is he who has fulfilled his vow [to the death], and among them is he who awaits [his chance]. And they did not alter [the terms of their commitment] by any alteration” [Ahzab: 23]

Shaykh Abdul Azeez Al-Badry was a prominent man of knowledge, preacher and political activist in Iraq in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. Having been educated by some of the prominent scholars of Iraq, he was also one of the early and prominent members of Hizb ut-Tahrir in Iraq who struggled in the work for Allah’s deen and gave his life in its cause, murdered by a brutal regime and a martyr (insha Allah) for a great cause.

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