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A New University for Australia

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 That’s good news. Anything that advances the sum total of human knowledge is to be welcomed.
Unless of course the new university regresses us to the 7th century!

For a taste of what is to come, a course called Da’wah Power - The fiqh of calling people to Allah  - was held at The University of Western Sydney on 19-20th April, run jointly by the Alkauthar Institute and Mercy Mission.
Speaker was Kamal El Mekki, a Sudanese man now living in the USA. (reference)
But first, what exactly is Alkauthar? Let’s look at their website .
Tawfique Chowdhury, founder of AlKauthar Institute, Australia, described it as an Islamic education institute:
“offering the sorts of qualifications traditionally found in the Muslim world in a Western setting.”
“we envisage to separate the truth from the falsehood and firmly establish the Ummah on the Qur’an and the Sunnah… we believe that students graduating from AlKauthar will… be able to carry the magnificence of this religion to the rest of the world… and demonstrate the beauty and the great relevance of Islam today as it was 1400 years ago.

We currently have …almost no tertiary Institute for Muslims to advance their Islamic knowledge. With the help of Allah, we plan to compete for this tremendous reward in educating the Muslims about their religion and help empower them to spread it to the world…this venture … supports the obligation of preaching this religion, which is a requirement set by the Shariah upon all Muslims, and especially upon those who live in non-Muslim societies.

 I’m not so sure that we need a tertiary Institute to “establish the Ummah on the Qur’an and the Sunnah”, “demonstrate the relevance of Islam …as it was 1400 years ago” and help empower Muslims “to spread it to the world.”

According to a non-Muslim who attended the Da’wah Power course
“ we were asked to suggest to the lecturer what kind of analogies we could use to explain the following Islamic teachings:
  • Why the apostate is killed?
  • Why the hand of the thief is cut off?"
During the course of the discussion that followed there was not one dissenting voice.
On the contrary there was hearty agreement from all present that the one who leaves Islam after becoming a Muslim must be killed and the thief must have as a just punishment the removal of his or her hand. The lecturer 'Kamel El Mekki' reinforced the rightness of these core Islamic beliefs, not only by appealing to Islamic text but also by arguing how sensible, practical and just these Islamic punishments were…he told the room, that of course the killing of the apostate could not just be done by anyone  -  it had to be done correctly.”

The writer queries whether our publicly funded institutions should be used by Islamic groups to teach such profane principles, also pointing out the need to debate whether it is a wise policy for the Government to encourage Islam as a ideological\political system. (reference1) (reference2)
 
I would agree that open debate on why we are encouraging Islam is long overdue.
As for whether we should allow groups who preach death for changing religion - of course not!
Incitement to murder is against our law.


The course publicity spruiks that not only will attendees learn how to give dawah, but:
“The information presented will even benefit you in everyday things such as getting people to answer your messages, solving problems between married couples or getting the best deal when buying a car.”
Reassuring to know we can learn how to get a good deal on our next car, (that is, assuming we can afford to run it, with Arabs holding us over a barrel), as well as how to kill and mutilate non-Muslims!

One satisfied customer attests to the ease of converting churchgoers:-
"Immediately following the presentation video, and within 5 min., we made few quick points, hands were raised, one point, after the other, then we asked all the people that consistently raised their hands every time.to take the Shahada. About half of the people accepted to stand, took the Shahada, including the wife of the Minister!" [A brother in CA who gave a presentation at a church the day after the workshop]

Hardly surprising, as many of the churches in Australia no longer stand for anything,  so their  members would roll over for anyone.

“ One course at a time you will edge closer to a diploma, degree and honours. Instructors will provide engaging and enjoyable university level lessons in a professional manner.”

So how long before this institute is accredited as a university by our dhimmi government? (reference)

AlKauthar Institute launched in Australia in 2006, presenting ‘Light upon Light’, a lecture given by its Director Sheikh Abu Yusuf Tawfique Chowdhury and Bilal Dannoun at Bankstown Town hall and Melbourne University.
It was described as a:
“University level, globally recognised intensive weekend course in an interactive, enjoyable and nurturing environment.”

Well may you wonder why Melbourne University is allowing its premises to be used by a Dawa institute!

In 2007, Mercy Mission held a conference, ‘Islamic values are universal values.’ Adel Salman, CEO of Mercy Mission, said:
“One of the overriding objectives of the conference is to engage in a dialogue with all members of the Australian community, and let's identify those values that are common to us all as human beings.”
Well, none actually!

However, one of the projected key speakers, Canadian Sheikh Bilal Philips, was refused entry to Australia on security grounds, prompting Salman to say:
“We don't believe that Dr Bilal Philips is in any way a threat to Australia or Australians…he has a lot of experience and knowledge that could benefit the community.”

Philips lives in Qatar and has been linked to the World Trade Centre bombing in 1993. He once wrote that Western culture led by the US is the enemy of Islam and that he supports public executions and stonings. In a British Channel Four documentary, Philips was covertly filmed stating that, like the Prophet Mohammed who married a nine-year-old girl, Muslim men should be able to marry girls once they've reached puberty.
 
 
Sheikh Bilal Phillips at his best - Peddling primitive Islamic deception 

Asked by Alison Caldwell, ABC, how he could call Bilal Philips a man of peace whose values accord with Australia
values when he advocates public executions and stonings, Salman replied:
“in Islamic law there are clearly punishments outlined for various crimes. When Dr Bilal Philips talks about these punishments, he's talking about in the context of what is prescribed in the Sharia. Nothing more and nothing less.” (source)

Well that certainly clarifies things.
And I’m sure we all feel much better now!

Last Updated on Wednesday, 13 August 2008 03:01  

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