In the Name of Allah, the Most Gra­cious, the Most Mer­ci­ful.

As-salā­mu ‘alaykum wa-rah­mat­ul­lāhi wa-barakā­tuh (Peace, Bless­ings & Mer­cy of Allah be upon You).

This state­ment is being issued on the 13th of Decem­ber 2016 and super­sedes all pre­vi­ous state­ments on the sub­ject.

Qunut Nazilah for Syria:

This mat­ter was dis­cussed amongst the Ula­ma and it was sug­gest­ed that Imams, Schol­ars and com­mu­ni­ties should be strong­ly urged to recite Qunut Nazi­lah for Mus­lims of Syr­ia. We urgent­ly and strong­ly rec­om­mend for all Mus­lims to con­tact their local Masajid (Mosques) and ensure that this is put into prac­tice.

Unequivocal support for Syrians:

We sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, we unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop. We reflect the sen­ti­ments of Andrew Mitchell, a Con­ser­v­a­tive MP who co-chairs the par­lia­men­tary Friends of Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

 

 

As Mus­lims we should decry the atroc­i­ties com­mit­ted again­st civil­ians in Syr­ia. As cit­i­zens of Great Britain we are ALL enti­tled to rep­re­sen­ta­tion by our MPs. This short arti­cle will, Insha’Allah, walk you through the process of engag­ing with your local MP urg­ing him/her to express your wish­es in Par­lia­ment.

 

We advise our fel­low cit­i­zens in Unit­ed King­dom to con­sid­er the fol­low­ing plan:

 

Spiritual Action Plan for Muslims in Britain:

We are Mus­lims, there­fore our first reac­tion in any sit­u­a­tion should be to reflect upon our actions and to turn to Allah Ta’ala in seek­ing for­give­ness and to beseech Him for his assis­tance and help. We urge all Mus­lims in Britain to repent and make sin­cere Dua to Allah Ta’ala to help the peo­ple in Syr­ia.

Encour­age your fam­i­ly, friends and com­mu­ni­ty to per­form indi­vid­u­al prayers and organ­ise Qunut Nazi­lah in your com­mu­ni­ties.

Spend your mon­ey and give Sadaqah in addi­tion to your Duas to invite the Mer­cy of Allah Ta’ala.

Change your life for the bet­ter and do your best to come closer to Allah Ta’ala by ful­fill­ing His com­mand­ments and fol­low­ing the Sun­nah of Prophet Muham­mad (Peace be upon Him).

Political Action Plan for Muslims in Britain:

This short arti­cle will, Insha’Allah, walk you through the process of engag­ing with polit­i­cal and oth­er organ­i­sa­tions, and your MP urg­ing them to express your wish­es in Par­lia­ment.

Engage your MP:

  • Write a let­ter, (see sam­ple text below)
  • Read it and get it proof­read.
  • Copy your let­ter (or copy it from our text below).
  • Click on this link, enter your post­code and click “Go”
  • Paste your let­ter into the text, com­plete the rest with your name and con­tact details.
  • Click “Pre­view and Send”
  • Check that every­thing is cor­rect.
  • Click on “I am hap­py, send it”.

I am writ­ing to you because I am deeply con­cerned by reports about vio­lent attacks and block­ade on civil­ians in Syr­ia. The­se deplorable acts of vio­lence are unac­cept­able and must be con­demned in the strongest terms by the British gov­ern­ment.

Also, I want you to know that I sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, I unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop.

I reflect the sen­ti­ments of Andrew Mitchell, a Con­ser­v­a­tive MP who co-chairs the par­lia­men­tary Friends of Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

I urge you to con­tin­ue to press for this issue in Par­lia­ment. Also, I express my wish for you to con­vey my posi­tion to ALL mem­bers of Par­lia­ment. Fur­ther­more, I wish that you con­vey my posi­tion to the For­eign Sec­re­tary, the Rt. Hon Boris John­son MP and to our Hon­ourable Prime Min­is­ter There­sa May.

Your help and coop­er­a­tion in this mat­ter will be great­ly appre­ci­at­ed. If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please feel free to con­tact me.

Thank You,

Yours sin­cere­ly

Your Name

Engage Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP

Dear Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP,

I am writ­ing to you because I com­mend your efforts in rais­ing aware­ness about the plight of Syr­i­ans and call­ing your fel­low MPs to action.

I am deeply con­cerned by reports about vio­lent attacks and block­ade on civil­ians in Syr­ia. The­se deplorable acts of vio­lence are unac­cept­able and must be con­demned in the strongest terms by the British gov­ern­ment.

Also, I want you to know that I sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, I unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop.

I reflect your words on Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

I urge you to con­tin­ue to press for this issue in Par­lia­ment. Also, I express my wish for you to con­vey my posi­tion to ALL mem­bers of Par­lia­ment. Fur­ther­more, I wish that you con­vey my posi­tion to the For­eign Sec­re­tary, the Rt. Hon Boris John­son MP and to our Hon­ourable Prime Min­is­ter There­sa May.

Your help and coop­er­a­tion in this mat­ter will be great­ly appre­ci­at­ed. If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please feel free to con­tact me.

Thank You,

Yours sin­cere­ly,

Your Name

Engage Alison McGovern MP

Dear Alison McGov­ern MP,

I am writ­ing to you because I com­mend your efforts in rais­ing aware­ness about the plight of Syr­i­ans and call­ing your fel­low MPs to action.

I am deeply con­cerned by reports about vio­lent attacks and block­ade on civil­ians in Syr­ia. The­se deplorable acts of vio­lence are unac­cept­able and must be con­demned in the strongest terms by the British gov­ern­ment.

Also, I want you to know that I sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, I unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop.

I reflect the sen­ti­ments of Andrew Mitchell, your col­league on the par­lia­men­tary Friends of Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

I urge you to con­tin­ue to press for this issue in Par­lia­ment. Also, I express my wish for you to con­vey my posi­tion to ALL mem­bers of Par­lia­ment. Fur­ther­more, I wish that you con­vey my posi­tion to the For­eign Sec­re­tary, the Rt. Hon Boris John­son MP and to our Hon­ourable Prime Min­is­ter There­sa May.

Your help and coop­er­a­tion in this mat­ter will be great­ly appre­ci­at­ed. If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please feel free to con­tact me.

Thank You,

Yours sin­cere­ly,

Your Name

Engage Rt. Hons. Boris Johnson MP

Dear  Rt. Hons. Boris John­son,

I am writ­ing to you because I am deeply con­cerned by reports about vio­lent attacks and block­ade on civil­ians in Syr­ia. The­se deplorable acts of vio­lence are unac­cept­able and must be con­demned in the strongest terms by the British gov­ern­ment.

Also, I want you to know that I sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, I unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop.

I reflect the sen­ti­ments of Andrew Mitchell, a Con­ser­v­a­tive MP who co-chairs the par­lia­men­tary Friends of Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

I urge you to con­tin­ue to press for this issue in Par­lia­ment. t. Also, I express my wish for you to con­vey my posi­tion to ALL mem­bers of Par­lia­ment. Fur­ther­more, I wish that you con­vey my posi­tion to our Hon­ourable Prime Min­is­ter There­sa May.

Your help and coop­er­a­tion in this mat­ter will be great­ly appre­ci­at­ed. If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please feel free to con­tact me.

Thank You,

Yours sin­cere­ly,

Your Name

Engage Amnesty International

Dear Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al,

I am writ­ing to you because I am deeply con­cerned by reports about vio­lent attacks and block­ade on civil­ians in Syr­ia. The­se deplorable acts of vio­lence are unac­cept­able and must be con­demned in the strongest terms by the British gov­ern­ment.

Also, I want you to know that I sub­scribe to plu­ral­ism and peace­ful coex­is­tence and acknowl­edge the free­dom and rights of every indi­vid­u­al or com­mu­ni­ty or race to believe as they choose to believe with­out coer­cion, fear and intim­i­da­tion. There­fore, I unequiv­o­cal­ly con­demn the bru­tal killings of civil­ians in Syr­ia. The harm to them is unbear­able and must stop.

I reflect the sen­ti­ments of Andrew Mitchell, a Con­ser­v­a­tive MP who co-chairs the par­lia­men­tary Friends of Syr­ia, “The house should urgent­ly dis­cuss not ‘some­thing must be done’, but ‘what in the name of human­i­ty we, the inter­na­tion­al com­mu­ni­ty, will do to save those who today are in such dread­ful jeop­ardy.”

Doubtless you are aware about the plight of the Syr­i­an civil­ians, which has been wide­ly report­ed in the Press. I am con­cerned about your actions in con­demn­ing this geno­cide. I believe that Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al should take a stronger stance again­st this geno­cide and con­demn it unequiv­o­cal­ly.

I would also like to know as to how I can be of assis­tance and help to Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al in rais­ing aware­ness and ensur­ing that that the ter­ri­ble atroc­i­ties are halt­ed imme­di­ate­ly?

Your help and coop­er­a­tion in this mat­ter will be great­ly appre­ci­at­ed. If you have any fur­ther ques­tions please feel free to con­tact me.

Thank You,

Yours faith­ful­ly,

Your Name

Also include Amnesty Inter­na­tion­al in your Tweets and Face­book posts.

Endorse Petitions on Syria:

  1. Pro­tect Aleppo’s chil­dren, now!
  2. Oba­ma, Merkel & May: Please act to save our lives in Alep­po
  3. Stop the bombs so Syr­i­an refugees can go home

Engage on Social Media

  1. Ensure that on Twit­ter you use Hash­tags such as #Alep­po, #Syr­i­aCri­sis & #Syr­ia geno­cide and con­tin­ue to Tweet to ensure that the issue receives cov­er­age and trend­ing.
  2. Join Face­book groups which are work­ing on rais­ing aware­ness and con­tin­ue to post about the issue to ensure that the issue receives cov­er­age and trend­ing.
  3. Post Videos and pho­tos of the suf­fer­ing of Syr­i­ans on Insta­gram and oth­er Social Media out­lets