Standing Committee imah Lilbuhuts Da `wa al-Ilmiyah al-Ifta '
Permanent Committee for Research and Fatwa Ilmiyah (Standing Committee imah Lilbuhuts Da `wa al-Ilmiyah al-Ifta ') issued a description of the murder, the siege and the bombings that occurred in the Gaza Strip.
The following is the text of the description:
الحمد لله رب العالمين, والصلاة والسلام على أشرف الأنبياء والمرسلين نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه, ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين. وبعد:
Permanent Committee for Research and Fatwa Ilmiyah (Standing Committee imah lilbuhûts Da `wa al-Ilmiyah al-Ifta ') in Saudi Arabia feel grief and feeling sad for what was befall our brothers in Palestine, particularly in Gaza in the form kezhaliman, murder against children, women and elderly people, damaging the honor and the destruction of homes and places of strategic and spread fear. This is clearly a crime against the Palestinian people and kezhaliman.
This sad incident should make Muslims united with the Muslims of Palestine, helping others with them, and strives to help eliminate this kezhaliman of them for various reasons and the means that can be done. As a form of Islamic brotherhood and the bond of faith.
Allah Almighty says:
إنما المؤمنون إخوة
"Verily the Believers are brothers". [Al-Khujurât/49: 10]
Allaah also says:
والمؤمنون والمؤمنات بعضهم أولياء بعض
"And those who believe, men and women, most of them (are) comes to the rescue of one another". [At-Tawbah / 9:71]
The Prophet sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam said:
المؤمن للمؤمن كالبنيان يشد بعضه بعضا وشبك بين أصابعه
"A believer to another believer is like a building mutually affirming." And he established between his fingers "[muttafaq 'alaihi].
He sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam also said:
مثل المؤمنين في توادهم وتراحمهم وتعاطفهم مثل الجسد إذا اشتكى منه عضو تداعى له سائر الجسد بالسهر والحمى
"The likeness of the believers in love, the love and affection they are like one body. Aa If one member of the body resulting in pain then the whole body into a fever and could not sleep". [Muttafaq 'alaihi].
Also he sallallaahu 'alaihi wa sallam said:
المسلم أخو المسلم لا يظلمه ولا يخذله ولايسلمه ولا يحقره رواه مسلم
"A Muslim is the brother of another Muslim, he does not menzhaliminya, no sass, handed sodium absorption ratio (the enemy) and not humiliate" [Reported by Muslim]
This aid includes a lot of things according to their ability and circumstances, whether it is tangible material support or meaningful (spirit); both derived from individuals of the Muslims in the form of property, food, medicine, clothes, etc., or any help from the Arab countries and Islamic facilitate the distribution of aid to the Muslims who need help and take a stand right and defend the interests of the Muslims who are in need of aid in various events, gatherings and meetings of international or national level. These include helping others in truth and piety are instructed in the word of Allaah:
وتعاونوا على البر والتقوى
"Please-you menolonglah above goodness and piety". [Al-Maidah / 5:2].
Also included help is to give advice and show something that brings the goodness and benefit for them. Among the greatest help is to pray for them at any time, may Allaah removes this great trials and tragedy, improve their circumstances and straighten their deeds and words.
Thus. And we will saying to our brothers in Palestine Muslims to remain devoted to God and repent to Him, as we also bequeath to them so united in the truth, not broken to pieces and not fighting and not give a chance to the enemies to insult and do more zhalim again.
We encourage our brothers to take measures in order to eliminate kezhaliman in their area while continuing charity sincerely for Allaah, His approval and expects isti'anah (ask for help) to Allah through patience and prayer and still consult with the clergy in all their affairs. Because it is a sign of getting guidance from God.
As we also invite scholars internasiobnal world and society in general in order to see this tragedy with good and fair to give the people what the Palestinians their rights and eliminating kezhaliman. So that they can live a noble.
And on this occasion, we are grateful to all nations and individuals who have been instrumental in defending and helping the Muslims of Palestine.
نسأل الله بأسمائه الحسنى وصفاته العلا أن يكشف الغمة عن هذه الأمة, وأن يعز دينه, ويعلي كلمته وأن ينصر أولياءه, وأن يخذل أعداءه, وأن يجعل كيدهم في نحورهم, وأن يكفي المسلمين شرهم, إنه ولي ذلك والقادر عليه
We ask Allaah by His names and the best qualities of his most high in order to eliminate the suffering of these people, in order to make the religion victorious, so exalt his sentence and help the trustees of God, so that the humiliating his enemies, in order to reverse the deceitfulness of these enemies to themselves and to protect the Muslims from the evil of His enemies. Allah has power to do that.
وصلى الله وسلم على نبينا محمد وعلى آله وصحبه ومن تبعهم بإحسان إلى يوم الدين
Mufti of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Chairman of the Majlis Ulama Large
Shaykh 'Abdul' Aziz bin 'Abd Allah Shaykh Alu
Riyadh, the 3rd of Muharram 1430 H / December 31, 2008 AD
Source: www.saaid.net. Translated by Kholid Syamhudi.
[Copied from the Sunnah Edition Magazine 11/Tahun XII/1430H/2009M. Publishers Foundation Standing Committee Istiqomah Surakarta, Almat Jl. Solo - Purwodadi Km. 8 Selokaton Gondangrejo Solo 57 183. Tel. 0271-5891016]