Over 14 centuries after divine revelation was sent to our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), there continues to be attempts to challenge and slander Islam and Muslims. Allah, subhanahu wa ta’ala, says in the Qur`an,
"They want to extinguish Allah’s light with their mouths: but God will not allow except that His light be perfected, even if the disbelievers hate it." (9:32)
Today in the West, Muslim students continue to face obstacles as they are at the forefront of the Islamic work. Just as the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) and his companions struggled and sacrificed to combat falsehood and to spread the message of Islam, it is truly an honor for Muslim students to also have the opportunity to struggle and sacrifice for Islam.
The upcoming event titled "Islamo-Fascism Awareness Week" will take place on college and university campuses starting October 22nd in an effort to curb critical thinking and academic freedom, spread racism and hate, and slander Islam and Muslims with lies and deception.
Before anything, MSA West asks you to make sincere du`a. It is through the example of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) that we learn that even the staunchest enemies of Islam have been brought to their knees by the truth and guidance of Allah, subhanahu wa ta`ala. We pray that Allah subhanahu wa ta`ala helps us to enjoin good and
forbid the evil, and to guide us to success in teaching truth over falsehood.
We ask Allah, Glory be to Him, to grant us the strength, courage, and knowledge needed to expose the falsehood as falsehood and to portray the truth as truth. We ask Him, the Almighty, to help us spread His light in all its fullness however hateful it may be to those who deny the truth."
Taken from the MSA West "Don't Hate...Educate" Packet. To request a copy, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.