It is important to note at the outset of this article that I do not intend this as a defence of myself, however, there are a few people with seemingly loud voices that are causing trouble on the internet and are trying to undermine all the hard efforts of The Wahhabi Threat blog and the forthcoming publications that have been in works since 2009. These personal attacks in which these internet warriors daringly paint me with the title Wahhabi and Deobandi are designed to beguile fellow sunnis into rejecting the work from this blog. Although their attempts to date have failed dismally, I thought I would explain the very unusual set of circumstances that led to this attack on my self integrity and the very work here. I do take into consideration that many sincere Muslims see such he said she said rhetoric as complete rubbish, and so right they are to dismiss such attacks, vicious rumours, and I have confidence that the believers have intelligence to not see this article as another simple trashy reply which lowers ne to their standard of vindictive nit-picking.
The attacks began almost a year ago when I stuck my neck out to defend a Mufti Abu Layth from Birmingham. I had witnessed a number of suspicious profiles attacking him through memes in claim that he was a sexual predator. They based their accusations from a Birmingham news article that simply stated the Mufti was found with porn in his possession. Yet what the attackers was not telling the people is that the Mufti was cleared of all charges and found to be innocent. Even Mufti Abu Layth had disclaimed that he was part of a whatsapp group with a number of other people, and that videos and photos automatically downloaded to his blackberry device from this group. The case was that one or two members post indecent pictures on this whatsapp forum which would have downloaded onto every blackberry phone associated with that whatssapp group. It was not fair for Mufti Abu Layth to be accused of indecency due to somebody elses spam.
The culprit profiles did not care less for truth but due to their deep-seated hatred of Mufti Abu Layth they continued to post these memes accusing the Mufti of shamelessness. The severity of the accusations placed against Mufti Abu Layth was at such a severity that the Islamic Shariah stipulates punishment by whipping should the person making the accusation be found guilty of slander by a the traditional Islamic legal system. I only felt that it was needed to point this out. The names of the culprit profiles are Wobbler Hunter, Sunni Haq Hardam, Ahmad Tahawi, Sunni Lion, Sunni King, and also Noori Amjadi who seems to be the ring leader of the said group.
When I pointed their wrong doings out they argued fiercely that I am a Wahhabi Deobandi agent. Their argument was poor and based on the premise that I have studied some online courses with Cordoba Academy based in Morocco. Although it is true I have studied some texts with the said Academy, I do not see how this makes me a Deobandi, or even a Wahhabi. This is how their rumours began. Had I have never stood up for the mentioned Mufti I would not have put myself on their radar.
My disagreements with them was never based on anything creedal. in fact I share the same creed with them, yet I have been deemed an unbeliever and a hypocrite by this pocket of people as they have labeled me a Dajjal, Shaytaan and other abusive titles, even calling me a yazeedi kaafir. Their unauthorised and baseless method of excomunication is indeed a trait of the Khawaarij and it only echoes what Shaykh Nuh Ha Meem Keller was mentioning about the state of some of the todays subcontinent Barelwis and their undying habit of labeling Muslims as disvelievers in his is article about Imaan and Kufr. Even though I do not agree with everything the Shaykh has said in the article, he has hit the nail on the head about the mannerism of those claiming to represent the maslak of Imaam Ahmad Rida Khan.
After many online discussions and short refutations of this small pocket of people we find that Noori and his other primates are not interested in displaying the true facts, but would rather play on the demagogy of their anti social group mentality. In any case, rather than be true defenders of the Ahl us-Sunnah wal-Jamaa’ah and have that desire to bring people towards the truth they wish to instigate and seek a persons kufr and do everything they can within their power to proof that such and such person is a kaafir or munaafiq. This is undoubtedly not beffiting behaviour for a Muslim and I am appalled and left questioning how somebody who claims to believe in Allah and the Last day can stoop to such low levels of persecution that is merely based on nothing but satanic outrage, hatred and jealousy.
I would have had more to say, but I feel it is too timely, for now. If I have anything more to say on this issue I will write it within the comments. Thank you for reading.