London UK, 21st July 2009 – Earlier today, Hizb ut-Tahrir Indonesia convened an unprecedented gathering of thousands of ulama, and ustadhs from all over the Muslim world, pledging their support for the re-establishment of the Islamic Khilafah state. Ulama from Indonesia, Malaysia, Lebanon, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Turkey, Palestine and Algeria were amongst those who attended the gathering of over 10,000 Muslims in Jakarta, Indonesia.
In the conference declaration signed by the ulama, it was stated that the only way to realize the pride of Islam and the Muslims, address their problems correctly and spread the blessing of Islam for the whole universe is through re-establishing the Khilafah.
They also pledged that, as inheritors of the Prophets, it is their duty to be at the forefront of the work for the Khilafah, guiding and directing the people so that the ideals of the struggle for Khilafah can be realized. The conference was also addressed by Sheikh Ata Abu Rashta, amir of Hizb ut-Tahrir.
«اَلْعُلَمَاءُ وَرَثَةُ الأَنْبِيَاءِ»
“The ulamas are the inheritors of the prophets”
(Narrated by Abu Dawud and Tirmidzi from Abu Darda’)