The following is an email correspondence that occurred between a sister from Trinidad, who is named in the email, and Abul-'Abbaas Moosaa Richardson (hafidhahullaah) on the 25th of Safar, 1437 (8th December, 2015). Below is the question posed to Abu-l 'Abbaas Moosaa.
Questioner: As salaamu 'alaykum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakaatuh.
My name is Umm Abdurrahmaan (rayhaanah) and I'm from south Trinidad.
I've been listening and attending classes hosted by mpubs for quite some time Alhamdulillah but I am in need of some advice and clarification of a few issues.
For some time now there has been some issues in Trinidad & Tobago among the Salafis revolving around the brother 'Ali al-Filistinee. There is some confusion surrounding some statements attributed to the brother Yusuf Diab (from Mpubs) and yourself, with much doubts and allegations being spread, so I would like for you to clarify a few matters based upon things that have been/are being said so that the Salafis in Trinidad & Tobago may be upon certainty and clarity, Inshaa Allah.
A sister informed me of certain statements that you allegedly said, and I was hoping you could verify these statements for me.
It is being said that Yusuf Diab of Mpubs is a liar because he lied about you warning against 'Ali al-Filistinee?
It is also being said that you gave 'Ali tazkiyyah to teach, is this true?
In general, can you advise us with regards to some of the things that are being said about the brother Ali Filistinee. There are those who say they see no problem with ‘Ali having regular classes in masaajid that are not Salafi because other brothers do the same and he only does this to teach the people Salafiyyah and some have entered Salafiyyah on account of him teaching in their masaajid.
It is also oft-repeated that the matter between ‘Ali and Yusuf is personal so the “refutations” of the brothers from Salafi Publications are not acceptable because they are not based upon any clear evidence. Furthermore, they are not scholars so it it not befitting for them to warn against him.
I hope you could offer some clarification regarding these issues.
Jazaakum Allahu khayraa
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