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The Muslims who saved Jews during the Holocaust are finally being commemorated

“Ms Khan, served as a wireless operator during World War II and was recruited to spy for the Allied forces in Nazi-occupied France. Until her arrest she provided critical support to the resistance movement and was executed at the Dachau Concentration Camp.”

Dubbed the “Iranian Schindler”, Islamic diplomat, Abdol Hossein Sardari, saved thousands of Jews from the Nazi regime by confusing the fascist group with their… INDEPENDENT.CO.UK

Notes from a crisis: One family’s story of being smuggled across the Andaman Sea

When UNHCR first met Abdul on May 3, he knew his wife and son were at sea, but he did not know where. A few days later, around May 7 or 8, his wife told him the entire crew had abandoned ship in a speedboat and directed the passengers towards Malaysia.The Thai number Abdul called to reach his wife worked for two more days after her boat was abandoned, then cut out, Abdul believes, because his wife’s boat had moved into Malaysian territory near the resort island of Langkawi…more:  /qz.com

Video: “In every living being there is reward”

Abu Hurairah –may Allah be pleased with him reported that the Prophet –peace be upon him- said, “While a person was traveling on a road he became very thirsty. He saw a well so he went down and drank some water. When he came out, he saw a dog panting and licking the ground because of thirst. The man said, “This dog seems to be as thirsty as I was.” So he went down the well, filled his shoe with water and held it by his mouth. He climbed back out of the well and then gave water to the dog. Allah appreciated his deed and forgave him. People said, “O Messenger of Allah, is there reward for us also in (treating) the wild animals.?” He said, “In every living being there is reward.” (Bukhari, Hadith 5663 and Muslim, Hadith 2244)