A Life of Struggle: Imam Yasin Abu Bakr

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On Thursday, October 21, 2021, just after 9:00pm, Imam Yasin Abu Bakr of the Jama’at al-Muslimeen of Trinidad and Tobago, passed away at the age of 80. He collapsed at home and was taken to the St. James Infirmary in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The Imam was a monumental presence in the historical life of Trinidad and Tobago, and the gap he leaves—especially at this extremely dangerous time—is one that requires sober reflection. Yasin Abu Bakr was the famed leader of the July 27, 1990, Muslimeen uprising in Trinidad. One of Abu Bakr’s prominent children, Fuad Abu Bakr (who shares a close resemblance to his father), posted: “To Allah we belong and to him is our eventual return. ALLAHU AKBAR”....

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