Muhammadiyah wisdom.. Sudanese version

Othman Marghani

The political scene in “Makkah” was in crisis… The “Quraysh” tribes participated in rebuilding the Kaaba, which was destroyed by torrents and rains, and when the construction was completed and the last task remained, which was to put the Black Stone in its place in the wall of the Kaaba, a great dispute occurred between the Quraysh tribes, everyone wanted this The sacred historical honor, and the political dispute almost reached the stage of confrontation until one of them suggested arbitration for the first to enter through the door of the Sacred House, so our master Muhammad agreed, because of his reputation and his title is “the trustworthy.”
Muhammad, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him – and that was five years before his mission – realized that it was a political “protocol” problem that required wisdom, so he asked to be brought to him with a garment, so he spread it and put the black stone on it and asked that each tribe leader hold the edge of the garment, so they carried him until he reached a parallel To its position, the Messenger, may God’s prayers and peace be upon him, carried it with his two generous hands and put it in its position, and the crisis ended.
Today, Sudan is facing the same crisis. Which one of them gets the honor of signing the political solution document?
Why don’t we put the Black Stone in a garment and then each leader grabs his limb and raises him to a place of trust that preserves the blood, land, and unity of the Sudanese, and even paves the way to a prosperous future…
The Black Stone is not just a historical story, but a symbol of the meanings of a political settlement that elevates wisdom above partisan or tribal zeal.

Now Sudan is going through a stage of warfare that relies on a partisan diet and political support. The battle for signatures on the political framework agreement is nothing but a battle of “partisan honor.” Which of the parties raises the Black Stone to his place? And – God forbid – such a dispute may lead to a confrontation that appears political in the beginning, and then polarize the civilian-civilian, which soon turns into a civil-military component, in light of the presence of the military component as an authentic partner by signing the framework agreement… And this may – God forbid – slip away. Polarization leads to a confrontation with the sword, and when swords come out of their sheaths, no one knows how much blood will be spilled and when they will return to their sheaths.
Let us follow the Muhammadan wisdom that stopped the believers from political fighting with a simple and easy idea that conveyed the meaning of “win-win” for one loses.

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