French socialist thinker, politician, writer and author of 60 books on history, religion and Communism – Roger Garaudy (1913-2012) died in Paris on June 15, 2012.

“Inna lillah wa inna ilayhi raji’un” (To Allah we belong and to Him is our retun).

Roger Garaudy was author of book, The Founding Myths of Israeli Politics, for which French Zionist Occupied Government (ZOG) fined him US$40,000. Following his conviction on grounds for being anti-Israel and anti-Zionism. Roger Garaudy was hailed in the Muslim world and 160 members of Iranian Majlis signed a petition in his support. Iranian leaders condemned the West and the Zionist entity for bringing Garaudy to trial. Garaudy visited Tehran as guest of the Majlis. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenie cited Garaudy for his work for exposing Zionist regime’s Zionazi-like policies against Muslim and Christian Native Palestinians.

Roger Garaudy was born into a Catholic-Atheist family on July 17, 1913 in Marseille in France. He joined French Communist Party in 1933 and was imprisoned inside Camps Vichystes during 1940-42. During 1959-62, he served a Senator de Paris. In June, 1970, Roger served as the Director of the Center of Marxist Studies. Roger taught at the University of Clermont-Ferrand. Roger converted to Islam in 1982.

In recent years, Garaudy claimed that 9/11 attacks in the US were carried out by Bush Zionist-controlled administration to invade Afghanistan and later Iraq, in order to destablized the Muslim East. He also claimed that Israel exploited the Holocaust for financial and political gains.

In 1996, one of French hero, Catholic priest Abbe Pierre wrote a 5-page letter to Garaudy lauding his ‘passion for truth’, his ‘atonishing and illuminating erudition’ and his ‘scrupulous’ research. The Jewish lobby groups ran a vicious anti-Pierre campaign calling him a ‘Jew hater’ for endorsing Garaudy. Even after the campaign, French TV viewers in 2005 voted Abbe Pierre the third greatest French person of all times, after Gen. Charles de Gaulle (1890-1970) and Louis Pasteur (1822-95), the great French scientist whose work has saved millions of lives.

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