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Rafic Labboun
Rafic Labboun (a.k.a. Wilhelm Dyck), a Hezbollah cadre and imam with the San Francisco Bay Area-based Saba Center and Fatimiyya Islamic Center of Hayward, was released from the Lompoc Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) on Friday, June 29, 2012, only to be arrested again on Saturday, September 8, 2012, in Mérida, Yucatan, Mexico, for parole violation and identity fraud (he was carrying several fake identity documents and claimed that his name is "Wilhelm Dyck"). Labboun was in the company of two other Hezbollah criminals. After spending an additional eight months in Federal custody, Rafic Labboun was released again on Friday, May 10, 2013, from FCI Dublin.

Rafic Labboun[1] (Arabic: رفيق لبّون; born in Lebanon: February 20, 1968) is the highest ranking Hezbollah[2] cadre in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is a Lebanese national and a naturalized citizen of the United States of America. Labboun is a mathematician who graduated from the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is known in the Bay Area Khomeinist Shia community as a very energetic and highly connected Islamist activist. Labboun served as an in-house mullah at the extremist Khomeinist organization Shia Association of Bay Area (SABA, Inc.) of San Jose, California. Labboun remained as SABA's main imam until SABA center contracted the now-discredited Nabi Raza Mir (a.k.a. Nabi Raza Abidi), an Indian national and a dedicated Khomeinist extremist from Alipur, Karnataka, India, and a graduate of the seminaries of Qom, Iran, as its resident mullah (in-house cleric) in 2002. Labboun was also a frequent religious speaker at the now-closed Iraqi Community Association (ICA) center of San Francisco, CA. He also preached at the Fatimiyya Islamic Center of Hayward, California.

أغنية "يا رفيق": شاهد بنفسك قول الزور!
Ya RAFIC: See for yourself the FRAUDULENT product of the SABA community! Also see Ya RAFIC Lyrics.

Labboun suddenly left the United States along with his pregnant American wife, Tracy Marie Becker, and two daughters in 2002 to live in Lebanon for good. He initially resided with his widowed mother at his childhood home in Haret Hreik (Arabic: حارة حريك), a district of the infamous, overly-crowded, Hezbollah-infested, Dahieh (Arabic: الضاحية). Labboun eventually moved to the adjacent Bir Hassan (Arabic: بئر حسن) neighborhood in south Beirut.

Labboun the Book Translator

Book Cover of The Murder of Al-Husayn (A.S.[3])
The book was translated by Rafic Mohammed Al-Labboun

Rafic Labboun is also known for his very high interest in al-Imam al-Husayn ibn Ali (Arabic: الإمام الحسين بن علي، عليهما السلام), PBUT, and his martyrdom in Karbala (Arabic: كربلاء), Iraq. Al-Husayn, PBUH, is the maternal grandson of Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF, and the son of Imam Ali ibn Abi Taleb (Arabic: علي بن أبي طالب، صلوات الله عليه), PBUH, and Lady Fatimah az-Zahra (Arabic: فاطمة الزهراء، صلوات الله عليها), PBUH. Consequently, Labboun chose to translate one of the Arabic books about al-Husayn, PBUH, to English. Labboun also had plans to translate a book about Lady Zeinab ibnat Ali (Arabic: السيدة زينب إبنة علي، عليهما السلام), PBUT, but had to postpone his work on this project due to his business and other involvements in Dahieh, Lebanon.

Labboun the Businessman

"إنّ الطيور على أشكالها تقع." مثل عربي قديم

"Verily, birds fall upon those which are alike." An old Arabic proverb

Labboun eventually started a merchandising business in Dahieh, Lebanon, in partnership with Lebanese Shiites from his former SABA congregation of San Jose, California. He and the "shabab" (Arabic for "the young men." Arabic: الشباب. Important note: Not related to the Somalia-based ash-Shabaab terrorist organization) opened a three-story mini-mall, which is very large by Lebanese standards. But with financing from the U.S.- and Canada-based "shabab," the commercial project was developed with ease.

2006 Trip to the United States

المجرم المدان رفيق لبّون
هداه الله

The convicted felon Rafic Labboun

Labboun briefly visited the Bay Area in January 2006, where he led Moharram and Ashoura Shia sermons at the Fatimiyya Islamic Center of Hayward, California. Labboun apparently also exported merchandise from Costco for his Lebanon-based business.

Arrest in 2009

مطار سان فرانسيسكو الدولي
San Francisco International Airport - SFO

On December 30, 2008, Labboun returned again to the San Francisco Bay Area to preach at Fatimiyya and lead Moharram programs there. His trip on the way to the United States, where he was planning to spend two weeks, was uneventful; however, on Monday, January 12, 2009, while Labboun was at the San Francisco International Airport on his way back to Lebanon, he was arrested by special agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The alleged cause of arrest is bank fraud. The U.S. government accused Rafic Labboun of executing schemes to materially defraud several American financial institutions using credit cards and bad checks.

The United States of America vs. Rafic Labboun

Upon the arrest of Labboun, U.S. attorney Elise Becker was assigned to the case of the United States of America versus Rafic Labboun. U.S. attorney Hartley West became involved in the case too. She now represent the U.S. Government in court.

محكمة القطاع الشمالي في كاليفورنيا
California Northern District Court

Initially, the San Jose-based federal public defender Barry Portman and assistant federal public defender Nicholas P. Humy (a.k.a. Nick Humy) were assigned to represent Labboun in court. Later on, Labboun hired the high-profile Sacramento, CA, attorney Mark Reichel to defend him. Mr. Reichel is Vice President of the Sacramento Chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU). After the 9/11 abhorrent terror attacks on the United States, Mr. Reichel was given the opportunity by the federal courts to defend inmates at the Guantanamo Naval Base in their terrorism trials; however, in 2005, that chance was taken away when Congress stripped the courts of that authority.

Case information

Trial of Rafic Labboun

"As it would not be a great surprise from opperessors"

Upon the arrest of Rafic Labboun, his California-based pro-Hezbollah followers set-up a public Facebook invite that included the following messagem posted by none other than Ismael Balkhi (a.k.a. Sayed Ismai'l Balkhi):


Hajj Rafiq, a frequent public speaker and human rights activist was detained on Monday at SFO[5] by federal authorities!!

Please attend court hearing for Hajj Rafiq Labboun on Friday, January 16th, 2009 at 9:30am.

By no means is this a protest. We just need your calm and professional presence to sit behind Hajj Rafiq and show that there is a highly dedicated community supporting him Inshallah.

 : : : :

Although for different charges, they arrested Sayed Musawi for a minor issue but who was given a reduced sentence of 20 years in prison.

 : : : :

If the case is small Inshallah, then it will be easier, but if he is detained for a long time, as it would not be a great surprise from oppressors, we definitely need to ... If they keep him here for a long time ... we will need to ... the US from Lebanon.


US District Court
280 S. First Street
San Jose, CA 95113

Please make plenty of du'as and donate for the bail and legal fees.

Brothers & Sisters will recite Sura YaSeen this Friday at 11am Inshallah.

Donations can be made to Kaneshka Salehi, Farhad Nabi, myself [Ismael Balkhi (a.k.a. Sayed Ismai'l Balkhi)] or any of the board members of Fatimiyya Islamic Center. Inshallah we will setup online donations soon.

Spread the word please!


So who are these non-surprising "oppressors" that the candid author of the Facebook invite is complaining about? Of course, these are the members of the U.S. government and by extension the American people. Indeed, the United States is a republic and its government mirrors the will of the people who have elected it. Obviously, such passively hostile attitude towards America by the domestic followers and supporters of Labboun (mostly immigrants from mostly very troubled countries such as Afghanistan, India, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, and Pakistan) is not born in a vacuum. It is the result of toxic indoctrination by the people who are in a position to influence the community to which Labboun and his supporters belong. The chain of command of this community passes directly or indirectly, passively or actively, through many suspicious organizations, dark tunnels and bunkers, false turbans and long vanity robes and ends with a (mortal) man called by his followers "as-Sayyed al-Qa'ed" (Arabic: السيد القائد) or, in English, "the Leader Master," who is none other than Mr. Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran and Guide of its now-defunct Revolution (Arabic: مرشد الثورة).

نفق مظلم من أنفاق منظمة "حزب الله" الظلامية
One of the dark subterranean tunnels used by the international terror organization Hezbollah in Lebanon.

There are many Americans from all walks of life who would undoubtedly agree with the followers of Labboun that the U.S. government has been at times oppressive, irresponsible, and arrogant (just think of Donald Rumsfeld, the famously "abrasive character" from the Department of Defense, or George W. Bush (a.k.a. "W") celebrating "Mission Accomplished" by flying to a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier off the coast of San Diego, California), both domestically and overseas. This was recently manifested by America's open rejection of the failed economic and foreign policies of former president "W" and the landslide election of Barack Hussein Obama (a.k.a. "Abu Hussein", Arabic for Father of Hussein. Arabic: أبو حسين) as the 44th President of the United States. Though it must be noted that patriotic Americans might at times dislike and oppose their government out of love and for totally and entirely different reasons than those of Ali Khamenei and his adoring mobs. Indeed, the average American is interested in making his/her country move forward (e.g., from slavery to equality; better education; alternative energy; fair foreign policy; etc.). On the other hand, the open and ultimate aim and goal of Ali "Rahbar" Khamenei and his loud crowds is the destruction of "Greater Satan" (i.e., The United States). Their bloody intentions are continuously manifested in massive gathering on the streets of south Tehran, Iran, and Dahieh (at the Rayeh field. Arabic: ملعب الراية), Lebanon, during which they drive themselves into frenzy while shouting "Death to America!"

fren·zy [fren-zee] noun, plural -zies, verb, -zied, -zy?ing.


  1. extreme mental agitation; wild excitement or derangement.
  2. a fit or spell of violent mental excitement; a paroxysm characteristic of or resulting from a mania: He is subject to these frenzies several times a year.

–verb (used with object)

  1. to drive to frenzy; make frantic: She was frenzied by fear when she smelled the smoke.

To many people, there is no doubt that the U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East has been deeply faulty and unjust, but one expects both recent immigrants and American-born and naturalized U.S. citizens to exercise their constitutional rights and oppose what they perceive as wrong through respected and legitimate democratic channels such as political publishing and lobbying instead of bitterly rejecting the country outright while paradoxically insisting on living in it and off its system. Drink not from a well and then piss down in it! Truly, that's not the way of Muhammad and the Family of Muhammad, PBUH&T.

"مجلس فقيهي للنظام الإيراني!"
"Iranian Regime Faqihi Majlis"

Is Labboun a "human rights activist?"

Is Rafic Labboun a "human rights activist?" The answer to this question depends on where you stand and how you choose to see things, as everything is relative (to one's position)! For instance, many people in the West might consider the murder of journalists, bloggers, and demonstrators such as the martyr Neda Agha Soltan (Farsi: شهيده ندا آقا سلطان، رحمها الله) by the Velayat-e Faqih Regime of Iran to be a horrendous crime. But pro-Khamenei activists might see this as such: "Rahbar" (i.e., Khamenei) is a human and his holiness has the right to torture, rape, sodomize, and ultimately kill those who criticize him as he is the "Vice-Mahdi" and "Representative of God and His Messenger, PBUH&HF, on Earth." (Of course, it must be noted that it is nowhere found in Islam that rape and sodomy are a sanctioned form of punishment.) From such a position, it should be quite clear to see that criticizing "Rahbar" is the same as criticizing God. (The same concept applies even to lesser Faqihi clerics as they represent "Rahbar"—with some basic logic one can easily deduce that criticizing a mortal pro-Velayat-e Faqih cleric who represents "Rahbar" who represents God is an unforgivable sin.) Hence, the followers of "Rahbar" (who is, again, a human, for sure, and has very deadly rights — no kidding!) who kill journalists, bloggers, and unarmed demonstrators are in fact "humanrightsactivists."

Sunday, 2009-12-27
"نشطاء حقوق الإنسان" يدافعون عن حقوق "السيّد القائد" علي خامنئي بدهس المحتجين بالسيارات خلال يوم عاشوراء
"Human rights activists" protecting the rights of Rahbar by running their vehicles over protesters in Iran during Ashura Day...

Likewise, many people consider the Zionist settlers in the West Bank, who are mostly descendants of Israelites (the progeny of Prophet Jacob son of Prophet Isaac son of Prophet Abraham, PBUT), to be "human rights activists." Indeed, the ancient Israelites were ordered by God, may He increase His blessings, to conquer the pagan-controlled Canaan under the leadership of Prophet Joshua, PBUH, and inhabit it. However, it must be noted that God has not ordered the Zionist settlers to displace the God-worshiping Palestinians, for Israel is a secular entity established by a United Nations mandate and not led by a holy Prophet. Nevertheless, the settlers are humans and do have real and imaginary rights. Activists who choose the path of defending the "rights" of the Zionist settlers can consider themselves "human rights activists" as well.

علم منظمة "حزب الله" الإرهابية
Flag of the terrorist organization Hezbollah

Is Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF a human rights activists? By all standards he undoubtedly is. Sufficient to say that he is a Prophet chosen by God to convey His message of unlimited mercy to mankind. Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF, was incarnated in Mecca at a time when his fellow Arabians denied all and every right to women and buried most of their new-born baby girls alive upon their birth. Through His Arabian Messenger, PBUH&HF, God revealed laws that forbade and ended such practices and held the parents of the victims of infanticide accountable here and in the hereafter. With the concurrence of God, Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF, brought civilization to a chaotic society that had thrived on never-ending tribal raids. Nevertheless, there are those who dislike Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF, and refuse to recognize his unlimited accomplishments. Still others insist on blaming him for the acts of terrorism committed by rogue Muslims who went astray (e.g., Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, the late Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, Hassan Nasrallah, Naim Qassem, the late Imad Fayez Mughniyah, etc.).

الإرهابي الدولي عماد مغنية
The international Hezbollah terrorist Imad Mughniyeh

Again, every thing is relative. As such, there are many who would consider Rafic Labboun to be a "human rights activists" while others might strongly disagree.

More on the Facebook invite

In a subsequent version of the Facebook invite, which was posted for only a few days and deleted in the same week, its author retracted and removed the phrases referring to Rafic Labboun as a "human rights activist" and the members of the U.S. government as "oppressors."

Early life

Rafic Labboun was born to a Lebanese Sunni-Muslim family. He was raised in the Haret Hreik (Arabic: حارة حريك) neighborhood of Dahieh (Arabic: الضاحية), the predominantly-Shia, Hezbollah-controlled, overcrowded slums located south of Beirut. Haret Hreik was once a thriving Christian-majority town, but it was ethnically-cleansed when its original inhabitants fled to other areas during Lebanon's long and bloody civil war. Unlike most Southerners and Baalbakis who live in Haret Hreik and other parts of Dahieh, the Labbouns are natives there. The others are considered jalab (Arabic for brought in. Arabic: جلب).

مفتي جبل لبنان محمّد علي الجوزو: المجرم الذي يلجأ الى البلطجة وحرق البلاد واحد ويجب محاكمته

أكد مفتي جبل لبنان الشيخ محمد علي الجوزو أن الجيش خط أحمر، وليس من حق أحد ان يمس هيبته الجيش او ان يعرضها للاهتزاز، وليس من حق أحد ان يسقط هذه المؤسسة بعدما أسقط جميع المؤسسات الشرعية والدستورية وأغلقها وعطلها عن تصميم وسبق إصرار. وليس من حق أحد ان يتسلل الى المؤسسات الامنية ليجعل منها رديفا لبعض الميليشيات وتسخير بعض عناصرها ليكونوا طابورا خامسا ينفذ تعليمات هذه الميليشيات وان سمت نفسها مقاومة، والادلة عندنا كثيرة".

الجوزو، وفي تصريح له، اعتبر أنه من حق الجيش وقوى الامن الداخلي فرض الامن بالقوة اذا تعرض السلم الاهلي للخطر، وأمن البلاد للخطر، واذا تحولت المظاهرات السلمية الى شغب واعتداءات على أمن المواطنين وحرية حركتهم وتنقلاتهم في الشوارع، واذا تعرضت أملاكهم وسياراتهم للتكسير والاحراق والتدمير، واذا تعرض الجيش وقوى الامن للرشق بالحجارة، او اطلاق الرصاص "المقاوم" عليهم وكأنه جيش عدو. هذا دور الجيش حماية الوطن وحماية المواطن، والتطاول عليه تطاول على الوطن كله ومحاولة لتعطيل دوره الذي أنشئت الجيوش في العالم من اجله، وإلحاقه ببقية المؤسسات المغلقة والمعطلة كمجلس النواب، ورئاسة الجمهورية او اسقاطه كمحاولة اسقاط الحكومة".

"المجرم يجب أن يحاسب"
ورأى أن المجرم الذي يهدد الوطن واحد، والمجرم الذي يقف وراء شل حركة الحياة السياسية والاقتصادية في الوطن واحد، وهو يلجأ الى البلطجة وحرق البلاد قبل حرق الاطارات والسيارات والاعتداء على الابرياء. أضاف: "المجرم الذي يقف وراء هذا كله يجب ان يحاسب ويحاكم وليس من حق أحد ان يحاسب الجيش عندما يدافع عن نفسه وعن المواطنين، وعندما يرشق بحجارة ابناء الشوارع والازقة او تطلق عليه العيارات النارية، والذين درسهم زعماؤهم عن طريق الشحن المذهبي على الشغب والتطاول على رموز الدولة وسبها وشتمها من دون رادع من اخلاق او إلتزام بالقيم. اذا حاولتهم إضعاف الجيش وضرب هيبته، فلن يقف ضابط او جندي ليدافع عنكم او يدافع عن أمن المواطن بعد ذلك. وهنا الكارثة".

"لا تلوثوا الاحياء بأحقادكم"
وقال: "الجيش هو أمن الدولة فلا تهددوا أمنها لحساب اي فريق خارجي او داخلي، واذا سقط عدد من الضحايا الابرياء في مار مخايل، فهناك مئات الابرياء الذين سقطوا في الكرنتينا والشفروليه وفي الدكوانة وفي فردان والطريق الجديدة والروشة والاشرفية ولم يحاسب المجرمون حتى الآن. والشهداء يتساوون في الشهادة ويتساوون في الحقوق والواجبات. امتنعوا عن التخريب المعنوي والمادي، واللجوء الى استفزاز أهالي بيروت في احيائهم ومناطقهم بأسلوب همجي ومستغرب، واذا كانت بيروت قد استقبلتكم في احيائها دون حساسيات مذهبية فلا تلوثوا هذه الاحياء بأحقادكم التاريخية والحالية، وتعملوا على اثارة الفتن في قلب العاصمة، والا فعليكم ان تتركوا بيروت لأهلها والعودة الى جذوركم، لأنكم لا تستحقون شرف السكن في بيروت ولا الاقامة بين اهلها، وانتم تحملون كل هذه الاحقاد وكل هذا الكره وكل هذا العداء لأهلها. لا تجبرونا على ان نقول لكم اخرجوا من بيروت، لأن بيروت كانت تمثل أرقى عواصم العالم، وأكثرها تسامحا وانفتاحا، فلما اقمتم فيها وسكنتم في احيائها تحولت الى بؤر للتوتر المذهبي، والصراع القبلي الجاهلي، وهي التي كانت وما زالت تحتضن الجميع بين ذراعيها وتعاملهم افضل معاملة".

"ألا تخجلون؟"
أضاف: "ألا تخجلون من تصرفاتكم هذه؟ ألا تخجلون من هذه الاعمال التي تعبر عن تربية كارثية تقوم على الحقد والكراهية والعقد التاريخية المركبة، والاحساس بالنقص والفروق الطبقية؟ لماذا تريدون كسر هيبة الجيش وتدمير الدولة؟ لماذا تعملون على هدم المعبد على رؤوسكم ورؤوس الجميع؟ ولماذا تعملون على خراب الوطن ومؤسساته؟ اننا نحذر من هذه اللعبة القذرة لأن الجيش اذا فقد هيبته فقد الوطن والمواطن أمنه وحياته، خصوصا اذا شعر الضباط والجنود ان معنوياتهم قد اهتزت وضعفت. هيبة الجيش مقدسة، ولا يجوز التفريط بها بسبب حادثة لم يكن المسؤول عنها أفراد الجيش، الجيش خط أحمر، فاحذروا من تجاوزه وتخطيه".


The Labbouns had the highest profile neighbor in the entire Middle East, for they shared the same apartment building with none other than the infamous Hassan Nasrallah (Arabic: حسن نصر الله; a.k.a. Abou Hady), the leader and co-founder of Hezbollah. (The governments of the United States and many other countries recognize that Hezbollah is a dangerous, deceptive, and manipulative terrorist organization.) Nasrallah's "Men of God" (Arabic: رجال الله) converted the entire surrounding neighborhoods into a fortress filled with dark concrete watchtowers and underground tunnels, armed guards in black uniforms, and lurking security men disguised as civilians. The building where Labboun and Nasrallah once together resided was obliterated by the Israeli air force during the 2006 Lebanon War. Labboun's mother, who was still residing there at the time, was evacuated prior to the destruction of the infamous building; both Mrs. Labboun and Hassan Nasrallah survived the devastating raids.

بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم
"ولا تجسسوا ولا يغتب بعضكم بعضا"
العميل الفقيهي حسن نصرالله مع الجاسوس السفيهي محمد علي الحسيني
Faqihi terror agent Hassan Nasrallah, right, with undercover Hezbollah operative Mohammad Ali El Husseini (Arabic: محمد علي الحسيني). Notice that both terrorists wear black turbans, signifying that they are sayyeds, cousins, and clerics.

The Faqihi Fad

It's Velayat-e Faqih, fake and bad,
Khamenei is Leader, a tyrant Vlad,
And greedy mullahs, power-mad,
False turbans, vanity robes-clad,
And frenzied mobs, pathetic and sad,
All shall expire, am I not glad?
Until it's over, declare jihad,
Protect your freedom, fight back the cad,
For "rebellion to tyranny is obedience to Dad[6]!"

Influenced by their neighbors, Labboun, along with his two brothers, converted to Shia-Islam. His brothers were subsequently killed during Lebanon's various wars and conflicts. At least one of Labboun's brothers studied at the Shia religious seminaries of Qom, Iran, prior to his killing. The violent death of Rafic's siblings has added to his prestige and credibility in the pro-Velayat-e Faqih communities, as his late brothers are considered shouhada (Arabic for martyrs. Arabic: شهداء) by such peoples.

إمام مركز سابا المجرم المدان رفيق لبّون
هداه الله
The imam of Shia Association of Bay Area
Convicted felon Rafic Labboun

Labboun eventually traveled to the United States. According to one of his local Persian fans, he lived in Arizona for sometime. He then moved to the Bay Area and enrolled at UC Berkeley, where he met Mary, his future American wife. Mary converted to Shia-Islam and changed her name to Sukayna (Arabic: سكينة).

In the Bay Area, Labboun became highly active in the Islamic community, visiting the various Shia centers and infiltrating the Sunni mosques. A remarkable man, he became famous for engaging the devout Sunnis and non-Muslim Americans in religious debates and quickly converting them to the invented Velayat-e Faqih strain of Twelver Shia Islam. This was a no easy task, but Labboun was helped by his deep knowledge of both major branches of Islam (Sunni and Shia), personal charm and charisma, and projected expertise in Shia metaphysics.

Religious focus

Much of Labboun's religious focus is dedicated to the Lord of the Martyrs, al-Imam al-Hussein, PBUH. But Labboun has an equal focus on the topic of ithar (Arabic for altruism. Arabic: إيثار), which is the practice of preferring others to one self. Ithar is similar to sharing and charity but goes a step further. In Labboun's words, "ithar is when you share 51% or more of what you have" with others. Famous Americans who practice and set the standards of ithar in the West (indeed worldwide) include Bill Gates, the legendary founder of Microsoft, and Warren Buffett, the world's most famous investor.

In essence, ithar is all about bringing about relief to others in the path of pleasing and loving God and generating good will in the world. Degenerate and rogue Muslims who misunderstand the noble concept but talk a lot about it at the pulpits of Prophet Muhammad, PBUH&HF, quite often choose to practice negative ithar by insisting on sharing and projecting much of their ills and troubles with the rest of the world. On the Sunni takfiri[7] side, think of 9/11 and the "martyrs" who "sacrificed" their lives to "share" a lot of chaos with the American people. On the Velayat-e Faqih takhwini[8] and tashriqi[9] side, think of the enraged mobs who scream "Death to America" or persecute and kill journalists, bloggers, and unarmed demonstrators who criticize "Rahbar" (i.e., Ali Khamenei) or other falsely turbaned Faqihi clerics.

Negative ithar is practiced by people from all creeds and races. For instance, the Zionist settlers in the West Bank keep expanding their illegal settlements over Palestinian lands under the pretext of pleasing the Lord of Israel (God, may He increase His blessings) and protecting the Jewish people. The end result of such oppressive and abhorrent practices is the expansion of the world's conflicts, which plays directly into the very left hand of warmonger Ali Khamenei and his hand-kissing marionettes (e.g., Hassan Nasrallah and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and their likes).

Iranian "president" and infamous international clown, Mahmoud Ahmadi Nejad, kissing the left hand of his handler, Ali Khamenei, the "Supreme Leader of Iran!" Notice in the picture how hard Ahmadi had pressed his nose against the left hand of Ali in appreciation for his assignment as "president" of Iran in 2005. During the "presidential" inauguration ceremony in 2009, Ali rejected the advances of "re-elected" Mahmoud: No hand-kiss was allowed to the weirdo!
"Death to the Dictator" — The free people of Iran, June 2009
The alleged cause of unrest is vote fraud.

mar·i·on·ette [mar-ee-uh-net]

puppet manipulated from above by strings attached to its jointed limbs.

1610-20; [ French marionnette, from Old French, musical instrument, diminutive of mariole, the Virgin Mary (influenced by the name Marion), from diminutive of Marie, Mary, from Late Latin Maria; see Mary.]

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah in Iran kissing the left hand of his handler, Ali Khamenei, the so-called "Master of the Affairs of the Muslims."
On June 7, 2009, the free people of Lebanon said "NO!" to Khamenei's Bully in Lebanon, Hassan Nasrallah, and defeated his gangs and thugs at the polls! Congratulations to the people of Lebanon!

Kissing hands

Kissing the hands of politicians is a very ancient Persian tradition. Prior to the 1979 Iranian Revolution (Farsi: انقلاب), officials in Iran used to kiss the right hand of the highly arrogant and despised Shah (Farsi: شاه). After the Revolution, the officials of the new regime started kissing the left hand of Ali Khamenei. (Ali was "president" during the rule of Iran's first supreme leader, the late Ruhollah Khomeini.) It became popular for them to put on hand-kissing shows in front of reporters and TV cameras. The message: Khamenei is the one and only boss. In essence, the peoples of the Iranian nation have been fooled by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (Arabic: خميني), who replaced the rule of the fallen Shah with his very own brutal dictatorship, but under a new and fancy name: Velayat-e Faqih! Think this: A far more oppressive version of the Shah but with a new packaging and marketing theme, all in the name of God and Islam!

الرئيس الأمريكي إبراهيم لنكولن
"You can fool some of the people all of the time, and all of the people some of the time, but you can not fool all of the people all of the time." —Abraham Lincoln (the 16th President of the United States of America)
U.S. President Abraham Lincoln (1809 - 1865)

It is a common practice among the Shia of Ameer al-Momineen (Arabic for the Commander of the Faithfuls. Arabic: أمير المؤمنين، صلوات الله عليه) Ali ibn Abi Taleb, PBUH, to kiss the right hands of devout, dedicated, and pure Islamic scholars such Grand Ayatollah as-Sayyed Ali al-Husseini as-Sistani (Arabic: آية الله العظمى السيد علي الحسيني السيستاني), may God bless his soul and protect him. Indeed, Ayatollah Sistani has never assumed positions which are not his nor did he persecute, torture, or murder others.

Back at SABA mosque

Not too long after his arrest, Rafic Labboun resumed his activities at some of the Bay Area's pro-Velayat-e Faqih centers, including SABA Mosque. Rafic periodically offers inspiring speeches at SABA and Fatimiyya Islamic Center among other places.

Famous Lebanese people who share Labboun's first name

  • Internationally renowned Lebanese statesman and martyr Rafic Hariri (Arabic: الشهيد رفيق الحريري). According to journalist Erich Follath of the German magazine Der Spiegel, it was Hezbollah who had murdered Mr. Hariri and his companions in 2005.

Relevant people who have been also accused of fraud

  • Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the discredited Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Apparently, too many Iranians strongly believe that their current government is neither Islamic (as it is not fair and just) nor a republic (as it does not reflect the will of the people)!! (Is it the "Khameneite Empire in Iran?" Arabic: الأمبراطورية الخامنئية في إيران.) They have alleged that Khamenei and his private marionette Ahmadi Nejad have ran a fraudulent "presidential" "election" in June 2009. Khamenei readily denied any guilt and with the help of "human rights activists" (i.e., Basij thugs, privilege-seeking Revolutionary Guard Corps mercenaries, and alien Hezbollah terrorists) he quickly reconfirmed his favorite marionette as the new selected "president." Four more years of the international troublemaker!??

Alternative names and name spellings


  • رفيق لبون
  • المهندس رفيق اللبون
  • الشيخ رفيق
  • رفيق محمد لبون
  • رفيق بن محمد


  • U.S. Legal name: Rafic Labboun
  • Other names used by Rafic Labboun in the United States: R Labboun, Rafic M Allabboun, Rafic M Labbou.[10]
  • Lebanese legal name: Rafic Mohammed Al-Labboun
  • Traditional Arab name: Rafic ibn Mohammed
  • Alternative first name spellings: Rafi, Rafic, Rafik, Rafiq
  • Alternative surname spellings: Labboon, Labboun, Laboon, Laboun
  • Honorific names: Eng. Rafic Labboun, Haj Rafic, Hajj Rafic, Hajji Rafic, Sheikh Rafic, Shaikh Rafic, etc.
  • In the press: Rafic Mohammad Labboun Allaboun
  • Identity theft: Rafic Labboun allegedly stole the identity of a deceased Belizean Mennonite child named Wilhelm Dyck.

Notes and references

  1. Rafic Labboun is also known as Rafic Mohammed Al-Labboun; a.k.a. Rafic Mohammed Labboun Allaboun; a.k.a. Wilhelm Dyck (Dick); a.k.a. Hajj Rafic; ; a.k.a. Hajj Rafik; a.k.a. Hajj Rafiq.
  2. Hezbollah (Arabic: "حزب الله"; a.k.a. Hizbullah; a.k.a. Hizballah) is an international terrorist organization based in Lebanon. Hezbollah is a sectarian entity, which follows and promotes the Khomeinist version of Shia Islam. Hezbollah has operatives stationed throughout the world, including the United States and Europe. For more information, please see: What is Hezbollah?
  3. A.S.: Aaleyhi as-Salam, Arabic for Peace be upon him (Arabic: عليه السلام).
  4. Felony: A serious crime.
  5. SFO is the International Air Transport Association (IATA) airport code for the San Francisco International Airport.
  6. Dad is the Lord God, absolute owner and master of all that exists.
  7. takfiri: (Arabic: تكفيري) This is a rogue theological concept openly upheld by Sunni extremists (e.g., members of al-Qaeda terror organization), whereby such fanatics consider the followers of other Islamic sects, including Sunni but particularly Shiite sects, to be kafir and halal to kill and persecute. Hezbollah also maintains such a doctrine but privately as it prefers to softly infiltrate and convert Sunni and other societies from within. Nevertheless, Hezbollah does not have second thoughts about showing its poisonous fangs and claws when its hegemony in Lebanon is defied or challenged. Hence, on May 7, 2008, Hezbollah did not hesitate to violently invade the Sunni neighbourhoods of West Beirut and the Druze villages of Mount Lebanon. Indeed, in the 1980's, the terror organization butchered hundreds of Shiites from other political organizations, including the popular Amal Movement (Arabic: حركة أمل), in both Dahieh and South Lebanon.
  8. takhwini: (Arabic: تخويني) This is the infamous practice by the Velayat-e Faqih regime and its Hezbollah terror arm of declaring those who oppose or defy them as well as those whom they dislike for any real or imaginary reasons to be traitors and agents of the West, agents of Zionism, agents of "Greater Satan" (i.e., the United States of America), CIA agents, FBI agents, and Mossad agents. After the June 2009 Iranian "elections" troubles, the conservatives in Iran accused the leadership of the reformists (e.g., Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mohammad Khatami, Mehdi Karroubi, and Mir Hossein Mousavi) who defied the will of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei to be "Agents of the West." (Note here that the first of these men is an Ayatollah, a co-founder of the Velayat-e Faqih Regime, and a former president; the second is a Sayyed, a cleric whose rank is Hojjat-ol-Islam, and a former two-term president; the third is a cleric and a former speaker of parliament; the fourth is a Sayyed and a former prime minister. These men are the Velayat-e Faqih Regime!) The false label (i.e., agent. Arabic: عميل), which is meant to be extremely offensive, has been so much overused by the Velayat crowds to the point where it has lost its destructive slanderous effect. With so much abuse in the name of religion, many devout Muslims have become true and firm believers that Ali Khamenei and his followers are in fact dedicated Agents of Satan (عباد النفس وحزب الشيطان).
  9. tashriqi: (Arabic: تشريكي) On the basis of the invented Velayat-e Faqih theological concept, those who reject, oppose, or defy the Vali e Faqih (Arabic: الولي الفقيه. Farsi: ولي فقيه. I.e., The late Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini (الأول) and Ali Khamenei (الثاني)) are in a state of ishrak (Arabic: إشراك) or worshiping God along with other (false) deities. Such deities are not necessarily only named pagan gods but can be the false desires of the Self (the spirit). As such, the Muslims who reject the leadership of Ali Khamenei are not worshiping God properly and instead succumbing to their worldly whims and the temptation of the cursed Satan. To the Velayat indocrinators, such Muslims are not in a stable psychological state and are halal to torture and persecute (to induce them to renounce their false beliefs and correct their satanic behavior), and ultimately execute (to prevent them from corrupting society) as they are not true believers in God.
  10. Source: Intelius

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