The Meeting of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with His Eminence

The Meeting of the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General with His Eminence

The grand authority, his eminence Sayyid Al-Hakeem (may Allah prolong his life) met on the 4th of Moharram, 1435 with the special representative of the United Nations Secretary-General for Iraq, Mr. Nickolay Mladenov in the Office of his eminence in the Holy city of Najaf.

His eminence stressed on the necessity to expose and condemn the bloody systematic campaign against the followers of the Ahlulbait (peace be upon them) worldwide, and specifically in Iraq in an unprecedented way. It is supported by some regional countries and other countries; where the terrorists are provided with various killing means, political cover and incitement verdicts using public media.

His eminence called the United Nations to act upon its duties and respond to these massive violations as clear examples of genocides and crimes against humanity.

Mr. Nickolay Mladenov promised to convey all of this to the United Nations Secretary General and present it to the Security Council.

Day Questions

Can the Diya be paid in modern currency, or must it be in gold?

It can be paid in gold or what is equivalent to it if the victim is satisfied that it is equivalent.

I am a Shia Sayyid. Is it allowed for me to get married to a Sunni girl?

It is permissible for a Shia Sayyid man to marry a Sunni woman. It is better to have an expert in Shia religious rules to perform the marriage contract to make sure that it is legitimate and correct.

Who is an Adil person?

<p style="text-align: left;">An Adil person is one who avoids sins, and repents when a sin is committed and does not insist on committing the sin.</p>

Can the divorce be given without the consent of the wife?

The consent of the wife is not a condition in the validity of the divorce.