Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem Praises the Sacrifices of the Female Freed Prisoners of the Shia Turkmen and Shabak, and Recommends Everyone to be Proud of them, honor them and Sympathize with them

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem Praises the Sacrifices of the Female Freed Prisoners of the Shia Turkmen and Shabak, and Recommends Everyone to be Proud of them, honor them and Sympathize with them
2019/08/17

Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mohammed Saeed al-Hakeem praised the sacrifices of the oppressed female freed prisoners of the Shiite Turkmen and Shabak, who were subjected to a great injustice, by the Dash criminals, who invaded the sanctities, sacred places and souls. His Eminence recommended all, especially believers, tribal chiefs and others to be proud of them and respected them, and honored them.

This took place during the reception of His Eminence to the female prisoners of the Shia Turkmen and Shabak, Tuesday, the 16th of July, 2019 who were freed from the hands of Dash criminal gangs.

His eminence, advised them to at the highest level of psychological comfort and since the oppressed should not consider injustice to be a disgrace to him. His eminence was pointing to the words of Imam Ali (peace be upon him): “a believer is not belittled when being oppressed.

At the end of the reception, His eminence asked the Almighty Allah to avenge them from their oppressors, and to compensate them with the best awards in this world and the hereafter.

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If I was to volunteer in a homeless shelter in a non-Muslim country, is it a good deed?

The mentioned work is good and it gives a good impression about Islam and Muslims especially when you serve non-Muslims.

I find it difficult in dealing with Sunnis and I do not know what I am supposed to do, because I was a Sunni before converting to Shiaism. Could you please give me some guidance?

We advise you to deal with the members of other sects of Islam with high morality and tolerance to any discomforts that might occur. It is better to call them to recognize the rights of the Ahlulbait and to love them (peace be upon them). And it is better to explain to Sunnis - without inciting them and any bigotry - the necessity to follow the Imams of the Ahlulbait as religious leaders after the Prophet (peace be upon him as his progeny) as the Messenger of Allah himself ordered us to do so when he said: "I am leaving amongst you the two weighty things, the book of Allah and my household". We encourage you to do all this with calmness and ease. Almighty Allah said: "Call unto the way of your Lord with wisdom and fair exhortation".