Sunday, December 27, 2009

Hizbullah Leader al-Sayyid Hasan Nasrallah 'Ashura Speech about Imam Husayn

Hizbullah artwork for 'Ashura 1431 showing Husayn's horse, Zuljanah.

*Post in the 'Ashura 1431 Occasional Series of posts about the annual Shi'i Muslim (all branches) commemoration of the martyrdom in 680 C.E. of Husayn bin 'Ali, the third Imam of the Shi'is.*

Al-Sayyid Hasan Nasrallah, the secretary-general of the Lebanese Shi'i socio-political movement, annually delivers a speech on the tenth day of the Islamic lunar month of Muharram, the day of 'Ashura, in commemoration of the martyrdom of the third Shi'i Imam, Husayn bin 'Ali who was killed in 680 C.E. on the barren plain of Karbala in Iraq in the culmination of a brief, failed revolt against the Umayyad caliph Yazid bin Mu'awiya (Yazid I). In the videos below, Nasrallah delivers a speech on 'Ashura, Imam Husayn, and politics in the Islamic year 1428 (2007).

Al-Sayyid Hasan Nasrallah
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Part 1


Part 2

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FIRST 'Ashura 1431 post

SECOND 'Ashura 1431 post

THIRD 'Ashura 1431 post

FOURTH 'Ashura 1431 post

FIFTH 'Ashura 1431 post

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