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Kano Arba'een trek attack: IHRC writes Nigerian President PMB/Full letter

Islamic Human Rights Commission (IHRC) is urging the government of Nigeria to act swiftly and decisively in order to halt a disturbing spate of sectarian attacks directed at the country's minority Shia Muslims.

 The call comes after last Friday's horrific attack on a procession in which 23 people were killed and 46 wounded.

Arba'een Symbolic Trek to Husainiyyah on Day Two From Kaduna

Arba'een Symbolic trek heading to Husainiyya, Zaria, continues on day two, today, 1/12/2015, from Sabon Birni, the fisrt camp.
The trek marched from the city heart of Kaduna to its first Camp, Sabon Birni, a distance of about 30k.m. along Express Way to Zaria.
As the trek begins for day two, the statistical data of the trekkers increased to over two millions. Physically impaired were among the trekkers.

ARBA’EEN: WHY WE TREK

The 20th of the month of Safar 1435 AH marks the 40th day after the Shahada (martyrdom) of Imam Hussain (AS), the Prophet Muhammad(SAWA)’s grandson alongside his family and loyal companions, who were martyred by the forces of the despotic Umayyad caliph Yazid in the year 61 AH in Karbala, Iraq.
People from different Muslim countries embark on mass trek or march to Karbala to pay homage and respect to Imam Hussain (AH). According to Wikipedia, Arba'een is one of the largest gatherings on earth.
Why Arba'een?

Sayyidah Sakina (S.A); The young Mazloomah!!!

She is Ruqayyah (also known as Sakina), the daughter of Imam Hussain-bin-Ali-bin-Abu Talib (A.S) and Sayyidah Ummu–Rubab (A.S). Born on 20th of Rajab, 57AH and martyred on 6th or 13th Safar, 61AH at Damascus, Syria Sayyidah Sakina was the most beloved daughter of Imam Hussain (AS). Being the daughter of the third Imam, she was different from other children of her age in many ways. She was very religious and enjoyed reading the Holy Quran and never missed her prayers. From a very early age, she took great care to make sure that her head and body were properly covered when in public.

5 Syrians, one Palestinian detained over Beirut bombings

Authorities in Lebanon have arrested six suspects in connection with the recent deadly twin bombings in central part of the capital, Beirut.

A senior security source said on Saturday that the detainees include five Syrians and a Palestinian.

"Within 24 hours the network was arrested in the fastest uncovering of a bombing incident in the country," the source added.

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