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Islamic Movement Commemorates martyrdom of Imam Hasan(AS)

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria commemorated the martyrdom of Imam Hasan Almujtaba(alaihis salam) at Husainiyyah Baqiyatullah Zaria on Friday the 21 of December 2012. The gathering was attended by large number of people.

In his speech the leader of the Islamic Movement Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky highlighted on many aspects of the holy Imam’s life and struggle. He made extensive explanation on wisdom behind the imam’s reconciliation with Mu’awiyyah which he said it was done to save lives of Muslims as Imam had no helpers to assist him fight for his right. He futher explained the sufferings of the Imam at the hand of the oppressive regime headed by Mu’awiyyah and ofcourse the suffuerings he enocuntered from his fake followers.

The Leader vidividy explained the concept of Imamate as position chosen by Allah just like prophet. He explained this in order to clarfiy further on the reconcilliation of Imam Hasan(AS) with Mu’awiyyah which some viewed as handing over of the position to Mu’awiyyah- a deviant.

fabircations against the Imam such as his constants marriage and divorce, and his number of children etc were cleared by Sheikh Zakzaky. 

About his martyrdom the Leader of the Islamic Movement explained that the Imam attained martrydom when fed with poison by his wife under the order of Mu’awiyyah. What happened after his Shahada were also exlpaned to bring to light the sufferings of the progenies of the holy Prophet(SAWA) who are the custodians of the true religon in the hands of their enemies. He further warned that these enemies had fabricated their own type of religion in the name of Islam which exists to this date with large followership.