11 February 2019 - 08:53
News ID: 443418
Rasa – Ayatollah Safi-Golpaygani‎ has issued a statement ‎in regard to the martyrdom ‎of ‎Zakariya Badr al-Jabir, an innocent Shi’ah child in Madinah.‎

RNA – In a statement realised on February 10th, Grand Ayatollah Lotfollah Safi-Golpaygani, a ‎revered source of emulation, expressed grief and sorrow over the martyrdom of a Shi’ah ‎child in the holy city of Madinah at the hands of a Saudi Wahhabi taxi driver and condemned ‎the silence of international organizations in regard to the brutal murder of the child and ‎considered it a great tragedy.‎
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Zakariya Badr al-Jabir, was a six-year-old Shi’ah boy who went to Madinah along with his ‎mother to visit the Prophet’s Mosque and was martyred by the driver who repeatedly ‎stabbed the child in the neck with a piece of broken glass until he was beheaded in front of ‎his mother, witness accounts of the gruesome killing said.‎

In his statement, Ayatollah Safi-Golpaygani‎ said, “The martyrdom of a Shi’ah child in the city ‎of Madinah at the hands of a person who has filthy anti-Islamic and inhuman thoughts is ‎emblematic of the evilness of those who have the outward appearance of human beings but ‎whom, unfortunately, have called people toward deviancy, perdition and disconnection from ‎God in the Holy Mosques and in the centre of the revelation of the Holy Quran for many ‎years.”‎

His Eminence called for the Islamic countries to take a position in this regard.‎

Rasa News Agency



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