|Is there something you believe in?
Would you stand against all odds for this cause?
What if you were weak, tired and hungry?
Would you feel the same
What if your family and friends were tortured and killed? Would
you abandon your cause ?
Let us introduce you to a man who was put in this situation. He was
deprived of water, food and freedom. His friends and family were either
brutally killed or tortured and humiliated. But he still didn 't lose
hope in truth, honesty and righteousness.
Fourteen hundred years later , on every Ashura of every year, his
message still lives in the hearts of millions , who can never forget his
tragedy. He symbolizes the undying struggle against persecution and
Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr , and other modern-day humanitarians
live by his example .
Urdu poet, Josh Malihabadi has rightly prophesized:
“Insaan Ko Bedaar Tou Ho Lene Do, Har Qaum Pukaaraygi Hamare hai
(Give mankind a chance to gain consciousness, every tribe will call out,
â€œHusayn is ours!â€?
Meet Husayn Ibn Ali; the hero of Ashura; the warrior of righteousness; the
oppressed of the oppressed; and still "The
Universal Torch of Justice."
as we pay tribute to this great man and his