News from AIM

Act Now: Bahraini Shia Activists Being Tortured

Two human rights activists, detained in December 2007 demonstrations in Bahrain, collapsed on 26 March 2008, after three days of hunger strike. Ahmed Jaffer and Isa Al-Sarah were reportedly taken to the hospital after they fainted. The detainees are protesting against the bad prison conditions and treatment meted out by …

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Ashura Procession Handouts

During this year’s successful Ashura procession, many volunteers were involved in spreading the message of Imam Hussain (as) to the general public by means of handouts. AIM would like to take this opportunity to thank all those involved and wish them success in their future endeavours. Whilst the overwhelming majority …

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CRISIS ALERT: Nigerian Shia Muslims under Attack

The current human rights situation and extensive use of state violence against innocent civilians in Sokoto, Nigeria has reached melting point, as the Sokoto state government has demolished the local Shia Centre, schools and a clinic belonging to the Shi’ite community in addition to setting ablaze hundreds of residences belonging …

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Statement: Terror Threat in UK

Today, the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission stressed the need for Britons to fully assist in the investigations to counter the terror threat in the UK, emphasizing that the marginalisation of segments of British society is not an option. AIM also spoke of the responsibility of the media in refraining from speculative …

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Statement: Ayatollah Lankarani Returns to His Lord

Verily we are from Allah and to Him do we return. It is with deep sadness and grief that the AhlulBayt Islamic Mission offers its condolences to the Imam of our time and the Ummah at large on the demise of His Eminence Grand Ayatollah Fadhel Lankarani (may Allah elevate …

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Statement: The Legacy of Samarra

Muslims across the world commemorate today the criminal attacks on the sacred shrine of Islam in Samarra. The shrine that houses the tombs of the direct descendants of the Holy Prophet of Islam – Imams of the Shi’a faith, Imam Ali Al-Hadi (a) and Imam Hasan Al-Askary (a) – was targeted by elements …

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AIM Mailing List Hacked

In His Name the Most High All Praise is due to Allah, Lord of the Worlds and may his bounties and blessings be upon the greatest of mankind – Muhammed (SAW) and upon his holy Progeny (AS). Allah (SWT) says: And most certainly Allah will know those who believe and …

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