The Meeting of His Eminence with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions at the UN

The Meeting of His Eminence with the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions at the UN
2017/11/21

>His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Sayyid Mohammed Sa’eed Al-Hakeem called the international community, including the United Nations, to assess the true reality of Iraq, and to express clearly the parties which believe in peace and peaceful co-existence, and to document the crimes that have occurred on the Iraqis by the terrorists, and to bring to account those parties who supported and funded the terrorists.

He made this statement on Tuesday 2nd Rabi-al-Awwal 1439, in a meeting with Ms. Agnes Callamard, the Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner of Human Rights.

Ms. Callamard valued the positions of the religious Marja'iyya and its peaceful communication, which had and still has a powerful good effect on the hearts of people. She emphasized that Iraq has an opportunity to build for itself a future built upon human rights.

Day Questions

Is there any religious prohibition in wearing black shoes?

<p style="text-align: left;">It is not prohibited to wear black shoes.</p>

Is the supplication of "Nadi Ali" authentic?

This specific text was not part of a reported supplication from one of the infallibles but it is permissible to read it for seeking intercession and entreat Imam Ali bin Abi talib by his rank to almighty Allah to fulfill the needs since all matters are in His power plus he made the prophet and his household (peace be upon them) intercessors.

If one gets a najis thing in his mouth, such as pork, how does he purify his mouth? Is it enough to spit it out, or must one wash his mouth once with running water, thrice with little water, etc,?

<p style="text-align: left;">It is not necessary to wash the inside the mouth to make it tahir; it is sufficient to remove the najasah in the said case to restore the taharah.</p>

How does a person become a grand ayatollah?

<p style="text-align: left;">In our time, the said title is known to be for the marja' who writes a treatise of practical laws. The level of knowledge required for him is achieved after passing various stages of studies, in which he becomes an expert in the details of the practical laws and their evidences.</p>