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

>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.

استقبال طلبات التسجيل في الدورة الصيفية العاشرة للشباب المغترب وغيرهم

Day Questions

If someone in his youth committed the sin of adultery and then repented and has thereafter not committed such sins, should he still expect punishment on the Day of Judgment?

<p style="text-align: left;">Certain verses from the Quran and religious texts indicate that when a person sins and afterwards regrets what he has done and decides to stop committing such a sin, then almighty Allah will not punish him.</p>

Is it allowed to play state-sponsored lottery in which you buy ticket of two Euros, and if you are lucky you can win millions. Is that money lawful or not?

It is permissible to purchase state-sponsored lottery tickets, but the prize should be collected on behalf of the Marja.

What is your opinion regarding the authenticity of Dua Adeelah? Is it from Imam? Does it have reliable Sanad – chain of narrators? Is it authenticated?

Dua Adeelah that is mentioned in the supplications books is not related to an Imam. It is recommended to recognize the true beliefs when the person is dying, and all the time, whether this was by reciting Dua Adeelah or using other ways to strengthen the true belief in one’s soul and defeat the attacks of Satan and his mischief.

A few days ago I was cleaning my terrace where I found a bag in which there were several pieces of paper and threads, which imply magic. What should I do with it?

One should look for its owner and give it to him. With despair of finding the owner, one should give it as a charity on the owner’s behalf. If the papers have the name(s) of Allah written on them, one should dispose of them by placing them in a river or the like. You should not be afraid of its effect and depend on Almighty Allah, and recite Ayatul Kursi as it is known that it is beneficial in such cases.

An adult person (baligh) sees a man having sexual intercourse with his wife in a closed room through a key hole while both the husband and wife do not know that they are being watched. Is there a penalty for such an act or will it only be considered a sin and one has to ask forgiveness from Almighty Allah? Is the child born from such an intercourse legitimate?

<p style="text-align: left;">It is prohibited to watch the couple in the said condition. It is one of the sins that require repentance and seeking forgiveness from the Almighty Allah.<br />This does not make the child that is born from such intercourse illegitimate.</p>