On Wednesday, October 15, 2014, Saudi Arabia sentenced to death a Shia Muslim Scholar, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, who has spearheaded the country’s pro-democracy movement and has championed the cause for basic human rights for all Saudi minorities, including the disenfranchised Shia population in the Saudi Kingdom.
Posted on Wed, 2014-09-03 12:03
An Inspiring 650 year Account of a People who nurtured and Preserved their Faith in the Crucible of Culture
For the past two months, a documentary film on the evolution of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Muslim Community produced by The Mulla Asgar Resource Centre (MARC) Media is being screened round the world. The premiere was in Dar es Salaam on 18th May 2014 after the World Federation Conference.
Subsequently it has been screened in Karachi, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Toronto, and Birmingham. This week it will be screened in London.
It is proposed to screen this documentary in Mainland Africa, Madagascar, Mauritius and Re Union.
AFED Secretariat has since written to the Regional Federations and to Dar es Salaam, Mombasa, Nairobi, Arusha and Kampala Jamaats to make necessary arrangements for the premiere of this documentary before the month of Muharram.
For an overview of this important documentary, please review following links.
Watch a clip from the Documentary by clicking here.
The Secretary General of The World Federation of KSIMC, Shan E Abbas Hassam, recently sat with interviewer, Sakina Datoo, and shared his thoughts on the upcoming Triennial Conference. This will be held on Friday 16th to Sunday 18th May 2014 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
The Africa Federation Tabligh Board (AFTAB) thanks all the A'alims, Zakirs and Zakiras who kindly accepted the postings and travelled to various Jamaats to convey the message of Seyyid-ul Shohadah Abdillahi Hussain (A.S.) and keep alive the spirit of Azadari of Imam Hussein (A.S.) and the martyrs of Kerbala.