Sheikh Isa Qassim to be Honoured at Islamic Unity Conf. in Iran

SHAFAQNA – Speaking at the press conference of the 4th Al Mustafa International Award, Research Deputy of Al-Mustafa University, Hujjat al-Islam Abbasi, announced that “during Islamic Unity Conference an especial ceremony will be held for honoring Sheikh Isa Qassim,” ABNA correspondent reported.

“Actually, this ceremony is the 4th Al Mustafa international award ceremony. Sheikh Isa Qassim will receive this award for his scientific, cultural and social characteristic and also for his great role in the Islamic awakening of Bahrain,” he added.

The representative of Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, who was also presented at the meeting, referred to the current situation in Bahrain and said: “Imam Sadiq seminary in Bahrain, with the management of “Mirza MohsenAl Isaac”, has been established with the idea of creating a moderate seminary in the country.”

“Bahrain’s government was on this belief that forming such a seminary will prevented scholars like Sheikh Isa Qassim from continuing their protest but scholars and students from all over the world did not remain silent andissued statements against this act,” Hujjat al-Islam al-Daqqaq added.

He also appreciated holding of this conference and said: “This congress shows that people are supportingspiritual events such as Bahrain’s revolution.”

Islamic Unity Conference is annually held during Islamic Unity week and birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad (PBUH).

yatollah Sheikh Isa Ahmed Qassim is Bahrain’s  leading Shia cleric and a politician and leader of Al Wefaq, Bahrain’s biggest opposition society.

Sources – ABNA

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