According to a recent Pew Research report, which concluded its findings last month, most black Americans though identify with Christianity, many of them follow Islam and reconvert to the faith of their ancestors from various religions, Post And Courier reported on February 17.
A delegation from the Imam Hussein Media Group and the Mesbah al-Hussein Foundation for Relief and Development visited the elders and tribal leaders of the holy city of Karbala's clans and met with the head of the Al-Hamir clan in Iraq, Sheikh Abd Ali Al-Humeiri, Sayyed Reza Al-Mamitha, and Sheik Abdul Amir al-Manghushi.
Sheikh Maitham Al-Akayeshi, one of the representatives of the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Najaf visited the Kufa University, College of Political Sciences and met with Dr. Sabah Al-Areez, the dean of this university. In this meeting, Dr. Al-Areez elaborated on the scientific achievements and the quality of education at this university. In his turn, the Grand Jurist’s representative emphasized on creating moral, educational and constructive atmospheres at universities and highlighted the freedom of expression in society, especially among university students.
Karachi Police brutally tortured and arrested renowned rights activist Sayyed Rashid Rizvi when he was leading a peaceful protest in Old Rizvia Society by families of Shias who were subjected to enforced disappearance.
Some delegations from Marjaeyat TV, dependent to the Office of Grand Ayatollah Shirazi in holy Karbala visited with member of Bani Kaab tribal community in Iraq, as part of their cultural and social programs.
Imam Shirazi Center for Strategic Studies hosted a panel of researchers, academics, legal experts, and journalists in the City of Karbala to study the balance between extremist religiosity and secularism.
Arab and foreign countries will participate in the Fourth International Children’s Book Fair, which will be held by the Child Care Department of the Imam Hussein Shrine in the holy city of Karbala on February 20, 2019.