Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim, head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, affirmed that the country leaders have the responsibility to free the Iraqi lands violated by terrorism, build the Iraqi state and protect the patient and sacrificing Iraqi people. He insisted that the difficult circumstances the country is experiencing require that we overcome the differences, division, narrow and personal interest, calling to become aware of the new balance game, to respect the spaces on the national and regional levels and to turn Iraq into a space of communication instead of field of battle and conflict. His eminence explained that Iraq today is at the heart of a new regional equation that is meant to form a new Middle East with Iraq in its center, stressing that Iraqis have answered the call of their authority and stood up against treachery, terrorism and deviant thought and have made many sacrifices, mothers getting deprived of their sons. He indicated in this context that the doctrine and the country are worth all this sacrifice, clarifying that Iraq’s battle against terrorism is a decisive battle. Furthermore, his eminence called on all Iraqis to measure up to the wounds of Iraq and free their country from the impurity of darkness, deviance and terrorism, highlighting that countries are not built through wishes and do not resist through pretentions. He also assured that the blood of the martyrs is the only bright, truthful truth that reflects the value of the country, urging everyone to overlook the wounds, carry the weapons and clean the Iraqi land from those with pervert perspectives and vanquish the deviant caliphate pretenders.
This came during the official commemorative celebration of the Iraqi Martyr, the date of martyrdom of Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Muhammed Baqir al-Hakim (may Allah sanctify his soul) on the 1st of Rajab, held at his eminence’s office in Baghdad on Saturday, 25/4/2015, in the presence of the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, Prime Minister Haidar Al Abadi, Parliament Speaker Salim Al Jabouri, a representative of the President of Kurdistan Region Massoud Barzani, and a number of officials, MPs, leaders of parties and political blocs, and heads of religious endowments.
Shaheed al Mihrab Taught us Not to Bargain Over the Doctrine and to Bow in Appreciation of the Value of the Country
Sayyid Ammar Al Hakim assured that the Martyr of the Niche movement derives the big values from the approach of its founding leaders to build a free and decent country that gathers all Iraqis. The movement, he added, maintains a mature, conscious and inclusive patriotic discourse that seeks to go beyond the narrow spaces and reach the larger space of the entire country. His eminence pointed out that the Martyr of the Niche movement learned uprightness and perseverance from the wise martyr as there is no place for despair and frustration. He added: We also learned how to carry faith in our hearts as there is no place for hesitation, and how to be patriotic without fanaticism, and uphold our principles without exclusion and how to have a project that gathers all categories of people. Sayyid Al Hakim indicated that the Shaheed al Mihrab has taught us how patience can be the weapon of the strong, how containment can be a remedy to narrow spaces and how communication can be a way to integration and coexistence. He explained as well that Shaheed al Mihrab has taught us how the vision turns into an approach and that balance is the basis of success; he has taught us not to bargain over the doctrine, to bow in appreciation of the value of the country and to be active and perseverant missionaries.
Shaheed al Mihrab, Leaderin terms of his Deep Islamic Education and Dynamic in terms of the Largeness of the References He Merged with
His Eminence said Shaheed al Mihrab was the example and the role model for the men who walked the thorny way of righteousness- they were not repelled by the fact that it is desolate, nor they drew back before the enemy’s ferocity and bloodiness- explaining that Shaheed al Mihrab believed in the unity of Iraq and its people, its doctrinal message, and its intellectual and dynamic Islamic thought that reflects the humanity and greatness of Islam. He said Shaheed al Mihrab fought the tyrants with thought, weapon and blood because he was aware that the rise of the nation would be by toppling the dictatorship and achieving victory for the humanity of this people to restore its wasted dignity. He also confirmed that the eternal martyr was a leader in terms of the deep Islamic education and dynamism he received, and dynamic in terms of the largeness of the references he merged and interacted with, adding that from the reference Imam Sayyid Mohsen al Hakim, he learned how to be open to the society and to moderation; from the reference of the martyred Imam Sadr, he learned how to be dynamic within the community and to communicate with the other; and from the reference Imam Khomeini, he learned how to rebuild nations from the wrecks of afflictions and how can leaders turn their slogans into a reality lived by the peoples.
Aziz al Iraq, Extension of Shaheed al Mihrab and his Moderate Embracive Course
Sayyid Ammar al-Hakim stated that Aziz al Iraqi represents an extension of Shaheed al Mihrab and his moderate embracive course that is in reconciliation and tolerant with anyone who is different from him in order to take Iraq to a safe shore, adding that Aziz al Iraq worked with his brothers in the Iraqi leading positions and under the patronage of the religious reference to set up the foundations of the new Iraqi state during hard conditions and amidst big challenges and took courageous decisions. According to his Eminence, Shaheed al Mihrab worked with everyone without being in conflict with them and privileged the country’s interest over any other key interests and advocated the message project within its national framework while respecting the Iraqi privacy and the nature of the diversity and of the integrity in the big Iraqi homeland, maintaining that the Martyr of the Niche movement symbolizes the course of a reference, the vision of a leader and the policy of a master.