Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi emphasized that the attack on the Shi’ah religious authority [Ayatollah al-Sistani] is clear and obvious.
RNA – In his Friday prayer sermon which delivered which was delivered online from Najaf due to the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), Hujjat al-Islam Sayyid Sadruddin al-Qubanchi said, “The attack on the position of the Shi’ah religiou authority [Ayatollah al-Sistani] is clear. Recently, the Sharq al-Awsat newspaper carried an insulting cartoon and today, an insulting banner addressed to Imam Khamenei was raised in Baghdad’s Tahrir Square.”
He stated, “We know that the freedom of the media doesn’t allow disrespect for the people and their sanctities and what the Sharq al-Awsat newspaper has done demonstrates hostility towards the Ahl al-Bayt and the deviation from the identity of the media.”
He continued, “What is being stated in Tahrir Square is the politicization of demonstrations and unacceptable work and this indicates the presence of hands that want to keep the demonstrators away from their goals.”
Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi stressed the need to counter air military exercises that take place in the skies of Baghdad and over people’s homes and added, “This action will violate the sovereignty and frighten the people and isn’t in line with any international memorandum or strategic agreement. What does Baghdad mean by military experience?”
Referring to the electricity crisis, which was accompanied by severe heat waves and blackouts in the country, His Eminence added, “We hold not only the Ministry of Electricity responsible but also the government responsible for these actions.”
He noted, “We assure the Iraqi government that embracing the United States will keep the country limited forever. The security situation and the series of assassinations pose various dangers to this country, so who will be next after the assassination of Hisham al-Hashimi?”
al-Hashimi was an Iraqi historian and researcher in security and strategic affairs and extremist groups, and a specialist on Daesh and its supporters. He also was an advisor to the Iraqi government on counter-terrorism. On 6 July 2020, he was seriously wounded outside his home in Zayounah, Baghdad from an attack by two unknown gunmen on a motorcycle. He died in ibn al-Nafis Hospital shortly after arrival.
While appreciating the country’s medical staff, Hujjat al-Islam al-Qubanchi thanked the supervisors of the Holy Shrines of Imam al-Husayn and Hadhrat al-Abbas for their great and significant achievements in supporting the healthcare and medical centres during the outbreak of the Coronavirus and said, “The Holy Shrines of Imam al-Husayn and Hadhrat al-Abbas deserve a thousand thanks. Islam always gives importance to doing good deeds and this is what these two holy shrines do.”
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