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, 2014-09-17 13:12
HIC Academy in collaboration with Al ilm Consultancy hosted a weekend of Self Development Program; Sayyid Ali Naqvi of Birmingham facilitated this program. On Saturday August 16 2014 SDP 1.0 took place for new participants. Returning participants from April and the previous day attended SDP 2.0 on Sunday August 17th 2014.
The Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Mosque in Kilwa is about 102 years old. Most of our community members from Kilwa moved to Lindi and some to Dar es Salaam about 50 years ago as the economic conditions worsened. Presently there is not a single member of our community left in Kilwa.
"Live amongst people in such a manner that if you die they weep over you and if you are alive they crave for your company" Imam Ali (AS)