Report by: Farah Summar
‘Every day is Ashura and every land is Karbala’
Muslims all around the globe commemorate the tragedy that befell the household of Prophet Muhammad peace be upon him and his progeny during Muharram which is the first month of the Islamic calendar.
A few years after the death of the holy Prophet (S.A.W.W) darkness once again loomed over the horizon when Yazid, son of Muawiya bin Abu Sufyan was imposed as a ruler of the Islamic world through fraud and treachery. Faithful companions of the Holy prophet were being mistreated and compelled to pay allegiance to Yazid. To impose his rule, Yazid needed the obedience of Imam Husayn…