Imam Hussein (AS); "the third Imam of the Shiites" is the son of Imam Ali (AS) and Lady Fatima (SA) and the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
After killing his father and mother and his brother by the wrongdoers, for the usurpation of the caliphate in the religion of Islam and the distortion of Islam of what the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) brought to the people from God; Imam Hussein (AS) rebelled for rectification the religion of his ancestor. But he and his family were surrounded by Caliphate officers and the ignorant people of Kufa and massacred. The oppressors closed the water on Imam and his family and did not even have mercy upon his nursling. When the whole Imam Hussein (AS) was killed, Imam brought his nursling (Ali Asghar) to the battlefield and asked water for his child. But his harmale has killed him with a shot. Imam threw gullet blood of his son to the sky, and did not come of blood upon the earth. Because do not be tormented from his oppressed blood from the land.
Imam Hussein (AS) is a great man who sacrificed his entire family for defend the rights and establish justice and peace in the world.
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