ISLAMABAD, Oct 11 (APP): Managing Director Associated Press of Pakistan (APP) Masood Malik Tuesday said Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) and his devotees rendered supreme sacrifices for humanity, justice and righteousness.
Talking in TV programme, he said the incident of Karbala was struggle for justice against cruelties and barbarism.
He said Hazrat Imam Hussain (A.S) was an Imam of the whole Muslim Ummah and not for a particular sect.
He kept Islam alive with his sacrifice at Karbala and there was great message of humanity for the whole world in it, he added.
Imam Hussain (A.S) taught Muslim Ummah to support the truth and justice and not to compromise on teachings of Islam, he said.
Masood Malik said Imam Hussain (A.S) did not fight for grabbing the reins of power but for the rule of law.
He was of the opinion that it was our collective responsibility to highlight the sacrifice of Imam Hussain (A.S) and urged the parents to let their children know about the incident of Karbala.
He said Hazrat Abbas (A.S) dedicated his life on 9th Muharram.
He proposed people to follow such great persons who laid their lives for the huminity, to have a real change in their own lives.
He urged media and the nation to raise voice against
corruption, atrocities and injustice. There was a dire need to promote tolerance amongst the nation at the moment.
MD APP said politicians, mediapersons, businessmen and
bureaucrats should hold themself accountable for their own deeds.
He said media, religious scholars and civil society should
play their due roles to eleminate hypocrisy from the society as it has no place in Islam.