The Meeting of Shaykh Isa Qāsim, the Leader of the Shi’as of Bahrain with Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi

You are the backbone of the Muslims and their protector; may Allah protect you and prolong your life. We pray for your well-being and ask Allah to grant you a long life

The Statement of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi Concerning the Recent Tragedy in Bahrain

The rulers of Bahrain have caused a new tragedy, out of their blind allegiance to Saudi Arabia and the United States, by their cowardly raid on the house of the great cleric and scholar, Ayatollah Shaykh Isa Ghāsim. In this raid, they have kidnapped the great Shia cleric, and killed, wounded, and arrested a large number of innocent people. By so doing, the rulers of Bahrain have indeed added another dark page to their dark history, and planted the seeds of hatred and animosity all throughout that country.

Why the International Community Is Silent on the Tragic Events of Bahrain

We continuously receive horrible news from Bahrain,. What do the Bahraini Muslims demand? They want the same democracy and popular sovereignty that you are seeking in other parts, to be established in their country. But peaceful protests are aggressively responded by Bahraini rulers.

The Statement of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi Concerning the Crisis in Bahrain

The Bahraini authorities, who lack proper wisdom and understanding, have now thrown themselves in to a dangerous situation whereby they will have more afflictions coming to their way every day