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Decree Issued In 1917 By The Sharif Of Mecca For T

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(bismillah)

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh

I have not writen on this forum for a while . but i came across this dcree "Fatwa" by then the Sharif if Mecca his emmenance Al-Husayn Ibn 'Ali , which came about during the Armenian Genocide of 1915 by then the Ottoman Turks .

This reafirms my love for the shia and true muslim belife of love for humanity and the protector of the oppressed just like our blessed Hussein (peace be upon him and his family ) the guradian of all who are opressed .

can any religious leaders refrim this fatwa and if it still stands today , and what place Armenian Apostolic christians hold in the house of Mohammed (peace be upon him ).

Thank you

[Decree issued in 1917 by the Sharif of Mecca for the Protection of Armenians.]

The Hashemite Royal Court

In the Name of God, The Compassionate, The Merciful We Thank Only God And No One But God

From Al-Husayn Ibn 'Ali, King of the Arab Lands and Sharif of Mecca and its Prince to The Honorable and Admirable Princes — Prince Faisal and Prince Abd al-'Aziz al-Jarba — greetings and the compassion of God and His blessings. This letter is written from Imm Al-Qura (Mecca), on 18 Rajab 1336 [A.D. 1917], by the praise of God and no God except Him. We ask peace upon God's Prophet, his family and his companions (may peace be upon him). We inform you that in our gratitude to Him we are in good health, strength and good grace. We pray God that He may grant us and you His abundant grace. What is requested of you is to protect and to take good care of everyone from the Jacobite Armenian community living in your territories and frontiers and among your tribes; to help them in all of their affairs and defend them as you would defend yourselves, your properties and children, and provide everything they might need whether they are settled or moving from place to place, because they are the Protected People of the Muslims (Ahl Dimmat al-Muslimin) — about whom the Prophet Muhammad (may God grant him His blessings and peace) said: "Whosoever takes from them even a rope, I will be his adversary on the day of Judgment." This is among the most important things we require of you to do and expect you to accomplish, in view of your noble character and determination. May God be our and your guardian and provide you with His success. Peace be upon you with the mercy of God and His blessings.

Al-Husayn Ibn 'Ali

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I did some Googling...this is the person, quite a prominent figure in 20th century Middle Eastern history:

http://en.wikipedia....Sharif_of_Mecca

He is also featured on the 1 dinar Jordanian bill.

This reafirms my love for the shia and true muslim belife of love for humanity and the protector of the oppressed just like our blessed Hussein (peace be upon him and his family ) the guradian of all who are opressed .

can any religious leaders refrim this fatwa and if it still stands today , and what place Armenian Apostolic christians hold in the house of Mohammed (peace be upon him ).

As for the original letter and text, it is here.

I think you're misconstruing what is being said. As for him being a Shia, or his words having any special value for "tolerance," that doesn't seem to be the case. It's not a fatwa either.

Rather, he says they are "people of dhimmah." Non-Muslim "people of the book" who pay an annual tax (jizyah) and abide by certain rules within the Islamic state, and must peacefully co-exist with Muslims. Your excitement is a bit misplaced, if you research the topic itself. Although, the specifics of this incident and his relation to them might have been based on political expediency, rather than Islamic law.

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King of Jordain is the direct decendent of Sharif-e-Mecca who in turn are direct decendents of Hazrat Imam Hassan RA. Present flag of Jordain is the same as the flag of Sharif-e-Mecca. Official name of Jordain is Hashemite Kingdom of Jordain.

THEY ARE SUNNI!!!!

Thanks Haydar

Yes your correct he was a sunni . may he be blessed for his religious order for protecting my people.

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