Tehran (IP)- In commemoration of the youngest martyr of the Karbala and the son of Imam Hussain, Ali Asghar, the 20th World Imam Hussain Infants Assembly was held in Tehran along with the other major cities across Iran on the first Friday of Muharram month, August 5.

Iran PressIran news: The mothers accompany their infants to the ritual in their bosoms to renew allegiance with Imam Hussain.

The ceremony is also held in other countries to convey the message of humanity, resistance, and loyalty to the world.

There, in the event and a symbolic move, mothers clad their infants in green to commemorate the youngest martyr of the Karbala, Ali Asghar, announcing their allegiance to follow the path of Imam Hussain.

The International Day of Ali Asghar narrates and screens the incident of Ashura and Al Umayyad's oppression, pressures, and bullying against Imam Hussain and his companions more than 1,300 years ago.

On that day, the Tyrant of time, Yazid's troops banned water from Imam Hussein, his household, and companions. 

Imam Hussain's 6-month-old infant Ali Asghar was thirsty, so Imam decided to show him thirsty to Yazid's troops long may they give the little Ali a little water.

The Umayyad tyrants then answered Imam; they shot little Ali in the throat with an arrow.    

Ali Asghar was the youngest son of Imam Hussain, the third infallible Imam martyred during the Battle of Karbala, so the innocent infant's martyrdom is commemorated by the Shia annually. 


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