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RIP To Sheikh Rafid Al-Gharebawi: An Iraqi Hero And True Son Of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)

by Jonathan Azaziah

Pains me greatly to say that Sheikh Rafid al-Gharebawi, a native son of Karbala as well as one of Iraq’s fiercest lions and most knowledgeable young moujtahids, has been martyred. The bloodthirsty killers of MossadDaesh kidnapped Shahid Rafid with the hope of extracting intelligence on numerous groups within the Iraqi Popular Mobilization. But the Sheikh, despite the torture that would be inflicted upon him by these demented Wahhabi monsters, refused to break and maintained silence even though this spelled his end. ISIS, infuriated with its failure, shot him in the head and then dumped his body on the streets of Baghdad. The Takfiri bastards of Yazid (L.A.) failed to realize that they were dealing with a man who knew only the way of the beaming, burning light that is Ahlul Bayt (A.S.), and there was nothing, literally NOTHING in the world that they could do, no matter how depraved, which would force him to deviate from his principles. The terrorist children of Yazid (L.A.) failed to realize that they were in the presence of a man who knew no other path but that of Imam Hussein (A.S.), whose motto was “Death with dignity is better than life with humiliation”; and there is no greater dignity than defending one’s people until life ceases to reside in one’s body. His sanctified sacrifice bears witness to this. Continue reading RIP To Sheikh Rafid Al-Gharebawi: An Iraqi Hero And True Son Of Ahlul Bayt (A.S.)