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Jan 03, 2022
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Canadian Human Rights Activist Firas Al-Najim At Vigil For Qasem Soleimani Outside U.S. Consulate In Toronto: We Will Set Out To Defend Islam In The Martyrdom-Seeking Style Of Karbala, At The Behest Of Khamenei, Sistani; Death To America! Down, Down Biden!

#9286 | 03:37
Source: Online Platforms - "DARS TV on YouTube"

Canadian human rights activist Firas Al-Najim of CD4HR pledged to set out in the "martyrdom-seeking style of Karbala" in response to a fatwa by Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei or Ayatollah Sistani. He spoke in a vigil in commemoration of Qasem Soleimani held in front of the U.S. consulate in Toronto, which he referred to as the "representative of the Great Satan," on January 2, 2022 and which was posted on Dars TV on YouTube. Al-Najim added that Soleimani is "one of us, the people of Iraq," and that "Iran is our ally." He said: "We will continue to fight alongside the Islamic Republic of Iran and the resistance axis – the PMU, Ansar Allah in Yemen, Hamas in Palestine, and Hizbullah in Lebanon." Al-Najim led the vigil participants in chants such as: "We respond to your call, oh Qasem Soleimani!" "We respond to your call, oh Abu Mahdi Al-Mahandis!" "Allah's curses upon America!" "Death to the U.S. administration!" "Death to America!" "Down, down Biden!" For more information about the vigil, see MEMRI TV clip no 9279.

Firas Al-Najim: "Today, we are saying: Soleimani is one of us, the people of Iraq. We will not agree to any attack on the sovereignty of either Iraq or Iran. Iran and Iraq constitute one body, one soul, one nation.

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"If Sayyid Ali-Hosseini Khamenei or Sayyid Ali-Husseini Al-Sistani issue a fatwa calling to set out to defend the Islamic nation, we will set out in the martyrdom-seeking style of Karbala. I am saying this from Canada, from the land of the West. We say this from any place. We are not afraid. Away with humiliation!"

Crowd: "Away with humiliation!"

Al-Najim: "Away with humiliation!"

Crowd: "Away with humiliation!"

Al-Najim: "We will bow down to no one but Allah!"

Crowd: "We will bow down to no one but Allah!"

Al-Najim: "We will bow down to no one but Allah!"

Crowd: "We will bow down to no one but Allah!"

 Al-Najim: "I have a message to the Saud clan and to the criminal 'normalizers,' who stand by Israel and America. This is also a message to the supporters of Saddam, and to the anarchists who demonstrate in Iraq, shouting: Iran out!

"Iran is our ally and it will remain our ally. We will continue to fight alongside the Islamic Republic of Iran and the resistance axis — the PMU, Ansar Allah in Yemen, Hamas in Palestine, and Hizbullah in Lebanon. Their blood is our blood, their women are our women, their honor is our honor, the honor of their women is the honor of our women, and their lands are our lands. We are one nation. The Quran says: 'This nation of yours is one nation.' We all want to liberate Palestine. We respond to your call, oh Palestine!"

Crowd: "We respond to your call, oh Palestine!"

Al-Najim: "We respond to your call, oh Jerusalem!"

Crowd: "We respond to your call, oh Jerusalem!"

Al-Najim: "We respond to your call, oh Qasem Soleimani!"

Crowd: "We respond to your call, oh Qasem Soleimani!"

Al-Najim: "We respond to your call, oh Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis!"

Crowd: "We respond to your call, oh Abu Mahdi Al-Muhandis!"

Al-Najim: "Brothers and sisters, everybody turn towards the American consulate. This is a representation of the Great Satan. It is a representative of Pharaoh, of Yazid, of Namroud. Allah's curses upon America! Everybody say it!

Crowd: "Allah's curses upon America!"

Al-Najim: "Death to the U.S. administration!"

Crowd: "Death to the U.S. administration!"

Al-Najim: "Death to America!"

Crowd: "Death to America!"

Al-Najim: "Death to America!"

Crowd: "Death to America!"

Al-Najim: "Death to America!"

Crowd: "Death to America!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down U.S.A."

Crowd: "Down, down U.S.A."

Al-Najim: "Down, down Biden!"

Crowd: "Down, down Biden!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down Biden!"

Crowd: "Down, down Biden!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down Trump!"

Crowd: "Down, down Trump!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down Obama!"

Crowd: "Down, down Obama!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down Bush!"

Crowd: "Down, down Bush!"

Al-Najim: "Down, down Clinton!"

Crowd: "Down, down Clinton!"

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