The activities of the first research session of the sixth edition of the Holy Defense fatwa festival began on Thursday afternoon at the imam al-Hassan al-Mujtaba Hall (peace be upon him) at the al-Abbas's (p) holy shrine.
The session was chaired by Prof. Dr. Alaa Jabr al-Mousawi, member of the Al-Ameed Scientific and Intellectual Association, and witnessed the presentation of eight research papers, the first of which was entitled: (fatwas in defense of sovereignty) by Mr. Allama Mohammed Hussein Bahr al-Uloom/ Iraq.
The second research is entitled: (extremism and takfir, their effects on peaceful society) by Dr. Balsam Aziz, professor of fiqh studies at the University of Kufa/ Iraq.
This was followed by the third Research, which was entitled: (Religious Authority: Similarity of roles and unity of purpose: example of Sheikh al-Shari'a Al-Isfahani (1339_1920) and Sayed al-Sistani), by Professor Dr. Khalaf Bashir from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Basra, and assistant teacher Sattar Jalil Ajil from the education of Dhi Qar/ Iraq.
The fourth was entitled: (Study and analysis of the characteristics of human rights in the commandments of the fatwa of the Holy Defense of His Eminence Sayed al-Sistani with a focus on the verses and hadiths of the infallible), presented by Assistant Professor Dr. Asghar Tahmasbi al-Baldaji from the Islamic Republic of Iran-University of Al-Shahr Kurd-Department of modern Quranic Sciences.
The fifth research was under the title: (the difficulties of retribution against the perpetrators of Speicher's crime before the International and internal judiciary), presented by Assistant Professor Dr. Ansam Qasim Hajim al-Aboudi from Imam al-Kadhem (peace be upon him) College of Islamic sciences/ Babylon University, and assistant teacher Ammar Abdul Ali.
The sixth Research, entitled: (resources of agreement in the fatwa of jihad between the sheikh of Sharia Isfahani and Sayed al-Sistani in terms of scientific background, the general atmosphere and the results of the fatwa), was presented by Dr. Nafie Jamil Khalaf from Imam al-Kadhem college (peace be upon him) - Departments of Najaf Ashraf.
The session continued with a seventh Research entitled: (The Personality of Sayed al-Sistani through his speeches), presented by the teacher Dr. Ali Ismail Khalil from the Muthanna Education Directorate.
The session concluded with the eighth Research, entitled: (The crime of genocide in Speicher: Motives and goals), by researcher Abdul Khaliq Kadhem Ibrahim al-Omari from the Electoral Commission.