al-ḥusain b. ʿAli
The Karbalā tragedy became the focus of the Shīʾa faith: Ḥusain, impelled by a desire to fulfil the demands of true Islam, had stood up against the evil Umayyads; his sacrifice was to redeem Islam, and to teach people the need of revolt against an unjust (zalim) government.
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