Shiite cleric urges Lebanon to boycott Arab summit in Libya


qabalan 2Deputy Head of the Higher Islamic Shiite Council Sheikh Abdul Amir Qabalan urged Lebanon to boycott the forthcoming Arab Summit that will be held in Libya, a country he described as “a hostile and tyrant state.”

Qabalan accused Libya of kidnapping Amal Movements ‘s founder Shiite Imam Moussa Sadr and his companions in 1978.

“Is that how we respect Imam Sadr and his Lebanese, Arab, and Islamic position?” added Qabalan

He urged all the Arab countries to use the occasion to put pressure on Libya’s strongman Moammar Gadhafi to reveal the truth about Imam Sadr before the summit takes place