Tortured Oppressed Zaynab

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Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Can you see the tearful journey
Can you hear the crying
Can you feel the lonley yearning
Witnessed they the dying
Floods of tears from tortured faces
Hearts wounded by years of pain
Murdered they the holy traces
Murdered they Husain
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

O my sister ya Zaynab
Lonely heart of mourning
Sweet Rabab, her gentle tears
Witnessed they the dawning
Seeth they the cursed tyrants
Slaughtering the sinless ones
Karbala your soil is burning
With the blood of martyred ones
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Treaded then with flaming footsteps
From the burning mire
Searched then for the hope of orphans
Emerging from the fire
Where is Husain my beloved
Crieth then Rabab
Call to Allah, my dear sweetheart
Pleaded then Zaynab
Call out to him, ya Husain
Reach out to him, O in vain
Call out to him, ya husain
Trampled they with hooves of steel
Crushed Imam ma'soum
Surely then he fueled the fire
Yazid Al-Mal'oun
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Searched then for faithful Abbas
Sayyid Abal Faadhil
Zaynab O your tearful eyes
Witnessed fearless Abbas fall
Called out to him O my brother
Where are we to turn
Taketh they our only hijab
Dignity they burn
Call out to him, ya Abbas
Reach out to him, O Allah
Tortured then was their new leader, Ali Al-Sajjad
Dragged was he to distant places
Helpless and enchained
Called out he did ya Allah
Dragged was he from Karbala
Never I could hold my tears
Flowing from my heart
Imam Zain al-Abideen
Watched them wrenched apart
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Zainab who they dragged in chains
Beaten hurt and crying
Although tortured never broken
Never would be lying
Cold as she too led the mu'mins
Lives without husain
Never will our souls be broken
Never be ashamed
Call all mu'mins, ya Husain
Rise O mu'mins, for Husain
Make jihad against the tyrants, mu'min and mu'minaat
Never bow to the will of leaders when the power is God's
Call all mu'mins, ya 'Ali
Rise O mu'mins for al-Madhi
Make jihad against the tyrants, mu'min and mu'minaat
Never bow to the will of leaders when the power is God's
Tortured oppressed Zaynab

Tortured oppressed Zaynab
Tortured oppressed Zaynab