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  • Slashing: bloodied Shi’ite Muslims flagellate themselves to mark the death of the Prophet’s grandson

    11/16/2013 4:36:21 AM PST · by george76 · 18 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 14 November 2013
    Imam Hussein was killed by armies of the Yazid near Karbala in 680 AD. Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Turkey, Azerbaijan have day as national holiday. Blood-covered young men swarm into the streets as part of a religious procession in Pakistan. Children also take part in the gory ritual self-flagellation which is held ahead of Ashura on the ninth day of Muharram in Peshawar. Shi'a Muslims all over the world pay their respects with the flowing of their blood as they mourn the slaying and martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad.
  • I wish you a Happy Ashura!!! Jingle Whips?

    12/07/2011 8:44:48 AM PST · by fishtank · 10 replies
    here on FR | 12-7-2011 | fishtank
    Happy Ashura! We missed it. It was yesterday!!!
  • Ground Zero imam: 'We have more of a right to Moses'

    01/21/2011 9:43:26 PM PST · by Immerito · 27 replies
    WND ^ | January 20, 2011 | Aaron Klein
    Muslims have "more of a right" than Jews to the biblical prophet Moses, declared the imam who has become the new face of the proposed Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero in New York City. Imam Abdallah Adhami also urged Muslims to "compete" with other religions. "We must be doing it first, we must compete with you to be doing more of that. We want to fast Ashura too, because that's the day God saved Moses; that is certainly a day to be celebrated. We have more right to Moses," stated Adhami in a 2008 lecture obtained and reviewed by...
  • MUSLIMS CUT BODIES FOR FAITH ( commemorates Husayn, a grandson of Muhammad )

    11/10/2010 3:26:48 PM PST · by george76 · 30 replies
    Sunday Express ^ | November 7,2010 | David Jarvis and Shekhar Bhatia
    ISLAMIC fanatics are mutilating themselves at a British mosque in a bloody ceremony carried out only yards from a busy high street. Shia Muslims use a five-bladed chain called a Zanjeer to whip their own backs and make cuts in their foreheads with razor blades in homage to their faith. Bare-chested men were left bleeding heavily during the ritual known as Matam – self-flagellation – which a witness described as being “like a scene from a horror film”. The Matam takes place during the annual Shia Ashura ceremony and commemorates the death of Husayn, a grandson of the prophet Muhammad....
  • NY: Dozens of Muslims Gather to Beat Themselves Bloody~ Videos: ASHURA HAS COME TO AMERICA

    06/22/2010 4:45:55 AM PDT · by RaceBannon · 31 replies
    Logan's Warning ^ | June 20, 2010 | Logan's Warning Admin
    NY: Dozens of Muslims Gather to Beat Themselves Bloody~ Videos June 20, 2010 By admin Did you guys ever see those pictures in which Muslims are beating themselves to a bloody pulp? Well it is not only happening overseas, it has happened in Jamaica Queens (These videos are from December 27Th, 2009). Members of the Imam al-Khoei Islamic Center located at 89-89 Van Wych Expressway, took to the streets to celebrate Ashura, which is mourning the martyrdom of Imam Hussein. I say this with no offense intended to our great troops, but the WOT is not working. The reason being...
  • Rehearsal of “Day of Hussein (AS)” halted [Iran]

    12/30/2009 5:14:55 AM PST · by BlackVeil · 1 replies · 176+ views
    Tehran Times ^ | 30 Dec 2009 | Arts Desk
    TEHRAN -- The Play Revision Council of the Iranian Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance halted the rehearsal of “The Day of Hussein (AS)” at Tehran’s Iranshahr Hall on Tuesday. Connecting Ashura with the daily events of Iranian contemporary life, the play was scheduled to be staged by Mohammad Rahmanian’s troupe during Muharram, the month in which Imam Hussein (AS) arose to struggle against the Umayyad ruler Yazid’s oppression in 680 CE. “Today, we announced a halt to the rehearsing of ‘The Day of Hussein (AS)’ as the troupe was waiting the council’s approval,” Rahmanian told the Persian service of...
  • Caught on Tape: The Middle East's Culture of Cruelty

    05/15/2009 3:35:35 PM PDT · by Cindy · 12 replies · 920+ views
    (FrontPageMagazine.com) via DANIEL PIPES.ORG ^ | May 15, 2009 | by Daniel Pipes
    SNIPPET: "Some of the bravest and most distinguished analysts from the Middle East emphasize that region's culture of cruelty." SNIPPET: "That cruelty, usually at a remove from outsiders, became cinematically vivid on April 22, 2009, when ABC News aired a tape of a prince from the United Arab Emirates sadistically torturing an Afghan merchant he accused of dishonesty. No less instructive were the passive reactions of his government and of American officials. The story reveals much and is worth pondering:"
  • Ashura Bloodletting Ritual Provides Debate for Iraqi Shiites (ROP Alert)

    01/07/2009 5:15:51 PM PST · by Dengar01 · 7 replies · 594+ views
    Foxnews.com ^ | 01/07/09 | Fox News
    Hundreds of Shiite men in Iraq struck the heads of boys with daggers in an annual ritual to mark the death of the Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein at the 7th century battle of Kerbala, Reuters reports.
  • Mourning Ritual (Reuter's Photo Exhibit)

    01/07/2009 11:55:46 AM PST · by APRPEH · 24 replies · 1,403+ views
    Retuers ^ | 7 January 2009 | Reuters
    This is a bloody photo exhibit of the blood letting mourning ritual of the Shiites. The photos are graphic.
  • Ashura in Queens, New York (Barbarian Muslims Torture Selves in NYC) (Slideshow of Pics)

    01/21/2008 5:38:24 PM PST · by SeafoodGumbo · 22 replies · 1,853+ views
    Daily News ^ | 1-20-08 | Tama/Getty
    Shi'ite Muslims at the al-Khoei Islamic Center in Queens prepare to flagellate themselves during a procession marking the festival of Ashura. View the pics here.
  • Violence Mars Iraq Holy Processions- (Warning- graphic photos of "holiness")

    01/19/2008 9:13:55 AM PST · by squireofgothos · 21 replies · 227+ views
    Hundreds of thousands of frenzied Shiites beat their heads and chests in unison and whipped themselves with chains Saturday across Iraq to honor the martyrdom of one of their most revered saints. The processions were marred by violence with a deadly bombing in northern Iraq and clashes south of Baghdad. The street battles between members of a messianic cult and Iraqi troops raged for a second day as the death toll from the fighting in two predominantly Shiite southern cities rose from 50 to at least 68. Iraqi authorities said at least 36 people were reported killed in Basra, Iraq's...
  • Ashura in NY: No Bhutto or Bootie (GOTTA SEE VIDEO!)

    01/14/2008 1:39:44 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 3 replies · 117+ views
    You Tube ^ | January 13, 200
    MUST SEE VIDEO: Atlas Shrugs: Ashura Park Avenue, New York Also see this post:Ashura in NY: No Bhutto or Bootie (GOTTA SEE!)
  • Ashura in NY: No Bhutto or Bootie (GOTTA SEE!)

    01/14/2008 1:36:11 PM PST · by Ooh-Ah · 8 replies · 254+ views
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | January 13, 2008 | Pamela Geller
    So there I am, with two of my little infidels in tow, dashing across town to hit Carnegie Hall. It seems Red has to have a classical concert in the bag for a report due tomorrow. I love these mandates, the kids as an impetus for some culchuh for a change. So imagine my surprise to stumble upon a sea of black down Park Avenue against a backdrop of loud Muslim prayers blaring over loudspeakers, no less. We were running late and I didn't have a picture card in my camera but Red said, "ma, there's a Staples down the...
  • Children's foreheads slashed in Muslim saint's name

    01/31/2007 6:13:31 AM PST · by NYer · 75 replies · 1,762+ views
    CNN ^ | January 31. 2007
    NABATIYEH, Lebanon (AP) -- The 6-year-old boy screamed and shook his head to avoid the razor blade. But his father held him firmly as Hajj Khodor parted the boy's black hair and sliced his forehead three times with the blade.Ali Madani's cries became more violent as blood gushed from the wound, covering his small, terrified face.His father and a few other men, waving daggers, broke into a religious chant, recalling how the 7th-century Shiite Muslim saint, Imam Hussein, was decapitated, his head placed on a lance. ()In marking the holiest day of Ashura, some Shiites believe children should learn at...
  • Islamic 'Blood Cult', the cult of blood of radical Islam

    01/30/2007 4:46:56 PM PST · by Posting · 1,128+ views
    The Islamic 'Blood Cult' Drinking the blood of the enemy | Blood Propaganda | Dipping hands in blood of their victims | Dipping their hand in their fellowmen corpses | Portrayal of Blood  | Blood messages | Behavior | Bloody ritual | Ideology | Blood messages | Blood Maiming | Their sick love affair with graphic photos of dead kids Blood - propaganda Cartoons and Hypocrisy in the Arab and Muslim World, The anti-Semitic blood libel has appeared throughout the Muslim and Arab world ... hat slicing the throat of an Arab in front of two weeping Arabs http://www.adl.org/ADL_Opinions/Anti_Semitism_Arab/SDUnionTribune_3206.htm Child Abuse: The New Islamic Cult of Martyrdom Justus Reid Weiner * ... Images of blood and dead children are frequently broadcast......
  • The Muslim Festival Of Ashura - Graphic Photos

    01/28/2007 12:47:01 PM PST · by Sam Hill · 135 replies · 9,927+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | January 28, 2007 | N/A
    Today begins Ashura, which like the festival of Eid al-Adha is another bloodthirsty Muslim holiday:      And we wonder why these people are so violent.Excerpted. Please read the rest at Sweetness & Light...
  • The Bloody Festivities Of Ashura (more on the bloody cult, otherwise knows as Islam-ism)

    01/30/2007 11:18:35 AM PST · by Posting · 10 replies · 460+ views
    Bareknucklepolitics ^ | January, 30, 2007
    The Bloody Festivities Of Ashura Filed under: Pictures; Author: Shawn Wasson; Posted: January 30, 2007 at 1:46 pm; Celebrating Ashura Around The World…..Child Abuse In Baghdad:Pakistan:Iran:Najaf:Rawalpindi:More Ashura Child Abuse In Nabatieh, Lebanon:Hey Mom, I’m Bludgeoning Myself In Nabatieh!:A Shi’ite Covered In…… It’s Only Mud….In Tehran:To Hell With The Macarena, Let’s Get Bloody In Lebanon!:This Guy’s Committed In Dhaka, Bangladesh:The bloodiest holiday on Earth… Complete with child abuse.
  • More Than 1 Million Iraqi Shiites March (ceremonies marking Ashoura)

    02/09/2006 11:07:55 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies · 797+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/9/06 | Khalid Mohammed - ap
    KARBALA, Iraq - More than one million Iraqis marched and beat themselves Thursday in blood-soaked processions through this holy city and other Shiite centers around the country to mourn the seventh century death of their revered martyr, Imam Hussein. Swept by a thick yellow sandstorm, mass processions choked Karbala's wide streets as more than 8,000 security forces and additional militiamen prevented terrorist attacks that have rocked Ashoura ceremonies over the past two years, killing more than 230 people. Karbala police chief Brig. Razzaq Abid Ali al-Taei said up to 2 million people either marched in drum banging and flag waving...
  • It may be a religion of peace (sarcasim), but I'm not sure you can callit a religion of sanity

    02/09/2006 2:43:34 AM PST · by NavVet · 10 replies · 650+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 2/9/06 | Yahoo News
    Click the link to see Muslims beating the crap out of themselves.
  • A Religion of Peace Celebration (Ashura)

    02/08/2006 5:53:46 PM PST · by EveningStar · 10 replies · 407+ views
    Something... and Half of Something ^ | February 9, 2006 | LindaSoG
    The peaceful followers of peaceful Islam took some time off from peaceful rioting, burning, pillaging, beheading infidels, killing Jews and killing each other in the name of their peaceful g0d to peacefully celebrate the peaceful holy islamic holiday of Ashura. In order to participate, you will need a sharp sword and metal chains to flagellate yourself in this unique Religion of Peace ceremony. You will also need white robes to show off the blood and gore to your fellow celebrants. Children and horses are expected to participate...
  • Holiday Scenes in Islam - (need strong stomach to view these!)

    02/20/2005 6:10:57 PM PST · by CHARLITE · 92 replies · 2,625+ views
    Reuters | FEBRUARY 20, 2005 | Reuters
    Sat Feb 19, 8:10 PM ET Holy ceremony : An Iraqi Muslim Shiites walks alone outisde Imam Mussa al-Kazem in central Baghdad, after he flagellated himself during the peak of Ashura, which marks the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammed. (AFP/Karim Sahib) Sat Feb 19, 7:11 PM ET For Imam Hussein : An Iraqi Muslim Shiite boy flagellates himself outside Imam Mussa al-Kazem shrine. Sat Feb 19, 6:04 PM ET Iraqi Muslim Shiites flagellate themselves. Sat Feb 19,10:04 AM ET Iraqi Shi'ite men bleed as they make a cut on their heads with swords on the last...
  • Imam Hussein And His Martyrdom

    02/17/2005 6:15:27 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 2 replies · 339+ views
    Al-islam.org ^ | no date | By Abdullah Yusuf Ali
    Introduction: The month of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar, brings with it the memory of the sacrifice of Imam Husayn [a], the grandson of Prophet Muhammad [s], and his noble family and friends. This short text reflects the deep admiration of its author towards Imam Husayn [a] and an insight into the tragedy of Karbala, its reasons and its consequences. It is presented with the hope that it will foster the Islamic unity and the brotherly love that the author seeks in his preface. The author, of course, is none other than the well-known Sunni English translator...
  • Pakistan detains 30 suspects in Shia attack probe

    03/07/2004 2:35:18 AM PST · by Cap Huff · 5 replies · 192+ views
    Reuters ^ | 7 March 2004 | Shahid Gul Yusufzai
    QUETTA, Pakistan (Reuters) - Pakistan has detained 30 people in connection with an attack this week on minority Muslim Shi'ites in the southwestern city of Quetta, which killed 44 people and wounded at least 150, police said on Sunday. Police also registered a complaint by relatives of the slain Shi'ites against seven local members of an outlawed Sunni militant group whom they blamed them for the attack. A senior police official, who asked not to be named, told Reuters 30 people had been arrested so far in an extensive investigation into the massacre on Tuesday, when Shi'ites were observing Ashura,...
  • Ashura Shiite BLOOD FEST 2004 (WARNING GRAPHIC PHOTOS)

    03/02/2004 7:14:54 PM PST · by PureSolace · 94 replies · 8,809+ views
    AP, AFP and others
    It's that time of year again... Ashura, the Shiite Blood Letting.
  • Caption this Pict: Shiite Muslim men cut their heads with swords...

    03/14/2003 10:35:54 AM PST · by jriemer · 128 replies · 7,294+ views
    AP ^ | 3/14/03 | AP
    Caption this photo:
  • GOTTA SEE THIS-OP.ENDURING FREEDOM 4/9/02-Kabul, Mazar-e-Sharif, Shibirgan, Ashura, Kites, Buzkashi

    04/09/2002 2:03:29 AM PDT · by Diogenesis · 23 replies · 583+ views
    Reuters, AP, Yahoo, Many Brave Photographers | 4/9/02 | Pres. Bush and the brave US military after the 911 Atrocities
    GOTTA SEE THIS -OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM 4/9/02 <========================> REPORT FROM THEATRE 1 - Afghanistan In Kabul, British Royal Marines arrive and then practice accuracy and precision. 31 miles west of Kabu, the control center of the Kabul hydroelectric power. In Kabul, at the bazaar, extending to the river. In Kabul, at the Buzkashi game. No matter what universe you are from, that has to hurt. In Kabul, kite flying is legal, thanks to President Bush and the USA. Kite Wars. Even kite fights are taken seriously, using poles and barbed wires to destroy each others kites. Somewhere between Kabul and...