Bloody Sunday

Last night was one of the most culturally shocking experiences of my life...The Shi´a Muslim observance of Ashura, marking the tenth day of Muharram, the first month in the Muslim calendar...Thousands paraded the streets mourning the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the prophet Muhammed, by beating their chests, flagellating and cutting themselves and chanting "Ya Hussein!" in unison. See more here...