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RELIGION-EASTER/PHILIPPINES
RTX6S7Y5
April 18, 2019
A Filipino penitent kneels before a crucifix after performing self-flagellation in Mabalacat City, Pampanga...
Mabalacat, Philippines
A Filipino penitent kneels before a crucifix after performing self-flagellation in Mabalacat City
A Filipino penitent kneels before a crucifix after performing self-flagellation in Mabalacat City, Pampanga province, Philippines, April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Eloisa Lopez
RELIGION-EASTER/PHILIPPINES-FLAGELLATION
RTX5EYEE
March 29, 2018
Hooded penitents pray after self-flagellation during Maundy Thursday Lenten rites in Mandaluyong city,...
Manila, Philippines
Hooded penitents pray after self-flagellation during Maundy Thursday Lenten rites in Mandaluyong city,...
Hooded penitents pray after self-flagellation during Maundy Thursday Lenten rites in Mandaluyong city, metro Manila, Philippines March 29, 2018. REUTERS/Romeo Ranoco
RELIGION-ASHURA/INDIA
RTSRRAM
October 11, 2016
A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself as they are stopped by Indian policemen while trying...
Srinagar, India
A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself as they are stopped by Indian policemen while trying...
A Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslim mourner flagellates himself as they are stopped by Indian policemen while trying to participate in a Muharram procession during a curfew in downtown Srinagar October 11, 2016. REUTERS/Danish Ismail TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
VENEZUELA-POLITICS/
RTX2HHDJ
June 21, 2016
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) holds a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent...
Caracas, Venezuela
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro holds a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro (C) holds a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
VENEZUELA-POLITICS/
RTX2HHDH
June 21, 2016
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at...
Caracas, Venezuela
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela, June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
VENEZUELA-POLITICS/
RTX2HHDG
June 21, 2016
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at...
Caracas, Venezuela
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at...
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro uses a whip during a rally with supporters of African descent at Miraflores Palace in Caracas, Venezuela June 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Garcia Rawlins
INDIA-RELIGION/
RTX1T06C
October 24, 2015
A Shi'ite Muslim boy shouts religious slogans after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession...
Srinagar, India
A Shi'ite Muslim boy shouts religious slogans after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim boy shouts religious slogans after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Srinagar, October 24, 2015. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Danish Ismail
RELIGION-ASHURA/IRAQ
RTX1SZNY
October 24, 2015
An Iraqi Shi'ite boy poses for a photograph as Iraq Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashura in Baghdad, October...
Baghdad, Iraq
An Iraqi Shi'ite boy poses for a photograph as Iraq Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashura in Baghdad
An Iraqi Shi'ite boy poses for a photograph as Iraq Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Ashura in Baghdad, October 24, 2015. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ahmed Saad TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
AFGHANISTAN-ASHURA/
RTS591I
October 20, 2015
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prays after flagellating himself during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prays after flagellating himself during an Ashura procession in Kabul
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim prays after flagellating himself during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan October 20, 2015. Ashura, the biggest event of the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century . REUTERS/Omar Sobhani REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
AFGHANISTAN-ASHURA/
RTS591E
October 20, 2015
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan October...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan October 20, 2015. Ashura, the biggest event of the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century . REUTERS/Omar Sobhani
AFGHANISTAN ASHURA/
RTS591C
October 20, 2015
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan October...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kabul, Afghanistan October 20, 2015. Ashura, the biggest event of the Shi'ite Muslim calendar, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century . REUTERS/Omar Sobhani TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
INDIA-ASHOURA/
RTR4CRYW
November 04, 2014
A Shi'ite Muslim is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession...
Mumbai, India
A Shi'ite Muslim is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim is sprayed with rose water after he flagellated himself during a Muharram procession to mark Ashoura in Mumbai November 4, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION)
MIDEAST-CRISIS/ASHOURA-LEBANON
RTR4CR5H
November 04, 2014
A Shi'ite Muslim boy and his guardian are covered with blood after cutting their heads with a razor during...
Beirut, Lebanon
A Shi'ite Muslim boy and his guardian are covered with blood after cutting their heads with a razor during...
A Shi'ite Muslim boy and his guardian are covered with blood after cutting their heads with a razor during the Ashoura ceremony held in Beirut November 4, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
MYANMAR-ASHOURA/
RTR4CQ9X
November 04, 2014
A man picks a razor from the floor after flagellating himself during a ceremony for the Ashura festival...
Yangon, Myanmar
A man picks a razor from the floor after flagellating himself during a ceremony for the Ashura festival...
A man picks a razor from the floor after flagellating himself during a ceremony for the Ashura festival at a mosque in central Yangon November 4, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun (MYANMAR - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA-ASHOURA/
RTR4CND8
November 03, 2014
A Shi'ite Muslim has his child gashed with a knife during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai...
Mumbai, India
A Shi'ite Muslim has his child gashed with a knife during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai...
A Shi'ite Muslim has his child gashed with a knife during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai November 3, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-ASHOURA/
RTR4CNCM
November 03, 2014
A Shi'ite Muslims is sprayed with rose water as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead...
Mumbai, India
A Shi'ite Muslims is sprayed with rose water as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead...
A Shi'ite Muslims is sprayed with rose water as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai November 3, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA-ASHOURA/
RTR4CNBR
November 03, 2014
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai November...
Mumbai, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashoura in Mumbai November 3, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION)
PAKISTAN/
RTR4CMGM
November 03, 2014
A Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man receives stiches after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession...
Islamabad, Pakistan
A Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man receives stiches after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession...
A Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man receives stiches after flagellating himself during a Muharram procession in Islamabad November 3, 2014. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
AFGHANISTAN-ASHOURA/
RTR4CLEN
November 03, 2014
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during an Ashoura procession in Kabul November 3, 2014....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during an Ashoura procession in Kabul
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during an Ashoura procession in Kabul November 3, 2014. Ashoura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN-MUHARRAM/
RTR4CAFI
October 31, 2014
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim man takes a break as others flagellate themselves with chains during an Ashura...
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim man takes a break as others flagellate themselves with chains during an Ashura...
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim man takes a break as others flagellate themselves with chains during an Ashura procession in Kabul October 31, 2014. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION)
AFGHANISTAN MUHARRAM/
RTR4CAF3
October 31, 2014
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul October 31, 2014....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul October 31, 2014. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION)
AFGHANISTAN-MUHARRAM/
RTR4CAET
October 31, 2014
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul October 31, 2014....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul October 31, 2014. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
PHILIPPINES
RTR3LNN4
April 17, 2014
A man whips a devotee during a Maundy Thursday ritual by penitents to atone for sins in Angeles, Pampanga...
Manila, Philippines
Man whips a devotee during a Maundy Thursday ritual by penitents to atone for sins in Angeles
A man whips a devotee during a Maundy Thursday ritual by penitents to atone for sins in Angeles, Pampanga north of Manila April 17, 2014. Flagellation is a form of religious discipline observed every lenten season by Catholic devotees in the Philippines REUTERS/Erik De Castro (PHILIPPINES - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Religion
Religion
Ashura Around the World - 18 Nov 2013
38 PICTURES
INDIA/
RTX15EVI
November 15, 2013
A Shi'ite Muslim man sprays rose water on another who flagellated himself in a Muharram procession to...
Delhi, India
A Shi'ite Muslim man sprays rose water on another who flagellated himself in a Muharram procession to...
A Shi'ite Muslim man sprays rose water on another who flagellated himself in a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in the old quarters of Delhi November 15, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION)
INDIA/
RTX15ERN
November 15, 2013
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in the old quarters...
Delhi, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Delhi
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in the old quarters of Delhi November 15, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Mansi Thapliyal (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION)
MYANMAR/
RTX15EMS
November 15, 2013
Shi'ite Muslim men beat themselves with razor chains during the Ashura religious festival in Yangon,...
Yangon, Myanmar
Shi'ite Muslim men beat themselves with razor chains during the Ashura religious festival in Yangon
Shi'ite Muslim men beat themselves with razor chains during the Ashura religious festival in Yangon, November 15, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Minzayar (MYANMAR - Tags: SOCIETY RELIGION)
LEBANON/
RTX15D86
November 14, 2013
A Shi'ite Muslim boy bleeds after he was cut on the head with a razor during a Muharram procession to...
Nabatieh, Lebanon
A Shi'ite Muslim boy bleeds after he was cut on the head with a razor during a Muharram procession to...
A Shi'ite Muslim boy bleeds after he was cut on the head with a razor during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Nabatieh town, southern Lebanon, November 14, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)
LEBANON/
RTX15D81
November 14, 2013
A Shi'ite Muslim woman bleeds as she taps her forehead with a sword during a Muharram procession to mark...
Nabatieh, Lebanon
A Shi'ite Muslim woman bleeds as she taps her forehead with a sword during a Muharram procession to mark...
A Shi'ite Muslim woman bleeds as she taps her forehead with a sword during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Nabatieh town, southern Lebanon, November 14, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
LEBANON/
RTX15D1F
November 14, 2013
A Shi'ite Muslim woman marches with men, who are bleeding after tapping their foreheads with razors,...
Nabatieh, Lebanon
A Shi'ite Muslim woman marches with men, who are bleeding after tapping their foreheads with razors,...
A Shi'ite Muslim woman marches with men, who are bleeding after tapping their foreheads with razors, during a Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Nabatieh town, southern Lebanon, November 14, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ali Hashisho (LEBANON - Tags: POLITICS RELIGION)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTX15CSS
November 14, 2013
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself with a knife during an Ashura procession in Kabul November...
Kabul, Afghanistan
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself with a knife during an Ashura procession in Kabul
An Afghan Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself with a knife during an Ashura procession in Kabul November 14, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION)
INDIA/
RTX15C7N
November 13, 2013
Knives are kept for washing after Shi'ite Muslims flagellated themselves during a Muharram procession...
AMROHA, India
Knives are kept for washing after Shi'ite Muslims flagellated themselves during a Muharram procession...
Knives are kept for washing after Shi'ite Muslims flagellated themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh November 13, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. Picture taken November 13. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTX15C7G
November 13, 2013
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura...
AMROHA, India
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura...
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh November 13, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. Picture taken November 13. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTX15C7A
November 13, 2013
A Shi'ite Muslim man flagellates himself as people watch from atop a roof during a Muharram procession...
AMROHA, India
A Shi'ite Muslim man flagellates himself as people watch from atop a roof during a Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim man flagellates himself as people watch from atop a roof during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh November 13, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. Picture taken November 13. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
IRAQ/
RTX15C3H
November 13, 2013
Iraq Shi'ite Muslim men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during the...
Najaf, Iraq
Iraq Shi'ite Muslim men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during the...
Iraq Shi'ite Muslim men bleed as they gash their foreheads with swords and beat themselves during the religious festival of Ashura in Najaf, 160km (100 miles) south of Baghdad, November 13, 2013. During Ashura, Shi'ite Muslims commemorate the slaying of Prophet Muhammad's grandson Hussein in Kerbala in 680 AD. The most important day in the Shi'ite calendar, Ashura has become a show of strength in Iraq for a majority whose public worship was repressed by former dictator Saddam Hussein. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani (IRAQ - Tags: RELIGION)
INDIA
RTX15BVB
November 13, 2013
Shia Muslims boys flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the...
AMROHA, India
Shia Muslims boys flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Amroha
Shia Muslims boys flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, November 13, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Anindito Mukherjee (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
IRAQ/
RTX15AJR
November 12, 2013
An Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim man gashes his forehead with a sword before the religious festival of Ashura...
Najaf, Iraq
An Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim man gashes his forehead with a sword before the religious festival of Ashura...
An Iraqi Shi'ite Muslim man gashes his forehead with a sword before the religious festival of Ashura in Najaf, 160km (100 miles) south of Baghdad, November 11, 2013. Iraqi forces tightened security in and around the holy Shi'ite city of Kerbala on Tuesday ahead of Ashura on Thursday. Kerbala expects around a million pilgrims to converge on the city, south of Baghdad, for the culmination of Ashura on Thursday, when Shiite Muslims commemorate the slaying of the prophet Mohammad's grandson Hussein in Kerbala in 680 AD. Ashura, the most important day in the Shi'ite calendar, has become a show of strength for a majority whose public worship was repressed by Saddam Hussein. Picture taken November 11, 2013. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani (IRAQ - Tags: RELIGION CIVIL UNREST TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
AFGHANISTAN/
RTX157MM
November 10, 2013
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul November 10, 2013....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul November 10, 2013. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Omar Sobhani (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
IRAQ/
RTX10BIP
June 04, 2013
A Shi'ite pilgrim takes part in a ritual commemorating the death anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim...
Baghdad, Iraq
A Shi'ite pilgrim takes part in a ritual commemorating the death anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim...
A Shi'ite pilgrim takes part in a ritual commemorating the death anniversary of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim in Baghdad's Kadhimiya district June 4, 2013. Every year, thousands of Shi'ite pilgrims gather at the shrine to commemorate the death of Imam Moussa al-Kadhim, one of the 12 imams of Shi'ite, who was imprisoned for four years and poisoned by the then ruler Harun al-Rashid in 795 AD. REUTERS/Saad Shalash (IRAQ - Tags: ANNIVERSARY RELIGION)
PAKISTAN
RTR3AV0K
November 25, 2012
A Shi'ite Muslim man takes part in a religious procession after flagellating himself during an Ashura...
Karachi, Pakistan
A Shi'ite Muslim man takes part in a religious procession after flagellating himself during Ashura in...
A Shi'ite Muslim man takes part in a religious procession after flagellating himself during an Ashura ceremony to mark the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad in Karachi November 25, 2012. Shi'ite mourners beat themselves during Ashura with steel-tipped flails or slash their bodies with knives to mark the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, who was killed during a battle in A.D. 680 in Kerbala, a city in modern-day Iraq. REUTERS/Athar Hussain (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST RELIGION)
PAKISTAN
RTR3AUYF
November 25, 2012
A paramedic attends to a Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man after he flagellated himself during an Ashura ceremony...
Rawalpindi, Pakistan
A paramedic attends to a Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man after he flagellated himself during Ashura ceremony...
A paramedic attends to a Pakistani Shi'ite Muslim man after he flagellated himself during an Ashura ceremony to mark the death of Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad in Rawalpindi November 25, 2012. Shi'ite mourners beat themselves during Ashura with steel-tipped flails or slash their bodies with knives to mark the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, who was killed during a battle in A.D. 680 in Kerbala, a city in modern-day Iraq. REUTERS/Faisal Mahmood (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST ANNIVERSARY)
KASHMIR/
RTR3AUWW
November 25, 2012
Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslims boys flagellate themselves with knives tied to chains during a Muharram procession...
Srinagar, India
Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslims boys flagellate themselves with knives tied to chains during a Muharram procession...
Kashmiri Shi'ite Muslims boys flagellate themselves with knives tied to chains during a Muharram procession in Srinagar November 25, 2012. Ashura, the tenth day of the Islamic month of Muharram, is commemorated by Shi''ite Muslim, marking the martyrdom of Imam Hussain, the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, in the battle of Kerbala, in Iraq, in the year A.D. 680. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERD KASHMIR - Tags: ANNIVERSARY RELIGION SOCIETY)
INDIA/
RTR3ASTH
November 23, 2012
A Shi'ite Muslim man is reflected in a mirror as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession...
AMROHA, India
A Shi'ite Muslim man is reflected in a mirror as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim man is reflected in a mirror as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh November 23, 2012. Ashura is a 10-day-long event where Shi'ite Muslims commemorate the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle in 680AD. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
RTR3AQD3
November 22, 2012
Women mourn as Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad...
Ahmedabad, India
Women mourn as Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession in Ahmedabad
Women mourn as Shi'ite Muslims take part in a Muharram procession in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad November 22, 2012. Muslims all over the world mourn the slaying of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during the first ten days of the Islamic month of Muharram. Imam Hussein was killed by his political rivals along with 72 companions in the seventh century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
KASHMIR/
RTR3AQBJ
November 22, 2012
Blood drips from the nose of a Kashmiri Muslim boy while he flagellates his head during a Muharram procession...
Srinagar, India
Blood drips from the nose of a Kashmiri Muslim boy while he flagellates his head during a Muharram procession...
Blood drips from the nose of a Kashmiri Muslim boy while he flagellates his head during a Muharram procession in Srinagar November 22, 2012. Muslims all over the world mourn the slaying of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, during the first ten days of the Islamic month of Muharram. Imam Hussein was killed by his political rivals along with 72 companions in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Fayaz Kabli (INDIAN-ADMINISTERD KASHMIR - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
INDIA/
RTR2WBN5
January 15, 2012
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is covered in blood after being flagellated during a ceremony to mark the religious...
Lucknow, India
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is covered in blood after being flagellated during a ceremony to mark the religious...
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is covered in blood after being flagellated during a ceremony to mark the religious ritual of Arbain, in the northern Indian city of Lucknow January 15, 2012. Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Arbain, to mark the end of a 40-day period of mourning for the Imam Hussein, Prophet Mohammad's grandson, who died in AD 680. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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January 15, 2012
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a ceremony to mark the religious ritual of Arbain, in the...
Lucknow, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a ceremony to mark the religious ritual of Arbain Lucknow...
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a ceremony to mark the religious ritual of Arbain, in the northern Indian city of Lucknow January 15, 2012. Shi'ite Muslims commemorate Arbain, to mark the end of a 40-day period of mourning for the Imam Hussein, Prophet Mohammad's grandson, who died in AD 680. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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December 06, 2011
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is pictured with blood on his head as he takes part during the Muharram procession...
Beirut, Lebanon
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is pictured with blood on his head as he takes part during the Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim boy is pictured with blood on his head as he takes part during the Muharram procession to mark Ashura in Beirut, December 6, 2011. Shi'ite mourners beat themselves during Ashura with steel-tipped flails or slash their bodies with knives to mark the death anniversary of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, who was killed during a battle in Kerbala, a city in modern-day Iraq. REUTERS/Jamal Saidi (LEBANON - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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December 06, 2011
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Tehran, Iran
Shi'ite Muslims beat themselves as they walk around symbolic tomb at mosque during religious festival...
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Shi'ite Muslims beat themselves as they walk around a symbolic tomb at a mosque during a religious festival marking Ashura on day eight of Muslim holy month of Moharram, near Tehran's grand bazaar (Market) December 6, 2011. Ashura is the most important day in the Shi'ite calendar, which commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of the Prophet Mohammad, in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN - Tags: RELIGION TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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December 06, 2011
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kolkata December 6, 2011. Ashura,...
Kolkata, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kolkata
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession in Kolkata December 6, 2011. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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December 05, 2011
Shi'ite Muslim men take part in self-flagellation during a religious procession ahead of the Ashura festival...
Peshawar, Pakistan
Shi'ite Muslim men take part in self-flagellation during a religious procession ahead of the Ashura festival...
Shi'ite Muslim men take part in self-flagellation during a religious procession ahead of the Ashura festival in Peshawar December 5, 2011. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Fayaz Aziz (PAKISTAN - Tags: CIVIL UNREST RELIGION)
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Ashura Around The World - 06 Dec 2011
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December 04, 2011
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura...
AMROHA, India
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura...
The back of a Shi'ite Muslim bleeds as he flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh December 4, 2011. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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December 04, 2011
A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura, as people watch from...
AMROHA, India
A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura
A Shi'ite Muslim flagellates himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura, as people watch from the top of Shams Ali Khan Imambargah in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh December 4, 2011. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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December 04, 2011
A Shi'ite Muslim cleans blood off a man after the man flagellated himself during a Muharram procession...
AMROHA, India
A Shi'ite Muslim cleans blood off a man after the man flagellated himself during a Muharram procession...
A Shi'ite Muslim cleans blood off a man after the man flagellated himself during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh December 4, 2011. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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December 04, 2011
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha in the northern...
AMROHA, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession ahead of Ashura in Amroha in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh December 4, 2011. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi (INDIA - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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December 03, 2011
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul December 3, 2011....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul December 3, 2011. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Mohammad Ismail (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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December 03, 2011
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul December 3, 2011....
Kabul, Afghanistan
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul
Afghan Shi'ite Muslim men flagellate themselves during a Muharram procession in Kabul December 3, 2011. Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the Islamic month of Muharram, commemorates the death of Imam Hussein, grandson of Prophet Mohammad, who was killed in the 7th century battle of Kerbala. REUTERS/Ahmad Masood (AFGHANISTAN - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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December 02, 2011
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Moharram procession ahead of Ashura in Jammu December...
Jammu, India
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Moharram procession ahead of Ashura in Jammu
Shi'ite Muslims flagellate themselves during a Moharram procession ahead of Ashura in Jammu December 2, 2011. Ashura, a 10-day-long event, commemorates the death of Prophet Mohammad's grandson Imam Hussein in battle about 1,300 years ago. REUTERS/Mukesh Gupta (INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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October 07, 2011
Rabbi David Nisanov (R) strikes the back of a Jewish man as part of the "Malkot" ritual to atone for...
Jerusalem, Israel
Rabbi Nisanov strikes the back of a Jewish man as part of the "Malkot" ritual in Jerusalem
Rabbi David Nisanov (R) strikes the back of a Jewish man as part of the "Malkot" ritual to atone for his sins for the Yom Kippur holiday in "Baba Tama" synagogue in Jerusalem October 7, 2011. Yom Kippur, or Day of Atonement, which starts at sundown today, is the holiest of Jewish holidays when observant Jews atone for the sins of the past year. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (JERUSALEM - Tags: RELIGION SOCIETY)
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