Shia Muslim women mourn during Ashura ceremonies » Shia Muslim women mourn during Ashura ceremonies

Istanbul, Turkey – October 11, 2016: Shia Muslim women mourn during an Ashura. Turkish Shia Muslims mourning for Imam Hussain. Caferis take part in a mourning procession marking the day of Ashura in Istanbul’s Kucukcekmece district, Turkey on October 11, 2016. Caferi Muslims are observing the Ashura, the tenth day of the first Islamic month of Muharram, to commemorate the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, in the Iraqi city of Karbala in the seventh century.

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