TURKEY-RELIGION-ISLAM-ASHURA-SHIITE : News Photo

TURKEY-RELIGION-ISLAM-ASHURA-SHIITE

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A Turkish Shiite woman cries and holds up a chain as she takes part in a religious procession held for the Shiite religious holiday of Ashura on November 13, 2013, in Istanbul. Ashura commemorates the killing of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, by armies of the caliph Yazid in 680 AD. Tradition holds that the revered imam was decapitated and his body mutilated in the Battle of Karbala. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
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A Turkish Shiite woman cries and holds up a chain as she takes part in a religious procession held for the Shiite religious holiday of Ashura on November 13, 2013, in Istanbul. Ashura commemorates the killing of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, by armies of the caliph Yazid in 680 AD. Tradition holds that the revered imam was decapitated and his body mutilated in the Battle of Karbala. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)
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November 13, 2013
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A Turkish Shiite woman cries and holds up a chain as she takes part... News Photo 187846236Adult,Ashura,Chain,Crying,Hold,Holiday,Horizontal,Istanbul,Parade,Religion,Turkish Shiite,Women,takes partPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA Turkish Shiite woman cries and holds up a chain as she takes part in a religious procession held for the Shiite religious holiday of Ashura on November 13, 2013, in Istanbul. Ashura commemorates the killing of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet Mohammed, by armies of the caliph Yazid in 680 AD. Tradition holds that the revered imam was decapitated and his body mutilated in the Battle of Karbala. AFP PHOTO / OZAN KOSE (Photo credit should read OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)