SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association)-
The tenth of moharram was marked with huge processions carried out all over the city to comemmorate the greatest crystillizing sacrifice of Imam husein a.s which saved Islam and humanity and exposed the real face of terrorism and evil to the whole world.
The Ashura processions were marked as world anti terrorism day with the small kids carrying posters and banners condemning terrorist activities all over the world with a tagline, “Moharram-a movement against terrorism. Since 1400 years”. The posters also included the quotes of our national leaders about imam Husain a.s such as Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. The photos of revered shia leaders Ayatullah Khamenai and Ayatullah Sistani could also be seen in the procession.
The volunteers also distributed flyers portraying the teachings of Islam to the spectators. Some of the teachings of islam written in the flyer were,
1. Always speak the truth and support the truth by your actions, words and thoughts.
2. Never hurt any living being by your actions, words or thoughts.
3. Acquire your wealth through legal means.
4. Stay away from haraam and illegal acts.
5. Mutual respect for all communities, cultures and religions.
The people participated in the commemoration of Ashura with great zeal and without any distinction of culture or religion.