Ashura 2011 – Bangladesh

© Monirul Alam

 Dec. 6, 2011 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims bring out a procession from old part of Dhaka  as part of Ashura, a day of mourning for the martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, during Muharram, the month of remembrance. © Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/

© Monirul Alam

 Dec. 6, 2011 – Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Shiite Muslims flagellate themselves during an Ashura procession. Ashura marks the death of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the Prophet Muhammad, during Muharram, the month of remembrance. © Monirul Alam http://monirul.photoshelter.com/

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