Bosnia (IP) - The mourning rituals commemorating Imam Hussein's (AS) martyrdom were held in Bosnia and Herzegovina while being observed in other parts of the world.

Iran PressEurope: Titled "Ashura Awakens the World," the rituals were held for three nights at the Persian-Bosnian College with the participation of the lovers of Imam Hussain (AS).

Recitation of the Quran, delivering speeches, reciting prayers, and playing Tawasheeh (an Islamic religious song) were among the programs of Muharram rituals held at the college.

Imam Hussein was martyred along with 72 of his companions during a last-stand battle of Karbala against the tyrant of the time, Yazid I, more than thirteen centuries ago.

Imam Hussain (AS) was martyred for the sake of justice and peace, for the betterment of humanity.

The martyrdom of Imam Hussein has turned into a symbol of righteous revolt and social and political reform.


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