Iranian in Bulgaria and Muslim shiites from other countries in Bulgaria, participated in Muharram mourning ceremonies.

Iran PressEurope: On the day of Ashura and alongside the other followers of Imam Hussein (PBUH), a group of resident Iranians, students and Shiites from other countries paid their respects to Imam Hussein and Ahl al-Bayt (PBUH) outside the building of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bulgaria and performed Ashura noon prayer.

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.

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


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