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Lots of misinformation about what happened today at the Marble Arch Arbaeen Match, so I thought a thread may be useful:
The procession scheduled for Marble Arch was the annual #Arbaeen March organised by local Shia communities to commemorate the 40th day after the martyrdom anniversary of Husayn (ع), the grandson of Muhammad (ص). For info on the historical context, see
These groups are from all ethnic backgrounds in London - IndoPak, Arab, Persian, African, all to commemorate their revered religious figures.
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Respectful and considerate opinions of different people and different cultures on #Arbaeen Image
The unifying personality of Imam Hussainع is quite noticeable in the Arbaeen Walk. In fact, Imam Hussain is the focal point of human unity
Indeed, the name of unity between people of different religions is Hussain And Arbaeen is the hallmark of Lashkar Hussaini. Image
According to the Gospels, the saviour will come in a time when all the people mourn and perform chest beating.Take a look at Arbaeen!Different people from different countries do

Imam Hossein is a role model for every free-loving and peace-loving person Image
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Today is the chehellum of Imam Husain known as #arbaeen.
It is the day when millions walk to Karbala to pay homage.
I was part of it a decade ago.
Over 1400 years ago, After being released from imprisonment by Yezid, the Imam's sister Bibi Zainab, lone surviving son Imam Zainul Abidin & family visited the spot & mourned their beloved Imam & lived ones
Most of the pilgrims walk to the shrine mainly from Najaf/ Kufa to Karbala, and it's called the Arbaeen Walk.
Throughout the locals provide food & drink, services including massaging feet of tired ones
This lady gave us food cooked in her very modest house
She was all heart.
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1. There are about 20 million people gathering to participate in the pilgrimage (ziyara) for #Arbaeen. It is in Commemoration of the death of #ImamHussein (Grandson of Mohammed the Prophet) and rightful Caliph/Imam. He had 72 against thousands, finally, alone on the battlefield..
2. He allegedly called out to God (Allah) 'Is there any soul to help me?' but he had been betrayed.
40 days after He was slain at the battle of #Karbala his sister #Zainab returned from imprisonment at the hands of Yazid, the tyrant in Damascus, (and enemy of the family ...
3. of the Prophet) with #Hussein severed head, to reunite it with his body.

This event is the crux of the rift in #Islam.

Caused by Greed, Hunger for Power and Glory, Self edification, Patriarchy. The legacy of #Yazid ......
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9. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq

#Iraq #CrimesAgainstHumanity #WarCrimes #CrimesAgainstChildren
1. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼…
2. The legacy of US, UK, Australia, Poland and NATO in Iraq 🤨👇🏼
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