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Ashura festival sees children left
covered in blood as devout Muslims
use knives to slice their heads open

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Posted By: NYC Ral, 9/11/2019 7:36:24 AM

Every year, thousands of Shia worshippers take part in the ceremonies, performed to mourn the death of Husayn ibn Ali, a grandson of the Prophet Muhammad. The commemorations take place on Ashura, the tenth day of the first month of the Islamic calendar. They mark Husayn's death at the Battle of Karbala, fought between Husayn and Yazid I on October 10 680AD to determine who should succeed the prophet as the leader of Islam.


The religion of PEACE. (PIECE of ?)

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Reply 1 - Posted by: LadyChurchillUSA 9/11/2019 8:00:39 AM (No. 176993)
"Others worry that it presents a negative image of their faith"....Ya think???
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Reply 2 - Posted by: iSpartacus 9/11/2019 8:02:31 AM (No. 176994)
Anyone think this may be an unwise public display in the age of HIV?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: hammondb3 9/11/2019 8:03:10 AM (No. 176996)
And the left is in bed with these lunatics. Why? Their shared hatred of the True God and His Son.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: seamusm 9/11/2019 8:07:02 AM (No. 176998)
Positively Darwinian. Violently holding on to a family feud some 1400 years later. Anyone one ever wonder why no scientific advances or even world class universities exist within this world. They are so anti-science that they make excellent democrats.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: ScarletPimpernel 9/11/2019 8:11:52 AM (No. 176999)
This is what Satan requires of his followers.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: EliotRosewater49 9/11/2019 8:19:11 AM (No. 177001)
That’s some crazy shiite there!
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Reply 7 - Posted by: George R. 9/11/2019 8:22:43 AM (No. 177002)
Must have shiite for brains! This is a perfect example of the despicable nature of Islam!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: rusino 9/11/2019 8:26:33 AM (No. 177005)
Brutal! Godless,...and they subject Children to this primitive BloodLetting!
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Reply 9 - Posted by: Rumblehog 9/11/2019 8:30:13 AM (No. 177007)
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bur Oak 9/11/2019 8:34:07 AM (No. 177009)
The warrior death cult commemorates death.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 9/11/2019 8:34:42 AM (No. 177010)
Islam is so much better than those evil Christians. (According to today's DemocRATs)
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Banjo Willy 9/11/2019 8:43:15 AM (No. 177015)
Thank you Lord for making it less demanding by comparison
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Banjo Willy 9/11/2019 8:49:28 AM (No. 177023)
That's what our bible says, 'Then go ye out therefore, and mutilate thyself'
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Philipsonh 9/11/2019 8:54:52 AM (No. 177029)
They are members of a barbaric cult, not a religion.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: Cavallodifiero 9/11/2019 8:55:27 AM (No. 177031)
And we care about this why?
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Strike3 9/11/2019 8:58:46 AM (No. 177033)
Faith in what, the functionality of a knife? If there is any doubt that Islam is an insane cult, it has been removed by the practitioners themselves. If they are cutting heads to look for brains they are going to come away disappointed. It would serve society better if they would cut off the male reproductive organs.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: M2 9/11/2019 8:59:10 AM (No. 177034)
Barbaric. Islam is all about what YOU do. Unlike Christianity which is about what God does. No one can work their way into heaven, especially by using violence against themselves or others.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Clinger 9/11/2019 9:27:01 AM (No. 177046)
Why can't they just perform the Sun Dance like normal people.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Safari Man 9/11/2019 9:29:33 AM (No. 177049)
No wonder they all want to commit suicide (and take us with them). Keep slicing.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: Calamity Kate 9/11/2019 9:32:13 AM (No. 177051)
The Muslim god asks his followers to shed their blood for him. The Christian God shed his blood for us.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: marbles 9/11/2019 9:39:36 AM (No. 177056)
For this to have any real news value , the pictures should be published in the NYT , otherwise this muslim barbarism never happened.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: qr4j 9/11/2019 9:49:25 AM (No. 177066)
So the would-be successors of Muhammad FOUGHT to see who would lead the Prophet's people. In Christianity, after Jesus had died, was risen from the dead, and then ascended into heaven, 11 apostles met to determine who would fill the gap left by Judas Iscariot, who had betrayed Jesus into the hands of his murderers and who had subsequently committed suicide from the resulting sense of guilt. The 11 apostles had two candidates from which to choose. To do so, they cast lots -- they rolled the dice or drew straws essentially. Who would be the lucky winner? Given the fact that all but two of those 12 apostles were martyred the "lucky winner" wasn't so lucky after all. And at least one of those two who were not martyred suffered arrest and exile. For Christians, leadership is supposed to be about self-sacrifice in service to others in need. Christian leaders who challenge the injustices of society often pay a heavy price.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Saryden 9/11/2019 9:59:43 AM (No. 177080)
Show of faith? I call it show of total insanity... and those poor children being so injured and forever mentally damaged by those who were supposed to love them. Sad, Sad! We should not allow any of such people into the U.S.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Halfvast Conspirator 9/11/2019 10:00:38 AM (No. 177082)
I wonder if they do circumcisions too
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Reply 25 - Posted by: FunOne 9/11/2019 10:26:05 AM (No. 177115)
"Islam". A diagnostic sub-label under the category of "criminally insane".
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Reply 26 - Posted by: mc squared 9/11/2019 11:07:09 AM (No. 177159)
A vivid reminder of what they would do to non-Muzzies: we infidels.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: Highlander 9/11/2019 11:08:54 AM (No. 177162)
I Kings 18:28 — “So they yelled louder and, in accordance with their prescribed ritual, mutilated themselves with swords and spears until their bodies were covered with blood.” — NET Bible. (About the prophets of Baal). This bloody business is projected into the 21st century by 7th century barbarians inspired by 9th century B.C. idolaters.
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Reply 28 - Posted by: bighambone 9/11/2019 11:53:28 AM (No. 177195)
The important thing to remember is that those Barbarians believe that you should convert to Islam and inflict the same level of violence upon your children.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: DVC 9/11/2019 3:29:00 PM (No. 177362)
7th century barbarians.
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