Shia Muslims in Turkey Mourn Martyrdom of Imam Hussein

TEHRAN (IQNA) – Mourning rituals for the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (AS) are held in Turkey every year during the lunar Hijri month of Muharram.

A large number of the country’s Shia Muslims, including Shia scholars, attend the rituals.

The following photos show the mourning program held at the Zainabiya Religious and Cultural Center in Istanbul’s Halkali district.