This Twitter Thread Proves How Important It Is to Commemorate Ashura

This Twitter Thread Proves How Important It Is to Commemorate Ashura

The day of Ashura is marked by Muslims as a major religious commemoration of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, a grandson of the Prophet, Peace Be Upon Him, at Karbala in Iraq. Commemorated on the 10th day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic lunar calendar, Ashura is viewed as a a time of intense grief and mourning.

Below, a senior producer from AJ+ tweets about why it is so important for all sects of Islam to come together and commemorate the tragedy that unfolded at Karbala:

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