More on Crackpots (Ashura Ceremony)

EXAMPLE of the Ashura

EXAMPLE of the Ashura

A 14-year-old has told Manchester Crown Court how he and another boy were forced to flog themselves until they bled during a Muslim ceremony. The teenager said Syed Mustafa Zaidi made them flog themselves with a whip which had chains and blades attached, as part of a Shia religious ceremony.

Pre-medieval superstitions, you gotta love ’em.

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