Shia Latum and Muharram flogging festivals at various villages south of Basrah


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Yes Yes to the creed
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These three stooges are the mullahs controlling Al-Sadrs office south of Basrah. The one on the far right is the one who threatened the doctor at our hospital
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Beating on chests
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More beating
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A Womens procession. When I took this photo, the Hajji appearing at front came over to me and told me that it was wrong to take pictures of women. I said 'ok, I'll be a good boy now'
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Member of Sadrs Al-Mahdi Army posing for the camera. I was wondering how many liquor merchants and VCD store owners had he murdered
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Men in black marching and flogging their backs with chain whips
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This is our cook from the doctors' residence happily beating his chest for the camera
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Long lines of Shia lamentors filling the streets
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Even kids
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And of course it wouldn't be complete without a large Khomeini poster
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Someone was spraying rose water everywhere
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Hajji wanted me to take his pic as well
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This is sad
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