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(From Leicester Mercury)
HUNDREDS of Shia Muslims took part in a religious procession yesterday to mark Muharram, the month of mourning. Men, women and children wore black as a symbolic display of grief over the slaying of the Prophet Mohammed's grandson, Imam Husayn, whose death is thought to be one of the most tragic events in Islamic history.
The procession set off from the Masjid-Al-Husayn Shia Muslim mosque near Uppingham Road, North Evington, with devotees carrying a banner which read "Husayn, The Defender of Human Rights".
Members of the …