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Afghan Shia flog themselves for Ashura

Hundreds of Shia Muslims in Afghanistan's capital, Kabul, flog themselves to mark the festival of Ashura. The festival marks the martyrdom of Hussain, the Prophet Muhammad's grandson.

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Directed by Federico Fornaro
Video Language en
Produced Nov 21, 2007
Published Jan 22, 2013
Production Company AlJazeera

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