Shia Muslims stand against IS at annual Ashura march in Sydney

November 4, 2014 2:38 AM

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Up to 3,000 Shia Muslims have marched through Sydney to honour the death of their prophet's grandson, Imam Hussein, in Iraq almost 1,400 years ago.

Men, women in children prayed, chanted and carried placards, flags and banners promoting peace and calling for an end to injustice and tyranny.

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