A Shi'ite youth beats himself with knives during the Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Muharram is observed around the world for ten days as mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

Photo by: Muhammed Muheisen

A Shi'ite youth beats himself with knives during the Muharram procession in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010. Muharram is observed around the world for ten days as mourning in remembrance of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of Prophet Muhammad. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)