"The issues at stake in Bahrain predate the Arab Spring," Husain said in an interview with The Daily Beast.
“Nudity, in Hindu culture, is a metaphor for purity,” Husain said in a recent interview with Tehelka, an Indian weekly.
But Husain said the video presents a compelling argument against such reassuring boilerplate.
“It was worrying to observe that post-9/11 impulses are still alive,” Husain says.
Husain said the opposition had no qualms about the U.S. Navy being based in Manama.
On the bedroom table, Husain had carefully laid out a pitcher and basin and Daoud's underclothes.
At each pause the hearers beat their breasts, and say Husain!
He waited for Husain to mount his own horse and then started down the street.
It is on this day, according to some accounts, that the head and body of Husain were reunited.
They are intended to represent the mausoleum erected on the plains of Karbal over the remains of Husain.