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Shia News Wire # 68

Shia weekly News

May 20th to 27th, 2016 Iraq Targeted gunfire and improvised explosive devices (IED’s) in Shia populated areas of Baghdad has left 36 killed. Baghdad is the capital of Iraq, and holds a minority population of Shia Muslims. Historically, Baghdad has been home to chronic violence. To this day, there has …

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Asia Pacific Group, and Western Europe and Other Group (WEOG)

Shia Rights Watch

Shia Right’s Representative to the United Nations attends series of moderated debates for candidate Member States running for a non-permanent seat on the Security Council. As an independent civil society organization, with member United Nations Associations (UNAs) in over 100 countries, WFUNA will conduct an open, fair process, to allow …

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Shia News Wire # 67

Shia weekly News

May 13th to 20th, 2016 Iraq This week Iraq witnessed the loss of 142 lives to atrocious terror attacks. Attacks were centralized mainly in Shia populated areas of Baghdad, as well as the city of Baquba, by IEDs and gunfire. The largest attack was seen on May 17th when an …

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Manifestations of Anti­Shiism

Shia-Rights-Watch_Scholarship

      Shia Rights Watch 2015-16 Scholarship Shia Rights Watch is proud to announce the recipient of another Anti-Shiism scholarship. Akbar Jeffrey’s paper,”Manifestations of anti­Shi’ism”, is selected as the winning paper.  The Anti-Shiism scholarship was established in 2014 to increase awareness and understanding of the targeting of the Shia …

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