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A Rose for Peace


A Rose for Peace Campaign- 2015 A Rose for Peace is a campaign designed in response to the anti-Islam protest titled Global Rally for Humanity. As many are planning to gather in front of number of mosques in US cities to express their hatred towards American Muslims, Shia Rights Watch …

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Shia Weekly News #35


Week of October 4, 2015 Shia Rights Watch Alert: Global Rally for Humanity For Immediate Release- 09 October 2015- Shia Rights Watch would like to issue an alert for American Muslims during the nationwide mosque protests that are a part of the Global Rally for Humanity. As freedom of speech …

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UN Women for Peace


On Tuesday October 6th, Shia Rights Watch attended a United Nations Meeting of delegates and NGOs on the plight of Yezidi women under ISIS. This event, held by the UN Women for Peace Alliance, discussed the current condition of Yezidi women in ISIS-held territories. The speakers at this event included …

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Mandela Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners


On October 7th Shia Rights Watch attended a high-level UN event on the implementation of the Mandela Rules on the Treatment of Prisoners. The Mandela Rules are a revision of the 1955 Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners. These non-binding guidelines for how states treat their prisoners had …

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