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Violations Continue in 16 Days of Siege

Sources report Saudi court sentenced as many as 14 activists to the death penalty on May 25th.  The sentencing was based on the activists’ participation in pro-democracy protests. The government, usually, accuses the activist of terrorist activities, however the new sentences point to an escalation of violence towards protestors. Several …

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Bahrain Court Sentenced 17 to Imprisonment

Tensions run high in Bahrain as 17 are sentenced to imprisonment. Sources report, Bahraini forces used excessive force and shot at groups of youth in peaceful protest. Of the 17, five were sentenced to life in prison, three were sentenced to 10 years (each) in detainment. Eight were revoked of …

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SRW’s Ramadan Letter to all Embassies in USA

Dear Ambassador, This Ramadan, Shia Rights Watch invites you to join the thousands if not millions of Shia Muslim in your nation by renewing your commitment to promoting unity among the masses. We ask that you be mindful of your Muslim constituents in this month as they hold fasts. Ramadan …

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