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August, 2016

  • 9 August

    International Day of the World’s Indigenous People “The Case of HAZARA”

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    Shia Rights Watch believes that all human beings are entitled to equal rights and liberties. Unfortunately, the indigenous Hazara people of Afghanistan are currently being restricted from their full liberties as a persecuted minority. Rather than facing oppression, these indigenous and minority groups should be embraced for the diversity and …

July, 2016

  • 27 July

    SRW’s 6 Month Report

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    SRW’s 6 Month Report: January – June 2016 Shia Rights Watch’s 12 page, biannual report highlights the rights of Shia Muslims across the world, and intends to raise awareness of the blatant oppression of this population. From January through June of this year, Shia in the Middle East experienced increased …

  • 27 July

    SRW’s Six Month Accomplishments

    Shia Rights Watch

    SRW’s Six Month Accomplishments Dear SRW members, interns, volunteers, followers and subscribers, While you were busy supporting us, we were working hard defending Shia minority rights. This is a brief summary to thank you for your help, hard work and support. Because of you, SRW has been able to defend …

  • 25 July

    SRW Stands in Solidarity with Afghan Hazara Community

      Shia Rights Watch strongly condemns recent attack to Afghan Shia community this Saturday as 80 people were killed and more than 260 were wounded. Although life has never been easy for Shia minority, Afghan Shia have suffered more than many of their fellow Shia in neighboring country. Afghanistan has …

  • 12 July

    SRW Urges Rebuilt of Jannat al- Baqi

    Shia Rights Watch

    This 13th of July marks the 8th of Shawwal, the 91st anniversary of the demolition of Jannat al- Baqi cemetery in Medina. Shia Rights Watch condemns and holds in commemoration this day as Jannat al-Baqi is home to the resting place of numerous Shia notables, including Prophet Mohammad’s children and …

June, 2016

  • 6 June

    Ramadan

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    As the month of Ramadan nears, Shia Rights Watch would like to congratulate every muslim on this joyous month. With this month comes faith, love, reflection of the past, and resolution for the future. In the not so far past, Shia muslims were a population not only ostracized, but prosecuted …

March, 2016

  • 1 March

    Shia Rights Watch issues its 2015 Annual Report

    Washington, D.C. – Shia Rights Watch is releasing its 2015 Annual Report at the Human Rights Council 31st Session, Geneva. SRW annual Casualty Report, depicting cases of anti-Shiism throughout the past year including cases of arrest, injury, murder, and detainment. Based on in depth research of SRW, an average of, …

November, 2015

  • 23 November

    NGOs Urge Sec. Kerry to Act in Case of Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr

    20 November 2015 — Washington, DC — Today, a collection of 17 organizations and two individuals working on behalf of human rights and international religious freedom sent a letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry, urging him to press Saudi Arabian King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to halt …

September, 2015

  • 23 September

    Shia Rights Watch welcomes Pope Francis to the United States

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    On behalf of the American Shia community, we welcome Pope Francis with open arms. We know that this trip will we be both enjoyable and productive for both the American community as well as the international community at large. Yesterday afternoon Pope Francis landed in the United States to begin …

August, 2015