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Human Rights Day

  December 10th, 2019, marks the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  It was on this day in 1948 in which inalienable rights, regardless of race, color, religion, sex, language, economic, or political status, were engraved in a single document. Shia Rights Watch observes this day with …

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Shia Rights Watch Illuminates Time Square, NYC

Shia Rights Watch illuminated New York streets in preparation for Eid al- Adha. On Sunday, August 11, 2019, Shia Rights Watch congratulated Muslims and non-Muslims alike on the auspicious occasion of Eid al-Adha, or Festival of Sacrifice, through a never – before televised broadcast in Times Square, New York, one …

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Persecution of Shia Muslims In Bahrain

Shia Rights Watch’s executive director Mustafa Akhwand is invited to the conference titled “Persecution of Shia in Bahrain,” for a two day summit in Brussels. This summit is organized by SALAM for human rights and justice and No Peace without Justice(NPWJ), to promote and protect human rights and democracy in …

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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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State Department Eid Al-Fitr reception

Shia Rights Watch attended the State Department’s Eid al Fitr Reception this evening. Featured guests included the Imam of largest mosque in North America President “Islamic Center of America” Sayed Hassan Qazvini, producer of the Burka Avenger cartoon series, UMAA Representative, leaders of NGO’s and representative of countries embassy. The …

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Children in Bahrain: From Playground to Prison

A side event co-hosted by Shia Rights Watch, Sentinel Human Rights Defenders and Freemuslim Association Friday 19 June 2015 at 17.00-18.30 Room XXII, Palais des Nations United Nations Headquarters in Geneva Since early 2011, the Bahraini government has engaged in an unprecedented campaign to criminalize freedom of speech and expression, …

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