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Shia Islam is a multicultural faith consisting up to half of the Muslim population of the world, including subgroups such as Zaidi, Alawite, and Ismaili. Shia Muslim have been victims of crimes against their faith by discrimination, abuse, torture and killing in the Middle East and Africa. Many Shia families …

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Malaysian Police raid Shia Houses


In past couple of days, Malaysian authorities have attacked Shia Muslim homes and ritual practices, arresting many Shia and referring most of them to Sharia Law court with false accusations.  Over half of the Malaysian population are reported to be of Sunni Muslim origin. In recent years, a strict ban on …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in September, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_Trend of Violations against Shia Muslims in 2016

Iraq   Death count in Iraqi Shia has totaled 372 in the month of September. Baghdad topped the charts with the majority number of Shia killed, with Madain following second. Targeting of Shia Muslims in Madain has been on a particular rise in the year 2016. The majority of deaths …

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أيلول / سبتمبر

13/9 مفتي موريتانيا يدعو إلى وقف المد الشيعي في البلاد: اطلق مفتي الدولة الموريتانية تصريحات تحريضية تدعو الى كراهية الشيعة. ودعا مفتي موريتانيا أحمدو ولد لمرابط الرئيس الموريتاني إلى اتخاذ إجراءات عاجلة لوقف ما زعمه بالمد الشيعي في البلاد.

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Shia News Wire # 82

August 26th to September 2nd/2016 Iraq Baghadad and Madaen continue to have the highest Shia fatality rate as 37 Shia were killed due to IED and 5 bodies found. The deadliest suicide bombing of the week killed 23 in Ain al- Tamur, a town 40 kilometers west of the city of Karbala on August …

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Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016

Shia Rights Watch_August 2016

Incidents of Anti-Shiism in August, 2016 This monthly report will analyze the data compiled on Shia deaths, injuries, and arrests that occurred between August 1st and 31st, 2016. This month there were 334 deaths, and 67 wounded in the Shia community. Also 47 to 50 cases of arrest were reported. …

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آب / أغسطس

1/8 مقتل وإصابة سبعة أشخاص بتفجير في منطقة السويب جنوب غربي بغداد: أفاد مصدر في وزارة الداخلية العراقية بأن سبعة أشخاص سقطوا بين قتيل وجريح بانفجار عبوة ناسفة، جنوب غربي بغداد. وقال المصدر إن عبوة ناسفة انفجرت بالقرب من علوة لبيع الأغنام في منطقة السويب، جنوب غربي بغداد، مما أسفرت …

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Shia News Wire # 81

August 20th to 26th Afghanistan, Shia Muslim continue facing anti-Shiism with no protection from the government.  A Shia cleric, Yonus Alawi, was got to death while returning from daily prayer at local mosque in Harat. According to local Afghan media sources Taliban beheaded a Hazara, Khair Mohammad, student of Faryab …

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